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Can Shingles Cause Death In Hiv Positive People

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Shingles=HIV ? (SHINGLES, 2009)

Hi,i'm 24 and was diagnosed w/ shingles after I developed a small circular rash on my shoulder. I got tested for HIV the same day but I feel like these are longest 2 weeks of my life. I haven't been sick nor have I had any abnormal female...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...recently she came down with a bout of shingles. This has brought my anxiety flooding back, as I am aware that shingles in young people (she is 21) is very rare and is sometimes a sign of hiv. Her shingles is mild. Should I be worried? I know I... Read more »

Shingles with past "low risk" exposures (SHINGLES, 2010)

Thanks for reading my question, by the looks of your site you are all VERY busy. My concern is... Read more »

Im HIV positive and scared about whats happening to me

I dont know whats happening to me, I've been positive for 6 months and i had thought my sero... Read more »
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Former Pop Star Sherri Lewis Talks About Living With HIV - HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Women

...living with HIV, and living healthy with it. But it took a big bite out of my life. Life interrupted. Career interrupted. Personal life: no children. Married and divorced." I have support. I would say my mother has been my greatest ally. Do... Read more »
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Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...infectious stage, (chicken pox) followed by a dormant stage. Then, with no warning, the virus becomes active again. About 20% of people who have had chicken pox will eventually develop shingles. This reactivation of the virus is most likely to... Read more »
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This Positive Life : An Interview With Sarah

...my mother received the transfusion and they should have been testing the blood, I don't think they were testing every single person quite yet. So this was a couple of years after your mom was infected through this blood transfusion? There was... Read more »
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Immune Reconstitution

...t-cells. In fact, the "t" in t-cell stands for thymus.Scientists have studied transplanting a human or animal thymus into an HIV+person. They have also tried to stimulate the thymus with hormones. To datethese methods have not proven to be... Read more »
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...live in the UK, where we do not have anything remotely like this website - it truly is a godsend to find so many compassionate people on here. God Bless. Gary. Read more »

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Shingles = HIV?

Posted by grcboy30, 4 Replies
...shouldn't be getting shingles at this age. Is this a sign I could have HIV? I have always used condoms and been with under 10 people. One was a little suspect, she was a drug user but tested negative. I had sex with her twice and used a... Read more »

My sister is HIV+ and has shingles

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I was just wondering if anyone had experience with HIV and shingles. She's been fighting the shingles now for about 5 months and they'll just start to go away and then come back again. Read more »