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Transmission Of The Hiv Virus

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resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum: Discordant couple - Risk of HCV transmission (Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic, 2010 )

I have been HIV+ about 5 years now and take Atripla as treatment. My CD4 is 650, viral load below detection. Very recently I have also been found HCV positive. My boyfriend is HIV and HCV negative. We are very much into fisting. He is top only and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...studies have found increasing rates of hepatitis C in MSM (men who have sex with men). See below. Associated risk factors include HIV infection, intravenous drug use, fisting and use of GHB (gamma hydroxyl butyrate). Hepatitis C is transmitted... Read more »

The begining of HIV or HTLV-III.

Dr. Robert, from internet based search I have found that HIV was recognized on 1st of December,... Read more »

Tracking of virus in case of a trial for HIV-transmission

HiI live in a country, Norway, where transmission of HIV - willed or by accident - is a crime. I'm... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nipple Shield That Deactivates HIV Prevents Virus Transmission During Breastfeeding, BBC News Reports

... A nipple shield that disinfects milk as it leaves the breast has shown to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission, BBC News reports. Devised by Stephen Gerrard, a University of Cambridge engineer, the shield employs a detergent Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Most HIV Cases Traced to Transmission of Single Virus, Study Finds

... Most HIV cases can be traced to the transmission of a single virus, according to a study published online Monday in the Proceedings of Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Epidemiology of Anemia in Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-Infected Persons: Results From the Multistate Adult and Adolescent Spectrum of HIV Disease Surveillance Project

...Not Included in Analysis of Survival Table 3 . Distribution of Prevelant (first observed) Hemoglobin Concentrations Among HIV-Infected Persons, by Sex and Stage* of HIV Disease Table 4 . One-Year Incidence of Anemia in HIV-Infected Persons... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risk-Based Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Testing Fails to Detect the Majority of HIV-Infected Persons in Medical Care Settings

... In order to assess opportunities for early HIV diagnosis in a comprehensive public health care system, the researchers undertook a retrospective review of patients newly diagnosed Read more »
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AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

Question on the methodology of transmission

Posted by Anonymous
...Hello and an advance thank you to those who reply! I have a few relatively complicated questions about the transmission of the HIV virus. First, these "odds" that are quoted, are these concerning the chance of seroconversion assuming that HIV... Read more »

Could HIV virus still survive after normal laundry

Posted by sushi77, 2 Replies
...the pants were contaminated by a HIV positive guy's blood, could this normal washing and drying cycle that I used kill all the HIV virus? Should I discard the pants? Thanks for your help. Read more »

Could HIV virus survive after normal laundry?

Posted by sushi77, 1 Reply
...the pants were contaminated by a HIV positive guy's blood, could this normal washing and drying cycle that I used kill all the HIV virus? Should I discard the pants? Thanks for your help. Read more »