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Synonyms For Std

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Community-Based Program to Prevent HIV/STD Infection Among Heterosexual Black Women

Corresponding author: Thomas M. Painter, PhD, Prevention Research Branch, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC. Telephone: 404-639-6113; E-mail: . Table of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India Sets New Rules for Media Reporting on HIV/AIDS

The Press Council of India on Sunday announced revised guidelines for journalists covering HIV and AIDS issues. The council said journalists should not disclose the identity of HIV/AIDS patients; use the term "scourge" in reports about the disease;... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Blog: Can Better Global Health Policies Have Worse Results?

"It's entirely possible that the Obama administration will institute better global health policies than its predecessor, and appear to get worse results," Ruth Levine, writes on the Center for Global Development's "Global Health Policy " blog.... Read more »
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Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
This one's pretty easy:Acute phase HIV disease usually refers to that period of time prior to seroconversion (or HIV+ antibody tests). Other synonyms for acute phase are acute retroviral syndrome or primary HIV infection (PHI).Chronic phase is... Read more »

hiv/aids remedy

revered sir.....first of all i must show my obligations to you for your kind and instant councellingnow,my ques is that is ART and HAART therapy different......somwhere i came to knw that they use ART it a lil bit low standard method...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi,ART (antiretroviral therapy) and HAART (highly active antiretroviral therapy) typically mean the same thing and are used synonymously.BY... Read more »

need explanation

i wanna figured out what are the differences between:Viral load and PCR : for diagnosisplease let me know, i have the money and i wanna do one of these for my peace of mind, in one lab they ofer me a PCR, and in other lab they ofer me the viral...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Viral load and HIV RNA PCR are the same things. Synonyms. DW... Read more »

Nelfinavir and Combivir

Writeups on Nelfinavir and Combivir recommend triple medication. A friend who is on this regimen tells me that these two medication are properly considered to be a triple medication regimen because Combivir contains two mediciations (ACV plus...
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
Nelfinavir (Viracept) and combivir (AZT + 3TC) are indeed three medicines. Epivir (lamivudine), is 3TC only. Retrovir (zidovudine), is AZT only. The combi, implies the combination of these two. Hope that helps.MH... Read more »
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Definitive Signs

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can anyone tell me what are the DEFINITIVE signs that you are HIV infected? I don't mean full blown AIDS. Are there any early symptoms that will be synonymous with early HIV infection? Read more »

A good day

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Following my last message A bad day ...

Who said being hiv is synonym of limitation? Do they not know what strong empowerment does something like this gives you? What when you realise in all its magnitude the sense of life and you are able to enjoy... Read more »

My son tested positive

Posted by worriedmom, 7 Replies
Hi everyone,
My son tested positive for HIV yesterday. Needless to say, I am terrified and have been on the internet to learn everything I can so I can learn how to help him live with this disease. Does anyone have any advice about helping my son and... Read more »

I'm going to be the one case

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hi All. I am back again and not feeling any better. I thank you all for the postings to my really really scared but I am ready to go out of my mind already. I had the experience with getting a blowjob from an hiv unknown and having the health... Read more »