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Should Aids Victims Be Isolated To Stop The Spread Of The Aids Virus

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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

... Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Types of Transmission How HIV Is, and Is Not, Transmitted How HIV Spreads Many people still misunderstand how HIV is passed from one person to another. Knowing the basics helps you avoid getting the virus if you are HIV-negative, and avoid giving it
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Will I test positive while on meds.?

Thank you Dr. Bob for all the excellent informtion you provide for the many people who access this site. You are an renowned expert in the field of HIV and I so value your candid responses. I have a couple of questions, please:1. I was diagnosed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...results are 'interpreted'according to whether you belong in a risk group or not? Is it not also true that you can test positve for HIV in Africa where only two coloured bands on the WB are required for a positive result yet if that same person... Read more »

Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

By Gudrun SchultzWASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A medical journalist has added her voice to claims that the explosion in HIV/AIDS infection rates is directly linked to reliance on condom use as a virus preventative.Writing for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"Medical journalist?" Hmmm . . . faith-based pseudo-science crack-pot-journalist would be more accurate. Let me quote the stated mission of CRISIS Magazine:"The mission of CRISIS Magazine is to interpret and shape the direction of contemporary... Read more »

Re: Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,The "medical journalist's" report was amazingly idiotic. Why would anyone in their right mind believe such a thing? I notice you sometimes comment on the religious right. Why bother? It would seem common sense is all one needs to dispell...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV rates by year. Promoting abstinence and marital faithfulness has had the only significant measurable impact on reducing HIV infection rates in Africa. The country of Uganda has achieved an unprecedented reduction in HIV transmission rates, up... Read more »

What ways can I spread shingles virus

I've recently got Shingles and on day 4 I had two doctors confirm it was shingles. Neither one prescribed meds because it is best to take them during the first 48 hours. So I've been taking Vitamin C,B,E and L-Lysine and etc. My question is... WHAT...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This particular forum is exclusively for the discussion of the side effects of antiretroviral (HIV) therapy. Read more »
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Jossey-Bass Inc.

How Should I Act Around People with AIDS?

...their friends avoid certain subjects with them. They notice that people stop touching them. They hear us talk about "innocent victims of AIDS" and wonder if they are among the guilty. They feel themselves gradually being pushed outside, not... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...Line How Do You Get Infected With HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not spread easily. You can only get HIV if you get infected blood or sexual fluids into your system. You can't get it from mosquito bites, coughing or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...AIDS who was coughing, by hugging or kissing someone with AIDS, and so on. See Fact Sheet 150 for current information on how HIV is transmitted. Transmission can only occur if someone is exposed to blood, semen, vaginal fluid or mother's milk... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...molecules to fight HIV. A blood test for HIV looks for these antibodies. If you have them in your blood, it means that you have HIV infection. People who have the HIV antibodies are called "HIV-Positive." Fact Sheet 102 has more information on... Read more »
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time line

Posted by Anonymous
... search FRONTLINE search 1959 First known case of human HIV infection A blood sample is taken in 1959 from a man living in Leopoldville, Belgian Congo, now Kinshasa, Democratic... Read more »

Stop AIDS denialists from spreading their message!

Posted by Robert1, 3 Replies
Denialism is getting some attention again. Brent Leung and David Syner who made a silly film called The House of Numbers <http://houseofnumbers.com> will be on the Derek and Romaine show Monday August 31. http://www.siriusoutq.com/ ... Read more »

Professional in NY feeling alone

Posted by Phoenix1012, 22 Replies
Hi everyone, I tested positive in January of this year. Since then, I have been carrying around the shame of having caught this. You see, I am in the mental health profession and we have to receive mandatory training every two years on HIV/AIDS.... Read more »

AN OPEN LETTER TO MY FELLOW MAN

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Some scientists question that HIV causes AIDS, and some even question whether HIV exists at all. They claim that what is called HIV is really only cellular debris. There are doctors treating AIDS with detoxification techniques and nutrition, and... Read more »