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Are Hives Related To Hiv

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Do I have HIV? PLEASE help!

I know this is the standard "Do I have HIV" question and I know you are going to say to me "the only way to find out is get tested" But right now I cant calm my brain and I am feeling like ending it all as I am convinced I have HIV.Please bear with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...unfortunate folks who don't have HIV, but remain absolutely convinced they are infected with the virus. Take a read through the archives. You'll find a surprising number of other anxious, depressed, guilt-ridden HIV-negative dudes getting ready... Read more »

rash/hives

my boyfriend started to have rash or what it seems to be hive on his arms, legs, and chest. he has... Read more »

Itchy dude...

Hi there Doc. I had unprotected vaginal sex with a co-worker (my bad.) I'm concerned she may be... Read more »
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The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...your body systems are functioning If you have side effects from the drugs If you are having problems that are not related to HIV Examples of lab tests: complete blood count, blood chemistry (seesheet called Understanding Lab Tests... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...your body systems are functioning If you have side effects from the drugs If you are having problems that are not related to HIV Examples of lab tests: complete blood count, blood chemistry (explained in this sheet) The... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Prezista (Darunavir, TMC114)

...viral protein chains down to their functional sizes, thereby preventing the formation of mature virus particles. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Darunavir, taken with ritonavir, was initially approved by the U.S. Food and Drug administration (FDA) on... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Intelence (TMC125, Etravirine)

...transcriptase, blocking the conversion of RNA into DNA. This process prevents virus replication and halts the HIV life cycle. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Etravirine was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on January 18, 2008,... Read more »
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I AM AT WITS END WITH PCP PREVENTION

Posted by southerncharm, 1 Reply
...now writing partially covered in calamine lotion because once again I have hives. I feel like maybe the hives are stressed related but I don't know. I'm really concerned because my cd4 count is under the 100's, my friend told me not to be... Read more »

I Need your opinions

Posted by diosayudame, 4 Replies
Hello my risk situation was oral sex insertive (one girl mades me oral sex) and i am scared, it was 6 week ago and i have been feeling sympthoms, i think i is for reading all time about HVI and thinking all the time about that. i am worried and that... Read more »

please help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dear Dutchman, Chiquilla, DJ, JustAGirl, It's worriedman again. To refresh my story, I was biten by a risky girl, touched her blood and smoked cigarette. Today is the 7th week and I started to have lots of rashes on my arms. Except that, the muscle... Read more »

Ryan M Kull have wrong?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...would be unusual for someone to take as long as six months to develop antibodies. No further testing is needed. Hives are related to allergic reactions in your body, not HIV. See your primary medical doctor or an allergist for help with this... Read more »