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Relationship Between Hiv And Tb

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Relationship between AIDS and HIV

Contents Introduction The Definition of AIDS The Designation AIDS Is a Surveillance Tool Quantifying the Epidemic A Brief History of the Emergence of AIDS Initial Theories Retrovirus Hypothesis Seroprevalence Surveys HIV and Other Lentiviruses Course of HIV Infection Immunologic Profile of People with AIDS Mechanisms of CD4+ T Cell Depletion Koch's Postulates Fulfilled Evidence From Animal and Laboratory Models Geographic...
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HIV- in a relationship with HIV+

I'm curious whether or not there is a high transmission risk among unprotected oral sex if I, a female, am HIV- and my partner, a male is positive. He has an undetectable viral load, so I'm curious -- what is the risk without a condom and...
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
Although of low probability, infection is still possible.... Read more »
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
HBV and HIV can be transmitted in similar fashion - through injection drug use or sex.Patients who have HIV before they get HBV have a lower chance of clearing their hepatitis B.... Read more »

relationship with another HIV+ve guy and non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Can I catch cancer from him?

I have recently formed a new relationship with a younger man, (18 yo) who is also HIV+ve, diagnosed some 2 years ago, and he has non-Hodgkins lymphoma. My understanding is that he has had treatment for this, ie chemotherapy and radiotherapy and...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I'm glad you wrote as this gives me the opportunity to make it crystal clear that you can NOT catch lymphoma from a partner. PERIOD. You do, however, make one statement that worries me, not for you, but for your partner. The best way for... Read more »

relationship between HIV & Secondhand Smoke

How does secondhand smoke affect and HIV+ individual?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Good question. I have not seen much on that. Second hand smoke is a risk factor for increased risk for some forms of cancer, lung problems and heart disease. Since those conditions may also be seen in HIV+ persons (perhaps at a higher rate than in... Read more »
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Starting a relationship with someone who is hiv+

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Many years ago I fell in love with with Kath but failed to start a relationship due to our fear of communicating our feelings toward each other. This year I had heard she had left her husband. Being older and less bashful I decided to pursue my... Read more »

relationship hpv & hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What is different between hpv and hiv. What is their relationship? Read more »

HIV and Relationships

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Dear all,

I am a gay man age 37 years old originalyy from Italy. I have been living in London for the past 13 years. I was diagnosed at the age of 24 so its been sometime that I have been living with the experience of being HIV positive. i have had... Read more »

HIV and Relationships

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Dear all,

I am a gay man age 37 years old originalyy from Italy. I have been living in London for the past 13 years. I was diagnosed at the age of 24 so its been sometime that I have been living with the experience of being HIV positive. i have had 2... Read more »