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Asymptomatic HIV Infection

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Seborrheic Dermatitis: Common in early asymptomatic HIV infection?

Hello Dr.Feinberg, Great job your doing! Cheers to you for helping all of us! Four months ago(first exposure) and 11 weeks ago(last exposure), I had an unprotected sexual relationship with a Co-worker. We were with each other on 6 different...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Thanks for your comments-- you're right, inte;lligence is no barrier to HIV infection. Despite your many worries, the fact that two test have been negative is hopeful. Hang in there! Read more »

Asymptomatic HIV

...3.Is asymptomatic HIV infection reportable to the health department? Read more »

HIV and MMR Vaccine

I am going back to school and my titer results show that I am immune to mumps but not measles nor... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Screening Colonoscopies Urged for HIV-Infected Patients

...population," the authors wrote. In the current study, the researchers evaluated the presence of colonic neoplasms in two groups: 136 asymptomatic HIV-infected persons age 50 or older, and 272 asymptomatic uninfected control subjects matched for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STD Screening of HIV-Infected MSM in HIV Clinics

...screening rates of 13.8 percent to 18.3 percent were higher than rates for nonurethral sites but were still suboptimal. "Most asymptomatic HIV-infected MSM were screened for syphilis, indicating good provider adherence to this screening... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Who Are the Elite Controllers?

...criterion; they are looking for anyone who can control their HIV without drugs. Elite controllers are defined as people with asymptomatic HIV infection not taking antiretroviral therapy (ART) who have experienced at least one year with HIV RNA... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STD Testing Among MSM Less Frequent Than Recommended by Public Health Guidelines

...the health of HIV-infected individuals and for HIV prevention efforts. CDC recommends at least annual screening for STDs among asymptomatic HIV-infected MSM. The study examined data from HIV-infected MSM receiving care at eight HIV clinics in six... Read more »
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Asymptomatic condition!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Based on Dr Bob's comments, asymptomatic condition can go on for a decade. What does this mean??doed this mean that someone would not be able to get a positive result from the ELISA? Read more »

I've had EVERY symptom related to HIV so depressed

Posted by Anonymous, 21 Replies
Hey guys, I've had practically every symptom in the past year and I'm hoping to God that it's something else because i'm scared to death to get tested to find out that I'm HIV positive. I've had white tongue, swollen lymph nodes in my throat,... Read more »

Divorced hiv positive dad

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
Hello, I am the ex wife of an hiv positive dad. He became positive after our divorce. I am having a hard time dealiing with his status. We have two very small children under 4 years old. I am afraid to leave them with him alone. He has been very... Read more »

Read the stories but I think I'm still +

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I've read all the uplifting stories and still cant stop thinking I'm positive as well as some of my family members. I've posted before so some of you may rememeber. My risk was slight oral exposure (on her) to a stripper that was from Russia. It... Read more »