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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.
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HIV and Aids

Hi Dr. What is the difference between HIV and Aids
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...addressed this question a number of times before. Check out the archives for a more detailed response.Briefly, everyone who has AIDS has HIV infection; however, not everyone who is infected with HIV has AIDS. (See below.)Dr. BobAIDS vs HIV (HIV... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Denial (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2009)

What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I was watching a youtube video of a news report from Houston about these researchers working on a cure. I noticed in all the comments on youtube, most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...than gays and intravenous drug users combined! (Over 25 million lives have been cut short by the pandemic.) Please note that HIV/AIDS is not limited to gays and drug users! HIV was transmitted from chimpanzees to humans. (No, humans were not... Read more »

Diabetes and Hiv/aids.

Hi, I have diabetes! And I was wondering since I get bloodwork done every like 3months will my bloodwork show that I have hiv/aids. Like, can you see hiv/aids with any blood work? Or does it have to be a certain kind?
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...You need to get an ELISA, western blot, or HIV viral load test to make sure. There are changes that happen to people who are infected with HIV: Low HDL and total cholesterol, Read more »

Hidden HIV/AIDS

I have tested negative and my wife has tested positive. Our councillor said it could be that I am HIV/AIDS carrier and it cannot be seen on me. How possible is that? and what can be happening?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Either you didn't understand what your counselor actually said or he's woefully misinformed! There is no such thing as an HIV carrier. There are only three possibilities for the recent test results:1.Your wife may have a "false positive" HIV... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Opinions: Media Coverage of HIV/AIDS; WTO and Global Health; G8, HIV/AIDS; Stopping Syringe Reuse

... More Media Coverage of HIV/AIDS Needed In a New Republic /NPR opinion piece , Harold Pollack, an associate professor at the University of Chicago School Read more »
The Body

Gay Men and HIV/AIDS Around the World

... At a huge international HIV/AIDS conference, TheBody.com spoke with several individuals that hail from some of the toughest countries in the world when it comes Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS Lewis, WHO AIDS Director Kim Visit Lesotho to Evaluate HIV/AIDS Programs

... U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Stephen Lewis on Wednesday began a three-day visit to Lesotho to evaluate the Southern African country's developments Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...effect. If they continue or get worse, it may be a sign that you have an infection, especially if you also have a fever. Some AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs) affecting the gut include: Cryptosporidiosis Microsporidiosis ... Read more »
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Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

HIV/AIDS drugs saved my life!

Posted by bradford
...HIV/AIDS drugs saved my life! From the time I was told I had six months to live by an AIDS specialist in 1985, I learned from other people Read more »

2001 articles, Men and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...people with hiv are men. 5% to 10% occur through sex between men. 5% of hiv occurs from IV drugs. Do search on "Who Gets Aids", and click on "Heterosexual Men", then click on articles, "Men Key to Reducing Hiv/Aids", "Role of Heterosexual Men... Read more »

testing for HIV Aids: urgent pls help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...on the bed. the fluid must have gotten intach with my penis cuz otherwise i wdnt hav contracted ghonorrea. do you think HIV Aids virus can be that 'sly' as the ghonorrea virus have prooved to be? but for sure i din get back i.e din have sex... Read more »