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Vaccines To Treat Hiv Positive People

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AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Vaccines

...helps the immune system respond to a specific germ or virus. A vaccine can prevent an infection. However, no vaccine is 100% effective. Most vaccines being used in the US are between 70 and 95% effective. Vaccines can help individuals by protecting them against a disease or by helping them fight the disease. For a community, vaccines can lower the overall infection rate and help stop the spread of a disease. See Vaccinations and HIV fact...
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when we can expect first therupetic vaccine to come in market?

i have been on meds for almost 2 weeks and feel as if its already been decade popping up that poison every day,it makes me feel depressed and sick, recently i read about developements in field of immunotherapy and therupetic vaccines of different...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...trial was to find out whether the vaccine reduced the risk of HIV infection, and whether it reduced viral load set-point in people who did become infected after receiving the vaccine. Viral load set-point -- the viral load level following a... Read more »

GARDASIL FOR PEOPLE WITH HPV (GARDASIL VACCINE) (HPV VACCINE FOR THOSE ALREADY INFECTED WITH HPV, 2008)

Hello Dr. Francisco, Im a 24yr old male who recently found out has HPV, as a consequence my girlfriend also has it, but anyway my in my desperation to find information about it I found this site, question is: would it hurt just to try GARDASIL, you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...men, women, girls and boys should be universally vaccinated against the STD human papillomavirus (HPV), regardless of their individual risk factors, two doctors argue in a new article. In June, the Food and Drug Administration approved Merck &... Read more »

hep c transmission (Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV)

Dear Dr. Bob:How exactly is Hep C transmitted?Best regards,Just Wondering
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I'll post some information about hepatitis C transmission from the archives below.Dr. BobGuide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIVTesting, Coinfection, Treatment and SupportBy Simon Collins and Tracy SwanAugust 2007First Questions We... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below 200 cells per cubic millimeter of blood. Also called the T-cell count, the CD4 count ranges from 450 to 1200 in healthy individuals. In some people, the T-cell decline and opportunistic infections that signal AIDS develop soon after... Read more »
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The Body

Preventing Other Infections

...various OIs from developing while your immune system is weak. There are also a range of vaccinations experts recommend for people with HIV, especially if you have a low CD4 count. And finally, there are many simple things you can do to protect... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Therapeutic HIV Vaccines

...researchers are developing and testing potential HIV vaccines. HIV vaccines designed to prevent HIV infection in HIV negative people are called preventive vaccines (see Preventive HIV Vaccines Fact Sheet ). HIV vaccines designed to help... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Understanding the Results of RV144, the Thai Prime-Boost AIDS Vaccine Trial

...HIV acquisition or viral load in those who seroconverted. It is standard to use three different ways of analyzing the data: Intent to Treat (ITT), modified Intent to Treat (mITT) and Per Protocol (PP). 2 The use of multiple statistical... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...so, this brochure answers somebasic questions about living withboth HIV and Hep C. What is HIV and Hep Cco-infection? When people have HIV and another major infectionsuch as Hep C, they are co-infected. HIV is a virusthat attacks the immune... Read more »
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hiv test

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...27.Anti-lymphocyte antibodies 56, 31 28.Anti-collagen antibodies (found in gay men, haemophiliacs, Africans of both sexes and people with leprosy) 31 29.Serum-positive for rheumatoid factor, antinuclear antibody (both found in rheumatoid... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...adults, or within 2 years in children born with HIV infection. This period of "asymptomatic" infection varies greatly in each individual. Some people may begin to have symptoms within a few months, while others may be symptom-free for more than... Read more »

organ donor had hiv in window period

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
...called the transplant system safe. But it's not 100 percent safe: Standard testing failed to detect HIV in the Chicago case. People waiting for organs should be told as much pertinent information as possible about potential donors, said... Read more »

searching for vaccine will it help people already?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Gallo believes that creating an effective vaccine is still the most promising way to stop a virus that has killed 25 million people and infected millions more since 1981. "I may be in the minority, but I think a vaccine will come within my... Read more »