Diseases Mistaken For Hiv
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Mistaken Assumptions and Missed Opportunities: Correlates of Undiagnosed HIV Infection Among Black and Latino Men Who Have Sex With MenThe authors of the current study sought to identify the correlates of being HIV-positive but unaware among black and Latino men who have sex with men. These men were compared with HIV-negative MSM in bivariate and multivariate analyses. ... Read more »
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineMy advice is to find an HIV experienced user friendly HIV doc to help you steer through your illness and to help minimize future medical mishaps. Hope you can recover from all of that OK and do well with your HIV meds. KH... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineTaking an extra dose of an HIV medication on occasion is generally well tolerated and should not be a major issue (including with Kaletra+ Truvada). An extra dose of your regimen might trigger a little extra stomach/gut upset but should be OK. A... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for posting.To be sure, you should be taking your AZT/3TC (zidovudine/lamivudine) twice daily and the efavirenz once daily. You did apparently double dose the AZT/3TC, but so long as you're feeling ok in the morning, I'd... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Another personal afraid of contracting an STD, including HIV, from himself???? YIKES! You're like the fifth one this week. Can anyone really doubt we need to return to science-based sex education in our schools? Listen up King Kong... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyAMFAR AIDS HANDBOOK (Chapter 4, Page 53 )
There are four stages to HIV disease
1) Acute Infection Stage (500-1200 CD4s)- begins immediately after hiv enters the body and starts multiplying in infected cells. Acute infection ends about 2-6 weeks... Read more »
Posted by adoniadennis, 1 ReplySome of the most common warning signs with STD's in women would be the constant feeling of the flu, as many STD's lower one's immune system, making them much more susceptible to illness. Another would be the appearance of lesions, rashes, or even... Read more »
Posted by Survivor, 4 RepliesSO WHAT IS IT???
This is a very intersting question is it not...? Pharma says it's a Condition, others +ve and -ve say its a disease and or condtion..
WHATS THE BLOODY ANSWER!?!?!?!
"Oh Eric, I am so sorry for you, thats a horrible disease." Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyPeter Staley formerly of AIDSMEDS (now owned by Poz Magazine) agrees with the new LA Public Service Announcements that stress HIV is a gay disease.
Here is the article that critizes these ads.
HIV Ads Embrace, and Stun, Audience
By Sharon Bernstein,... Read more »
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