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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Quilt Remains a Poignant Symbol on World AIDS Day

When it was last displayed in its entirety, in October 1996, the AIDS Memorial Quilt stretched along the National Mall from the Washington Monument to the US Capitol. That year, the quilt included 40,000 panels memorializing 70,000 people who had... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Status Symbols

Members of TPAN were among those who joined in ATGC's anti-stigma campaign. A press release came across my desk at the beginning of March announcing the AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland's (ATGC) anti-stigma campaign, during which people in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington: A Symbol of Hope’s Triumph

The Keiskamma Altarpiece -- a South African village's expression of grief, loss, and hope in the face of AIDS -- is on view through Sept. 20 at St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral in Seattle. The altarpiece has "a message that transcends language and... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Silicone Injections for HIV-Facial Lypoatrophy?

Dear Dr. Bob,I have had a recent consultation with a local expert on what appears to be the most promising, cost effective and seemingly permanent correction of facial lypoatrohpy. Everything, thusfar, leads me to what is called "highly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, I'm well aware of "Silikon 1000" and the serial puncture technique. As with several other facial fillers for lipoatrophy, I've seen some good and some not-so-good results with this product. As to whether it's the... Read more »

Re: CD4/CD8 Ratio Same Thing As CD4 Percentage

I think the symbol for <percent> was not picked up by your e-mail system, and it completely changed the question, which then effected your answer. I hope you won't mind if I as it again without using the percent symbol...Is there a...
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
The normal ratio is greater than one. The normal CD4 percentage is 35-50 percent.... Read more »

HIV Origin

Hi Doc. What do you think about Tulane University's recent study that suggests SIV has been up to 75,000 years ago? How does data change what we thought we knew about HIV, its lethality, and its presence amongst human populations in the past?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I found the new information about simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) fascinating. However, it does not alter what we know about any aspect of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). HIV is a related but quite different virus from SIV. The... Read more »

is this true or not

aids is the modern leprosy...
Rev. Todd A. Brown

Response from Rev. Todd A. Brown

Partnerships for Hope
Dear friend:Actually AIDS is not a modern day leprosy as both have different affects, and leprosy was not able to be managed at all. More importantly Leprosy was not a result of drug usage or unprotected sex. Also Leprosy was viewed as a... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have been affected by AIDS since the age of 8 My stepfather died several years ago and my mom is sick. I became a volunteer at an agency of families affected with AIDS as a big sister. My little sister mom died three weeks ago. I went to see her... Read more »


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Thank You Members and Forum Writers

Posted by InvisibleNoMore, 2 Replies
Hello All,
I was recently diagnosed with HIV on 11-22-11. The date is now symbolic in my life. I had several bouts of night sweats and a co worker noticed enlarged glands. So the hypochondriac that I am I immediately went to the clinic. I had a... Read more »

Only God knows

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dear all, after seaching for more information about hiv testing, the more I uncertain about it. I think we are all too tired about it. Sometime the test does not work due to error and sometime because of your are the odd guy who is late in... Read more »