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What Is The Term Used To Describe A Person Who Is Infected With Hiv?

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unprotected sex during menstruation period (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2011) (USE TERM "CLEAN" TO DESCRIBE HIV NEGATIVE, 2011)

I and my wife are clean from HIV and STDs.but one day i had unprotected sex with my wife.my question is,can i possibly infected with HIV?can HIV be created during this activity? because my semen and her menstrual blood mixed together during our sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.You are wondering if HIV can be "created" when two HIV-negative folks have unprotected sex??? WOWZA. Were you perchance home-schooled? Excuse me for asking but exactly where have you been for the past 30 years of the AIDS pandemic?... Read more »

Long term infected, personality repercussions?

(foreign -- sorry spelling mistakes)I was diagnosed hiv in 1985. Up till I was twenty I had drug... Read more »

Quality of life for long-term HIV+ Persons. What to expect if diagnosed with multple HIV related illnesses?

I have been HIV+ for about 10 years now. Ive been on several different medication regimes, since I... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Impact of HIV Infection on Households in Uganda Described

In the present study, F. Nalugoda and colleagues assessed the burden of HIV on households and their leaders in Uganda. The researchers, working with the Uganda Virus Research Institute and The Johns Hopkins University, examined "HIV prevalence,... Read more »
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5% or More of Perinatally HIV-Infected Adolescents May Be Long-Term Nonprogressors, U.S. Study Suggests

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read his explanation of a study he presented at CROI 2009. I'm... Read more »
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Successful Implementation of a Clinic-Based Prevention Intervention Program for HIV-Infected Persons

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV... Read more »
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FDA Approves New Labeling for BMS' Sustiva Describing Long-Term Durability in Treatment-Naive Patients

FDA on Thursday approved new labeling for Bristol Myers Squibb 's antiretroviral drug Sustiva that describes data from a recent clinical trial showing that the drug is effective at suppressing HIV in people who have taken a Sustiva-containing... Read more »
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10 months of no answer symptoms described

Posted by Difficult, 4 Replies
So here goes, My horror filled story over 10 months ago, I engaged in penile vaginal sex I am a man, with an HIV positive sex worker (I found her 1 week later and asked her). during sex I was flaccid and there was cut on my penis, further the... Read more »

Short Term Health Insurance for HIV+ Persons

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi I am Jack,
My partner has HIV, just found out recently. He was without health insurance, until he sign up through the www.emporiumshopper.com sight for insurance. They work well with guys such as Ron and I. I wanted to share my story with the... Read more »

Please describe symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
After reading through all these questions and storys of people worrying over symtptoms they have, I was wondering if anyone with HIV could share any symptoms they had before they got tested? I can research the internet for hours and all I can find... Read more »

What are the words to describe what has happened

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Dear Anybody:

My name is Rosa. I am 41 years old, black, fat, and depressed. It is the fact that I am depressed which prompts me to ask for the words which describes what has happened to me?

Before you answer, let me give you a little history. Five... Read more »