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AIDS Vaccines

What Is a Vaccine? How Does a Vaccine Work? What's Different About AIDS Vaccines? How Are AIDS Vaccines Tested? How Close Are We to an AIDS Vaccine? What About People Who Are Already Infected? What Else Is Being Studied? Next Steps What Is a Vaccine? The body's immune system normally reacts to anything it recognizes as foreign and tries to eliminate it. A vaccine is a substance that helps the immune system respond to a...
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can animals carry AIDS

Is it possible for an animal such as a dog that has been living with someone with AIDS for a long period of time, contract or carry AIDS?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
No!!... Read more »

HIV Aids from Animal Sex

Hello sir, I have sex with my female doggy, can its give me HIV Aids or any other diseases. pls replyThanks...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:No, your dog can not give you HIV. The "H" in HIV stands for "human". Since your dog is unable to consent to having intercourse with you, I would ask that you consider if having sexual relations with your dog is... Read more »

Animals and aids

If my cat bites someone wih aids and he breaks the skin and bleeds can my cat get aids? Then can my cat give aids to someone else if he bites another person and also breaks the skin. Does human aids live in a cat basically?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Cats and other animals are not affected by HIV in the same way that humans are; the Centers for Disease Control is clear on this issue. HIV will not cause illness in household pets and cannot be transmitted from an infected person to the pet, and... Read more »

David Ho and CBS on vaccine

Hi, Dr. Frascino:In the CBS Cares website, David Ho says to the CBS interviewer that they have successfully tested an HIV vaccine that is partly effective in animals. Does that mean we are not far from a human vaccine and will the human vaccine help...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Vaccine research continues to progress on many fronts; however, "an HIV vaccine that is partly effective in animals" is still light-years away (figuratively speaking) from helping an HIV-positive person not progress to AIDS. That... Read more »
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TENGO SINTOMA, tengo miedo de que sea HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
Mi vida era casi perfecta, con mi novia de hace 7 aos, un trabajo muy bueno, me estoy por recibir de analista de sistemas, pero todo se derrumbo cuando conoci a una chica (infiel a mi novia) y tuve relaciones con ella, siempre me cuide con... Read more »

Sea Men

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it true that hiv can be transmitted by sea men? I keep hearing about how hiv is in sea men, but I can't figure out why. I mean they must know what they're talking about because they probably see hiv in sea men when they do medical tests. Why sea... Read more »

duda ganglio aunque no sea HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hola, alguna vez sent que hablaban acerca de ganglios que lastiman y pueden salir pus. Eso es verdad? En qu casos se puede dar? Es el caso de la infeccion por HIV??? Es ms: es el caso de la primoinfeccion por HIV???
Qu otras razones hay para tener... Read more »

I got infected by an animal

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I'm serious. My doctor told me that if the animal has hiv it can give it to you by scratching you. I work with monkeys and feel I may be exposed. Thats how the virus made it into humans I think.

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