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Cold Hands And Feet Early Sign Of Hiv

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An Overview of Zerit (Stavudine, d4T)

...June 24, 1994, for use in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV infection in adults and children. Stavudine may also be used to prevent health care workers and others from getting HIV infection after they accidentally come into contact with the virus on the job; however, this practice does not have FDA approval. Stavudine does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing...
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hpv infection (HPV, HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS AND HIV/AIDS, 2010)

hello Dr. Frascino, I know that HIV is more your area of expertise but I was wondering if you knew anything about hpv. I was diagnosed with hpv about 10 years ago and was reading recently that some percentage of people actually clear the infection,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...types can cause infections in the genital area (the vulva, vagina, penis, buttocks, scrotum, and anus).Genital HPV types are often referred to as "low risk" and "high risk." Low-risk types can cause genital warts. High-risk types can cause... Read more »

Cold hands & feet with Neurontin

Last month I increased my dose of Neurontin from 300mg (3xdaily) to 600mg (3xdaily). I'm experiencing colder than usual hands and feet. Is this a side effect from the increased Neurontin and are there other alternatives? Thanks.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...whether you smoke, age, whether cold temperatures aggravate the condition, etc. Neurontin by itseld doesn't usually cause the feet/hands to feel cold. KH Read more »

Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone told me that I could still be a carrier. The test was done six (6) months after my last possible exposure.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tested? If you think you might have been exposed to HIV, you should get tested as soon as possible. Here's why: Even in the early stages of infection, you can take concrete steps to protect your long-term health. Regular check-ups with a doctor... Read more »

Terrified of Symptoms

Doctor, since I most likely will have to start treatment soon after a low risk exposureand no other doctors orwebsites will answer my question, I sincerely request a reply from you since I'm definitely not a worried well.After receiving unprotected...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...To experience thrush, lipodystrophy, peripheral neuropathy, gingivitis, and CMV retinitis all within a few weeks to months after an exposure verges on impossibility.You need to see a doctor and get tested for HIV. It will be a tremendous relief... Read more »
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The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Feet throbbing or cramping at night Sudden sharp shooting pains It is these slight or occasional sensations that are often overlooked byboth the patient and the doctor. Do not ignore these symptoms or they may getworse. In some cases the... Read more »
The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...of lactate can build up -- this is calledhyperlactatemia. When levels get very high, lactic acidosis can occur. The bodycan often cope with hyperlactatemia, but lactic acidosis is a serious illnessthat can be life-threatening. What Causes... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...fatigue Symptoms typically occur when glucose levels have gotten very high. If you are diagnosed while diabetes is in its early stages, you may not have any symptoms. Glucose Tests Since there are not always obvious symptoms of diabetes,... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...), your immune system tries to mount a defense. That defense can cause many people to develop symptoms that usually go away after a few days. Here's the catch: Those symptoms, when they do occur (most people experience only very minor symptoms,... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

34 year old hetero male

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...remains 2 1/2 months later, however the symptoms went away in about three or four weeks, although I still feel like [censored], cold hands, tired, some chest pains, dry-eyes and really irritated. Now my athletes feet that I have had for over ... Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »

peeling of hands and feet

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Is peeling of palms and soles an HIV ARS symptom? Could it be an OI during acute infection? Read more »