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HIV / CVID (COMMON VARIABLE IMMUNODEFICIENCY) (HYPOGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA 2008)

Im a gay man, 44. Over the last 8 years I have had the tell-tail signs of swollen neck glands, soaking night sweats, shingles, persistent chest infections and bacterial pneumonia. In May 2006 I tested negative for HIV (the test was a spot of blood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Actually, HIV often sends serum antibody levels up, not down. HIV causes hypergammaglobulinemia, not hypogammaglobulinemia. This is a consequence Read more »

hiv to aids

if i stop taking my hiv meds how long will it take before turning into aids Read more »

How long does neuropathy last?

About 1 1/2 years ago I was told I had Neuropathy and was told the systoms would last about... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risk Factors for HIV Infection in a National Adult Population: Evidence From the 2003 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey

... The authors of the current study sought to examine demographic, social, and behavioral variables as HIV risk factors among men and women in Kenya. Data from the 2003 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey, a cross-sectional, population-based Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Long Way to Go" in Fighting HIV/AIDS, Nobel Laureate Says in Opinion Piece

... Despite the progress made in the fight against HIV since it was discovered in 1983, there is "still a long way to go," Luc Montagnier, who recently shared the 2008 Nobel Prize Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Examines Reaction to Study Tracking HIV's Arrival in U.S. From Haiti

...biologist at the University of Arizona , and colleagues analyzed five blood samples collected in 1982 and 1983 from Haitian HIV/AIDS patients in Miami that had been frozen and stored by CDC . In addition, the researches examined genetic data... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Impact of Partially Effective HIV Vaccine on a Population of Intravenous Drug Users in Bangkok, Thailand: A Dynamic Model

...As of 1999, HIV prevalence was 2.2 percent in Thailand and 33 percent among Thai injection drug users (IDUs) in major urban areas. Bangkok is Read more »
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putting men at risk?

Posted by swuitninnacent, 8 Replies
I havent been able to find much information on how easy it is for a woman to infect her male partner. I'm hoping someone has some good true factual info?? I've heard that its common and easy for a man to infect his partner but very difficult for a... Read more »

50% of HIV+ Develop Neurocognitive Impairment

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...following is a very interesting recent post to The Body, which emphasizes the importance of neurological monitoring for people with HIV. It also points up the fact that long term HIV infection remains a disabling condition. For me it confirms... Read more »

general information about subtype detection

Posted by Anonymous
...Do conventional AIDS tests detect all subtypes? Routine AIDS tests which are currently being used for blood screening and diagnostic purposes detect Read more »

Questions about Subtypes.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Im not trying to start an obsession on subtypes but i just have a question. I had been reading Springers post about subtype N. Now although rarely someone might get a weak positive, most of the time the Elisa cannot pick up thi very diverget... Read more »