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Lemon Skin Cure And Hiv

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Lemon Balm

Lemon balm ( Melissa officinalis ) is a perennial herb and common garden plant in Europe. Medically, it's used primarily to treat anxiety and insomnia. It acts as a mild sedative and may also help those whose stomachs are upset for emotional... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Lemons Fail Acid Test in HIV War

Today at the 4th International AIDS Society Conference in Sydney, researchers reported that vaginal douching with citrus juice had no effect on the spread of HIV in women. Lemons have long been used in the hope of preventing pregnancy. After... Read more »
Global Campaign for Microbicides

Why Women Should NOT Use Lemon or Lime Juice as a Microbicide

Some People Say That Women Can Use Lime or Lemon Juice to Protect Themselves From HIV. Is That True? No. Women in many cultures have used lemon or lime juice for contraception and vaginal hygiene purposes for centuries. Studies in Nigeria and... Read more »
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Bloood in frozen lemon drink

In 2004, I was drinking a frozen lemon drink slushee thing that I bought from a vendor when I suddenly noticed that there was a reddish-pink patch in the ice. I have had problems with being paranoid about HIV before and started freaking out...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Thanks for sharing. Now, did you have a question?As for the reddish-pink frozen lemon slushy thing, I see absolutely no cause for concern. PEP certainly would not be warranted. Stop worrying about frozen tasty treats! (Although I do seem to remember... Read more »

Fresh lemon juice & CD4

Dear Sir,My younger brother was detected HIV in the late 2006, with the CD4 of 338. Later he was followed up for every 3 month, his CD4 counts have flutuated from 440 to 330. Recently, his CD4 has sharply dropped to 181 and 14%, since he has drink...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
There is nothing damaging about drinking lemon juice. He needs to get on HIV medications. Have him go to the his doctor to talk about that.Nelson... Read more »

Lemon juice vs. HIV?

I heard that in Australia a group of researchers descovered that lemon juice could inactivate HIV and kills semen due to the acid contained in the fruit. They also said that it could be a prevention during sex! What is your opinion about this...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It's likely that there are many substances out there that can inactivate HIV in a test tube, but they might not be practical for use as an antimicrobial agent during sexual activity. A good example is nonoxynol-9: while it was found to be... Read more »

Lemon juice and HIV?

What has happened to the lemon juice vs HIV bit noted below, some three years ago?Lemon juice vs. HIV?Oct 24, 2002 I heard that in Australia a group of researchers descovered that lemon juice could inactivate HIV and kills semen due to the acid...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Oh, didn't you get the memo? Those same Aussie researchers subsequently decided lemon juice works better when squeezed over succulent shrimps grilling on the barbie compared to being used on hotdogs, hoping to get a lucky squeeze from... Read more »
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Skin Rash

Posted by DJones, 9 Replies
I have been on Atripla since January. I am also on Fluconazole and Acyclovir. In the last month I have developed a skin rash where the sun seems to hit my skin on my back of my neck where my hair line ends and lower arms. I thought it was... Read more »

The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
The U.S. AIDS CURE and the CDC's Constitutional Guarantee

After 26 months on a single injection of the U.S. patented cure for AIDS, patent #5676977, my viral load is undetectable for the AIDS virus... Read more »

a cure in the works?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Press Releases

Vanderbilt University, Brigham Young University, and Ceragenix Pharmaceuticals Report Novel Drug Compound Kills Multiple HIV Strains; Synthetic Small Molecule Acts Through Unique Strain-Independent Virucidal Mechanism
NASHVILLE, Tenn.... Read more »

a glimmer of hope for a cure

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A small proof-of-concept study has shown that the drug valproic acid (Depakote) may be able to reduce the pool of dormant HIV-infected cells in the body. According to the authors of the study, which was published in the 13th August edition of The... Read more »