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Top 5 Signs You May Have HIV
While people newly infected with HIV often show few or no signs of illness, there are symptoms which often suggest that an infection has taken place.
What Does an HIV Rash Look Like?
Rash is common during the course of an HIV infection, and the causes and presentation can be as varied as the rashes themselves.
What Are the Early Signs of an HIV Infection?
In the early acute stages of an HIV infection, 40% or more of people will develop flu-like symptoms within 7-14 days of an exposure.
How an Itchy Urethra May Indicate an Infection
Read about what causes an itchy urethra or discharge from the urethra, and how this condition – known as urethritis – is diagnosed and treated.
What Are the Signs and Symptoms of HIV?
While HIV provides the opportunity for infections to develop, the symptoms are generally the result of a specific opportunistic infection.
The Facts About HIV and Thrush
Candidiasis is a fungal infection caused by a type of yeast, which can affect the mouth (thrush), vagina (yeast infection) and other organ systems.
How Body Fats Changes in HIV
Read about the history of, symptoms, and cause of body fat changes that may occur in people living with HIV, known as lipodystrophy.
How To Identify the Shingles Rash
Learn about the symptoms and signs of shingles, how to identify the rash, and the complications that shingles may cause.
How Long Can I Live After Getting Infected with...
Studies show that 20-year-old HIV-positive person on antiretroviral therapy in the U.S. can now expect to live into their early 70s.
How to Tell If You Have an HIV Infection
How do I know if I have HIV? Am I HIV infected? What are the signs and symptoms of HIV? This guide will show you how to determine if you do have HIV.
Coccidioimycosis (Valley Fever) - HIV/AIDS
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HIV Wasting Syndrome - AIDS-Defining Condition
HIV wasting syndrome is defined as progressive, involuntary weight loss which is not attributable to any condition other than HIV infection itself.
What Are HIV Night Sweats?
For those living with HIV, night sweats can be one of the most annoying HIV symptoms. What are night sweats and what can be done to help? Here are the facts about one of the most annoying HIV symptoms..
Should You Worry About Swollen Lymph Nodes and...
What is lymphadenopathy and how is it related to HIV. Are swollen lymph nodes necessarily lymphoma?
How to Prevent and Treat C. Diff.
Clostridium difficile, or C. diff, can be a serious gastrointestinal infection that causes severe diarrhea. Here is your guide to C. diff.
The Facts About HIV and Oral Sex
Generally speaking, oral sex (which include oral-penile, oral-vaginal and oral-anal sex) is not considered an efficient route of HIV transmission.
The Acute HIV Symptoms You Should Know
Recognizing acute HIV syndrome is not always easy. During the time of seroconversion, patients can exhibit the signs of acute hiv syndrome. This guide will help recognize acute HIV syndrome.
About.com's Top 20 HIV Charities of 2015
More than ever, HIV charities need your support. Our annual list offers 20 such organizations, both large and small, that truly deserve your attention.
AIDS is not a disease but rather the stage of HIV disease in which the immune system is compromised, making it vulnerable to opportunistic infections.
What Is My Risk of Dying from HIV?
Mortality rates in people with HIV are largely influenced by the timing of antiretroviral therapy, wherein delays can increase the risk of death by 66%.
How HIV and AIDS are Not the Same Thing
Learn about the differences between HIV and AIDS and how these terms are often erroneously interchanged in the media.
CD4 Cells (T-cells)
The definition of CD4 cells. AIDS & HIV.
Who Should Get an HIV Test (and When)?
In April 2013, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended that all persons between the ages of 15 and 65 be given a one-time HIV test.
What Activities Are of High Risk for HIV?
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How Symptom Checking Can Place You at HIV Risk
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What is the Chance that I will Get HIV?
Learn the odds or statistics behind your chance of getting HIV based on certain exposures like sex, sharing needles, or getting a needle-stick injury.
Is It Time to Retire "AIDS" from HIV/AIDS?
Why is HIV one of the only conditions in which the stage of disease is given an entirely different name? After 35 years, has it helped or hindered progress?
Top Tips on How to Deal With an HIV Rash
An HIV rash is a very common HIV symptoms and can also be related to medications. Here are some quick tips on dealing with an HIV rash.
The Truth About HIV and Oral Sex
Is there a connection between HIV and oral sex? There is a commonly held belief among lay people that oral sex carries no risk. In fact, some consider oral sex a safer sex alternative. But the truth is, like any other sexual activity, oral sex carries a risk of transmitting HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. What are the risks of oral sex?
HIV Opportunistic Infections by Organ System
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The Critical Ways That HIV Changes Your Body
How does HIV make you sick? What does HIV do to your body? Why do HIV symptoms and AIDS symptoms occur in the first place?
Peripheral Neuropathy
Peripheral neuropathy is a condition resulting from damage to the nerves of the hands and feet. HIV Medication side effects are often responsible for these HIV symptoms.
What Are My HIV Testing Options?
The CDC recommends a new strategy for HIV testing using 4th generation combination assays able to detect both HIV antibodies and antigens.
Learn About This Common Skin Infection for HIV+...
A common skin infection in people with HIV. These infected hair follicles can occur anywhere on the body there is hair. What to do if you have it.
How Long Can HIV Live Outside of the Body?
Under specific conditions, HIV can survive outside of body for hours, days and even weeks. But does this mean that there is a real risk of infection?
HIV Medication Side Effects, Symptoms, and...
HIV medications come with their fair share of side effects; some of which can be annoying, and potentially serious. You must understand which HIV medication side effects are possible and what you should do about them. For some of the HIV medication side effects there are solutions that can help. For others you need to contact your doctor when they occur. This feature will help you deal with HIV medication side effects.
Bad Morning Breath? It May Be From This Infection
Oral thrush is a common condition in those people living with HIV and AIDS. What is thrush and what can be done about it?
What People With HIV Can Do About Sinus...
While 30% of all people suffer from sinusitis at least once each year, people living with HIV seem to have more frequent and more severe bouts. Why do HIV and sinus infections seem to be common companions?
the Complete List of Approved HIV Drugs
Today, there are 27 individual antiretroviral agents and 10 fixed dosed combination (FDC) drugs comprised of two or more of different HIV drugs.
Can I get HIV from performing oral sex?
Can HIV be transmitted by way of oral sex? What is the HIV risk of oral sex? The answer is found here in this HIV transmission faq.
What Is My Personal Risk of HIV?
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Guide
Sexually transmitted diseases are among the most common causes of illness in the world. Syphilis is at epidemic proportions in many areas; transmitted from person to person sexually. Are HIV and Syphilis related or connected? Find out with this feature filled with facts about sexually transmitted diseases and the symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases.
Trichomoniasis Signs and Symptoms
This feature talks about the signs and symptoms of trichomoniasis. Understanding the signs and symptoms of trichomoniasis allows for earlier diagnosis and treatment.
How to Interpret a Negative HIV Test
Read how to interpret a negative HIV test and whether this truly means a person is not infected with HIV.
Why CD4 T-Cells Are Important for People With HIV
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How Often Do False Negative and False Positive...
While the rate of false positive and false negatives is very low, they can occur, either a result of human error or limitations of the tests themselves.
"Can I Get HIV from Vaginal Sex?"
HIV transmission can occur in several ways. Can HIV transmission occur via vaginal sex? Yes you can get HIV from vaginal sex. Get the facts.
Triumeq (abacavir + lamivudine + dolutegravir)...
Triumeq is once-daily, single pill antiretroviral drug used in the treatment of HIV-1 infection, comprised of abacavir, lamivudine and dolutegravir.
Is HIV More Virulent Today?
Two different studies investigating the virulence of HIV in Southern Africa and Europe, respectively, came to completely opposite conclusions.
Who Is At Highest Risk of Transmitting HIV?
The CDC reports that undiagnosed patients account for 30% of all HIV infections, while 3 in 5 are from undiagnosed patients aware of their status.
Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) and HIV
Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is an AIDS-defining illness in people with HIV if lasting over a month or presenting in the lungs, bronchi or esophagus.
Blood Tests - Liver Function Tests (LFTs)
Liver function tests are a battery of tests that gives your doctor an idea of how well your liver is working, especially when treating HIV infection.
What are the AIDS Defining Illnesses?
Read a list of AIDS defining illnesses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and what this means for someone with HIV.
What Does a CD4 Count and Viral Load Mean?
A CD4 count and viral load test are performed to determine the status of a person's immune system and the level of HIV in the body.
Gonorrhea Symptoms
One of the world's most common sexually transmitted diseases is gonorrhea. While often there are no gonorrhea symptoms, being able to identify any gonorrhea signs and symptoms that do occur is very important for treatment and prevention.
HIV Treatment On Diagnosis Is Now Officially A...
On September 30, 2015, the WHO revised its global HIV treatment policies to recommend the immediate initiation of therapy at the time of diagnosis.
Cystoisosporiasis - Isosporiasis - HIV/AIDS
Cystoisosporiasis is an parasitic infection of the intestines classified by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as an AIDS-defining condition.
Top 10 Things Everyone Should Know About HIV
HIV information is the most important way to stay healthy. Understanding your disease gives you the power to particpate in your care planning. What ten things should everyone know about hiv/aids? Is HIV the same as AIDS? How to get an HIV test? How to tell someone you have HIV. These ten things are what everyone needs to know about hiv and aids.
Your Guide to Understanding Hepatitis
Hepatitis is a liver inflammation caused by many factors. It is a serious disease that is deadly in HIV patients. Here are some basic hepatitis facts.
Top Tips for Safe Oral Sex
Oral sex can be safe if performed using a few precautions. How to perform safer oral sex.
How HIV White Blood Cell Counts and Others are...
Learn how white blood cell counts are measured in HIV, which is an important indicator of a person's ability to fight infection.
What You Should Know About CD4 Counts and HIV
Your doctor regularly measures CD4 count. What are CD4 cells? What are T-cells? Why are they so important?
How is HIV passed from one person to another?
How is HIV spread from one person to another?
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus...
MRSA or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is in the news almost everyday. This infection can be very mild to very serious. What is MRSA and what can you do to decrease your risk of getting the infection?
How Long Before HIV Becomes AIDS?
Left untreated HIV progression to AIDS will occur. How long does it take for HIV to Progress to AIDS?
Kidney Disease
Studies show that about 30 percent of all HIV infected people have some sort of kidney function abnormality. HIV and kidney disease is a common combination.
What Can I Do If I've Been Accidentally Exposed...
In the event of accidental exposure to HIV, there are drugs that can potentially reduce the risk of infection called post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP).
Should I be concerned I have been infected with...
This anonymous viewer wants to know if she should be concerned that she has been infected with HIV.
Average Wholesale Price of HIV Drugs
How much does HIV medication cost? The Average Wholesale Price (AWP) is the average price that wholesalers are actually paying for a particular HIV drug.
The Facts About HIV and Circumcision
Randomized controlled trials in Africa have shown that male circumcision can reduce the risk of HIV transmission in men by 51% to 60%.
When Should You Get Your HIV Test?
After a possible exposure, people ask me,
HIV Information
Get all the HIV information you need with this comprehensive HIV/AIDS fact sheet. The best place to start is the beginning - HIV 101 - basic HIV information at your fingertips.
HIV Microscopy in Pictures
Image of an HIV-infected H9 T cell, colorized in crimson and yellow set against a dark blue background.
Can I Get HIV from Kissing?
Kissing is considered among the most ineffective means of transmitting HIV, with risk considered anywhere from negligible to non-existent.
How Viagra Works and What to Watch Out For
Learn more about viagra used to treat erectile dysfunction, including its mechanism, dosages, and side effects.
Understanding Absolute CD4 Count and CD4...
CD4 percentage and absolute CD4 counts are difficult concepts. This article will help you better understand absolute CD4 and CD4 percentage.
Lipodystrophy - The Problem of Fat Redistribution
Lipodystrophy is one of the side effects of HIV medications, where fat is redistributed to the neck and back. Is there any lipodystrophy treatment?
9 Healthy Aging Tips for People Living With HIV
With life expectancy rates increasing among people with HIV, greater emphasis has been placed on reducing high rates of premature frailty and illness.
A 7-Step Plan to Reduce HIV Risk
HIV prevention is about more than just rules. It's about creating a lifelong framework by which protect yourself and others from HIV.
Technivie - Hepatitis C Drug Information
Technivie is the first, all-oral, interferon-free therapy for patients with hard-to-treat genotype 4 chronic hepatitis C infection.
Thinking of Having Unprotected Sex? Read This...
Before you have unprotected sex you should look at these facts. Unsafe sex carries a multitude of risks. These are just a few.
The 10 Best Films About HIV/AIDS
The best films about HIV/AIDS serve as an historic record, bringing to life the struggles and emotions that remain as relevant today as they did then.
What Is HAART for HIV?
The key to a long life with HIV is HAART, the HIV medications that changed the lives of all those affected and infected with HIV. The glossary definition of HAART explains just what HIV medications are about.
Top 5 Reasons to Get an HIV Test Today
While there can be challenges to getting tested for HIV, advances in treatment and prevention have ensured the benefits far outweigh the consequences.
Do You Know About This Common but Potentially...
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the United States. What do men and women need to know about HPV? Knowing a few simple facts can protect you from infection and even save your life.
Meet 4 Social Innovators in HIV Advocacy
HIV advocacy is alive and well, with a new breed of activists finding novel ways to increase awareness about the challenges facing people with HIV.
Learn About the Causes of Rectal Pain
One common mens-health issue is rectal pain. Rectal pain can occur for many reasons from the not so serious to the very serious. What are the causes of rectal pain and how should we address the problem as part of our mens-health program?
What are the Symptoms of STD's?
Am I infected with a sexually transmitted disease? What are the symptoms of STD's? If you think you have signs of STDs get STD tested.
Does HIV Make You Fat?
A 2015 study has shown the high viral loads (over 100,000 copies/mL) at the start of therapy can triple the gains in abdominal fat in people with HIV.
Syphilis Signs and Symptoms
Syphilis is at epidemic proportions in many areas; transmitted from person to person sexually. Are HIV and Syphilis related or connected? What are syphilis signs and symptoms?
What happens when I am first diagnosed HIV...
You've been diagnosed HIV positive. What happens that first day? Being HIV+ is not a death sentence so take a deep breath and move forward.
HIV-Associated Complications of the Eye
HIV-associated eye disorders are common among people with HIV, with 70-80% experiencing some form of eye problem during the course of their disease.
The Real Reasons Why People Don't Use Condoms
Condoms are the cornerstone of safer sex and have reduced HIV infections worldwide. So why then do only 65% of men use condoms on a regular basis?
"Where did HIV come from?"
There is debate about the origin of HIV. In fact it may not be totally clear where HIV came from. Where did HIV come from? What is the history of HIV?
Deciphering Your Routine Blood Tests - HIV/AIDS
Routine blood tests are just as important to understand in the proper management of HIV infection as your CD4 count and viral load.
What Activities are Riskiest?
What are the riskiest activities when it comes to HIV transmission and infection?
The Top 10 Facts About HIV/AIDS
Learn the top 10 facts that everyone should know about HIV and AIDS, whether or not they are infected with it.
The AIDS Virus - Understanding HIV 101
Knowledge is power, and never has that been more true than when dealing with HIV and the AIDS virus. HIV 101, the biology of HIV and the facts about the AIDS virus is contained in this feature. Read and understand the the basics of HIV and the AIDS virus.
Conditions That HIV Can Cause in Your Mouth
HIV impacts the entire body including your oral health. Your oral health is an important part of staying healthy. This article looks at HIV and how it can affect your oral health.
The Facts About Kaposi's Sarcoma
At the beginning of the epidemic, Kaposis Sarcoma was the face of HIV. KS as it is sometimes called is less common in this age of HIV medication. But HIV and Kaposis Sarcoma still walk hand in hand in some patients.
Must-Know Methods of HIV and AIDS Prevention
The cornerstone of AIDS prevention is condom use. Condoms do prevent HIV and STDs and therefore must be an essential part of AIDS prevention. Condoms are an important part of STD, HIV, and AIDS prevention.
Top 20 HIV Charities of 2014
The Top 20 HIV charities were selected based on a review of their corporate governance, accountability, and history of mission fulfillment.
What Is the Window Period for HIV?
The window period is the time between the point when an infection first occurs and the time when a test is able to accurately detect that infection.
The History of HIV
Knowing where you have been helps you to choose the right path to where you want to go. The history of HIV helps scientists, medical professionals, and patients alike understand the disease and find better ways to fight it. This article examines the history of HIV.
Using Combination HIV Tests for Faster, More...
On June 27, 2014, the CDC recommended the use of 4th generation combination tests able to detect HIV up to four weeks earlier than antibody tests.
The Big Risks of Oral Sex
Teens are engaing in oral sex more often than intercourse. Oral sex carries a risk for both HIV infection and other sexually transmitted diseases.
Testosterone Replacement
Testosterone is a male hormone that regulates many physiological processes in men. Low testosterone levels is a common problem in men, especially those living with HIV. Testosterone replacement may be necessary but know the facts about testosterone before beginning replacement.
Sleep Problems and HIV
Studies show sleep problems in HIV begin early after diagnosis or before a diagnosis is made and continue throughout the stages of HIV disease.
Your Guide to Understanding Chlamydia
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are among the most common causes of illness in the world. Chlamydia is one of many sexually transmitted diseases. Like other STDs, having chlamydia puts you at an additional risk for HIV infection.
Understanding AIDS Phobia
The fear of being HIV infected is understandable. After all it's a chronic disease that stays with you for life. But what happens when that fear is unfounded. Despite your negative HIV tests the fear that you have been HIV infected practically paralyzes you. It's AIDS phobia and it's absolutely real.
Read About the Silent Killer in Men With HIV
Men who have sex with men are at risk for a silent killer; anal cancer. What are the dangers of anal cancer in men who have sex with men? What are the symptoms of rectal cancer?
HIV Viral Load - What Is It And Why Is It...
The HIV viral load is another measurement of the status of your HIV infection. It measures the amount of active HIV in your blood.
Tuberculosis Guide - A Guide to TB and the TB...
Tuberculosis or TB as it is often referred to is a serious illness that is killing people around the world. TB is diagnosed with a simple TB test. This guide to tuberculosis will detail the TB problem and why it is a danger to people with HIV. For people living with HIV, understanding TB is a must and getting a TB test is essential.
A Guide to Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC)
Learn about this potentially serious opportunistic infection, Mycobacterium avium complex; commonly known as MAC.
Prevalence/Incidence - Definition - HIV/AIDS
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Your Complete Guide to PCP Infections
PCP or pneumocystis pneumonia is one of the most serious opportunistic infections. Caused by the fungus Pneumocystis jiroveci, PCP can be fatal if not treated.
Learn About HIV-2, the Less Common Cousin of...
We hear so much talk about HIV we assume there is only one type of HIV. Actually, the HIV we talk about most is HIV-1. There is a second, less common strain called HIV-2. What is HIV-2?
What to Do When the Condom Breaks
Condom breaks do occur. What should you do if the condom breaks?
Is Rapid HIV Testing Right for You?
HIV testing can take a couple different forms. There is the conventional blood test you get at any hospital or clinic that offers HIV testing. There is also rapid HIV testing; testing that uses a simple mouth swab to get your results to you in as little as 15 minutes. What are your HIV testing options? Is the rapid HIV test and rapid HIV testing for you?
How You Can Get HIV Without Ejaculation During...
Learn whether HIV transmission may occur even if a person with HIV does not ejaculate during sexual intercourse.
The Risks of HIV from Unprotected Sex
Understanding the risk factors and prevention tools can significantly decrease the likelihood of getting HIV from oral, anal or vaginal sex.
Update on HIV and Life Expectancy in 2014
Can the use of combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) increase life expectancy rates? Experts Dennis Sifris, MD, and James Myhre weigh in.
Understanding the Tuberculosis Skin Test
With the emergence of HIV there has been a new emergence of Tuberculosis - TB. Because of that fact, it is important to test all HIV positive people for TB. Tuberculosis testing is necessary because of the potential dangers of undetected TB infection. Let's look at the Tuberculosis Skin Test - the PPD.
Top 18 HIV Drug Adherence Tips
Learn the tips to maintaining or improving optimal adherence to your HIV medications.
HIV Does Not Cause AIDS in the Way We Thought
New research has shown that the predominant mode of cell death during HIV infection is not caused by free-floating virus but the immune cells themselves.
The Truth About Suboxone for Opiate Addiction
HIV and substance abuse are common companions. Specifically, opiate addiction and the misuse of Vicodin, Oxycontin, or Heroin can make HIV treatment much more difficult. There is hope; the use of Suboxone for opiate addiction.
Understanding the HIV Life Cycle
Once infected, HIV replication begins and the HIV life cycle goes unchecked until diagnosis and treatment. Understand the HIV life cycle and understand HIV replication.
A Guide to Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
A comprehensive guide to CMV that will help you understand this infection and how you can avoid it.
Testing HIV Positive - Now What?
It's hard to imagine what could chill your soul more than finding out you are HIV positive. Although very frightening, finding out you are HIV positive is no longer a death sentence. Testing positive - now what?
Your Essential Guide to HIV Testing and Diagnosis
There are a number of tests used in the detection, treatment and management of HIV, ranging from rapid in-home saliva tests to genetic assays used to tailor therapy.
What is AIDS and What Causes It?
There is a question I have heard hundreds of times; what is AIDS. So what is AIDS and how does it differ from HIV?
HIV and Smoking - A Deadly Intersection
Research suggests that cigarettes are, in fact, more harmful to people living with HIV than HIV itself.
What is Immune Reconstitution Syndrome?
Rebuilding the immune system is possible with the advent of HIV medications. But in the process immune reconstitution syndrome can result and it's not always good. What is immune reconstitution syndrome?
Tdap - More Than Just a Tetanus Vaccine
The tetanus vaccine is one of the many vaccines given to keep us all healthy. The tdap vaccine adds to the tetanus vaccine to protect us from another condition in addition to tetanus and diphtheria; the disease known as pertussis (whooping cough). This fact sheet explains this revved up version of the tetanus vaccine.
What Are Antiretrovirals (and How Do They Work)?
The benefits of modern antiretroviral therapy include a greater ease of use, a lower risk of HIV resistance, and fewer drug-related side effects.
Opportunistic Infections
The body fights infection with its immune system. HIV weakens the immune system, making the body susceptible to other infections. Those infections are called opportunistic infections.
"Can HIV transmission occur during casual...
HIV transmission occurs in many ways. Sexual transmission is the most common. What kind of contact between two people offers an HIV risk? Does HIV transmission occur during casual contactsuch as shaking hands, hugging, using a toilet, or drinking from the same glass?
"How Can You Catch AIDS and HIV?"
How can you catch HIV? How does HIV infection occur? How did I get HIV?
HIV Criminal Laws by State
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How to Plan for a Pregnancy When You're HIV...
Pregnancy and HIV are common in today's world. Years ago when a woman was HIV positive she gave up any hope of having a family. Now HIV and pregnancy can co-exist without problems. If you are HIV+ and family planning, this article will educate you about HIV and pregnancy.
Top 10 HIV and AIDS Myths
There are many HIV and AIDS myths out there. HIV and AIDS myths are dangerous and contribute to prejudice and stigma. Let's dispel the HIV and AIDS myths with this list of the top ten HIV and AIDS related myths.
Overweight and HIV Positive?
Obesity is a societal problem that only seems to be getting worse. Over the past few years, obesity has even affected HIV positive people. HIV and obesity is becoming more common all the time. This article addresses those who are over weight and HIV positive.
Guidelines for Starting HIV Therapy in Adults
The Department of Health and Human Services released updated guidelines for the initiation and use of antiretrovirals in adults infected with HIV.
Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM) - Definition
Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM) is the term used to categorize males who engage in sexual activity with other males, regardless of how they identify themselves.
Which HIV Tests Are the Most Accurate?
A 2013 study from San Francisco revealed that the accuracy of HIV tests during acute infection ranged from as high as 87.3% to as low as 5.2%.
Can I get infected with HIV from mosquitoes?
Can HIV spread from person to person from a mosquito bite? Is there an HIV from being bitten by a mosquito?
Egrifta (tesamorelin) - Drug Information -...
Egrifta (tesamorelin) is a synthetic form of injectable growth-hormone-releasing hormone used for the treatment of HIV-associated lipodystrophy.
How Close Are We to a Functional Cure for HIV?
The functional cure is an evidence-based hypothesis by which HIV may be kept in check to undetectable levels without the use of chronic medications.
Hepatitis B Fact Sheet
Hepatitis B Fact Sheet complete with hepatitis b signs and symptoms
Directory of HIV/AIDS Hotlines by State
AIDS hotlines can provide support and information not to only people living with HIV but to anyone wanting to know more about HIV prevention or care.

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