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Can You Get HIV From A Rat

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...newlydiagnosed Women generally have a faster disease progression, and lower CD4 cell counts, than men with equivalent viral loads Women are more likely than men to develop bacterial pneumonia Women have higher rates of herpes infections than men Women get thrush (a yeast infection) in their throats more often than men Men are eight times more likely than women to develop Kaposi's sarcoma or KS (a cancer-like...
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Resveratrol ultra & Dermapril S-P

I recently heard about the supplements and the cream from the media. I want to know if the supplements have been tested for people who are HIV+ and are taking meds. Can the substances in these supplements interfere with meds or affect the liver....
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...no specific medical report about the effect of resveratrol on the liver (most studies so far are in rats) or in people with HIV.Dermapril is being advertised as an anti-wrinkle cream. Likewise there is no data on its use in HIV that I am aware... Read more »

Am I at risk for HIV infection?

My sister is evil, that said, she put my ex's urine or vaginal fluid on my cat. I unsuspectedly closed lipped kissed the cat seconds or minutes later. This happened on the 22. I feel sick, but I was a feeling a little ill before this happened, am I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...way, does your evil sister resemble Bette Davis circa "Whatever Happened to Baby Jane"??? If so, do be careful of being fed rat tartar or being pushed down a flight of stairs in a wheelchair by the evil sister.Dr. Bob Read more »

Immune System and Advanced HIV

Hi, I'm not sure you can answer this I thought it was worth a try. My husband and I have advanced HIV disease. Diagnosed in 1988. We are doing well. Our problem is that our apartment building has a flea problem. The exterminator believes the fleas...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...disagreeable problem but not my realm really. I have not known rats and or fleas to casues specific problems to people with HIV but there are a general health hazzard and inconveniece. You need to work closely with other residents, the landlords... Read more »

anema

IJUST HAD KNEE REPLACEMANT AND HAVE HIGH PULSE RAT IN MY EAR. CONSTANT PULSE POUNDING IN MY EAR, ALSO HAVE BLLOD CAKE IN MY NOSTRIL. COULD THIS BE THE SIGN OF ANENA AAAAAAAND HOW CAN I GET RID OF IT?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV/AIDS information site. I suggest you talk to your doctor about your concerns. And, by the way, if you really have a "high pulse rat" in your ear, you may need the help of a veterinarian or perhaps a rodent exterminator as well. Good luck.Dr.... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tanzanian Rats, Who Already Sniff Out Landmines, Now Poised to Detect TB

...this year to 8 million by 2015. Weetjens said about 40 percent of the estimated 60,000 Tanzanians suffering from TB are also HIV-positive. TB can be treated if detected early enough. In his proposal, Weetjens said the rat, whose Latin name is... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...information about the product? Which company manufactures this product? How can I contact them? Did the Food and Drug Administration approve this product or treatment? If not, why not? What uses has the product been tested for? Where can I see... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...2006, they accounted for 17% of new HIV infections in the 50 states and the District of Columbia during that same year. The rate of new HIV infections among Hispanics/Latinos in 2006 was 2.5 times that of whites. The Numbers New HIV... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS & The Delivery of Bad News - A Research S

Posted by Dolbylife, 2 Replies
...HIV/AIDS & The Delivery of Bad News - A Research Study https://www.surveymonkey.com/had A few years ago, when I was 24 yrs old, Read more »

READ THIS AND YOU WILL FEEL BETTER!!

Posted by sbev1981, 1 Reply
...drinking, partying, and NO MISSING MY MEDICATION)!! I have a friend that is a Virologist in chemistry and has explained to me the rat race that is happening on the daily to find the cure for this virus. I have recently found a scientist in... Read more »

YOU WILL BE OK!! READ THIS AND FEEL BETTER!!

Posted by sbev1981
...Ok so I was recently diagnose with HIV 7 weeks ago when I went in to be checked for a cough that would not go away! I was a bit upset that the Dr. would even ask me Read more »

READ THIS!! YOU WILL BE OK AND YOU WILL LIVE!!

Posted by sbev1981
...drinking, partying, and NO MISSING MY MEDICATION)!! I have a friend that is a Virologist in chemistry and has explained to me the rat race that is happening on the daily to find the cure for this virus. I have recently found a scientist in... Read more »