Magic Johnson Charlie Sheen

The most famous HIV positive athlete in the world reached out to the most famous HIV positive actor in the world.

NBA icon Earvin "Magic"Johnson, 56, showed his support for Charlie Sheen on Twitter.com after the 50-year-old actor announced his HIV status on the "Today" show on Tuesday.

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HIV seroconversion symptoms

You're a gay or bisexual man (or a biological woman) with an active sex life. You meet a man at a club one night and you both decide to have sex in the club parking lot.

About 3 weeks later, you experience flu-like symptoms. You feel feverish, your throat is sore and you have difficulty swallowing. You also feel aches and pains in your joints and you experience night sweats that drench your bed linen.

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Charlie Sheen

Earlier today, actor Charlie Sheen confirmed shocking rumors that he is HIV positive. Both Sheen and his personal physician, Dr. Robert Huizenga, appeared on the "Today" show with Matt Lauer. Both men stressed that Sheen's HIV viral load was at "undetectable" levels.

But "undetectable" does not mean he is cured of the disease. It simply means the tests that are available today cannot detect the virus at such low levels.

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Former child actor Danny Pintauro revealed his HIV status to Oprah Winfrey, and to the world, during a recent episode of her show Oprah: Where Are They Now.

You may remember Pintauro as little Jonathan on TV sitcom Who's the Boss, starring Judith Light and Tony Danza.

Now that Pintauro, 39, is back on the nation's radar, he is being courted by national talk shows and publications such as Us Weekly and People magazine.

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Rod Daily

A 4th adult film star has been diagnosed with the virus that causes AIDS, The Washington Times reports.

But rather than halt filming, it's business as usual in the porn industry.

The 4th adult film star has not been identified, but he is a male who performed in gay films.

“I can confirm that a male performer came to us and indicated that he had become infected with HIV,” Michael Weinstein, president of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, told The Guardian newspaper.

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