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What Is The Most Common Means Of Hiv Transmission

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Does reflux Esophagitis means HIV +?

HI DrDoes reflux Esophagitis means HIV +? i had an endoscopy done and have been diagnosed with it. i have had risky exposures all protected though. wondering if refulx esophagitis means hiv or hiv induced esophagitis is called Candida esophagits....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello D Guy,Reflux esophagitis is not directly related to HIV disease.Candida esophagitis (a totally different condition caused by a fungal overgrowth) can be associated with HIV/AIDS in Read more »

I tested negative for hiv does this also mean im negative for aids?

Im a little confused...If you test negative for hiv does that mean you also do not have aids? Read more »

Did you mean HIV+?

Dear Dr. Holodniy,In your response to "What does CD4% mean" you write that "CD4% is the percentage... Read more »
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What Does H1N1 (Swine) Flu Mean for People With HIV/AIDS?

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How Did Circumcision Prevent HIV in Clinical Trials in Africa ... And What Does It Mean for the United States?

...Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. HIV/AIDS and Circumcision in the U.S. Right now, the only solid evidence we have on circumcision is that it reduced... Read more »
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Does this mean he is HIV positive please help

Posted by kyiala, 2 Replies
...clinic to be tested for STD's he went and showed me paperwork that he was negative for othe the other STD's I asked him about a HIV tst and he said to me he had one while he was in jail awhile back and it was negative if he had it the Health... Read more »

does this mean you have hiv when u have this hla

Posted by need2know01, 1 Reply
...Epitope-Enhanced Conserved HIV-1 Peptide Protects HLA-A2-Transgenic Mice Against Virus Expressing HIV-1 Antigen Takahiro Okazaki1,*, C. David Pendleton*, Franois Read more »

The Meaning of Being HIV Positive

Posted by edanmilton
...with my partner of eight months, non-alcoholic drinker, do not smoke, have not tried drugs and recently tested positive with HIV. Do I feel shameful of myself having been diagnosed with HIV? I don't think I have ever felt shameful. I did feel... Read more »

what does undetermined hiv result mean?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...what does it mean? and why is it happening to me plz.. Read more »