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Is There A Vaccine That Helps Prevent Hiv

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HIV Vaccines

Table of Contents What Is a Vaccine? I Have HIV -- Why Do HIV Vaccines Matter to Me? Can an HIV Vaccine Cause HIV Infection? Is There an HIV Vaccine? Are There HIV Vaccine Studies Going on Now? How Are HIV Vaccines Tested? What Results Have Been Seen in HIV Vaccine Research? Is HIV Vaccine Research Going Forward? How Long Will it Take to Find an HIV Vaccine That Works? Do Vaccine Trials Do Anything to Help Reduce the...
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Can we hope for a curative HIV vaccine? (VACCINE TRIALS, 2009)

Hi Dr. and thanks for your dedication & permanent support to all of us, you are wonderful.What is your opinion about the new preventive HIV vaccine? Do you think that we can build on it to have a curative vaccine soon? I know that you are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The news about the limited success of the recent AIDS prevention vaccine trial was unexpected and certainly welcomed, considering the numerous vaccine trial failures over the past decade. However, I agree with Tony Foci that this is not a... Read more »

hiv-2 vaccine?please help

i have been hiv-2 poz. for over 6 years now and was wondering if this vaccine for already infected individuals holds any promise for me. my doc who I see once a year says hes not 100 percent sure that hiv2 even progresses at all.My health is fairly...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
There is currently no preventative (for those who are not infected) or therapeutic vaccine (for those who are infected) for HIV-2. The natural history studies do suggest a slower progression rate, if at all. Some people are being treated with HIV-1... Read more »

Gardasil (HPV) vaccine for those already with HPV (HPV Vaccine for MEN) (GARDASIL) VACCINE (HPV)

I'm a 43 year old man with HPV already, awaiting biopsy results to see if I have anal cancer as we speak. Is it a waist of time and resources to get the Gardasil (HPV) vaccine at this time, or will it help down the road whether I have anal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Gardasil is a preventative, not a therapeutic vaccine. Consequently if you already have the HPV strains contained within the vaccine, getting inoculated will not provide any help. I'll reprint some information about Gardasil from the... Read more »

VACCINE (HPV) (HPV Vaccine for MEN) (GARDASIL)

I am man, 43 y.o. and HIV+.May I take the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There are no specific contraindications to getting the Gardasil (HPV) vaccine for those who are HIV infected. However, what we don't know for certain just yet is whether or not it is equally effective in HIVers compared to the... Read more »
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searching for vaccine will it help people already?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

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vaccine hope-just thought this might help

Posted by Anonymous
Wednesday, 14 June, 2000, 18:05 GMT 19:05 UK
Live HIV vaccine 'is possible'
Scientists are developing a live vaccine for HIV that
cannot infect the people it is supposed to protect.

New Scientist magazine reports that a US team has
created a hybrid of... Read more »

HIV Care and Prevention: YOUR HELP NEEDED!

Posted by HIVPREV1
I write you on behalf of Face to Face. Face to Face is a dynamic HIV Care/Prevention agency located in Sonoma County California.

It has been a very hard year for HIV Care and Prevention providers. There have been unprecedented cuts in Federal,... Read more »

vaccine

Posted by DUDE
The worldwide search for an HIV vaccine received a boost Thursday as the
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) announced funding
of nine U.S. clinical units of the new HIV Vaccine Trials Network... Read more »