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Is There Such A Thing As An Hiv Carrier

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Ask the Experts

is there such thing as HIV- carriers?

Hello Doc,I have tested negative for HIV out to six months and believe I am negative per the recommendations of this site and my own doctor. However, yesterday I had a discussion with some co-workers that really freaked me out. I consider myself...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No, there is no such thin as a dormant HIV carrier. Likewise, there is no such thing as a vampire, the tooth fairy, the Easter Bunny or a compassionate conservative, no matter what your whacko coworker may spout off about or what you may hear... Read more »

Inactive HBV carrier having unprotected sex with active HBV carrier

Hello Doctor.I am a HBV inactive carrier with HBs Ag+, HBe Ag-, HBV DNA(PCR)=4055 copies/mL, ALT... Read more »

Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: M.D.s Oppose Jail for Unsafe Sex by HIV Carriers

Canadians living with HIV should no longer face a possible prison sentence for failing to disclose their infection to sexual partners, British Columbia health experts said in a new editorial. People with HIV, unlike people with other STDs, are being... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Korea Reports Highest Annual Increase in AIDS Virus Carriers in 2005

South Korea recorded 680 new HIV infections last year, its highest-ever annual increase since the nation's first diagnosis in 1985, health officials said Monday. That brings the total number of South Koreans known to have HIV to 3,829, 721 of whom... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CareFirst CEO Recommends Insurer Donate $500K to D.C.-Based HIV/AIDS Clinic to Help Continue Services

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield President and CEO William Jews has recommended that the health insurer's Washington, D.C.-based affiliate Group Hospitalization and Medical Services donate $500,000 to the city's Whitman-Walker Clinic to help the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Poll: Israelis Still Avoid Social Contact With HIV Carriers

The Israeli public still stigmatizes people with HIV/AIDS, with 48 percent of respondents in a new Israel AIDS Task Force poll saying they would not go to a dentist who also treats such patients, and 53 percent demanding that carriers make their... Read more »
Connect With Others

Insurance carrier in NY/CT?

Posted by willy, 2 Replies
Hi, I'm wondering if anyone knows of insurance carriers in the NY/CT area that are particularly good to deal with if you have HIV? Or any that I should avoid? My COBRA policy is running out soon, my new employer doesn't provide insurance and I need... Read more »

one last thing thoughts become things

Posted by sillygirl2014, 1 Reply
So how true is this also my friend said to me your thoughts become things.

If you keep saying and freating you have cancer you get it.

If you keep thinking, googling, freating you have hiv you get it.

Etc etc

Now I told her she is not a very good friend... Read more »

Things to know about HIV Transmission

Posted by health2010, 1 Reply
is it true that an hiv test is invalid if the blood drawn for the test is among several drawings of blood duirng the same session for other tests? Read more »

Paranoid about AIDS HIV. It's a good thing.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Being paranoid about AIDS HIV is probably a good thing because there's a possibility people who feel that way might change what they do that put them at risk.

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