Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Simple Explanation Of Hiv

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Articles
TheBodyPRO.com

Presence of Binding Antibodies in Genital Secretions of High-Risk, HIV-Uninfected Women Offers Possible Explanation of "HIV Immunity" Enigma

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV... Read more »
Lambda Legal

California State Agency Released Confidential HIV Information: ACLU and Lambda Legal Demand Explanation

Sacramento, Calif. -- Today Lambda Legal, the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (ACLU-NC), and HIV & AIDS Legal Services Alliance (HALSA) sent a letter to David Maxwell-Jolly, Director of the California Department of Health... Read more »
Lambda Legal

Still No Explanation From California State Agency on Release of Confidential HIV Information: ACLU and Lambda Legal Prepare Further Action

Sacramento, Calif. -- The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has failed to provide a meaningful explanation for its illegal release of the names of some 5,000 HIV-positive Medi-Cal recipients to a third-party service provider,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Follow up question: Why wont you admit you could be wrong Dr.Bob? Process of simple elimination!

Hi dr.bob;K here with you. Just a quick follow up, at 10 weeks post exposure, have had chronic dry cough since 6 weeks post exposure. Developed vomitting and diahrrea at 7 weeks post, vomitted twice on that same day, but it ceased after that. had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello K,As I have stated before, no matter how many times you write in or how absolutely certain you are that you are HIV positive and that I am wrong, my assessment and advice will not change. I again ask you to hold off on sending more posts until... Read more »

Full explanation why HIV is not found in urine. Hands on proof based on experience would help.

I know I'm asking of too much, but if there was someone with hands on laboratory experience with handling HIV urine is available please explain to me why HIV is not found in urine. Also are the palm of the hands a direct entry of viruses like...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiAfter having to answer this question several times for you I hope this again will give you the answer that you are wanting:HIV is found in the urine of an infected person. However, it is not possible to contract HIV from contact with the urine of... Read more »

Failure to follow simple instructions!

Hello once again Dr. BobJust to clarify clear instructions were given by you single antibody test at 3 months after the last exposure.Failure to follow this simple advice was on my part for this I am sincerely sorry.I have now had a test at 90...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello again Mr. (Un)Complicated,1.Yes.2.No.WOO-HOOOO! See, absolutely nothing complicated about it at all!Stay well.Dr. BobComplicated Case ReturnsOct 9, 2006 Hello Dr. Bob I am afraid this will sound clichd, but Dr. Bob I have visited your site... Read more »

Hepatitis test Results Explanation

Please interprete this result in simple terms for me.Hep B Surface Ab <2 0.0-100Hepatitis Be Ag Non ReactiveHepatitis Be Ab reactiveHep B Core IgG reactive...
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
You don't indicate why these tests were obtained. It appears you have been exposed to hepatitis B virus (HBV), but it is not clear from these test results whether you have cleared the infection or have chronic infection. You should consult with... Read more »
Connect With Others

Extremely perplexed! Symptoms and no explanation!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi All,

A very good day to u all.

I have a question to anyone who can provide some helpful information.

I was exposed to HIV 19 months ago.

Since then, I've had a whole host of symptoms, ie. chronic fatigue, muscle aches and exercise intolorence, weak... Read more »

Explanation for curious patient report?

Posted by renklar, 2 Replies
I hate to keep scaring myself, but I saw this in Dr. Bob's forum:

http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q201182.html

Does anybody have a possible explanation for high viral load and no antibodies? Read more »

EXPLANATION,AGAIN!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Ok people let me explain about my posting on which you all seem confused.
1.The only time that i have seen a patient with no-antibodys,and a confirmed hiv infection is,when the patient had full blown aids and the patient had "seroreverted".
NOT... Read more »

a simple question on hiv's survival

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I found there was some stain on my razor after it was borrowed by one of my friends one day before. So I put it under tap water flow for 30 seconds first, and dried the blade up. Then I scrubbed the blade with Iodine soaked cotton stick for several... Read more »