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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...(US) population in 2006, they accounted for 17% of new HIV infections in the 50 states and the District of Columbia during that same year. The rate of new HIV infections among Hispanics/Latinos in 2006 was 2.5 times that of whites. The Numbers New HIV Infections 2 In 2006, Hispanic/Latino men made up three quarters (76%) of new infections among all Hispanics/Latinos. The rate of new infections among Hispanic/Latino men was more than...
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saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...weakened immune system. When a person is infected with HIV, the virus enters the body and lives and multiplies primarily in the white blood cells. These are immune cells that normally protect us from disease. The hallmark of HIV infection is the... Read more »

hair color and HIV antibody test result.

Dear Dr. Conway, I have a very itchy scalp, for which I use OLUX foam. Some times because of the scratching, my scalp breaks and some times even bleeds on my pillow. It is very uncomfortable. On top of it I used the hair color because i have white...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...For the HIV antibody test to be falsely negative, you would need to be taking a potent, systemic immunosuppressant for a good length of time. Read more »

can i be hiv positive and still have a high white blood count?

I am a straight recovering sex addictwho has had fiascos with prostitutes and one night stands (99% protected). Last month i came down with a terrible 'virus' that included coughing, mucus, nausea, diareahha, puking, and weight loss. This has lasted...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,To answer your initial hypothetical question: "Can I be HIV positive and still have a high white blood cell count?" Yes, it's possible. As for your HIV risk, if 99% of your "fiascos" were protected, you still have 1% of them Read more »

Does looking at red/white cells = knowing about HIV?

Hello Doctor. I just wanted to say that I have been reading all your forums all night and I think you are amazing for helping calm all these people's worries! I myself have an extreme worry and I am about to give myself a heart attack with worry. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...about anti-HIV antibodies, these can be screened for only by doing a very specific HIV test. Routine lab work looking at red/white blood cells, etc. would not tell one way or the other if you had detectable anti-HIV antibodies.Would you or your... Read more »
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Campaign to End AIDS

Learn How to Participate in the White House's HIV/AIDS Community Discussions on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

...the country with diverse communities impacted by HIV/AIDS. These forums will provide opportunities for the public to provide White House staff and other policy makers with their recommendations for achieving the President's three goals for the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Reported Care Quality in Federal Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Supported Networks of HIV/AIDS Care

... The US government has, since 1991, funded medical and support services for people living with HIV/AIDS through the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. The program supports care networks for patients in 51 Eligible Metropolitan Areas (EMAs). The 2000... Read more »
Housing Works

Equality to End AIDS: HIV/AIDS Rally and Vigil This Saturday Answers White House Call to Action

...day before the massive Equality March. Equality To End AIDS will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 pm on the Ellipse, in front of the White House, and feature an inspiring roster of speakers and performers (most of whom are HIV-positive), culminating in... Read more »
White House

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009 (S. 1793): Statement of Administration Policy

... The Administration strongly supports Senate passage of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009. The Ryan White program provides critical health care and related services to uninsured Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...population but accounted for 46 percent of those infected with HIV (510,100 people). About 35 percent of those with HIV were white and 18 percent were Hispanic, according to the CDC. Black women were nearly 18 times more likely than white women... Read more »

Can anyone answer this??

Posted by CJ64, 3 Replies
...I have developed white shiny pimples on my cheeks, pain in joints and feet. Toe nails have turned different color and have white spots on shins and Read more »

i am a 38 year old single white male with AIDS...

Posted by Anonymous
...I am a 38 year old single white male with AIDS. I was dianosed with HIV in 1989. I went into deep denial. I kept working and going out like I wasn't infected. Read more »

White Tongue & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...her period but saw no blood anywhere. We did have intercourse as well but we usd a condom. The following morning I notice a white coating on my tongue that has remained there for over 2 weeks going on 3 weeks. I thought it would evenutally go... Read more »