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The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the most important organs in your body. It is also the largest -- about the size of a football. It is protected from injury behind the lower right section of your ribs. The liver acts as your body's chemical...
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"What you dont know can kill you" and a further donation (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU)

Hi Dr BobI wrote you last week to say that after over a year of feeling really ill following some risky sexual behaviour - Shingles,chronic fatigue, joint aches, gum disease, rash etc etc, and being 100% convinced I had HIV I still couldn`t bring...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thank you for your kind comments, for taking the time to write back and for sharing your experience with the readers of this forum. Hopefully your true-life testimonial of "what you don't know about HIV can kill you" will give many others a swift... Read more »

Scared To Test

I had ARS symptoms 2-3 days following unprotected sex (haven't done it since). This was a year ago and I'm still too scared to get an HIV test. Only symptom Ive had since was an UTI infection (i know 1 year would be early). Medhelp says ARS can...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello S,You are missing the most important point. Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. The decision whether to worry and get tested should be based solely on HIV risk and not on the presence or absence of... Read more »

Severe Hep A symptom relapse

Hello Doctor. This question is 3-part. I was an aid worker in a remote part of Sudan and contracted what I thought was malaria. I self medicated and continued working. 10 days later I was medevaced with a high fever, severe vomiting/diarrhea and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Once in a while hepatitis A can cause fulminant severe disease. Seems like you were one of the unlucky few. I would wonder if your susceptibility to severe disease might have been compounded by intercurrent infections with other pathogens as well.... Read more »

please help me to read this result

anti-HAV(IGM) REACTIVE, HBSAG 0.91 S/N (NON-REACTIVE), ANTI-HCV 0.39 S/CO(NON REACTIVE),ANTI HAV(IGG)REACTIVE, ANTI HBS 0.0 mIU/ml /(NON-REACTIVE)........WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?PLEASE HELP ME DR,...THANK YOU
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Your hepatitis A test actually shows that both the IgM and IgG portion are positive. I would discuss further with your provider to see if your symptoms or liver function tests suggest recent infection... Read more »
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HIV i-Base

Other Viral Hepatitis Infections

Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Other viral hepatitis infections Hepatitis A Hepatitis A (HAV) is found in faeces (stool). People become infectedwhen faeces from an infected person enters theirmouth. This may occur when food (including raw... Read more »
The Well Project

Hepatitis A

Table of Contents What Is Hepatitis A? Diagnosis and Treatment Prevention of HAV References What Is Hepatitis A? Hepatitis is an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Alcohol, drugs (including prescription medications),... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

HIV (Not ARS) Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
I was reading on this board about HIV symptoms which differ from ARS. It seems pretty cut and dry - ARS has the flu-like symptoms and seems pretty devastating (seems as though the symtoms - if you have them - are pretty obvious - though admittedly... Read more »

Questions I need answered

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Ok, this is the situation. On june 25th, 2006 I had a risy situation occur. I received anal sex, and felt weird during the act, only to find out, the condom had split open. I immediatly made him pull out, and he never ejaculated in me. I asked him... Read more »

Have any of you ever??

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Tested negative at 3 months, and then recieved your positive results after a 6 month?? Please help me out here. I need to put this behind me. I have tested negative past thirteen weeks, but still having symptoms such as a nagging cold, 2 swollen... Read more »