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Predisposing Factors Of Hiv

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Am I predisposed to Lactic acidosis?

I found out I had cd4 88, and vl of 92,344. on May 27th. I started medication...Atripla June 6, 2008. Over 5 weeks my cd4 223, VL undetectable. I usually work out in the gym in winter for a couple of months before my tropical annual Mexico...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
i don't know why you are not feeling the same after a workout. It is hard for me to believe that it is related to the HIV meds. Lactic acidosis can be a side effect of HIV meds, although would be unlikely, but possible with Atripla. The feeling... Read more »

Isolation of a cellular factor that can reactivate latent HIV-1 without T cell activation.

What do you think of the research of Siliciano and Pomerantz ? HIV-1 latency in resting CD4+ T... Read more »

Is there a factor that can alter an HIV test Result?

HII was wondering if there is any contraindication when testing for hiv that could generate a false... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Antiretroviral Therapy: From Heart Risk Factor to Heart Protector?

Table of Contents Introduction Cardio Meta-Analyses With (Slightly) Different Outcomes cART and Cardiology: A Balancing Act Low Viral Load: Low Cardiovascular Risk (Usually) Disentwining Diverse CD4 Impacts on Cardiovascular Risk What... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Virus in HIV-Infected and HIV/Hepatitis C Virus-Coinfected Patients

In the current study, a sample of HIV patients completed a questionnaire identifying their demographic characteristics and risk factors for hepatitis C virus (HCV). A chart review was conducted to confirm the information obtained in the survey. Risk... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Risk Associated With Gay Bathhouses and Sex Clubs: Findings From Two Seattle Surveys of Factors Related to HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections

In the current research, the authors studied the HIV risk behaviors of patrons of the three commercial sex establishments for men in Seattle. They conducted cross-sectional, observational surveys in 2004 and 2006 by use of time-venue cluster... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Delayed Entry Into HIV Medical Care After HIV Diagnosis: Risk Factors and Research Methods

"Timely linkage to HIV medical care has the potential to improve individual health outcomes and prevent secondary HIV transmission," though recent research found study design affected estimates of delayed care entry, the authors noted. For example,... Read more »
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Affecting factor for HIV test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I heard that some anti-allergic medicine (i.e piriton) will prevent the body from producing antibody...right?? Will someone take this medicine getting the -ve result for HIV even he/she is inflected. IF yes, need he/she stop to have those medicine... Read more »

Risk Factor and Assessment

Posted by Anonymous
I have a question for anyone who is knowledgeable in HIV infection risk factors.

About 15 weeks ago I had unprotected sex with a female stripper for about 40 seconds to a minute. I stopped her after that. I did not ejaculate. In the following six... Read more »

BIG MISTAKE, Is time a factor???

Posted by matty, 1 Reply
Tell me Please! This HIV virus, is it really that vicious and fast that by having your penis inserted in an infected vagina for only a couple of Minutes (max). That, that virus can make its way through the urethra opening and infect that person?... Read more »

Risk factor?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it likely to catch HIV if you have vaginal sex with a man without a condom, but he doesn't ejaculate inside you? (there might have been some pre-cum) Read more »