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Which Race/ethnicity Category Has The Highest Number Of Cases Diagnosed With Hiv/aids

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African Americans

Fast Facts African Americans are the racial/ethnic group most affected by HIV. The rate of new HIV infection in African Americans is 8 times that of whites based on population size. Gay and bisexual men account for most new infections among African Americans; young gay and bisexual men aged 13 to 24 are the most affected of this group. Blacks/African Americans* have the most severe burden of HIV of all racial/ethnic groups...
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Pre-natal HART Induced-Resistance and Ethnicity Issues

Hello, Doctor:I have several questions, the answers to which I can't seem to find elsewhere. By way of introduction, I am a 38 y.o. Caucasian male, and my wife is a 32 y.o. Asian. She was diagnosed HIV+ late-2002 during a prenatal STD scan and...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
I will address these questions in order. I would ask that you take both the questions and my answers to your doctor, so that you and your wife and he or she can discuss them at length.I will also assume that your wife's two drug regimen was... Read more »

diagnosed aids cases statistics worldwide 1983-1996

I need to know the total diagnosed AIDS cases through the years of 1983-1996 the total of each year and the increase or decrease as the years passed. And the total diagnosed cases of AIDS to date....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. The following statistics are taken from the "HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Newsletter (September 1997), published by the World Health Organization (WHO) Office of HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted... Read more »

Newly diagnosed and Rotten Numbers

Hi Doctor Mark!Six weeks ago i tested HIV+ both with ELISA and Western Blot. Was then given CD4 and Load tests which came back T-cell count 194, and a Load of 68K. My questions are: 1) can the ELISA test ever give false negatives; I tested Negative...
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
1) yes, but only really during acute infection (first 8 weeks or so); 2)possibly. there is indirect evidence of altered immune function with those drugs; 3)Not to my knowledge; 4) Possibly, but a geno/phenotypic test will only show evidence of drug... Read more »


Hello Dr. Bob,I make it a point to donate (as much as I can afford every month) to charitable causes, and your knowledge, patience, and care that you provide for everyone here (which has brought me huge relief when I first asked you for help 6...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Phil,As is the case with so many questions cramming their way into my inbox from throughout the cyber-universe on a continual basis, the information and reassurance you request is already waiting for you in the archives. (See below.)Regarding... Read more »
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Why women are at the highest risk for HIV

Posted by 2FarGone
I've really been struggling with this idea as of late. I live in Vancouver which (in terms of HIV/AIDS demographics) is largely gay or IV drug using. I'd imagine there are also women in the city who have HIV although if they aren't drug addicted... Read more »

Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »

AIDS Cases Decline In SF Bay Area

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
AIDS Cases Decline In SF Bay Area
by The Associated Press

Posted: February 2, 2005 5:02 pm. ET

(San Francisco, California) The number of new AIDS cases in the Bay Area has plummeted to levels not seen since the early 1980s.

A preliminary look... Read more »

Just Diagnosed with HPV...possible link to HIV?

Posted by am2394, 3 Replies
Hi all,
I had a possible HIV exposure in late July...i am a 21 year old female. I had unprotected sex with the friend of a friend. he did not ejaculate inside me. i have no reason to think he is HIV+, but he is the first person i have ever been... Read more »