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Complications Of Hiv

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Complications of HIV

My sister in her 40's is HIV+ . She has lessions that develop inside out, ie the lessions do not break the skin but leave scars on healing. What is this?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Good question. HIV+ persons can suffer from a wide variety of skin disorders which can be very aggravating. Your description doesn't clearly indicate Read more »


Hi, My father was diagnosed with Throat Cancer in lymph nodes year ago and treatment had gone well... Read more »

Can anti-biotic drugs complicate/interfere with HIV medication?

Dear Dr,I have been on HIV medication (Sustiva/Kivexa) for three years with success. I am generally... Read more »
The Body PRO

CROI 2010 Wrap-Up: Complications of HIV and Its Treatment

...they don't become completely normal. This residual inflammation -- we can call it that -- has been associated with a myriad of complications of HIV. Some people have said it's responsible for the lack of increase in CD4 cells in some patients.... Read more »
The Body PRO

ICAAC 2007: Key HIV Research on HIV/HAART Complications and HIV Drug Resistance

...Patients: Podcast (10.6MB, 26.5 min.) Download Slides (4.9MB PowerPoint) Read Transcript HIV Drug Resistance and the Complications of HIV/HAART: Podcast (14.1MB, 35 min.) Download Slides (7.4MB PowerPoint) Read Transcript ... 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/ Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIH Study Demonstrates Surprising Complication in HIV Infection

...likely to have taken testosterone, lipid-lowering drugs, and corticosteroids, all prescribed therapies for the acute and chronic complications of HIV infection or other common medical problems. They were also more likely to have been involved in... Read more »
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More complications??

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
...Rapid came back negative, which I knew would happend. NAAT took a week to get results. That also came back negative not just for HIV but a few other STDs as well. I was told by the nurse who administered the test to only come back after 6... Read more »

50% of HIV+ Develop Neurocognitive Impairment

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies it confirms what my neurologist at UCLA, Dr. Elyse Singer, has been saying since 1999, namely that it is the neurological complications of HIV that are the most troubling aspect of being HIV+. I have provided the first few paragraphs of the... 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... Read more »

Castleman's Syndrome

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...making a decision? Can anyone offer any assistance in recommending an activist attorney who has knowledge of HIV issues and complications of HIV? Castlemans Syndrome is a complication of HIV that does not fit the Blue Cross algorithms. ... Read more »