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Which Part Of The Body Does Hiv Aids Affect

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...Yes Yes The only time you're likely to develop any symptoms of HIV is during the "acute" phase, which lasts for six to 12 weeks after you've been infected. Once that period ends, you may well go years without your body giving away any sign whatsoever that you have HIV. This is why it's so important for everybody to get tested for HIV regularly (preferably once a year as part of a routine health checkup). Having HIV may be...
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aids come from what part of the body

what part of the body does aids come from
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...The HIV virus affects and can infect many parts of the body. The lymph glands and blood cells called t lymphocytes are most often infected Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...having anal sex or vaginal sex with someone who does not have AIDS or HIV? Such as if semen was to make contact with blood in the body near the anus area.Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,That this question comes up so very often is a stark... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...if you look and feel healthy, you may be infected. The only way to know your HIV status for sure is to be tested for HIV antibodiesproteins the body produces in an effort to fight off infection. This usually requires a blood sample. If a person's... Read more »

does sodomy create HIV/AIDS?

I guess Im just pretty ignorant because of my super religious parents but, I always thought that unprotected anal sex would somehow 'create' HIV/AIDS. Is this just a wierd misconception? and if I had unprotected anal sex w my bf (and neither of us...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...having anal sex or vaginal sex with someone who does not have AIDS or HIV? Such as if semen was to make contact with blood in the body near the anus area. Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, That this question comes up so very often is a stark... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: 2009 Update on Body Shape Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Body shape changes are some of the most frustrating complications of HIV and HIV medications. Whether it's the loss of cheeks or the Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Are You Ready for the Release of the U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy?

...Alliance invites you to call into Tuesday's meeting of the Presidential Advisory Committee on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) , the top advisory body to President Obama on the epidemic. Its membership includes people living with HIV, and it also includes... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...treatments being explored for HIV-related fatgain. Human Growth Hormone Human growth hormone (hGH) is naturally produced in the human body. Twodrugs have been developed based on hGH that have shown the ability to reducevisceral belly fat: ... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...the spine (centralnervous system) and the peripheral nerves (peripheral nervous system). Theperipheral nerves run through the body like webbing, connecting all the partsof the body to the brain and the spine. Any disorder involving the... Read more »
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Older HIV'ers

Posted by aNewBeginning, 1 Reply
...I learned I am HIV positive on 2/03/10. I met with my infectious disease doctor two days. I would like to hear from older guys who are dealing Read more »

Part of today's problem

Posted by RevAnn, 2 Replies
...Now, I am concerned that we have become our own worse enemies for education. I too am guilty. We are telling people that HIV/AIDS is not a death sentance. By doing so, we are telling people that HIV/AIDS is not to be feared. How ever, I... Read more »

Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV

Posted by MOCHA
...Center in Amsterdam. "And since generally all tissues on the outside of our bodies have Langerhans cells, we think that the human body is equipped with an antiviral defense mechanism, destroying incoming viruses," Geijtenbeek said. The finding,... Read more »

Joint Pain? AnonOne? Aids2HIV?

Posted by WhatDoIDo, 1 Reply
...Hi all. I had a few questions. When someone experiences early symptoms of HIV, do they all come at once? Or can they come seperately. I have had diarrhea for more than a month now, then I started having Read more »