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Most Exposures Do Not Lead To Transmission

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Can PEP lead to a false negative on a PCR?

Dr Frascino,About three weeks ago I had unprotected anal sex with a man who turned out to be HIV positive. I was the top. I was exposed only to his precum, his saliva and anal mucus. I was not exposed to his semen nor to his blood. Within 24 hours...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...someone is HIV infected and on PEP, the drugs could be suppressing the HIV viral load (PCR RNA) to undetectable levels. This could lead to the wrong conclusion that the person on PEP is not HIV infected when in reality the result is a... Read more »

status + or - follow up

Hellow Dr,my status after 8 weeks also negative. Is more test warranted? Read more »

Should I be tested for Hep C

Hi, My mother was recently diagnosed with Hep C that she got from a blood transfusion 25 years ago.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lancet Proposes New Statement on Leading Causes of Death in Women

... Instead of stating that worldwide "HIV is the leading cause of death and disease in women of reproductive age," as was reported in a 2009 WHO report, a Lancet Comment proposes Read more »
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HHS Meets With Lead Federal Departments About the NHAS

... HHS Meeting of Lead Federal Departments for the NHAS. Yesterday the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) convened the first meeting Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Leading Candidate to Head FDA Won Support for Needle Exchange as NYC Health Commissioner, Wall Street Journal Reports

... Former New York City Health Commissioner Margaret Hamburg is the Obama administration's leading candidate for FDA commissioner, sources familiar with the process said recently, the Wall Street Journal reports. While Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Officials Worry That Ease of Finding Meth, Sex on Internet Will Lead to Increase of HIV Among MSM

...officials are concerned that the ease with which people can use the Internet to find crystal methamphetamine and sex partners will lead to an increase in the number of new HIV cases among men who have sex with men, Reuters reports. Web sites... Read more »
Connect With Others

Another ANON posting that HIV doesn't lead to AIDS

Posted by still_here, 1 Reply
check out the posting in "Living" subject: Viruses. Read more »

Way too scared now to test....AIDS leading cause

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
of death in San Francisco. The article is posted right on the main page of The Body. Read more »

Barebacking may lead to re-infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Super-infection may slow development of AIDS vaccine Barebacking may lead to re-infection, multiple strains of disease, researchers discover ATLANTA -- The ability of HIV to develop multiple strains Read more »

AIDS- 3rd leading cause of death

Posted by Anonymous
...AIDS to Be 3rd Leading Cause of Death The Associated Press By MARIA CHENG November 27, 2006 You can't put all your eggs in the abstinence basket Read more »