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Are Boil-like Pimples On The Stomach A Sign Of Hiv

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The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Yourself Gut Basics The gut includes the stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, and anus. It is also called the gastrointestinal or GI tract. The gut plays an important role in keeping you healthy. It is where food is broken down, digested, and the nutrients absorbed into the system. It is also one of the body's first immune...
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HIV risk nipple sucking on lactating woman (BREAST MILK and HIV TRANSMISSION)

I am 30 years male and had a protected sex with female sex worker 5 months ago . I kissed her nipples also .I felt she was lactating. is breast sucking or nipple sucking on a lactating woman carries risk to HIV infection or any STD s. I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...expressed her milk into a bottle & then I took a 6 hour trip home. The milk was transferred to a glass cup and it was put in newly boiled water in a kettle for about 5 minutes. This process was done twice before I drank her milk after it cooled... Read more »

Transmission of HIV via stomach ulcer?

Assuming that oral and esophygeal health are great, no microscopic tears or cut, no open wounds, what is the likelihood that a stomach ulcer would be the portal of entry for HIV? I understand that the virus is very weak and cannot live in HCl of...
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
I am not aware of any data to answer the question. Read more »

Can I Get HIV If Blood Drop On My Stomach

While having sex with a lady, a few drops of blood (3-4 drops) dropped on my pelvic area. The lady confirmed that she is HIV negative. But assuming that she is HIV positive, what is the possibility to get HIV. I was using Latex Condom and there was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk would be nonexistent. HIV cannot permeate intact skin.Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV and stomach problems?

I have been HIV for about 2-3 years now. Latest lab is VL=undetecable while TCell count dropped from est. 800 to est. 600+. I am on Atripla and have been diagnosed with GAD as well as IBS. Lately, I have been suffering from a bad stomach condition...
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
...Parasites could be a cause along with many other things. You may need to follow up with a gastroenterologist. Yes, anyone with a CD4 count < 200 has AIDS by definition. HIV treatment can normally increased CD4 counts significantly Read more »
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The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...studies show that lipodystrophy affects men and women differently.Women are more likely to see fat gain in their breasts and stomachs while menare more likely to see fat loss in their legs, arms, buttocks, or faces.However, many men and women... Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

... Drugs to treat erectile dysfunction Drugs to treat tuberculosis Food Any pills that you take go through your stomach. What you eat can affect howmuch of your drugs get into your system. Most drugs are absorbed faster if yourstomach... Read more »
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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 Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...Flushes and No Dizziness. So my concern is Was it Sero Conversion Time?? Now at the end of 4th week i developed some Pinkish Pimple like Rashes in middle of my chest which are like spreading in 2.5 to 3.0 inches of diameter. (Scattered Red... Read more »

ARS or something different?

Posted by nickywick, 1 Reply
...woke up and noticed 10-20 red bumps on my chest and stomach that don't itch but some are a little painful. Is this a rash or pimples? Also would ARS Rash show up this late after the other symptoms had cleared? After almost 7 weeks since... Read more »

Question re: boils - meds or HIV related?

Posted by dj1979, 1 Reply
...falling CD4 (down to 227). Have had to make a couple med changes, currently on Combivir and Kaletra. About a month ago I got a boil (or abscess, or cyst) under my armpit. I went to our walk-in center initially (of course it was a weekend)... Read more »

Penis Pimples

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I posed this already: im 4-5 months negative and about a month ago i had a boil on my penis or atleast i thought it was but anyways i popped w.e it was and it hurt so much and it was at first glance those Read more »