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Can A Physical Tell If You Have Hiv

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Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...question is commonly asked on this and other Forums. While there are several signs and symptoms that are frequently associated with HIV (See HIV/AIDS Basics section of this web site), none of them are specific for HIV. Therefore, a diagnosis of... Read more »

Selective employmee group (commercial divers) annual physical-HIV blood test?

We are a small engineering company, but a substantial part of our work force are commercial divers.... Read more »

Physical therapy for persons with HIV

Hi Rick, I'm interested in the physical therapy side of AIDS/HIV. How is it used for pain... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lipodystrophy Syndrome and Self-Assessment of Well-Being and Physical Appearance in HIV-Positive Patients

...Reduction of facial fat is likely to carry the greatest stigma, one of the central problems in the lives of people with HIV/AIDS. The present study investigated attitudes toward health condition, well-being, and individual appearance in relation... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Social Support and Maladaptive Coping as Predictors of the Change in Physical Health Symptoms Among Persons Living With HIV/AIDS

... Researchers in the current study sought to examine social support and maladaptive coping as predictors of HIV-related health symptoms in a primarily low-income and diverse sample of HIV/AIDS patients with respect to gender, ethnicity, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Married Women in India Who Experience Physical, Sexual Abuse by Husbands More Likely to Contract HIV, Study Finds

...Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv . The ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Long-Term Impact of HIV and Orphanhood on the Mortality and Physical Well-Being of Children in Rural Malawi

...No published studies from sub-Saharan Africa have recorded child mortality and morbidity by maternal HIV status beyond age 3 years. More information on the impact of orphanhood on child physical well-being is required, especially Read more »
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hiv & working out/bodybuilding

Posted by windycitypozdude, 2 Replies
...this thread as a place to exchange ideas, talk about supplements, etc., and how it all relates mentally and physically to being hiv+. right now i'm on atripla (taken once a day) and bactrin (taken m, w, f) to prevent pneumonia. my numbers are... Read more »

Potential HIV risks please help

Posted by 613, 3 Replies
...OK, Just for clarification, I have considered taking an HIV test when I get my yearly physical here are my risks 1. Received oral sex from a woman in 2006 (unprotected) 2. fingered the Read more »

very scared

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am having all these symptoms...cant sleep, I am very jittery and nervous...I cant even eat...I am so scared...could it be hiv? please help...the person that I had the unprotected sex with is in the military and assured me his is clean infact... Read more »

ROTC and commissioning?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...unprotected vaginal sex with was in Navy ROTC. He claims that before they gave him the a-ok when he graduated, he underwent an HIV test as part of his physical. He claims to have been negative, saying "otherwise they wouldn't have let me in." I... Read more »