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Biochemical Changes And Viral Infection; The Causes Of Hiv/aids And Lasar Fever

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Fungal Infections

Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis (Includes Yeast Infections and Thrush) Cryptococcal Meningitis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? A fungus is a kind of germ. Many fungi (plural form of fungus) exist normally inand on our bodies, and in the surrounding environment, for example in soil,dust, food, water, and plants. Most fungi are...
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Undetectable Viral Load Infection and Superinfection (FINDINGS SUGGEST HIV CAN BE TRANSMITTED FROM MSM WITH UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD 2009) (SUPERINFECTION, 2009)

Thanks for your comments and information about the possibility that people with undetectable viral might be able to infect HIV negative people and contribute to HIV superinfection, but is there any research revealing the actual numbers of such...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,No, we do not have reliable information as to how often this phenomenon occurs. As you can probably imagine it is quite challenging to conclusively prove that a particular strain of HIV was transmitted to an already infected individual. This... Read more »

High Fever/ Stopping Meds/ Viral Load JB

Dear Doc,I tested positive in May 2000. I have been on Sustiva and Combivir ever since and my results have been great. (initial lab result: 1.4million vl 359cd4; one month on meds: 1300vl 478cd4; most recent: undetectable vl. 600cd4) My questions...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
It sounds like your fever has been a mystery. Medications can cause fever, and your doctor's hypothesis is very reasonable. If you stop your medications for four days we are honestly just beginning to learn about the impact. Some... Read more »

acute retroviral infection: low or high fever?

Please tell me whether a high fever of 101.6 can be a symptom of acute retroviral infection. I thought only a low grade fever could be a symptom of ARI. Thank you....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. With EVERY symptom associated with both Acute Viral Syndrome and full-blown AIDS, the severity of symptoms can vary dramatically from person to person. Therefore, people with fevers during either Acute Viral... Read more »

Recurring fever with infections with no obvious symptoms

I'm 33, asian, male. CT4 around 350 and viral load more than 90000. just started taking meds yesterday. I get sick easily about once of month. I would have a really bad fever at night with no coughing, sore throat or any obvious symptoms to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Many conditions both HIV related and unrelated could be contributing to your chronic symptoms. Ruling out tuberculosis or some form of pneumonia is important. Starting HIV medications is generally a good idea. If HIV is contributing to your symptoms... Read more »
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HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your

Posted by Anonymous
HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your Life
By San Francisco AIDS Foundation

While the global HIV/AIDS pandemic continues to rage, a small number of fringe groups have been aggressively promoting misinformation about AIDS. Some claim that... Read more »

hiv viral load

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and Perhaps a Lifesaver?


By Paul Galatowitsch, Antonio Urbina and Timothy Law Snyder

Paul Galatowitsch is a health care consultant. Antonio Urbina is the director of clinical HIV and AIDS education at St. Vincent's Hospital. Timothy Law Snyder is a... Read more »

fever and body pain after 4 and 7 and month -ve?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
So I know what I'm gonna hear from you guys. I have tested negative and this is not the cause of my fever or body pain. I've had dry throat, trouble swalloing, fever, body pain, headaches, tiredness after testing negative at 4 and months. Any change... Read more »

low risk contact but fever and rash??

Posted by bob111, 2 Replies
i am male, had an encounter with another guy 2.5 weeks ago, involved kissing and oral both receive and giving. i gave only for a short amount of time, not sure how much precum was in mouth and had a canker sore in mouth. i had two cold sores that... Read more »