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What Does Hiv Stand For

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Question - HIV - What Does That Stand For?

Dear Doctor Shernoff,"I have a confirmed exposure to HIV for almost 30 years and have never had any AIDS related illnesses. Prior to beginning combination antiretroviral therapy my viral loads were almost a million, but have been virtually...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Yes I have HIV but have never progressed onto having AIDS. Many people who get infected now have the same potential for long and healthy lives if they receive sophisticated HIV medical care and wait until it is indicated to begin retroviral therapy... Read more »

Can I get hiv from one night stand anal sex with a gay?

Im Mr. Anxious. What are the chances I get hiv from one night stand anal sex with a gay? I am 21... Read more »

I'm really scared I might have HIV after a one night stand please help me.

Well after separating from my BF out of anger I decided to cheat on him. I meet this guy at the... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Clinton Signs New $10 Million Agreement on HIV/AIDS With Angola, Says U.S. "Stands Ready" to Work With South Africa on HIV/AIDS

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton signed a new agreement with Angola aimed at controlling the spread of HIV/AIDS, the Associated Press reports. "The Obama administration will more than double funding for Angola to combat the disease, from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ignorance of Infection Dents New Zealand Standing in HIV Control

In a recent study, one in five HIV-positive gay and bisexual men in New Zealand did not know they were infected. According to the authors, their 2011 research presents the first estimate of actual and undiagnosed HIV infection among a community... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Takeaways From CROI 2014: 7 HIV-Related Studies That Stand Out

Benjamin Young (left) and Josep M. Llibre share a Five Guys burger lunch during CROI 2014. Earlier this month, Josep M. Llibre, M.D., and Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D., and thousands of HIV experts attended the 21st Conference on Retroviruses and... Read more »
UNAIDS

European Commission, World Health Organization and Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS Take a United Stand Against Killer Diseases

Brussels -- Today the European Commission, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) announce a common stand against the epidemics of HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis in the developing world.... Read more »
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Hiv 1/2 reliability vs Hiv-2 stand alone test ?

Posted by SRCHFRANS34, 1 Reply
Does anyone know the % of accuracy for Hiv-2 antibody detection with current Elisa 1/2 antibody tests ? Some of the 4-5 year old posted answers in the archives say 70% accuracy for Hiv-2 , has that changed with today's 1/2 tests ? I'm Finding a... Read more »

StandUp2HIV.com

Posted by Standup2HIV, 1 Reply
Hello-

I have created a website, StandUp2HIV.com, in order to help with HIV awareness. This website, like Stand Up 2 Cancer, was created with the idea that we need to stand up to HIV, begin to promote more friendly awareness, and try to stop this... Read more »

What do these letters stand for on my report?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I got back my quest lab results and i had other tests done aside from the hiv test but on the invoice, i can read the names of all those test but then there is no test called hiv - i see a row of letters and the price was $319! i dont see the words... Read more »

Standing up for the rights for all worried wells

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just want to say that I used to be a worried well, and I used to come to this website and try to get some reassurence that i did not catch HIV, my hearts goes out to the one who do have HIV, but my heart also goes to the Worried Wells, the worry... Read more »