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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 advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks...
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Aids: the end in sight?

Dear Dr. Bob,What do you think of the recent statement from Dr. Brian Willams of the South African Center for Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis who asserts that HIV could be wiped out in approximately 40 years with widespread testing and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Janelle,Well, for one thing it sounds almost too good to be true, and in the real world it may prove to be exactly that. However, conceptually I have been intrigued by this idea since it was first proposed by researchers at the World Health... Read more »

What happens between ARS and AIDS?

Dr. Bruce,Thanks for everything. You are truly inspirational. I guess my question is kind of general. We always hear about ARS and how "on average" it happens 2 weeks post exposure. Also, we always hear about how on average it takes 10...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
You are asking what happens between the time periods of seroconversion (turning positive)[ARS] and the development of AIDS. One could write volumes on this subject; I'll write a few sentences with the clear understanding that this is far from... Read more »

Ending the Aids epidemic

Hi Mr. Vergel,I have seen several articles saying that we have the tools to end the aids epidemic. I don't understand. I have not seen anything indicating that a cure is going to be happening soon although I know that the are working on it. I...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
I am going to get in trouble for this answer.I think the HIV world tends to use catchy slogans to market programs around the country. To say that we are going to end the AIDS epidemic with prevention messages is naive. In fact, nothing seems to... Read more »

what happens to the brain

In the final stages of aids and no medicine have been taken what happens to the brain....
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
Destruction of brain cells by HIV mediated mechanisms or the development of opportunistic infections or cancers, leading to a variety of deficits including dementia, stroke, seizures, among others.... Read more »
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Please sign my WhiteHouse Petition to End HIV/AIDS Discrimination in Education

Posted by Dolfie1
Dear friends,



I wanted to let you know about a new petition I created on We the People,
a new feature on WhiteHouse.gov, and ask for your support. Will you add your
name to mine? If this petition gets 100,000 signatures by August 12, 2014,
the... Read more »

Please sign Petition to End HIV/AIDS Discrimination in HUD

Posted by Dolfie1
Dear friends,



I wanted to let you know about a new petition I created on We the People,
a new feature on WhiteHouse.gov, and ask for your support. Will you add your
name to mine? If this petition gets 100,000 signatures by August 12, 2014,
the... Read more »

Testing Nightmare - Has this happened to any of ya

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi all,

I took an HIV test at a local planned-parenthood last Monday (had to wait around for 2 1/2 hours). Well I go in to get my results ... the girl at the counter says it will be 20minutes. Well ... an HOUR goes by and I go up to her and ask her... Read more »

Is there life after job of 15 years ending....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been HIV+ since 1990. No AIDS related illness, counts okay, but becoming resistant so that's something to deal with. But alot of other health problems...depression, insomnia, herpes, allergies, anxiety, chronic sinus infections, high... Read more »