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Primary Prevention Hiv Aids

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Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cambodia Health Officials Expand HIV/AIDS Prevention Education to Primary Schools

The Cambodian Ministry of Health has begun training primary education teachers in 12 provinces on HIV/AIDS prevention education, the Phnom Penh Post reports. Health officials said that although children in primary school are not seen as a... Read more »
Urban Coalition for HIV/AIDS Prevention Services

In Response to Reported Case of Multi-Drug Resistant HIV in NYC, HIV Prevention Leaders Urged a Clear and Targeted Public Health Response, Increased Resources for Primary HIV Prevention and Continued Collaboration With Medical Providers

Chicago -- In response to a reported case of a multiple-drug-resistant strain of HIV recently identified in New York City, members of the Urban Coalition for HIV/AIDS Prevention Services (UCHAPS) urged continued community, government and public... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ongoing Sexually Transmitted Disease Acquisition and Risk-Taking Behavior Among U.S. HIV-Infected Patients in Primary Care: Implications for Prevention Interventions

To gain a better understanding of factors associated with HIV- and STD-transmitting behavior among persons living with HIV, the team estimated STD prevalence and incidence, as well as associated risk factors, among a diverse sample of HIV-positive... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Hetrosex is not the primary source of HIV/AIDS in the Developing World

Hi Dr Bob,Please consider this argument.Studies have proved that the rapid spread of this disease in the developing world is primarily the outcome of poor hospital sanitation. People in Africa are more likely to be infected by dirty injections...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The wildfire spread of HIV/AIDS in developing countries has many overlapping causes, including, but not limited to, poverty. Yes, the "moral problem" rationality has never made sense to anyone with half a brain or ounce of common... Read more »

Primary infection to aids - time period

HiI am sure I am HIV positive and will be tested this week. Six months ago I had a three week affair with a lady and we did not use condoms everytime. She assures me she had been tested and was not HIV, although within six weeks of the contacts I...
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
It takes years to progress.MH... Read more »

Can the first sign of AIDS be a Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma?

Can you tell me if it's unusual for Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma to be the first illness in an hiv+ person? Don't other conditions precede such a condition? ...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma typically occurs late in the course of AIDS. Usually such patients have CD4 counts less than 50. It is not uncommon to have patients present with this type of lymphoma. They are patients, who for a variety... Read more »

HIV & Addisons disease (PRIMARY ADRENAL INSUFFICIENCY 2011)

Is there a correlation between HIV or the meds causing Addisons? I've been HIV+ for 14 yrs and now diagnosed with Addisons, after a long grueling time of hurry-up & wait tests....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Addison's disease or primary adrenal insufficiency (AI) can occur in HIVers, particularly in those who have had steroid (glucocorticoid) exposure. A stepwise diagnostic strategy is necessary to make this diagnosis and often requires... Read more »
Connect With Others

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
Hello,

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.
http://bbs.thebody.com/eshare/server?action=150&board=45&article=433

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

HIV and Primary Effusion Lymphoma (PEL)

Posted by SMARS, 1 Reply
Hello,

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 »