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autoimmune + HIV

Hi Dr. Bob,I have read through some of your archives but I am unable to find an answer to the question I have.Recently I was diagnosed (by Emergency doctor) with a guillain barre type illness GBS - (leg mucle pains, tingling in the legs and face)....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(Eight weeks would be considered a long interval for a triggering event. Generally it's three to four weeks.)Regarding your HIV-acquisition risk, protected sex would be "protected" if the latex condom was used properly and did not fail (break).... Read more »

Autoimmune and HIV testing period

this is not the the first time i ask question on this forum, but hope i would get the first... Read more »

autoimmune disease and HIV test

Dr Conway: I have Uveitis and use Prednisolone eye drops for last 5 years on and off. I have done 7... Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Ask the HIV Specialist

... Bruce Rashbaum, M.D. Dear HIV Specialist, I have been HIV-positive for almost four years and recently decided to go on medication because my T-cells dropped Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Treat IRIS? What Can Help to Ask My Doctor? Special Concerns for People Living With HIV Special Concerns for Women, Children and People Over 50 What Does the Research Show? Commentary ... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...first recognized in 1981 and has since become a major worldwide pandemic. AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). By leading to the destruction and/or functional impairment of cells of the immune system, notably CD4+ T cells,... Read more »
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AutoImmune disorders???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...What would be considered an autoimmune disorder? How long would they postpone the tests from finding antibodies? EX - if I have crhons disease, asthma, allergies..... Read more »

Autoimmune disease

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Is an overgrowth of yeast considered an autoimmune disease which could delay a positive hiv result? Read more »

HAVE AUTO IMMUNE DISEASE?????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have read the post "window 1991", if a auto immune disease exists, than the Elisa test could not work at 3 months, is it correct???? Read more »

I am a grandmother

Posted by Anonymous
...transfusions. What happened? As it turned out in 1989 after my husband had one strange ailment after another he was tested for HIV. He died of AIDs in 1995. I took the test in 1990 even though I did not want to. I was already disdabled with a... Read more »