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Could Hiv Appear To Be Allergies

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HIV, allergies and other possible indicators of infection

Hi Dr. Bob,I apologise if this is in the wrong forum but because of the different aspects in the question I didn't know which one to put it in. My question is related to the likelyhood of me contracting HIV (I'm really trying to get things straight...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...AIDS.Regarding prognosis, unfortunately no one has a crystal ball and clinical courses can vary considerably from person to person with HIV/AIDS. It's worth noting that your friend has not had any treatment to date. With aggressive treatment, his... Read more »

HIV & Allergies

Since becoming HIV-positive, I've noticed an increase in food allergies. For me, it's sulfites... Read more »

side effects/allergies/after hip replacement/ with HIV

Having HIV,and a total hip replacement.What would cause ithcing and wheps every 24 hrs.could it be... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information Day 2006

...February 7th, National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information Day, serves as a reminder of the disproportionate effect of HIV/AIDS on Blacks and provides an opportunity Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information Day

...On February 7th, we commemorate the seventh annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information Day. This day of recognition reminds us of the devastation that HIV/AIDS continues to inflict on African Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health on National HIV Testing Day, June 27, 2009

...than one-third of those who learned they are infected became aware of their status less than a year before being diagnosed with AIDS -- long after the optimal time to begin antiretroviral therapy. 2 Not knowing one's HIV status endangers... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases National Institutes of Health on National Latino AIDS Awareness Day October 15, 2009

...do to prevent future infections among the largest and fastest growing ethnic minority group in the United States. Since the HIV/AIDS epidemic began, more than 82,000 Latinos in the United States have died. 1 While Latinos represent only 15... Read more »
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Allergies and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I know its allergy season and even thjough I've never had allergies I am wondering if allergies could be a symptom of HIV. I tested negative after a 1 time protected expsoure with a sex worker. I tested negative at 21 and 30 weeks. Any chance this Read more »

Allergies autoimmune disease?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Are allergies considered autoimmune diseases and therefore push back the window period? I seem to have allergies right now (dust bothering Read more »

Allergies/sinus infections....symptoms or NOT!???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...where a lot of people are asking about their current allergies or sinus infections. Worrying that they might be symptoms of HIV. Most everyone answers "no....those are not symptoms"..... Yet, not to be the bearer of bad news, if you look over at... Read more »

Uh oh. Allergies/Sinus infection...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...and he's pretty convinced I have alleriges, along with a little bit of a sinus infection. I know, and have read even, that HIV+ people have more trouble with these kind of things, than sometimes the general population does. But if those things... Read more »