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What Are The Contributing Factors That Enhance The Probability Of HIV Infection?

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Physician with probable HIV infection

Dr. Frascino, I am a practing physician whose partner recently tested positive for HIV. Given the time we have been together I am quite sure I am positive as well. I currently have no symptoms and I am very leary of having my practice partners and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The first step would be to ascertain if indeed you have contracted the virus. Start by getting a Home Access Express Test. It is sold in retail and online pharmacies. It uses a double EIA with confirmatory IFA. Sensitivity and specificity... Read more »

Likelihood of HIV Infection?

So, as weird as this sounds. I had a dominatrix push a couple of used condoms up my bum during a... Read more »

Possible (Probable?) hiv infection

Dear Dr Kull,Thanks for providing the excellent service that you do.About 9 days ago I had a sexual... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sex Without Disclosure of Positive HIV Serostatus in a U.S. Probability Sample of Persons Receiving Medical Care for HIV Infection

...their sexual partnerships that involve unprotected sex without disclosure. HCSUS participants were age 18 or older with known HIV infection who made at least one visit to a nonmilitary, nonprison medical provider other than an emergency... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...vaccination directly prevent pathogen-specific morbidity and mortality, they might also contribute to reduced rate of progression of HIV disease. For instance, randomized trials using trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) have documented that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health and HIV Medicine Association/Infectious Diseases Society of America

Treating Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...contribution of non-adherence and drug failure. AIDS 2000;14:2559-66. 51. Wolff AJ, O'Donnell AE. Pulmonary manifestations of HIV infection in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy. Chest 2001;120:1888-93. 52. Kovacs JA, Hiemenz JW,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...blood gets very high within a few days or weeks after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This first stage of HIV disease is called "acute HIV infection" or "primary HIV infection." About half of the people who get infected don't... Read more »
Connect With Others

Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...the presence of mind to discard it? I can't understand. Now I have to live with the thought that I may have exposed myself to HIV infection. I mean, the toilet paper which came into contact with the seat actually also came into contact with my... Read more »

Acute HIV Infection - Help!!

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I got fever 4 weeks after a sex worker gave me unprotected oral sex. The fever was 99F with headache, weakness, night sweats, funny sensations in my body, tingling in my hands and feet. This fever has lasted 6 weeks and aint going. In the 2nd and... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...HIV Infections ARE RISING! Many people still have the belief that HIV and AIDS only affects homosexuals! However, 75% of the world population Read more »

seroneg. hiv-infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...but repeatedly neg. elisa-tests about 12 months. And I have done a pcr-dna-test for hiv1 and2 after 5 months-NEG. What are my probabilitys of "undetectable hiv"? You know about such people? Please help,the symptoms not in my head ,I am hopeless.... Read more »