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Arc Aids Hiv Syndrome

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ARC

HI, COULD YOU PLEASE DEFINE AIDS RELATED COMPLEX? IS THIS WHEN PEOPLE DO NOT TEST POSITIVE ON ELISA OR ANY TEST FOR HIV? MAYBE THAT IS WHAT IS WRONG WITH US WHO HAVE ONGOING SYMPTOMS???? WHAT IS THE USUAL SYMPTOMS OF THIS, THE SAME AS HIV? DOES THIS...
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
ARC, or AIDS related complex, is a historical term that still has some clinical utility. ARC is for HIV POSITIVE people and signifies a stage where patients have gone from being asymptomatic to having symptoms like fevers, swollen glands, thrush;... Read more »

ARC?

I am applying for Life insurance at work. On the form it asks : "Within the past 5 years, has... Read more »

reiter's syndrome abd HIV/AIDS

WHAT IS THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HIV/AIDS AND REITERS SYNDROME ? IS IT POSSIBLE TO BE DIAGNOSED... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Use of Testosterone in AIDS Wasting Syndrome

AIDS Clinical Care (04/99) Vol. 11, No. 4, P. 25; Corcoran, Colleen; Grinspoon, Steven The use of testosterone may help in staving off AIDS wasting syndrome (AWS), according to recent data. Studies have indicated that testosterone levels are low in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Turning Attention From Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome to AIDS

The Chinese government is beginning to show signs that it is turning its attention to fighting HIV/AIDS now that the last 12 patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, have been declared free of the virus, the Wall Street Journal ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wisconsin: AIDS Resource Center Expands Services

The AIDS Resource Center (ARC) of Wisconsin is adding medical care services to its Green Bay facility, becoming a comprehensive one-stop center for more than 600 people living with HIV/AIDS in the region. Mike Gifford, ARC's chief operating... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Montreal Gazette Profiles Haitian Orphanage That Cares for Children Affected by HIV/AIDS

The Montreal Gazette on Thursday profiled Maison Arc en Ciel, an orphanage outside of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, that cares for children affected by HIV/AIDS. The facility, which was founded in 1996 by Danielle and Robert Penette of Montreal, houses... Read more »
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arc

Posted by Anonymous
I am a med student just starting out and would like to more on arc. What it is and how it effects your body? I also heard that a person can recieve HIV and become asymptomatic and be immuned to it. Is this true?

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ARS?..ARC?-HELP!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am so confused and scared...Recently I have had some very lite night sweating ( a few nights, then it goes away)..just around the base of my neck, and maybe a little on my chest. I feel great, am gaining weight, great appetitite, have no swollen... Read more »

Gilbert's Syndrome and HIV Meds

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
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Not to worry, but PWA's should find out if they have this condition.... Read more »

Guillian-barre syndrome???

Posted by Geekygonk, 1 Reply
Hi how closely linked is guillian barre syndrome too hiv infection? Is it possible to get this at the acute stage during the ARS?? Read more »