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What Does The Abbreviation Hiv And Aids Mean

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
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Lab Abbreviations

New HIV+ diagnosis. What is a CMV IGG positive test and what does it mean?
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
...antibody positive. People are "chronically" infected, but the virus is dormant, unless there is a loss of immune function like AIDS or transplant patients on immunosuppressive drugs. Then the virus can cause active infection. Read more »

The begining of HIV or HTLV-III.

Dr. Robert, from internet based search I have found that HIV was recognized on 1st of December, 1981. But when HTLV-III was recognized? Or HTLV I-II as initially they were considered to be the same as HTLV-III or HIV?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,This gets a bit confusing, but I'll try to explain.HTLV-I is an abbreviation for human t-cell lymphotropic virus type 1. It was discovered in 1977 in Japan. It is implicated in several illnesses, including Read more »

Exposed to HIV via Oral Sex

Hi Dr. Frascino-I just got back from vacation in provincetown, MA, and I am now freaking out about an oral sex experiance that I had with a person that is HIV poz.Here's what happened. I met a person at a bar who told me that he's been HIV poz for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The "current findings" on the HIV risk associated with oral sex really haven't changed much. The HIV risk remains very low. The risk is always greater for the Read more »

Help needed for HIV Education (AIDS DENIALISTS)

Hi Dr Bob,I always read this site and being a regular traveller to Africa i always pass of safe sex info to the locals.I have one gentthere who denies HIV/Aids is real and usually bounces all kind of info at me to back up his claim. Can you please...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I've addressed this topic many times in the past. I'll reprint a few of my comments from the archives below. You can find many more with a simple search. In addition I'll post some articles from AIDS Treatment News that address Read more »
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The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
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The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...male to receive the AIDS cure. On November 19, 2001, I took the one-time infusion and have never looked at the litany of anti-HIV/AIDS drugs again. My personal gratitude serves as the impetus for this correspondence. The CDC?s Office of... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Read more »

HIV/AIDS related kidney problems...

Posted by alexzander, 2 Replies
...i have a question and was wondering if ANYONE out there knew even a little bit....people who are HIV+ (i myself have AIDS) but is it common to see tons of reoccuring kidney infections?! i mean these have been going on for months Read more »

antibody test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone out there know what kind of antibody test this is - "HIV-1 Ab w/rfx"? Are all these test Eliza tests? I took this test after 3 months and it came back nonreactive. I've heard there Read more »