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What Are The Ways Someone Can Get Hiv

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Gene Therapy the new way for hiv ???

Hi Dr Mark,keep up the great work you do saving lives, how long before gene therapy can be used for hiv treatment ??? l have resistance to nearly all mt meds... what do you think of this storythank youGene Therapy Shows Promise Against HIVEarly...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Yes, perhaps it may be the way forward, but unfortunately, not for a while. Many such studies have been done or are currently being performed or planned. Some others have shown modest results as well. The strategy has to be further tuned to maximize... Read more »

Other ways someone can get HIV

My husband has AIDS. He swears that he has been faithful to me sexually. He has not had any blood... Read more »

Microscopic tears in skin & other ways of HIV transmission

Hi, Dr. Bob. I appreciate you. I was recently diagnosed as HIV positive. My current boyfriend had... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Country Leaders Gather in Lisbon to Discuss Ways to Tackle HIV/AIDS

...eight-nation Lusophone Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) gathered together last week to discuss ways to fight HIV/AIDS, the Portugal News Online reports. As part of the conference, the CPLP was to "sign a memorandum of... Read more »
The Body

What Do You Think Is the Best Way to Fight HIV/AIDS Stigma?

...lives. In fact, because of the ways it creeps into and clouds judgment on other aspects of the epidemic, many who are living with HIV/AIDS and/or working in the field believe that stigma is the greatest barrier to fighting HIV/AIDS. So how do we... Read more »
The Body

A Revolutionary New Way to Fight HIV/AIDS: CCR5 Inhibitors

... From The Body Introduction // Oliver: Learning to Adhere to HIV Meds --> var oliver = new... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Arkansas HIV/AIDS Task Force Examines Ways to Encourage HIV-Positive People to Attend Public Forums, Provide Testimony

... The Arkansas HIV/AIDS Minority Task Force on Monday examined ways to encourage HIV-positive people to attend three upcoming public forums and Read more »
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Only 3 ways to get HIV?

Posted by worriedOZ, 1 Reply
...G'Day, I always use condoms. However, I've read various stories on the net from HIV positive people who claim to have axquired HIV through acts other than unprotected sex. This worried me a litte. All my research Read more »

I want to believe hiv cant be caught this way. but

Posted by nicejack, 3 Replies
...Hi I have a question. I read that shaking hands is NOT a method of getting hiv. Well I shoke hands with a person who has hiv and am fearful that I may have been infected. Heres why, I had a chunk of skin Read more »

is aids way worse than hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...everything i read or at least the best news relates to hiv it says nothing about AIDS. Read more »

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 »