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Lemons And Hiv

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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 Read more »

Lemon juice vs. HIV?

I heard that in Australia a group of researchers descovered that lemon juice could inactivate HIV... 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... Read more »
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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 Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Lemon Balm

...symptoms of menopause. As well, it has antiviral properties. Test-tube studies show that it's active against herpes as well as HIV. Many practitioners suggest that a solution of lemon balm be applied to the skin when the symptoms of a herpes cold... 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. Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Gut Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Read more »
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My brain is frozen, any one can help, I begg you

Posted by deadbody, 3 Replies
...Into extreme safe sex, yet today I was told that I could have contracted HIV throygh kissing!!!! they r requesting a second test to confirm, could this test approve they were wrong , did it ever happen? Read more »

my HIV diagnosis was no shock to me

Posted by Anonymous
...My HIV diagnosis was no shock to me. I lost a former boyfriend in 1987, and later in life, had another boyfriend who Read more »

Just notified today I tested positive for HIV

Posted by spike, 19 Replies
...My health department contacted me, before my doctor today at work. I found out the HIV test I took came back postive. I am so afraid!. I don't want to go to sleep. I know I will discuss this with my personal doctor Read more »

At Risk Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I came to this forum to find some answers and I have read the posts regarding HIV transmission from food. Many people have stated that the heat in the food will kill the virus. I am curious if the same improbability Read more »