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

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Stopping the Spread of HIV

How Do You Get Infected With HIV? How Can You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? Treatment as Prevention The Bottom 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 sneezing, sharing household items, or swimming in the same pool...
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Virus isolation

Please can you outline the principles of viral isolation in the diagnosis and monitoring of HIV infection?...
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
Virus isolation if you mean by culture is not used for diagnosis or monitoring HIV infection. Viral RNA is isolated for viral load tests.... Read more »

cruel isolation due to AIDS

I need to know a little about cruel isolation caused by the HIV virus. Also, I need to know about the suffering alone and silence....
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am sorry, but unless you can make your question specific, it is way too vague for me to respond to.Michael Shernoff, MSW... Read more »

AIDS victims in schools

I am doing a theses on people who have AIDS and go to the same schools as other students. I wanted to know if it is safe for the other students. I also wanted to know how contagious it is and in what ways can you get it and in what ways you...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
There is a lot of data here to support the fact that students with HIV going to school do NOT put other students at risk of infection. In the 15 years that HIV transmission has been monitored, there have been no cases of HIV transmission in a school... Read more »

genital warts (HPV, 2011) (HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS AND HIV/AIDS, 2011)

if a person have genital warts does it mean that he/she is going to have a positive syphilis test like VDRL or RPR?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,No. Genital warts are caused by a virus, the human papilloma virus (HPV). Syphilis is caused by a bacteria, Treponema pallidum. You can read much more about HPV and syphilis in the archives of this forum. I'll repost below a sample of what... Read more »
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Daughter of an AIDS victim

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
As a daughter of an aids victim....It makes me frustrated to find that those who already know they have aids go out and have sex and infect other with it and don't seem to acknowledge that they need to change their habits. I have to watch my mother... 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/

Their... Read more »

STOP HIV/AIDS FOREVER!! READ THIS AD! YOUR OK

Posted by sbev1981
Hello All-
I am sorry to hear about your recent diagnosis. The one thing that you need to remember is that you are going to be ok!! When I first got the shocking news from my doctor in January the first thing that went through my mind is "OMG my... Read more »