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HIV can even penetrate healthy genital tissues? This article says so..

Hi Dr Bob,Hope you are doing well. I found this article in the newspaper today. Chicago: Instead of infiltrating breaks in the skin, HIV appears to attack normal, healthy genital tissue, US researchers said in a study that offers new insight into...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,This is new and very preliminary information. Stay tuned to The Body. We'll keep you informed as this story evolves or dissolves!Dr. Bob Read more »

we need ur opinion on this dr bob

hi dr bob good morningi would like to wish you ,steve and all other doctors at this site a happy and prosperous life.dr bob,recently i came across this article which says hiv can penetrate healthy genitals even if the integrity of the skin is not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Kuala Lumpur Lover,I'm still evaluating this very new information. Please note it's only a very preliminary report. (See below.) Stay tuned to The Body. We'll keep you updated on this and all the other "breaking news" from the world of... Read more »

if my wife was HIV positive, will i get it too?

Dr. Daar, I have many questions, but i will start off with a few that you maybe able to answer. My wife and i have been together going on 13 years, in 2003 she almost died and was tested for hiv/aids and came up positive. She and i have been very...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
Thank you for your post. I will try to address some of your questions as directly as possible based upon the information provided.In general, if you are HIV-negative at least six months after the potential exposure to your wife's blood or vaginal... Read more »

Birth: Caesarean or vaginal

Hi, I'm due to give birth in June. This is a planned pregnancy, current cd4 around 450, vl belowlevel of detection for three years now. Am in very good health. I had originally opted for vaginal delivery of baby. However after considering the fact...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
The risk of transmitting HIV from mom to baby is under 1% when moms have undetectable viral load on therapy. At that point, the potential risk of complications of C-section exceed the potential risk of transmitting the virus; for this reason, the... Read more »
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Teeth Sensitivity

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
tested negative at 5 months and 6 months via elisa after a possible vaginal exposure. i did use a condom but who knows. Lately I've been having teeth sensitivity and am wondering if it could be hiv??? I have been taking doxyciline/minocycline post... Read more »

Was concerned now concerned again

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Had an EIA (blood draw) @ 156 days (22 weeks) and @ 212 days (30 weeks) both negative. Had eye surgery on friday. doc said today I have swelling in my eye and it could be a bacterial infection. Gave me Minocycline and i am also using the drops I was... Read more »

Just Wondering

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Tested negative at 5 months and 7 months. Just had eye surgery and was given antibiotics (oral) for possible infection. Also was given antibiotic eye drops for the eye in question. the doctor took me off the antibiotics and that night I got a... Read more »

testing again

Posted by GPPG, 3 Replies
Hi all, As my problems keeps continuing, my provider is arranging for a rapid test this week. It will be 7 months. I dont know if i am a late seroconverter. I dont know if i have hiv or not, but i am sure have 'acquired' some illness after my... Read more »