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Cold Chills And Hiv

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Ask the Experts

Help me with CHILLS

Hi I had a potential exposure a month ago. I want to ask if chills are a typical symptom of ARS? And if so, what exactly are chills? Would you have to have shivering? because I will have freezing hands for a few minutes and then they will warm up...
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
Chills and shivering are usually a sign of fever. All of these can be associated with ARS. You need to get followup HIV antibody testing.MH... Read more »

Fever and chill won't go away, Med Combivir+Nevirapine

Hi doctor, latest CD4 count 295 on November, VL count 52k on December, just started my treatment... Read more »

Chilling of HIV virus

Dear Dr Bob,Having once bought some frozen veg from the supermarket with a red mark on the... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Awareness Takes Central Stage at Fort Lauderdale Event

On Saturday at Fort Lauderdale's David Deal Play Day in Joseph C. Carter Park, attendees heard chilling statistics about the impact of HIV/AIDS on the African-American community. Organizers brought pamphlets about the disease, together with HIV... Read more »
TheBody.com

Day One With HIV: "24 Years Later, I'm Here!"

Robert Toth The day was dark, drizzly and dreary. A cold October day. Settling into the waiting room at the Public Health Center under the nom de plume "George Bush," I was somewhat nervous. Two previous HIV tests had come back negative. I'd... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Iranian Doctors' Conviction Could Damage Public Health

The Dec. 31 conviction of two pioneering Iranian HIV/AIDS doctors could have a chilling effect on scholarly exchanges, research, and disease prevention, experts say. In June, brothers Kamiar and Arash Alaei were arrested and later tried on charges... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Thousands Brave the Cold for AIDS Awareness

On Sunday, about 15,000 people turned out for the 23rd annual AIDS Walk Philly, despite rain and bitter chill. The participants had raised $350,000 by the time of the event, said Cari Bender, a spokesperson for the AIDS Fund. The fund supports 30... Read more »
Connect With Others

KALKIN are you PAULB? If so Chill the @#$% out!

Posted by Anonymous
Paul or Kalkin...chill out! I don't understand you! You have been to more than one HIV Specialist and yet you refuse to accept their advice and instead choose to believe the advice of some hack passing off as a GP on ICQ no less! You are losing... Read more »

A Real Chill in the air...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Reading the story of INFECTED truly brings a chill to me..I agree with the person who is looking for more information as to how this could have happened. This could and should be a learning experience.

I called the CDC last night and they... Read more »

chill out

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Well, this is for all you ww out there. The last three months of my life have been terrible due to one horrible mistake I made in las vegas. I slept with a girl I didnt even know after a drunken night in the club and I didnt use protection. The next... Read more »

Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
Hello,
I recently had sex with a prostitute and was so drunk(and stupid) i couldn't think of any possible dangers.
The prostitute had several cold sores on her body. We had unprotected oral sex (lasted less than a minute) and 2 times protected vaginal... Read more »