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Can HIV Virus Enter Through Ears

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HIV and Autoimmue Ear Disorder

Dr.Bob I have been HIV pos since August, 2005 and have been on Atripla for two years. My latest TCells in December were 769 and undetictible (sp). I was undetectable within 30 days of starting the regimen with no noticiable side effects. Fast...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,It's unlikely your HIV disease is causing your inner ear problems. If you are not seeing an HIV-knowledgeable ENT physician, the physician treating your ear problems should be in close Read more »

Ear Licking = HIV risk

Hi doc,I am a great fan of yours and have visited this site for information frequently. You are one... Read more »

HIV Positive and wanting to get ears pierced

Hi there - not sure which area I should ask this but maybe you can help....I'm HIV+ and am getting... Read more »
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HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

...integrated into) the CD4 cell, itcommands the CD4 cell to start making new HIV proteins. The proteins are thebuilding blocks for new HIV viruses. They are produced in long chains. Assembly An HIV enzyme called protease cuts... Read more »
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What Is HIV?

... Let's start with the basics . HIV is short for "human immunodeficiency virus." How Do You Get HIV? Meet the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) You can get HIV through unprotected sex or by sharing needles or other equipment... Read more »
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An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...The recommended daily dose of lamivudine for adults is 300 mg once a day or 150 mg twice a day. For children 3 months to 16 years of age, the recommended dose is 4 mg/kg, up to a maximum of 150 mg twice a day. The recommended dose of lamivudine... Read more »
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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...help you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is affecting your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell... Read more »
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exposure to hiv through ear!

Posted by Anonymous
...clean. i was with another guy the other day and did only safe activites. he sucked me , we french kissed. he was also licking my ear at one point. he had his tongue on the inside of my ear (was very wet), which normally wouldnt bother me, except... Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...syndrome) was first reported in the United States in 1981 and has since become a major worldwide epidemic. AIDS is caused by HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). By killing or damaging cells of the body's immune system, HIV progressively destroys... Read more »

ringing in the ears

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...negitive, but i realize those results are meaningless at this point. Lately I have been experiencing bad ringing in both my ears. My question is, can the be a sign of HIV, and if so, could it appear just 45 days after being infected? The... Read more »

Coconut Oil

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...Have any of you heard about virgin coconut oil. I was reading a book on it because I'm taking it for another issue and I found mention of it actually Read more »