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Why Is Hiv And Aids Health Information More Sensitive

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

Defining Transgender HIV Prevalence in the Transgender Population HIV Risk Among Transgenders Transgender Health and Hormone Therapy Sex Reassignment Surgery and HIV Optimizing Health Care Conclusion Selected Sources Transgender persons illuminate the complex interplay of social and biological factors that determine gender identity (an individual's own sense of maleness or femaleness) and contribute to both HIV risk and HIV...
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Can department of health & human services harrass me for medical information?

My bf was tested HIV positive, I was HIV negative and one day I got several calls from someone from the Department of Health & Human services and they threatened to go to my workplace and home for a visit. Can they do that and do i have to tell...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
You don't mention what state you live in. Some states (such as New York) do follow up with the partners of anyone who tests positive. Their visit does not represent a threat; they're trying to make sure that you protect yourself and that... Read more »

Ritonavir sensitivity w/Kaletra

Hello Docs,I have been HIV+ for 5 years and started treatment of Abacavir,Ritonavir/Lopinavir, and Epivir about 4 weeks ago. I am currently experiencing dehydration, due to the Ritonavir (I am taking Kaletra in Capsule form and do refrigerate them)....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The loprinavir has much better plasma levels when taken with the ritonavir so I doubt Abbott plans to market the loprinavir by itself anytime soon. There are persons who are ritonavir-sensitive that I have seen that simply have a hard time with... Read more »

Sensitivity of Testing in '89

Dr. Holodniy:In 1988 I had a possible exposure to HIV. After several weeks I experienced symptons associated with ARS..swollen glands, rash, headache, sore throat, and white spots on my tonsils. I was taking antibiotics for almost 6 weeks until...
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
Neither stress or antibiotics would affect an HIV antibody test. Even back then 9 months post exposure would have been sufficient to detect antibodies. Many people were recommending testing out to 12 months in those days. You did not say, but I take... Read more »

Time sensitive question regarding PEP from an AIDS activist

Dear Dr. BOB,How r u? I hope u r doing fine, u have helped me a couple of years ago and since then I have been doing a lot of volunteer work for my local HIV/AIDS network as I promised u. I have a quick question and I was hoping u would help me. 6...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Jason,Welcome back to the forum.Regarding your dilemma, if your gal-pal had sex in July of 08 and tested HIV negative in November of 08 and has not had any potential HIV-acquisition risk since then, your HIV-acquisition risk would be essentially... Read more »
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Some Widow information

Posted by Anonymous
HIV Antibody Assays

HIV InSite Knowledge Base Chapter
Published February 1998
Niel Constantine, PhD, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Specific antibody to HIV is produced shortly after infection, but the exact time depends on several... Read more »

7/9: Staten Island, NY: A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
Noon - 3:00pm
514 Bay Street (Soup Kitchen)
Staten Island, NY

Featuring: Blood Pressure Screening, Mental Health Screening, Nutritional Presentation - Eating the right foods,... Read more »

Manager, Center for HIV Information SF

Posted by Anonymous
Manager, Center for HIV Information

Position Description
The UCSF Center for HIV Information (CHI) is a faculty-directed program of the Department of Medicine with a remarkably successful track record for developing key information resources on... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
Jessica P. is a 32-year-old African American woman in good health. In November of 1999, she received a flu shot at her local clinic. Two weeks later, she developed fever and some upper respiratory tract complaints. She visited her primary care... Read more »