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Are White Bumps A Symptom Of Ars

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...out these frequently asked questions from TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" forums or this research review from HIV InSite . 3. Your mind is a powerful thing. Your mind can make it seem as if your tongue is covered in the white spots that sometimes indicate thrush , when in fact it's perfectly pink. Your mind can also make you feel tired and lethargic even though you're perfectly well-rested. It can make you break out into rashes,...
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truvada an reyataz

they are chgin me again to this combo....plz tell me wat u think?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...tolerated in studies of treatment naive and experienced people. Some side effects may be GI upset and yellowed color of the white part of the eye (scleral icteris). This is due to an increase in bilirubin and is usually harmless. Best to take... Read more »

A little more clarity to the always unclear ARS

Hi Dr. Bob,It has been a real pleasure (albeit under a difficult circumstance) to learn about your work and foundation. And, I will be making a donation - not to elicit a response - but because of how immediately tangible HIV becomes when one...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1. Nope. Myalgia refers to pain, not "tiredness."2. Fatigue is very nonspecific. It can be associated with HIV (see the Fatigue and Anemia expert forum) or with many other conditions, ranging from anemia to anxiety/depression.3. Yes. Yes. No.4.... Read more »

persistent sore thraot lasting for 3 weeks, elevated white blood cell, and invisible blood in urine (white and red cell)

i had unprotected sex with one girl before 7 weeks and 4 days, and after 4 weeks u start feeling fatigue and sore throat no more sgins and sometimes abdominal pain ... i went to the clinic and make CBC and the result was normal except for the WBC...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
The symptoms you describe are not typical for acute HIV infection other than the sore throat which can be seen. It is possible that you have contracted an STD such as herpes which can give you urinary symptoms and would not respond to antibiotics. ... Read more »

hair color and HIV antibody test result.

Dear Dr. Conway, I have a very itchy scalp, for which I use OLUX foam. Some times because of the scratching, my scalp breaks and some times even bleeds on my pillow. It is very uncomfortable. On top of it I used the hair color because i have white...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
For the HIV antibody test to be falsely negative, you would need to be taking a potent, systemic immunosuppressant for a good length of time. What you are doing would not affect the test result and you can rely on it to be valid. If the test is... Read more »
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Complete Blood Count (CBC)

... The Complete Blood Count (CBC) Red Blood Cell Tests White Blood Cell Tests The Complete Blood Count (CBC) The most common laboratory test is the complete blood count (CBC). It examines Read more »
The Well Project

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

...normal range they use. Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood is made up of different types of cells including red blood cells,white blood cells, and platelets. The complete blood count (CBC) is a test thatmeasures the amount of these cells in a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy (PML)

..."Encephalo" means brain. "Pathy" means disease. Encephalopathy is a disease of the brain. "Leuco-" (or "leuko") means pale or white. Leucoencephalopathy is a disease of the white matter of the brain. "Progressive" means that this disease gets... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum

...Molluscum causes small bumps (lesions) to appear on the skin. Most of them are less than half an inch in diameter. They have a hard white core. Some lesions have a small dent or dimple in the center. The lesions are the same color as normal skin,... Read more »
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ARS with unilateral symptoms? or stress and worry?

Posted by nickywick, 1 Reply
...definitive window and would like to share my symptoms with you all and see if anyone thinks this is ARS. I am a 27yr old straight white male, with no past experience of drug use or receptive sex. On FEB 20, 2009 I had brief unprotected vaginal... Read more »

ARS or something different?

Posted by nickywick, 1 Reply
...definitive window and would like to share my symptoms with you all and see if anyone thinks this is ARS. I am a 27yr old straight white male, with no past experience of drug use or receptive sex. On FEB 20, 2009 I had brief unprotected... Read more »

Anyone think this is ARS? 4 weeks to wait. help

Posted by closetotheedge, 1 Reply
...A few months ago I had unprotected insertive vaginal sex one time with a white 19 yr old girl of unknown hiv status in North Carolina after a few drinks at a bar/restaurant where she is a server. She was Read more »

White Coating+sore throat+cough=ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...today since exposure. I've been coughing and had a mild sore throat for the past week (dry cough). This morning woke up with white coating which rubbed off, but came back tonight. ARS? Read more »