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What Class Of Microorganism Causes Human Immunodeficiency Virus

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What Is HIV?

...How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Do I Need to Get Tested for HIV? Why Should I Get Tested? What Tests Are Available? Where Can I Get Tested? Is There a Vaccine to Prevent HIV Infection? What Is HIV? HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. HIV is the virus that causes AIDS. Your immune system is your body's defense system. While many viruses can be controlled by the immune system, HIV targets and infects the same immune...
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Sex Education Classes Scarred Me For Life; I am a nervous wreck. (ANOTHER FLUFFERNUTTER CONVINCED THEY HAVE HIV, 2010)

Hi Dr. Frascino,First and foremost, thank you for taking the time to respond to my question(s). As others have already noted, you have a great sense of humor. I thoroughly enjoy reading your responses to the others' questions; they are not only...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,"Even though I have yet to be tested, I have essentially been living life as though I were an HIV+ individual for the past three years because I have basically convinced myself even without symptoms that I am surely HIV+" WHAT?????? Read more »

whats wrong with this guy (Roberto Gilado)

Hi Dr BobThis Roberto guy is such an A****h****l. Thank god he does not practice in NY.For me i do not know what's he mission he can go to hell if there is such thing.This guy is very counter productive. Arguing test are not accurate for diagnosis....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...from the Hospital. On his website Giraldo writes: The ELISA test is a test for antibodies against what is supposed to be the Human Immunodeficiency Virus or HIV. To run this test, an individual's serum has to be diluted to a ratio of 1:400 with a... Read more »

Why a 400 fold dilution? (Roberto Giraldo AIDS DENIALIST)

What are your thoughts on the below?Medical researcher Dr. Roberto Giraldo, who for the past six years has been working at a lab of clinical immunology at a large New York hospital, published his findings in Continuum's most recent issue. When an...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...separate from the Hospital.On his website Giraldo writes:The ELISA test is a test for antibodies against what is supposed to be the Human Immunodeficiency Virus or HIV. To run this test, an individual's serum has to be diluted to a ratio of 1:400... Read more »

kill hiv with lasers

"Visible Light Pulses Knock Out Viruses in Blood" The technique destroys a virus with a pulse of light from a low-power laser. The pulse produces mechanical vibrations in the virus shell, or capsid, irreversibly damaging and disintegrating it, and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for your "one question," yes, stem-cell research has almost unlimited potential to treat a wide range of diseases, including HIV. One more reason to vote for Obama/Biden and the Democrats in November!Dr. Bob Read more »
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What Is HIV?

... Let's start with the basics . HIV is short for "human immunodeficiency virus." How Do You Get HIV? Meet the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) You can get HIV through unprotected sex or by sharing needles or other equipment... Read more »
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HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

...integrated into) the CD4 cell, itcommands the CD4 cell to start making new HIV proteins. The proteins are thebuilding blocks for new HIV viruses. They are produced in long chains. Assembly An HIV enzyme called protease cuts... Read more »
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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...What Is HPV? There are over 100 viruses known as human papilloma virus (HPV). They are common. One study found HPV in 77% of HIV-positive women. HPV is transmitted easily during sexual activity. It is estimated that 50% of all sexually active... Read more »
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HIV Drug Resistance

...Sequencing How Do I Know if I Have Drug Resistance? Resistance Testing Avoiding Resistance What Is Resistance? HIV drugs are designed to keep your viral loadunder control by preventing the virus from reproducing (or making... Read more »
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up date on my hiv education class

Posted by Brandy, 2 Replies
...first I want to thank everyone who gave me in put on my essay I wrote to get into the class.................. GUESS WHAT???????????? Im now ceritfied to educate in schools and recovery centers here in oklahoma........ Read more »

Interview for Human Services class

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was wondering if any one who is HIV positive and whom doesn't care to answer 6 questions for me. I have an assigment for my Human Services class to interview someone Read more »

Coping Class 401-B

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...diagnosed with 3 inch breast tumor, mastectomy, chemo, radiation March 2005 Sister diagnosed with breast cancer spread to subclavian, lumpectomy, radiation, chemo Nov 2005 Wifes second mastectomy March 2 2006 Son diagnosed with HIV Gods... Read more »

COPING CLASS - LEVEL 401 - A PERSONAL JOURNEY

Posted by Survivor, 6 Replies
...to this day. September 2005 - Eric's best friend is taken by ALS. September 2005 - Eric has annual check up and is diagnosed HIV pos. October 2005 - William gets tested is diagnosed HIV pos. January 2006 - Eric begins hiv meds March 2006 - Will... Read more »