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Where Is The Virus Hiv Most Likely To Be Found

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Antibodies Help Protect Monkeys From HIV-Like Virus, NIH Scientists Show

What Using a monkey model of AIDS, scientists have identified a vaccine-generated immune-system response that correlates with protection against infection by the monkey version of HIV, called simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV). The researchers... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many Rural Africans Who Hunt, Butcher Primates for Bushmeat May Be Infected With HIV-Like Virus

Many rural Africans who hunt apes and monkeys and butcher the meat may be infected with a virus that is similar to HIV, according to a study published in the March 20 issue of the Lancet , the Baltimore Sun reports. Researchers from Johns... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

People With Moderate HIV Viral Loads More Likely To Transmit Virus, Study Says

People with moderate HIV viral loads are more likely to transmit the virus to a larger number of people over time than those with high viral loads, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ,... Read more »
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HIV/HBV likely seropositive timeline

Dear Dr. My partner and I were exposed to HBV on Dec 21, 2005, which at the time we were unaware of. I developed severe symptoms(fatigue,upper body weakness, lymph swelling, but no jaundice) in exactly 4 weeks. My partner had none. Thinking it was...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I do not suspect that your hepatitis B is affecting your HIV testing.I would recommend HIV testing at 6 months after the exposure as well.HOwever, most patients who seroconvert are detected by now.... Read more »

PTB and HIV: How likely?

Dear Doctor,This is my question. In April 1999 I was diagnosed to have pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB). I have undergone the 6-month quadruple drug therapy and repeat chest x-rays after one year and then this January (2001) showed that my lungs are OK....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your potential exposure 6 months ago was unprotected oral sex with multiple partners whose HIV status is unknown. Your sypmtoms apparently began recently (6 months after the potential exposures) and include fatigue, rapid heart rate with... Read more »

CAN HIV/AIDS VIRUS PASS THROUGH CONDOMS

I was taught that the HIV/Aids virus it self is much smaller then the pores in condoms, and that the virus can and will pass through the pores. Is this true, because, I have been searching the internet for this infomation and haven't found it....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
What you have heard is popular myth about HIV and condoms. Laboratory studies have demonstrated that the pores in latex and polyurethane condoms are too small for HIV and many other STD-related viruses and bacteria. Some laboratory studies have... Read more »

Mother/Child Tranferance of HIV VIRUS?

During Pregnancy, when can a woman with HIV/AIDS transfer the virus to herchild. Is it before during or after birth?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.A mother can transmit the HIV virus to her baby3 ways: During pregnancy itself while the baby is still in the mother. This iscalled "transplacental transmission". During labor/delivery, when the baby is... Read more »
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It seems I really was likely infected with the Herpes Virus and Not HIV

Posted by DSKMan, 1 Reply
I have come to accept that my symptoms of swollen and bleeding gingiva, fever, ulcers, swollen lymph nodes, really wasn't HIV, and likely was a case of acute Herpes infection (Herpetic Gingivostomatitis).

You must understand were I come from, I am a... Read more »

AIDS-Like Disease Sweeping Asia, Parts Of U.S.

Posted by My3Cents, 1 Reply
"An AIDS-like disease which attacks the immune system has swept Asia and parts of the U.S. in a bizarre pattern, bewildering doctors and researchers.

The disease, which doesnt appear to be contagious, doesnt spread through a virus, unlike AIDS."

http:... Read more »

What's it gonna be like???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello everybody. I'm writing from Europe, Italy. I'm 28 and I was diagnosed with HIV just two weeks ago; I didn't expect it because I've had no symptoms so far. It was like a fist in my chest, my mind was reeling as I felt like falling from the 7th... Read more »

What's it gonna be like?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello everybody. I'm writing from Europe, Italy. I'm 28 and I was diagnosed with HIV just two weeks ago; I didn't expect it because I've had no symptoms so far. It was like a fist in my chest, my mind was reeling as I felt like falling from the 7th... Read more »