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What Type Of Infection Is Hiv

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resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum: Discordant couple - Risk of HCV transmission (Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic, 2010 )

I have been HIV+ about 5 years now and take Atripla as treatment. My CD4 is 650, viral load below detection. Very recently I have also been found HCV positive. My boyfriend is HIV and HCV negative. We are very much into fisting. He is top only and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(have unprotected sex) with your partner is the possibility of acquiring a different strain of HIV-1. (There are many different types of HIV-1.) You can read much more about HIV superinfection or dual infection in the archives of this forum. The... Read more »

Super infection HIV+ couple

I am still trying to understand whether super infection is possible between spouses who are HIV+... Read more »

possible infection of hiv?

I gave a massage to an aids patient without wearing gloves, putting some pressure on his hands,... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...caused by HSV. PCR is the most sensitive method, but is not widely available. The virus detected in genital lesions should be typed, because HSV-1 recurs less frequently than HSV-2 in the genital area. Type-specific serologic assays are... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

U.S. Updates Clinical Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

... New guidelines to assist health care workers in preventing and treating the secondary infections that can afflict U.S. children exposed to, or infected with, HIV, were published by the National Institutes of Health and the Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chicago Tribune Profiles U.S. Physician Working With Women Infected With HIV Through Rape During 1994 Rwandan Genocide

...County Hospital in Chicago since 1976, said, "I care about women with HIV and violence in women with HIV," adding, "Rwanda is a kind of ultimate example of that issue" (Terry, Chicago Tribune , 5/22). Back to other news for May 24, 2005 ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Acyclovir and Transmission of HIV-1 From Persons Infected With HIV-1 and HSV-2

... "Most persons who are infected with [HIV-1] are also infected with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), which is frequently reactivated and is associated with increased plasma and genital levels of HIV-1," wrote the authors. Read more »
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Scared might be infected with HIV.

Posted by midwesternguy63, 3 Replies
...those can result in a fatty liver. Although everything else on the blood tests came back normal(ie. blood counts, all those types of...cytes, plus all the rest. I've always tested negative in the passt(last time 2 years ago), but am worried... Read more »

Skin infections and HIV?

Posted by spadude64, 4 Replies
...left leg (upper inner thigh) for more than a week. As far as my viral load goes, I am undetectable, but how common are skin infections in people with HIV? Should I be seen by a doctor? Any replies will be appreciated. Read more »

Yeast infections and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I have read that recurrent yeast infections are a sign of HIV. I was tested 2 1/2 months after myexposure and it was negative, yet I have had two yeast infections since. Read more »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
...their acquiring the infection, Ramirez said, referring to young and adult individuals vulnerability to sexually-transmitted infections. Kasi sa pagtatago, nandiyan ang lihim na pakikipagtagpo, lihim na pakikipagsiping, at ibat ibang kaparaanan... Read more »