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Super Hiv

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Super-Infection Beliefs and Sexual Practices of People Living With HIV/AIDS

The authors introduced the current study by noting, "People living with HIV can be re-infected with a new viral strain resulting in potential treatment-resistant recombinant virus known as HIV super-infection," and that patients' beliefs about this... Read more »
Project Inform

Project Inform Press Statement on the New York City Department of Health Report of a "Super" Strain of HIV

San Francisco -- The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, in collaboration with the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, released a press statement today reporting on a finding of man newly infected with a multi-drug resistant... Read more »
Search for a Cure

Editorial: HIV Super Bug and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction

On Friday, February 11th, The New York City Health Department, with strong support from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Dr. David Ho, alarmed the public health world at a massive press conference announcing the "discovery" of a "super... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Suddenly SUPER depressed with HIV

Hi doctor: I have been HIV+ for 6 years. I have been on a few different meds (VIRACEPT+COMBIVIR) that never really worked. Even with viral loads of 5000-16,000 my t cells never budged between 300 and 400. Now I am on Kaletra, Viread and Epzicom...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Your treatment response has been quite good, but not perfect. The low viral load and T cells of 400 indicate a very good prognosis for you. The fact is that nobody knows how long any individual will live, with or without HIV infection. We cannot... Read more »

Super infection HIV+ couple

I am still trying to understand whether super infection is possible between spouses who are HIV+ and faithful to each other? We are a couple HIV+ my wife started taking medicines (Trimune 30) more than three years ago when her CD4 count dropped to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Joseph from Zambia,Yes, superinfection is possible between any two HIV+ people having unprotected sex, including spouses who are faithful to each other. That said, what we don't know is how frequently superinfection actually occurs. It... Read more »

Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You read that two poz dudes who bareback actually improve their immune functioning. WHAT? Where did you read such nonsense, the Journal of Irreproducible Results? Is it true? No, of course not! Silly boy!As for your question about two men with... Read more »

Multiple BB Encounters and HIV Super Infection

Hi!So like an idiot, I recently just kind of accepted that getting HIV was prob going to happen and have engaged in unprotected receptive anal sex with about 40-50 guys. I was practicing 'serosorting' but who knows how protective that will...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Thanks for writing in. While serosorting does lower the likelihood of coming into contact with HIV, it does not eliminate the risk. If someone is infected with the virus, and does not know they are infected, they can easily spread the virus... Read more »
Connect With Others

estoy super preocupado

Posted by jose_luis_perez, 2 Replies
ahora veo como un puntito rojo dentro de mi uretra no si es de tanto tocarme pero me asusta . tengo que hacerme las pruebas pero me da mucho miedo. que me pueden aconsejar ??? estoy verdaderamente asustado no se ni que hacer . ya hace dos meses y... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The Eleventh Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in San Francisco opened yesterday with a bang, as a group of investigators from Los Angeles and San Diego provided long-awaited information on the incidence of sexually-acquired... Read more »

Super Mareado con Sustiva

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hola amigos:

Antes de ayer comence tratamiento con Combivir y Sustiva (Efavirenz). Estoy tomando Efavirenz solamente en la noche como dijo mi medico. Estos dos dias han sido super horribles por el mareo y la sensacion de resaca (hangover) producida... Read more »

Super Duper Doctor Wanted

Posted by Anonymous
It's me - MrsScott again. Hubby's blood counts went down so low he had to have a blood transfusion. My frustration is: he actually knew what was going on with himself ahead of time because of how much research he's been doing. He asked for... Read more »