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Complications Of AIDS

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U.S. National Institutes of Health

NINDS Neurological Complications of AIDS Information Page

What Are Neurological Complications of AIDS? Is There Any Treatment? What Is the Prognosis? What Research Is Being Done? Clinical Trials Organizations Related NINDS Publications and Information Publicaciones en EspaƱol Additional resources... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

Neurological Complications of AIDS Fact Sheet

What Is AIDS? How Does AIDS Affect the Nervous System? What Are Some of the Neurological Complications That Are Associated With AIDS? How Are These Disorders Diagnosed? How Are These Disorders Treated? What Research Is Being Done? Where... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Social Stigma Complicating HIV/AIDS Awareness, Prevention Efforts in Saudi Arabia

Social stigma associated with HIV/AIDS is complicating HIV awareness and prevention efforts in Saudi Arabia, the AP/ Houston Chronicle reports (Abu-Nasr, AP/ Houston Chronicle , 11/27). The country's Ministry of Health in June announced that more... Read more »
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Acute Hepatic Failure complicated with AIDS

What is Acute Hepatic Failure complicated with AIDS, how does it harm the liver and does it take a long time to occur?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
"Acute hepatic failure" simply means that something has recently damaged the liver severely so that it is not functioning normally. Many things can do this: infections, very low blood pressure, exposure to toxins like poisonous mushrooms... Read more »

complications faced by embalmers on aids bodies

I'm a funeral student intern who is doing research on embalming aids bodies. Can you give me some complications that an embalmer may encounter while embalming? I know this is an off subject question but I can not find any info anywhere...
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
I don't have specific information, but blood and body fluids prior to the procedure would be considered infectious.... Read more »

CIRRHOSIS OF THE LIVER AND AIDS AND COMPLICATIONS

MY BOYFRIEND HAS HIV AND CIRRHOSIS OF THE LIVER HE SAYS SEX MAKES HIS LIVER HURT IS THIS POSSIBLE EVEN WHEN HE MASTURBATES IS THIS POSSIBLE AND IS THERE ANYTHING THAT WILL HELP?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I've never heard of sex making someone's liver hurt (but I guess there's always a first time). Since I've never encountered this before, I honestly don't know what could make it better.... Read more »

Diabetic complications as cause of death?

I recently heard of a female AIDS patient, age 19 years, who died with the cause of death officially listed as "diabetic complications." Her family reported symptoms of wasting, sores and falling hair. Is the cause of death given...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
WIth those details not possible to accurately comment. I have had patients with AIDS who were doing well from the HIV standpoint but who have died from cancer, cardiac disease, accidents, etc. Patients with diabetes can have life threatening... Read more »
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Oral Complications. Please Help

Posted by xrayvison, 2 Replies
Basically what I want to know is if oral complications are symptoms of acute HIV or more symptoms of later stages. I have been having complications in my mouth and I am a bit scared. Noticing bumps, and etc which could possible be normal anyways. My... Read more »

If you have lost a loved one to HIV/AIDS ....

Posted by Marjorie
or complications directly or in-directly to AIDS .... as we have .... and would like to add them to our *Virtual AIDS Memorial Collage Website* please visit us at;
www.virtualaidscollage.com

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Lymph Node Removal Complications

Posted by amandajeanbrown, 4 Replies
I had a lymph node removed from my groin on May 6th, initially, I had no complications. The incision site looks great, no redness, no signs of infection. There is mild swelling directly under the incision, to be expected. My concern, is I have... Read more »

My exposure was a bit complicated, HELP!!

Posted by questions, 3 Replies
I am a gay guy and yesterday I had sex with a guy I met, I didn't suck him or anything, he sucked me though

the only thing I did was fingering him in the anus, however after I pulled my finger out, and right after I did I saw blood coming out of his... Read more »