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What Does Hiv Do To The Body

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HIV in body oil and apocrine sweat?

Hi Dr. Frascino,I am a medical student. I recently performed a physical examination on an AIDS patient, including palpating his axillary lymph node. Later, before I had a chance to wash my hand, I absentmindedly rubbed my eye with the finger that I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello OCD Med. Stud.,Relax Max! Gosh, what are they teaching you guys in medical school these days? HIV is not transmitted by sweat, whether it's the slight glistening type on the forehead of a runway model or a sticky smelly type Read more »

HIV and Body problems

I have been living with HIV since 1998. Since being diagonis I have had 3 surgeries one on my lower... Read more »

hiv+ with body pains

hi my friend is hiv+ and experiences alot o body pains and fatiuge. She has done her cd4 count, it... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Small Clinical Trial Examines Drug's Ability to Reduce HIV in Body

...International AIDS Society's conference in Cape Town, South Africa, Bloomberg reports. The drug decreased the virus in the body "without the signs of resistance linked to treatments from" Merck's Isentress and Gilead Sciences' Elvitegravir,... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: 2009 Update on Body Shape Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Body shape changes are some of the most frustrating complications of HIV and HIV medications. Whether it's the loss of cheeks or the Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself Read more »
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FAQs About HIV Testing From TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...using a different test? Are the rapid versions of the EIA or ELISA tests completely accurate? When they say the HIV antibody test is looking for the antibodies, does this mean the body makes antibodies only for HIV? AIDS Symptoms ... Read more »
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HIV will die within 20 mins out of body, right?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I heard that HIV in blood or semen cannot survive for more than 20 minutes if it exposes to air and remains on a surface, e.g. table, in a cup. Read more »

HIV OUTSIDE THE BODY

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HOW LONG CAN SURVIVE OUTSIDE THE BODY IN SIDE A BODILY FLUID SUCH AS BLOOD OR CEMEN ? Read more »

HIV survival outside the body

Posted by Anonymous
...Maybe I'm dumb or a lil slow but im still confused about hiv survival outside the body and its ability to infect.Does it make a difference in the amount of blood or semen outside the body to determine the time of Read more »

How does the HIV goes in the body during sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi.. I would like to know How the HIV goes in the body of male during sex? Read more »