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New Strain Of Aids And Its Symptoms

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New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

New York City Resident Diagnosed With Rare Strain of Multi-Drug Resistant HIV That Rapidly Progresses to AIDS

New York City -- A highly resistant strain of rapidly progressive human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has been diagnosed for the first time in a New York City resident who had not previously undergone antiviral drug treatment, according to the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People at Increased Risk of New Flu Strain, WHO Says

HIV-positive people worldwide are at an increased risk of the H1N1 flu strain, the World Health Organization said on Saturday in guidelines for health workers published on its Web site, Reuters India reports. According to WHO, people with... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York City Health Officials Announce Detection of Rare Drug-Resistant HIV Strain, Issue Alert

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene officials on Friday at a news conference announced they have detected in a local patient a rare strain of HIV that is highly resistant to most antiretroviral drugs and causes a rapid onset of... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Afraid i caught new strain!!

Dr. Bob,Thanks for taking my question! First off i'd like to say good job on handling the "village idiot" i'm sure he was smacking himself after he read your response, what he accused you of was ridiculous.That being said im sure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Let me first answer your specific questions:1.No.2.Yes, the test would be conclusive.3.No.4.Yes.Now, jumping back to your other concerns, your symptoms are consistent with anxiety, not HIV. The spots on your skin are not consistent with advanced... Read more »

HIV -ve with suppessed immunity. New strain? (YET ANOTHER I'M POSITIVE I'M POSITIVE, 2010)

My immunity is suppressed by a disease which I feel is caused by a new hiv strain thats undetectable.All my ex-girlfriends have the same of them got the it through only kissing. my mum, 4 sisters,cousin and a nephew have also acquired...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Has a physician confirmed that your immunity is suppressed? No? That's what I thought.Your fears that you have a new HIV strain that is undetectable and has spread via casual contact (sharing utensils, etc.) to your ex-girlfriend, your mum,... 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 detected by anti-body screening test.However it just like you have turkey on thanksgiving day and I've never seen what a turkey looks like in real...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,My assessment and advice remain unchanged.(See below)Why are you having CD4 tests run when you have absolutely no need for those tests? As for your two values, 942 and 833, these are, not unexpectedly, both completely normal! There is... Read more »

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...
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 your undetectable HIV viral load test at five weeks makes it... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
That's it for me. NO MORE SEX. This new strain goes from infection to full blown AIDS in 3 months. No drugs affect in except one and that's not enough!! Screw this sex thing maybe GOD is trying to tell us somthing about the way we live. I am not the... Read more »

new HIV strain

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Having been through a past HIV scare, I was watching the news this evening and became quite concerned over what I heard. This medical segment went on to state that there have been at least a dozen HIV/AIDS patients in Vancouver that are no longer... Read more »

Rear undetectable strain, group, CRFs - false negative

Posted by Vasyl, 2 Replies

I read a lot of literature about HIV after my indecent.
Now I made a conclusion I'm infected with some rear HIV strain/group/CRF which tests can't detect.
If you read my story you'll probably see there are too many facts which lead to this... Read more »

ref new strain

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
This is true. The only good think it still seems to be unprotected anal. That's how most of hiv is spread anyway Read more »