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Is it possible that I caught new strain of HIV from Singapore and it's undetectable?

Dr. Bob - I have been reading the forum for the longtime and I really need your help. This is my third time posting the question. Here's is the brief history of my troubles. I visited the Singapore in March of 2008 and for the first time in my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your symptoms do not "point to HIV." In fact, they are much more consistent with stress and anxiety than HIV.Your negative five-week HIV-antibody test coupled with Read more »

New rare HIV strain

Dear Dr.I am from China.I had unsafe sex with a Chinese guy (a bisextual who is working in NY) in... Read more »

New rare HIV strain test

Dear Dr.Thank you for answering my question.I totally agree with your opinion that any HIV can be... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Discover New Strain of HIV Closely Related to Simian Virus

... Scientists have discovered a new strain of HIV in a 62-year-old woman from Cameroon that "differs from the three known strains ... and appears to be closely related to a form of simian virus recently discovered in wild gorillas" according to a ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles Times Examines Lingering Doubts About Rare, Drug-Resistant HIV Strain in New York City

... Los Angeles Times on Sunday examined HIV/AIDS experts' doubts about the importance of a rare, highly drug-resistant HIV strain detected in a New York City man in February and the decision to publicize the case widely (Piller, Los Angeles... Read more »
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Statement by New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas R. Frieden on Rare Strain of HIV in a New York City Resident

...February 11, 2005, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) reported a case of HIV infection with a strain that is resistant to many drugs in three classes of HIV medications, and which appears to have progressed to AIDS... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

London's Guardian Examines Possible Transmission Route of Rare HIV Strain Detected in New York City Man

...A New York City man with a highly drug-resistant strain of HIV might have contracted the virus in a bathhouse from two Connecticut men who have been treated for drug-resistant HIV by Read more »
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Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...was negative. The question is if all the tests are negative then what is affecting my health. Is it that there is a HIV new strain or is it one of these Circulating Recombinant Forms (CRFs) whose antibodies and genetic material can not be... Read more »

new HIV strain

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...responding to the standard treatment given for HIV/AIDS infection. This doctor went on to explain, they feel there is a new strain of HIV becoming more prevalent that is immune to standard treatment. Has anyone else heard about this or can shed... Read more »

Tests say Nay , Symptoms say Yay

Posted by srchanfrans43, 6 Replies
...diagnosed positive to STOP testing ? If it comes up negative I'm off for an anonymous PCR DNA a negative there will send me to a HIV specialist with tests in hand saying what's up ? Really pissed at the "system" that reports positives to... Read more »

I think we all have HIV!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...What if there can be a small amount of hiv lurking in your system, and the tests keep coming up negative. This would explain why it usually takes multiple exposures before Read more »