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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

Pork And Hiv

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The Well Project

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...
Ask the Experts

chimps and needles

Dr. Bob, does the origin of hiv mean that someone shared a needle with a chimp or did someone pork the chimp. Now that I think about it, did the chimp pork someone?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...blood got into humans who were hunting the poor critters and hacking off their heads to make "shrunken heads."As for chimps porking someone, well, have you ever noticed the striking resemblance between Dubya and Curious George the chimp??? Could... Read more »

you never needed any cool points

you are cool enough to be a cool point distributer. It is me again yor favorit headach. I am still sick and loosing cd4s (whitch scares me still) oral thrush still and now reacrng pnemonia and may other symto (for 5 frekin years now) I am pretty...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...indeed you are "sick and losing CD4s," have thrush and "reacrng pneumonia" (whatever the hell that is!) and have 16 negative HIV tests, including undetectable PCRs, I'd suggest you see a clinical immunologist. There are things that can go wrong... Read more »

kennel worker with HIV - risks of cat and dog exposure

Hi Dr. Thanks for the site Its been a great help so far.I tested poz. here 2 weeks ago. I dont know what my labs say yet thay will be in in about a week and a half. As far as I know iam pretty healty otherwise I'm getting great care, and slowely...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...risk of cat ownership is very low. Most human cases of toxoplasmosis are probably transmitted from consumption of undercooked pork, beef, or lamb. About 15% of HIV-infected patients in the United States (up to 50% in Europe) have evidence of... Read more »

Hiv and toxo

Hello dear Doctor!I was diagnosed with HIV in August last year. Unfortunately, I didn't start with HAART then.I got toxo in February this year and till now it is there. Its decreasing slowly thanks to medicines.I have had epileptical attacks after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1.Yes, you have AIDS, because you are HIV positive and have an AIDS-defining opportunistic infection, toxoplasmosis. As for the difference between Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Listeria and HIV

...Dr. Robert Bortolussi, one of Canada's experts on this topic: Thoroughly cook raw food from animal sources such as beef, pork and poultry. Wash raw vegetables thoroughly before eating. Keep uncooked meats separate from vegetables and from... Read more »
Connect With Others

Como hacer con la ansiedad?? comentarios porfavor

Posted by preocupado1, 2 Replies
...hacerme las pruebas por mi cuenta. Si fuera por mi ya me lo hubieses hecho pero van muy pocos dias. Hay un laboratorio que dice HIV-1/2 Anticuerpos (4ta generacion). Alguien con experiencia en esto sabe si es correcto que empieze a TESTEARME... Read more »

un saludo a todos una pregunta para el dr urkie

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...benzefacil 1200000 desde enero empeze con flemas y calores en la piel y calor en la cabeza con un poco de dolor? no es fibre porke no tengo caliente todo el cuerpo, solo siento como un tipo ardor (se debe a los estreptococos o a la reaccion de... Read more »

tendre vih?

Posted by yocelyn, 3 Replies
...los labios y rostro dolor espalda aveces mas en la parte de abajo me habia salido como una bola debajo del brazo k se me kito pork me dijo k era una ifeccion del afeitado nose yo desde el 2002 no he tenido una relacion de risgo soy casada mi... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
... Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »