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Could Tingling Lips Be A Sign Of Ars

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HIV Drug Chart/Overview

...ofDoses/Day: Norvir is most commonly used to boost other drugs at 1 or 2doses per day Common Side Effects: Nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, headaches,heartburn, fatigue, weakness, insomnia, numbness and tingling around the mouth,increased cholesterol, triglycerides, and glucose, increased liver enzymelevels Serious Side Effects: Liver problems, pancreatitis, lipodystrophy,...
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Tingling on face

Hell Dr's,I have been getting tingling on my face (mainly my right side). I am currently on Viread, Epzicom, Kaletra. However, this situation started before starting this new cocktail about 3 months. Sometimes is so botherism it keeps me from...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There would be concern about an old Bell's palsy, residual effect from herpes zoster, or some other cranial nerve related condition so a careful examination (sometimes with a neurologist) is recommended. Often a brain scan (CT or MRI) would be... Read more »

Stop taking medicine (WHAT DOES UNDETECTABLE MEAN,2011)

Hi Dr,I live with my cousin who is HIV positive. We are just roommates, nothing freaky like that. I'm really concerned about him. He was taking the medicine (multiple pill form) for almost a year and he became undetectable. He has since lost his job...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your cousin is either misinformed or in denial; most likely the latter, as he was clearly advised not to stop antiretroviral therapy (ART) once he started it. Regarding what undetectable means, perhaps I should back up a bit and explain what a... Read more »

Exposure to HIV

Dear Robert.Grettings from London.This does seem like one of the best sites on the web, and of course I will make a donation by card.I was very likely expoded to HIV 7 days ago. I had, stupidly, (having drunk too much but that is no excuse), had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Paul,You had high "rick" sex and now your little toe is "moing" of its "on" accord? And you're worried about telling "friens" and cannot afford to "jepodise" your projects. So you were all on "Chalie," but you topped the "Italisn" and the... Read more »

gonorrhea and hiv (HIV AND GONORRHEA)

Hi Dr RobertFirst of all, i would like to congratulate you and this site for this wonderful work. Second, i'd like to say that i am sorry for my poor english. I am from Brazil and i am not very fluent, but i will try hard.I'm worried because i had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Brazil-Guy,Your concerns are largely unwarranted. Gonorrhea can be transmitted via oral sex quite easily and efficiently. HIV, by comparison, cannot. In fact it's quite difficult to transmit HIV via oral sex, particularly via the receptive... Read more »
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Wasting Syndrome

What Is AIDS Wasting? What Causes AIDS Wasting? How Is Wasting Treated? The Bottom Line What Is AIDS Wasting? AIDS wasting is the involuntary loss of more than 10% of body weight, plus more than 30 days of either diarrhea, or... Read more »
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An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

la-MI-vyoo-deen Brand Name: Epivir Other Name(s): 3TC, Epivir-HBV, Lamivudina Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Lamivudine, also known as Epivir or 3TC, is a type of medicine called a nucleoside reverse... Read more »
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Mitochondrial Toxicity

What Are Mitochondria? What Is Mitochondrial Toxicity? What Are the Signs of MT? How Do ARVs Cause MT? What's Next? What Are Mitochondria? Mitochondria (my-toe- con' -dree-a) are small "organs" in our cells. They are the cell's... Read more »
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Osteoporosis

What Is Bone? What Is Osteoporosis? What Causes It? HIV and Osteoporosis Antacids and Bone Mineral Density How Do I Know if I Have Osteoporosis? What Can I Do About Osteoporosis? For More Information What Is Bone? ... Read more »
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Worried well with alarming symptoms, few questions

Posted by scaredstiff, 4 Replies
Long post, I apologize. But alot is going on with my body right now. I am a previously healthy, 24 yo white male. I am exactly nine weeks post-exposure, so I am still in my 13-week window period. From reading Dr. Bob's past posts, I know this to... Read more »

Raspy lungs a sign of ARS????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I'm still having ARS Symptoms including raspy lungs, cough and dry mouth. I'm to the point I can't sleep at night!!! Are these associates with ARS??? It will be 2 weeks tomorrow for possible exposure... Read more »

Raspy lungs a sign of ARS????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm still having ARS Symptoms including raspy lungs, cough and dry mouth. I'm to the point I can't sleep at night!!! Are these associates with ARS??? Read more »

Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello. I heard have heard it said that you cannot diagnose by symptoms. However, I have the symptoms and the time frame and it seems like a no-brainer that I have HIV. I had unprotected vaginal sex (lips & penis) with a female friend from way... Read more »