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Alkaline And Hiv

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high Alkaline phosphate & HIV or Hbs

Hi, thanks for respondingI had protected vaginal sex with a prostitute 5 months ago.i also had oral sex on her and also fingering. i had some cut on my lips. after 3 days of high amount of stress of getting HIV i met three people told me that i have...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would suggest HCV RNA testing, hepatitis A IgM and hepatitis B surface antigen testing since it is not clear to me that this was done. In light of the increase in alkaline phosphatase, an ultrasound is reasonable too to rule out any gallstone... Read more »

Alkaline phosphatase and triglyceride

From HIV+ patients you have observed, do they usually have high alkaline phosphatase levels? Also,... Read more »

Increasing Alkaline Phosp

I am a 55 yr old female on Atripla since Jan 2007. CD4 is 303, 18%, VL undetectable. I also have... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Propolis

Propolis is a sticky substance that bees make from the sap (or resin) found around the buds of trees and other plants. This sap has natural antibiotic properties and protects the plant from infection. Because bees collect propolis from a variety of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Bid to Force Prison to Honor AIDS Ruling

The AIDS Law Project (ALP) was expected to file an application in the Durban High Court on Wednesday for interim execution of a judicial order forcing Westville Prison to promptly supply HIV-positive inmates with antiretroviral drugs (ARVs). The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Stop AIDS Project Unveils New Programs for HIVers

San Francisco's Stop AIDS Project (SAP) recently announced new outreach, support, and prevention efforts targeting gay and bisexual men who are HIV-positive. The initiatives are funded by a $1.5 million city Department of Public Health contract,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Two STOP AIDS Project Forums at the LGBT Community Center

Two recent STOP AIDS Project (SAP) forums at San Francisco's LGBT Community Center touched on several topics relating to HIV prevention. On Aug. 13, the organization sponsored a panel discussion on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) studies, in which... Read more »
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Help w/HIV & lymph node/cancer info...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I've been poz almost 9 years (diagnosed 8 years ago) and on meds since May '97 and have always been healthy and asymptomatic. On my quarterly trip to the doctor last week he found that my right axillary lymph node is swollen "a little to big for... Read more »

HIV related AVN (Avascular Necrosis) - Bone Death

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have been positive since 1987, but under treatment only since 1997. In July 1997, I was hospitalized with PCP, a viral load of 160,000,000 and a CD4 count of 8. Since the beginning of the treatment, my CD4 has risen to normal (even up to 969 at... Read more »

4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy


An arsenal of laboratory methods are available to screen blood, diagnose infection, and monitor disease progression in individuals infected by HIV. These tests can be classified into those that: (a) detect antibody, (b) identify antigen, (c) detect... Read more »

Rash Photos

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I was searching for HIV rash photos and came across these pictures so here are a few sites with photos of the HIV rash. I hope this helps some folks but remember only a test will confirm HIV exposure.

Also, if anyone can confirm these pictures from... Read more »