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Bloody Pee During Seroconversion

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FATIGUE, SWEATING AND BLOODY URINE

My mother, who is in her seventies, was diagnosed with AIDS about three years ago. She frequently experiences a bad metallic taste in her mouth, loses her appetite, sweats profusely and feels weak. Recently, she became ill with a fever, was not able...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...advise you what to do. Your mother needs to see her HIV specialist without delay. Fevers, sweating, decreased appetite and bloody urine are indeed signs something is wrong. She'll need to be examined and have some tests run to determine the exact... Read more »

my blood came in contact with urine of hiv positive. Very scared.

Dr. Bob, I have bad anal tears, i am not using steriods(hydro cortisone) and i itch my anus a... Read more »
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HIV and Kidney Disease

...Function? The main job of the kidneys is to filter out waste products. They reabsorb what is needed and remove the waste in urine. The most important waste products are excess sodium and water. Each kidney contains about a million filtering... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT Testing For-Profit Test Sites Testing Issues for Specific... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...addition to a skin test to look for latent TB infection. Urinalysis: Looks for protein, sugar, or signs of infection in your urine. Test at baseline and if you are taking medications that affect the kidneys. Tests for Sexually Transmitted... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chemistry Panel

...Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN) is nitrogen in the blood. This is a waste product that is normally removed by the kidneys in the urine. High BUN levels can be due to a high-protein diet, dehydration, or kidney or heart failure. Creatinine is a waste... Read more »
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Transmission through urine?

Posted by Carrie, 2 Replies
...bathroom and the toilet, even though I wear gloves and wash my hands well, should I worry about being as carefull around his urine as I am around his blood? Does urine fall in the category of seman, breast milk, blood and vaginal fluids? Read more »

how do u diagnost penile discharge?

Posted by team1, 1 Reply
...i had a recent urine test that showed no presence of white blood cells -> no bacteria (does this also mean i have no bacteria there? ruling out Read more »

Probably infected now

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...on again, they're sort of wet in the panties area, like my lower ass got sort of wet and in the front too, and it smells like urine.. and I was hoping it was my urine but then I looked at the floor and there was too much, some urine went down my... Read more »

still having symptoms

Posted by redsox34, 1 Reply
...possible the virus is working fast on my body. i tested neg. at 7 month's. but my body is shutting down. i recently started peeing blood. i've had a cough now for about a month. the only thing it can be is hiv. does the virus work this fast on... Read more »