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Women and HIV/AIDS

...years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly...
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at higher risk than most on here, will donate (ARS SYMPTOMS) (PRIMARY HIV INFECTION SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS)

i am going crazy and wont have access to a test again for 4.5 weeks, trust me i am getting one as soon as i step foot off the plane in the usa. however, until then i am going absolutely crazy. the reason is that my neck has been pressured and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...an HIV test at the three-month mark, whether or not you have symptoms. 5. Donation information for The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation can be found on our Web site at www.concertedeffort.org. Our address is: The Robert James Frascino AIDS... Read more »

Hetrosex is not the primary source of HIV/AIDS in the Developing World

Hi Dr Bob,Please consider this argument.Studies have proved that the rapid spread of this disease in the developing world is primarily the outcome of poor hospital sanitation. People in Africa are more likely to be infected by dirty injections...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The wildfire spread of HIV/AIDS in developing countries has many overlapping causes, including, but not limited to, poverty. Yes, the "moral problem" rationality Read more »

Aching joints

Hi,im taking viramune and trizivir and have been on meds since 5/03.I workout with wieghts 4 times a week and go heavy some times to build muscle mass.Lately my elbows and forearms have been aching pretty bad.Do you think its the meds or to much...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...is probably the main cause. If you have any HIV drug resistance or a history of a CD4 count < 250 or a history of clinical AIDS I usually don't advise a drug holiday. Also, stopping Viramune if the virus is not suppressed is risky for promoting... Read more »

Primary HIV symptoms and timing...

I think this refusal to committ to a time frame and proper set of symptoms is really frustrating, and in turn causes more harm than good.Why are we not hearing from more HIV+ people as to what their primary symptoms were?I have been following the...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
...it is difficult to identify acutely infected persons in real time, and therefore describing in detail the symptoms of acute HIV infection has been problematic. Even in the best case scenario, I doubt that we could definitively say that one set... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UNAIDS Report Says Heterosexual Sexual Contact Main Cause for HIV's Spread in China

...infections attributed to heterosexual sex tripled in China between 2005 and 2007, according to the UN's recently released "2009 AIDS Epidemic Update." Of new infections in China, 40 percent were acquired heterosexually, 32 percent homosexually,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maine: Grant to Assist Aroostook County Residents With HIV/AIDS

... Community Health and Counseling Services (CHCS) can boost its HIV/AIDS case management offerings to Aroostook County residents thanks to a one-year, $23,709 grant from the state Department of Health Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of HIV/AIDS Cases in Maine Increasing, Mirroring National Trend

...The number of new HIV/AIDS cases in Maine has increased for the first time in several years, according to state Bureau of Health statistics released on Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nepal Forms Global Alliance to Combat HIV/AIDS, Prevention Efforts "Main Focus," Officials Say

... The Nepal Red Cross Society and Red Crescent Societies have formed a global alliance to fight HIV/AIDS in low-income countries like Nepal, where the epidemic is "so severe that it could well be classified as a disaster," the Himalayan Read more »
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Anyone in Maine that I can talk to about my HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I am really depressed about my HIV and would love to find a positive friend that I can talk to in Maine. Im in South Portland Read more »

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Living w/HIV in Maine

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I want to move to Southern Maine. Living in NYC, I am currently spoiled by all the services available in NYC. How does Maine rate in terms of services, informed Read more »

Acute Primary HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...better, and have consulted the doctor YET again on 29 Dec 99 with the same complaints. What are the signs and symptoms of the Primary Acute HIV infection stage? To me, it seems that it comprises of flu-like sickness and resembles the one I'm... Read more »