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When Is Hiv Most Transmittable

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can the control positive vial at the HIV ELISA kit transmitt HIV infection if contacted skin

Dear Prof RobertI need your expert opinion about the possibility of HIV transmission by skin or conjunctiva contact with the content of control positive vial at the ELISA kit for HIV testing. they say at the kit information paper that they test the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nonexistent risk. You can't get infected from any of the components in an HIV ELISA testing kit. Period.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Confused about carriers and transmitters of the hiv virus.

My partner is Hiv positive, he says that he is a carrier. I have unprotected sex with him but I... Read more »

HIV transmittal

Can you transfer the HIV virus by drooling? Example - one toddler to another toddler?... Read more »
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AIDS Project Los Angeles

To Treat or Not To Treat ...

Let's say you have just received an HIV diagnosis, due to Pneumocystis pneumonia, a CD4 count of 120 and viral load at 260,000. Ask 100 doctors if you should be treated with antivirals (in addition to antibiotics and subsequent prophylaxis for the... Read more »
Project Inform

Understanding HIV: GBV-C and HIV -- Better Together?

Since the early days of AIDS research, some scientists have wondered if HIV could be slowed or rendered harmless by another virus. A number of studies suggest that hepatitis G (GBV-C) may be just such a virus, reducing disease progression and death... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Probable Acquisition of Multi-Drug-Resistant HIV in Man With Subsequent Rapid HIV Disease Progression: Reality and Reaction

The case report of a man in New York City who apparently was recently infected with HIV resistant to 3 antiretroviral classes and subsequently suffered rapid progression to AIDS has evoked alarm throughout the community of HIV/AIDS clinicians,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brazil Faces Fresh HIV/AIDS Fight

Brazil's response to its HIV epidemic, hailed as a model throughout the world, is changing to adapt to the evolving face of the disease. Widespread access to effective antiretroviral HIV medications has lengthened the lifespan of Brazil's... Read more »
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Hiv test rules may change

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I heard that they may change testing guidlines to only include rare cases of blood transmittions. That hiv rates are very low and that thet tesing company is being sued by several people in a class action suite for false claims.

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worried I might have HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Now I know symptoms don't equal results and one cannot be diagnosed over the internet but please take your time to read my story and answer my questions that I have. Thanks :)

I am a 23 year old bi guy who hasn't had sex with anyone since February... Read more »

What does HIV rash look like?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am concerned about infection.

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Newly diagnosed HIV+ BF and me Negative

Posted by Obvious1, 6 Replies
In January My boyfriend of 4 yrs, and father of our daughter whom is 2, was diagnosed HIV+. A little history. In March of 09, he was diagnosed with Hep B. 3 months prior to that he had a tattoo cover up from a friend in his home. The Drs. feel he... Read more »