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Was The Hiv Virus Ever Tracked Back To The Source

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AIDS InfoNet

How Do I Start?

...Did You Just Learn That You're HIV-Positive? It can be very scary to learn that your HIV blood test came back positive, but it's not a death sentence. The test means that you are infected with the virus that causes AIDS, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). There is no cure for HIV disease, but there are treatments that help keep the disease under control. Many people with HIV infection live a long and healthy life. No one can predict how...
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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 thus worried that I might end up i court if a condom should burst. That said, there has been few trials, but it's still worrisome. I thus wonder if it...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello to you in Norway,Detailed genetic testing can sometimes determine the source of one's HIV. This requires testing of both the "patient" and the "source(s)".Be well,BY Read more »

Dr Bob's Divine Sentence - "We could stop HIV cold in its tracks!"

Dear Dr Bob, I just write to express my heartfelt "thank you" for your definitive (and kind) answer to my question, "What exactly is mycoplasma?" dated Feb 3, 2010. Your answer addressed my irrational fears, and also I hope, of other like minded...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...prostitute, she did rinse her mouth with listerine and spray listerine on my anal before she licked me. Can Listerine Kills the HIV virus in her mouth? I am not sure if I have cut in my anal but if I have cut in my anal,and was sprayed with... Read more »

Meds from non-US source

Hello and thanks for your advise. I am about to start meds in the next month or so. I will be going on Atripla, see how it works. I will be temporarily moving to Thailand and will probably need to source my medicine locally there.My question is...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your post.In general the medications in Thailand are of very high quality and I wouldn't concern myself over the differences between medications here in the US and there.Best of health and travel safe,BY Read more »

Response: Meds from non-US source

Regarding a question that was just posted about Medication in Thailand, I also travel back and forth from US an Thailand and have substituted Atripla for The Generic version in Thailand which consist of 4 pills instead of 1. The medication has...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for sharing your experiences..BY Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. "Cannot" Be Only Source of Funding for HIV/AIDS in Uganda

...this crisis requires both short-term and long-term solutions." "The U.S. government is not -- and cannot -- be the only source of funding for Uganda's HIV and AIDS prevention, care, and treatment efforts. U.S. aid programmes never seek to... Read more »
The Well Project

Adherence to HIV Drug Regimens

...people in your network.Talk openly with him or her about how to fit HIV treatment into yourlifestyle. There are many other sources of information and support available to womenwho are taking or thinking about taking HIV treatments. If you can,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenya Should Develop Domestic Funding Sources for HIV Programs, UNAIDS Chief Says

... Michel Sidibe, executive director of UNAIDS, on Tuesday said the Kenyan government should develop domestic sources of funding for HIV/AIDS control programs, the Daily Nation reports. "Certainly, Kenya is at an enviable level of international Read more »
The Body

Worldwide, Health Care Workers Are Often Sources of HIV Stigma and Discrimination, Report Says

...recent report outlines in vivid detail, even health care settings are rife with HIV stigma and discrimination, particularly in resource-poor countries. The report, written by researchers at the International Center for Research on Women and ... Read more »
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the source of my hiv...............

Posted by david73, 4 Replies
...annoynomous text to this Jo to let him know that he better get tested as someone he slept with recently has contracted this hiv virus. He said he was tested 6 weeks ago and passed with flying colors, I urged him to test again and he said to... Read more »

Confirmed Source Positive / I am so Scared!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...90 hours after exposure. Oh yes, I am in a 3rd world country and getting these drugs was a challenge. Anyway, I was able to track her down a couple of days later (that Monday) and asked her to take a test. We met with the doctor, she took and... Read more »

Reliable source!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Listen People!!! People should be tested after 3 years of exposure.... Read more »

A Month Since My Diagnosis

Posted by littleprince, 4 Replies
...But I believe him when he said that I am in great shape and have a lot of reasons to be hopeful. I am not resistant to any HIV medication, as he described my virus as run-of-the-mill and I also am immune to Hepa. I also got a pneumonia vaccine... Read more »