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Primary And Secondary Prevention Of Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Increased HIV and Primary and Secondary Syphilis Diagnoses Among Young Men -- United States, 2004-2008

"National data document increases in HIV and syphilis diagnoses in young black men who have sex with men (MSM), but trends could be driven by increases in a few large areas," the authors wrote. In the current study, they described the extent of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Estimates of Primary and Secondary Syphilis Rates in Persons With HIV in the United States, 2002

The current study was designed to estimate the rate of primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis in HIV patients in the United States in 2002. The researchers approximated the number of new cases of P&S syphilis in HIV-positive patients and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Transmission of Primary and Secondary Syphilis by Oral Sex -- Chicago, Illinois, 1998-2002

During 1998-2002, the STD/HIV Prevention and Care Program of the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) recorded 1,582 cases of primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis, the most of any U.S. city. 1 Although case numbers and overall rates... Read more »
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Secondary prevention and fear of infecting others

Hi Rick, really get a lot from your site! Thanks for all the info. Have got a question and hope you may be able to resolve. I date a positive woman, have for nearly a year now. We practice safer sex - OUTERCOARSE - she isn't comfortable with...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question:You are actually dealing with two separate issues here, so I will address them separately.In response to the comment that she visits the Body, but only the Treatment forums:We commonly see this happen in people who are... Read more »

Covered by primary and secondary insurance

The HIV-positive person in question is covered by his own policy and secondarily covered by his wife's policy, which is a family policy. He has chosen to use his wife's policy to pay for his prescription drugs because the co-pay is lower....
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
If his wife's plan has a traditional coordination of benefits clause, I am surprised that the plan is paying when they know he has other coverage which is primary. Typically, the plan which covers the person as an employee is primary and pays... Read more »

Primary vs. Secondary

Dear Experts,I medically retired from a self insred municipality in July 2001 due to liver disease. My husband is covered by a difference company and am considered to be a dependent on his. My insurance co has now decided that since my husband...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
You need to review the summary plan descriptions for both your plan and your husband's plan. These will explain how each plan determines when that plan is primary and when it is secondary. This should help you determine which plan is primary.... Read more »

Different manifestation of a common primary HIV infection symptom?

Dear Dr,Thank you from the bottom of my heart that you have been stretching your helping hands to those who desperately need some answers. I posted a question about couple weeks ago but went unanswered. I would appreciate it if you could kindly read...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Dear Worried Soul,As I hope you and our other readers know this Forum is dedicated to questions pertaining to HIV-related Fatigue and Anemia, questions pertaining to possible infection should be directed to our forum on Safe Sex, Prevention, and... Read more »
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symptoms of primary infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I would like to ask a few questions about primary HIV infection. Approximately 4 weeks ago, I developed an illness with a sudden onset of fever and mild sore throat--following a night of staying out really late and having lots of alcohol. The... Read more »

unsafe sex remains the primary mode of transmissio

Posted by Anonymous
Just wanted to post this in case you read that article this guy posts repeatedly. He's wrong...

Medical Practices Not Primary Mode of HIV Infection in Africa, UN Meeting Finds
United Nations (New York) - March 14, 2003

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Verification of Primary Acute HIV infection.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

I may have contracted HIV through an unusual encounter (not via Sex nor Drugs nor blood)in April 1999. Refer to the URL for the story.

Shortly, from 10 to 16 May, I... Read more »

HIV and Primary Effusion Lymphoma (PEL)

Posted by SMARS, 1 Reply

Back in October I discovered that my brother was diagnosed with HIV, feel free to review the post with subject "HIV Care US vs. India and Living in the Mid East". In the last two months we have been doing more tests. We've discovered that he... Read more »