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Significance Of Acute Retroviral Syndrome Hiv Prognosis

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Retrovir

...minimize upset stomach. Please see package insert for more complete potential side effects and interactions. Doctor Retrovir (zidovudine, known to most as AZT, with a generic form available in the U.S.) was the first antiretroviral developed and has had a significant impact on the course of HIV infection. Historically, AZT development has served as an example of a highly successful government and industry partnership to combat a...
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HIV + Couple (POZ with POZ)

My partner and I have been together for 7 years and are monogomous. I got HIV from him and he began treatment 6 months ago. I'll start in about another year. I want to know the risks of unprotected sex. Condoms are painful to me so thats why we...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...might result from viral mixing among different HIV groups or types. But research opportunities might come soon. At the 2005 Retrovirus conference, a French team claimed to have detected the first reinfection of a group O-infected woman with a... Read more »

Unprotected sex and HIV

Dear Dr. Frascino,First I want to thank you and your team at "The Body" for the wonderful work you continue to do as you helped me through my depression after testing positive to HIV. I tested positive on 26 January 2006 and figure I was infected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...might result from viral mixing among different HIV groups or types. But research opportunities might come soon. At the 2005 Retrovirus conference, a French team claimed to have detected the first reinfection of a group O-infected woman with a... Read more »

Same strain of Hiv.Is reinfection possible

If my hiv+ partner infected me does this mean that we have the same strain of the virus and if so would having unprotected sex with him pose a risk of getting reinfected.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...might result from viral mixing among different HIV groups or types. But research opportunities might come soon. At the 2005 Retrovirus conference, a French team claimed to have detected the first reinfection of a group O-infected woman with a... Read more »

fed up

I recently tested positive (seven months ago). Have begun to "carry on" with my life. Great lab numbers. (Barely detectable VL.) My doctor thinks I'm "lucky": I either have a weaker strain or a good immunological response. Anyway, now for the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...might result from viral mixing among different HIV groups or types. But research opportunities might come soon. At the 2005 Retrovirus conference, a French team claimed to have detected the first reinfection of a group O-infected woman with a... Read more »
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An Overview of Retrovir (Zidovudine, AZT)

...to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Zidovudine was approved by the FDA on March 19, 1987, with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV infection in adults and in children 3 months of age or older. This medicine... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

...Effects? How Does Zidovudine React With Other Drugs? What Is Zidovudine? Zidovudine (Retrovir) is a drug used for antiretroviral therapy (ART). It was first manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline. It is manufactured by ViiV Healthcare. The... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...harm done in the early stages of HIV infection. They believe that any damage to their immune system will be cured by taking antiretroviral therapy (ART). This is not true! Up to 60% of infection-fighting "memory" CD4 cells (see Fact Sheet 124... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...theblood HIV+ people can experience both body shape changes and metaboliccomplications. This is sometimes called lipodystrophy syndrome. Body Shape Changes Changes in the way your body looks are caused by fat loss or build up. Fat loss... Read more »
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HIV acute viral syndrome on the 18th week

Posted by marinero, 1 Reply
...may 2009 which is the 18th week since possible exposure, i got 4 day fever, rashes,diarrhea and muscle pain,does acute viral syndrome can occur on the 18th week? could this be hiv symptoms? Read more »

SEROCONVERTING QUESTIONS. ACUTE VIRAL SYNDROM

Posted by mobieorly123, 2 Replies
...Im wondering if people that had symtoms when they first aquired HIV did you feel symtoms and could you list them Read more »

Acute Retroviral Infection

Posted by DDS, 1 Reply
...I was just diagnosed last week. My HIV doctor thinks that I am experiencing, based on my symptoms, and Acute Retrovirial Infection. He and I believe that I am very recently infected (July). He said there are some new treatment paths Read more »

ARS from non HIV retroviruses?

Posted by bobarama
...can you get ars, sexually or through blood transfusion, from retroviruses other than HIV? Read more »