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What Is The Fasting Growing Group Of People With Hiv Infection

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Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

Table of Contents Introduction Older Women: An Overlooked Group What to Do? Older Women Living With HIV Introduction In the US, HIV began mostly as a disease of young men. Today, however, theepidemic affects both women and men of all ages, including older women (age 50and over). While 50 may not seem "old," it is often the age currently used byorganizations that keep track of health-related statistics (e.g., the US Centersfor...
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Dr. Pierone, why did you leave out "E" as one of the M Group subtype infections?

Dr. Pierone,Thank you for the invaluable advice you give. I noticed when you answered a question from someone from Cameroon, that you referred to 9 "pure" subtypes of Group M HIV infection - but you left out subtype E. I have read that...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello, this field moves extremely fast and the nomenclature for subtype classification was recently updated. Subtype E is now CRF01_AE. This means circulating recombinant form that is a mosaic of subtype A and E. So there is no longer a pure... Read more »

Lighting fast question, lighting fast donation :)

I was walking with a friend, and we ran into this homeless man that is known to have HIV. He bugged us for money, but we had none. What if he poked me with a syringe with his blood in it.. would I have felt it? Am I being super duper irrational? He...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Are you being super duper irrational? Yep! Absolutely ultra-whacko! Dude, the guy is HIV positive and homeless. Don't you think he has bigger problems to worry about than trying to infect passersby with a syringe full of HIV-tainted blood???... Read more »

Infecting more people to boost the efforts for a cure? part 2

Thank you for the response. What would be in your opinion an alternative way to speed up research? What is in your opinion the estimated time to have at least something therapeutic that would stop the infectivity of HIV patients and their need for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Please review the information in the archives of this forum. We have an entire chapter devoted to "HIV cures." In addition I'll post some information below regarding recent developments to ultimately eradicate HIV.As for an... Read more »

GARDASIL FOR PEOPLE WITH HPV (GARDASIL VACCINE) (HPV VACCINE FOR THOSE ALREADY INFECTED WITH HPV, 2008)

Hello Dr. Francisco, Im a 24yr old male who recently found out has HPV, as a consequence my girlfriend also has it, but anyway my in my desperation to find information about it I found this site, question is: would it hurt just to try GARDASIL, you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Actually, my name if Frascino, not Francisco. So you can call me Dr. Bob.Regarding HPV, there are many different variants. But only a very few are associated with the subsequent development of cancer. The million dollar question remains... Read more »
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Growing?

Posted by Survivor
Snippett from Poz.com

A Growing Concern

by Susan Hunter



Twenty-five years after doctors discovered the disease, the AIDS epidemic continues to spread, unchecked, even where we least expect it in our own backyard

My friend Susan Howe, a 60-year-old... Read more »

Mailing list for HIV(-) people who are infected

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know the URL for the mailing list/message board for people who have been infected wih HIV for more than 1 year, yet still test negative via ELISA. For those of us who still have residual symptoms, we know how bogus these HIV/ AIDS tests... Read more »

Self Destructing Fast

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I have been HIV positive for 7 years. I was in a relationship with a man who turned out to be negative at the time I found out. This was in 2000. This man is very emotionally and physically abusive. I have tried many times to leave but have never... Read more »

Am I a Fast Progressor?

Posted by Geno, 6 Replies
Hello all this is my first time posting here ive been tooling around the fourms for about 3 months though. I tested pos at a local clinic in August but I was infected in late june I had terrible ARS that lasted 5 weeks or so. Its been 6 months since... Read more »