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To the "original six" /"dirty dozen"

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hey unlucky, notanonymous, John in London, uhoh, anonymous123, une_fille! How are you all going? I have now tested negative to 22 weeks and have a 24 week result waiting for me that I have to collect but which I guess I now expect will be negative.... Read more »

Can you catch chlamydia orally by someone who has rectal chlamydia?

Posted by chrono5, 2 Replies
I've just been treated for rectal chlamydia, but I have a partner who we both have never had anal sex with, but he has given me oral sex. I haven't told him just yet because I found out today and I'm waiting until he is back, but I was wondering... Read more »

Original confused

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
First off im the original confused Gman,Jackie Im sure you'll remember me i pesterd you enough.Im not the Confused who posted last week about the dissapearing posts,I think they should disapear.Anyhow after all this time after my unprotected sexuall... Read more »

my first hospitalization due to unkown origins...

Posted by Anonymous
My first hospitalization due to unknown origins was on July 12,
1976. After receiving a blood by-product, I began having multiple
problems, ie. fevers, night sweats, swollen lymph glands,
enlarged spleen and liver, and then severe weight loss. For... Read more »

from original poster of "waiting is so hard"

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
people, can you please stop arguing on the thread that I posted? I just posted a message to get some encouragement and support and people have "hijacked" my thread and have been arguing left and right. This is hard enough for me as it is. Now when I... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Must I keep Norvir in original container?

I have read and heard that Norvir should remain in its original container. I would prefer to transfer the pills to a tupperware container and keep in my refrigerator. Would this me okay or are there issues I am not aware of?Thanks for all your...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
Well, it is probably ok to put it in a sealed tupperware container, but it is best to leave it in its original container.... Read more »

Origin Found

Dr Bob...Just read an article online stating researchers have finally isolated the origin of HIV...from chimpanzees in Cameroon.Out of curiousity...how much closer does this push us to a vaccine or cure? My guess is probably not much...however,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Jeremy,Dude, you are quick! That study was just released today! (<a href="http://www.thebody.com/kaiser/2006/may26_06/hiv_chimpanzees.html">Click here</a> to read about it.) Yes, it does confirm what we've all suspected... Read more »

aids (ORIGIN OF HIV/AIDS)

did aids come from having sex with monkeys?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Unfortunately, it's likely we may never know all the exact details about when, where and how HIV initially came into being. Our best evidence to date suggests HIV mutated from SIV (Simian Immunodeficiency Virus). SIV has been identified in... Read more »

CD4 Origins

Where do CD4s come from? Are we born with all the CD4s we will ever have? Or does our body have the ability to make new CD4s. Thanks!...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.CD4 cells are derived from precursor cells-- another way to say this is that our bodies have the ability to make new CD4 cells. The issue is that HIV tends to kill more CD4s than our body makes, so over time, the CD4... Read more »
Articles
The Center for AIDS

Preventing and Controlling Chlamydia -- the Silent STI -- in People With HIV

Table of Contents Introduction Chlamydia Risk Factors in People With and Without HIV How Chlamydia Sets Up Infection and Spreads Chlamydia Raises Risk of HIV Infection and Progression Screening and Testing for Chlamydia: Urine Is Not Enough ... Read more »
HealthHIV

HealthHIV Presents Original Research at AIDS 2012

HealthHIV researchers presented three original abstracts to AIDS 2012 delegates: The State of HIV in Primary Care: A Fractured Landscape focuses on the increasing importance of primary care providers delivering care to patients living with HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"Original Cast 2" to Help AIDS Project Los Angeles

Broadway greats including Carol Channing, Rita Moreno, Tyne Daly, and Robert Morse will be among those taking to the stage on April 2 in "Original Cast 2," a benefit for AIDS Project Los Angeles. The stars will perform songs from shows including... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIAID-Supported Scientists Discover Origin of HIV-1

Today scientists reported that they have discovered the origin of HIV-1, the virus responsible for the global AIDS pandemic. A subspecies of chimpanzees native to west equatorial Africa has been identified as the original source of the virus. ... Read more »