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Prevention Of HIV Infection

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pretaking HAART to prevent HIV infection

Hello,I have a degree in biology and is in process of going to Pharmacy school in the fall. I did a research for my undergrad thesis on HIV and found out that a person could go to the hospital immediately after exposure to HIV and be given an...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) can help prevent HIV transmission. Unfortunately it is not 100% effective, even when appropriately prescribed and taken immediately after HIV exposure. Yours truly is an excellent example of this phenomenon. I... Read more »

tenofovir PrEP-preventative to HIV infection?

There was an interesting article in the New York Times yesterday concerning tenofovir PrEP, and how... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Interim Guidance: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in Men Who Have Sex With Men

... BOX. CDC Interim Guidance for Health-Care Providers Electing to Provide Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for the Prevention of HIV Infection in Adult Men Who Have Sex With Men and Who Are at High Risk for Sexual Acquisition of HIV ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Use for Preventing HIV Infection/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Comparative Multilevel Analysis of Uganda and Tanzania

...authors examined the influence of community-level factors, including health care programs and services, on condom use to prevent HIV infection among men and women in Uganda and Tanzania, countries where other studies have shown improvement in... Read more »
Project Inform

Topical Gel Prevents HIV Infection in Monkeys

...studies of PrEP that involved using pills taken by mouth, it was found that two HIV drugs offered better protection against sHIV infection than one drug. This study compared a one-drug gel (tenofovir) vs. a two-drug gel (tenofovir +... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Worldwide Need Effective Microbicide to Prevent HIV Infection, Opinion Piece Says

... Women worldwide need a "prevention tool they can control," such as an effective microbicide, to prevent HIV infection, Ilene Wong, a physician at Stanford Hospital & Clinics and former HIV/AIDS prevention worker in Africa, writes in a ... Read more »
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Risks of HIV Infection

Posted by chrisenquist, 2 Replies
...protected sex with a sex worker at Thailand. I used condoms but I have few doubts on the condom usage with regards to Risks of HIV Infection 1st: What are the risks of infection if the condom slips off during withdrawl 2nd: I still remember the... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...HIV Infections ARE RISING! Many people still have the belief that HIV and AIDS only affects homosexuals! However, 75% of the world population Read more »

Yeast infections and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have read that recurrent yeast infections are a sign of HIV. I was tested 2 1/2 months after myexposure and it was negative, yet I have had two yeast infections since. During this time I also started taking birth control pills. Did anyone that is... Read more »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
hello there, a friend of mine gave me this site and I think this would be a big help for me... I am 19 male from the Philippines and I just knew last May 23, 2006 that I am infected with HIV, as of now, I am the youngest among young adults who is... Read more »