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I dont know wat to do, I tink my life is over!!

Posted by derken, 3 Replies
Im 19 years of age and last summer I had unprotected sex with a girl I knew for a few months, both of us were very drunk. I got tested after 10 and a half weeks and it came back negative but I have a girlfriend now and I tink I may have passed it on... Read more »

Guess wat!!

Posted by bura, 6 Replies

just to update you guys on my status, i have gone for a 197 days elisa test about half and hour ago. wish me all the best man!!most importantly, pray for me!! Read more »

HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your

Posted by Anonymous
HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your Life
By San Francisco AIDS Foundation

While the global HIV/AIDS pandemic continues to rage, a small number of fringe groups have been aggressively promoting misinformation about AIDS. Some claim that... Read more »

The way we address HIV is cause for concern

Posted by bradford
The way we address HIV is cause for concern.

The truth is that there are millions of people living to whom HIV has not caused illness and death. This information brings joy and hope to the heart of any person who has ever dreaded the onset of AIDS.

Ini... Read more »

Hiv doesn't cause aids

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
don't be a victim of greed , hiv doesn't cause aids and if you take those toxic drugs you will eventually die Read more »
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Immunoboost, wat the hell?!!

hey bob..Please answer my question. I am really tensed and freaking out. cant even njoy my holidays properly. and studies are outta question. cant concentrate on anything.had a relatively risky exposure an year back. have developed rashes on genital...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your negative HIV tests out to 12 months are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how.Your "symptoms" are not worrisome for or even suggestive of HIV. So to specifically answer your question, no, they... Read more »

Can a pet licking sweat or a cut from a HIV positve persons skin cause them to get sick or even HIV but in animal form whatever that may be? (CATS AND DOGS AND HIV, 2009)

Hello there. This may sound like a weird question but I have to ask because the only way to know is to ask, also someone else may be wondering the same thing. First of all I am currently on meds and undectable my question doesn't pertain to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Actually you are certainly not the only one wondering if Toto or Miss Kitty could be at risk. In fact we have an entire chapter in the archives of this forum devoted to animal HIV transmission. I'll reprint below some information from those... Read more »

wat if atrippla doesnt work for me no more

Ive been on a trippla for 6 years .its not working no more ..wat can I do wats next ..can I start on complera .....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Why is the Atripla no longer working? Is it because of side effects, toxicity or drug resistance? In most cases (particularly kidney toxcity or drug resistance), switching from Atripla to Complera won't be... Read more »


I was wondering about your thoughts regarding the media's portrayal of HIV/aids? It seems that most of us are deathly affraid of contracting HIV and, unfortunatley, I think it is due to a lack of PROPER education. It seems most of out fears are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I believe there are multiple reasons for irrational HIV fears.Consider the following poem written by Johnson Mwakanze, a Kenyan living with HIV . . . "Underneath the Veil"This one thing has destroyed families,This one thing has... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding HIV/AIDS Table of Contents

Overview How HIV Causes AIDS Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment of HIV Infection Prevention Challenges in Designing HIV Vaccines Population-Specific Information HIV Infection in Infants and Children HIV Infection in... Read more »

Untreated HIV Associated With Less-"Elastic" Arteries, Raising Heart Disease Risk, Study Finds

The heart and coronary artery --> We know all too well that HIV causes bad things to happen in your body. But lately, we've seen increasing evidence that it particularly affects your heart. A new study published in the September 2009 issue of... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Exhausted B Cells Hamper Immune Response to HIV

What Recent studies have shown that HIV causes a vigorous and prolonged immune response that eventually leads to the exhaustion of key immune system cells -- CD4+ and CD8+ T-cells -- that target HIV. These tired cells become less and less able to... Read more »
Search for a Cure

Fixing the Body: An Immune-Based Approach to HIV

1. It's the Virus, Stupid By now most people know HIV causes AIDS. But this is actually inaccurate. To understand why this is inaccurate helps explain why there are two different ways scientists are trying to figure out how to treat AIDS. 2.... Read more »