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Can AIDS Cause A High Aso Titer Level?

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The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...needed rightaway is converted into triglycerides, which is stored in fat cells. While having some cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood is importantfor the body to function properly, having too much is unhealthy. Having highlevels of lipids is called hyperlipidemia. Hyperlipidemia and HIV There are many possible causes for high lipid levels, including HIV and someof the HIV drugs. This puts HIV+ people at particular risk for...
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Unlikely HIV infection?

Dr. Frascino, I am a 26yo female, and I am a registered nurse. About six weeks ago I became very ill. I tested positive for strep and EBV, and I spent four days in the hospital because of this. Since then I have remained fatigued and have had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

Unlikely HIV Infection? (Resubmitted from the Fatigue and Anemia Forum)

Dr. Frascino, I am a 26yo female, and I am a registered nurse. About six weeks ago I became very ill. I tested positive for strep and EBV, and I spent four days in the hospital because of this. Since then I have remained fatigued and have had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Could your reactive ELISA and indeterminate Western Blot be secondary to your recent non-HIV viral infection? Yes, not only could it be, but most likely that is exactly what has transpired. Your HIV risk is negligible; Read more »

High Syphilis Titers and HIV Coinfection

I tested positive for HIV in the early 1980s. I have been on HAART, and my HIV viral load is currently undetectable and my CD4 is in the 300-400 range. However, I contracted syphilis in the late 1990, and since then my syphilis titers have...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...is. Additional studies from spinal fluid might be helpful. For instance if the cell count, and protein level are significantly elevated this could indicate ongoing syphilis activity. One has to be careful in the interpretation as HIV infection in... Read more »

High CMV Titers: Treatment?

I just received some test results I don't understand. My T-cells are 421, ratio 40% and viral load undetectable - all good. But ..."the CMV titers are very high, indicating a prior infection but a hugh immune response (my titer is 197 and the...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Assuming the results are for CMV antibody titers, then no treatment is required. This likely just indicates prior exposure. It would only become a problem if your CD4 count Read more »
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The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...their breasts for lumps. But if you find yourself going back for an HIV test every month even though you haven't done anything high-risk (i.e., unprotected sex or sharing needles), or if you find yourself constantly wondering whether mundane,... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...AST or SGOT (aspartate aminotransferase): liver enzyme ALP (alkaline phosphotase): liver enzyme Bilirubin: blood pigment High enzyme levels can indicate liver damage caused by medications, alcohol, hepatitis (an inflammation of the liver), or... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

... Taking Care of Yourself What Is Diabetes? Diabetes and pre-diabetes are serious conditions in which people have high levels of glucose in their blood. Almost 24 million Americans have diabetes and at least 57 million have... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...or incorrectly assess them. In five different studies of US gay and bisexual men, Hispanics/Latinos were reported to have the highest rates of unprotected male-to-male sexual contact. Injection drug use continues to be a risk factor for... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
...panic of something happening to me, such as a car crash, heart attack, even murder but I'm sure all our minds were far off from HIV. She said if she ever lost me, she would join me. That scares me the most. And she now has a 4 mo. old baby she... Read more »

Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
...different techniques including apple sauce (which really works) and cutting the pill down (which also works), but come hell or high water, I did not and will not miss a dose. I found a website and ordered a product to help with pill swallowing. ... Read more »

Im new and want friends!=)

Posted by chula93, 1 Reply
...hey! i am new here. I have had HIV all my life. i was born with it. Anyway, i thought it would be nice to talk to other people. Dame un mesaje si tu quieres=) Read more »