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What Are Conventional Treatments For AIDS

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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...the skin. Lipids are fats or fat-like substances in the blood, such ascholesterol and triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in the breasts, back of the neck (buffalo hump),visceral fat in the belly, or round lumps that appear under the...
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Dr. Bob,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? I'm beginning to think she's a flake. what do you think?Peter
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey Peter,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? Well, no one knows, because she is tightly scripted by the McCain handlers. And she doesn't answer questions or consent Read more »

Do I have genetic (classic) KS or HIV KS? Are they treated differently?

I am 68 and Jewish (Ashkenazi)In August 2001, I was diagnosed with KS that was on my ankle, the size of a pencil erasure. I was at that time tested for HIV with CD4 cells=415, Viral load=7,000; I was put on Viramune and Combivir; VL was...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...AIDS-realted KS, you got the KS because of your genes and your HIV infection because you got infected). Genetic KS (known as classic KS) and AIDS-related KS are treated very similarly except patients who have AIDS-related KS need to be treated... Read more »

Help needed for HIV Education (AIDS DENIALISTS)

Hi Dr Bob,I always read this site and being a regular traveller to Africa i always pass of safe sex info to the locals.I have one gentthere who denies HIV/Aids is real and usually bounces all kind of info at me to back up his claim. Can you please...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...pneumonia." In fact, pneumocystis pneumonia triggers an AIDS diagnosis regardless of HIV status, and in HIV-positive persons, more conventional bacterial and viral pneumonias do not automatically trigger an AIDS diagnosis. To qualify as AIDS they... Read more »

HELP ME! classic hiv symptoms

You didn't answer my previous question and you never seem to answer any questions where the person is most likely that why you didn't answer mine??? I had unprotected sex with a male in December. The first time we had sex there was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...true! ARS symptoms do not appear within 24 hours!Your overall symptoms and behavior reflect your "extreme anxiety" condition not HIV. And your extreme anxiety is the condition you need help with.To answer your specific questions:1.No2.No3.No4.No,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bush Addresses NAACP Convention, Pledges to Address HIV/AIDS With Organization

...was elected addressed the NAACP 's national convention and pledged to work with the organization to address issues such as HIV/AIDS, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. During his 45-minute speech, Bush said that HIV/AIDS is highly... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian Prime Minister Calls for "Undelayed Response" to HIV/AIDS at Indian AIDS Convention

...Speaking at India's National Convention of the Parliamentary Forum on HIV/AIDS, the country's first national conference on the disease, Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Saturday called for Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: NAACP Convention to Focus on AIDS and Media Issues

...Advancement of Colored People will kick off 7 p.m. tonight with the president's dinner at the downtown Oakland Marriott Hotel. HIV/AIDS will figure prominently among the issues to be addressed during the meeting. Though they comprise 12 percent... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS Advocates Arrested for Interrupting Speech to Young Republicans at Republican National Convention

...Twelve members of the HIV/AIDS advocacy group ACT UP were arrested on Wednesday for interrupting a speech by White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card during Read more »
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conventional blood test?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was just wondering if a conventional blood test (not the ELISA test) can detect HIV in any way. i am not sure i am posting this in the right topic but thank you Read more »


Posted by shadow1, 1 Reply
...I would really like to thank everyone who donated to the Aids/Lifecycle 2002 ride. There were 675 riders, 360 roadies (suport crew), and countless voulinteers. Our group of Posative Peddelers Read more »

Volunteers-- your input is important!!

Posted by camuse
...accupressure/accupuncture; (7) homeopathic remedies; (8) chiropractic medicine; (9) ozone infusion; (10) exercise; or any other non-conventional treatment/therapy.** Read more »

conventional vs non conventional

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...dr's but they both say that "by law they are not allowed to comment on natural supplements". Is any one out there using non-conventional methods to assist with hiv/aids Read more »