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Diseases Symptoms Similar To Aids

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Life Insurance medical exam/Similar symptoms to HIV/AIDS

Hello I have 2 questions:1) What happens if an individual has been declined for life insurance due to having the HIV virus or the AIDS virus yet unaware? Does the Life Ins. Co. normally notify the individual (by mail, ph, etc?)and advise...
Lynn L. Franzoi

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Usually when a person is declined coverage, either the insurance company tells him why or advises him how to get more information with respect to why coverage was denied. I do not know what disease has symptoms closest to HIV but it is probably... Read more »

diseases similar to HIV.

Rick, in history, has there ever been another disease that was like Hiv. By this I mean a disease... Read more »

Thanks - Negative HIV results (so far) but similar symptoms

Dr Bob,I don't have a question...I just wanted to send an email thanking you for the support... Read more »
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HIV and Hepatitis C: Similarities and Differences

Characteristic HIV HCV Type of virus and howtransmitted Bloodborne. Also present in semen, vaginalfluid and breast milk Bloodborne. Also may be present insemen and vaginal fluid Whether sexualtransmission occurs ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Survival Rates Among HIV-Positive People Who Receive Lab Tests Similar to People Who Do Not Receive Tests, Study Finds

Survival rates among HIV-positive people who undergo routine viral load and CD4+ T cell counts were nearly the same as those who do not receive the tests, according to a study published on Friday in the journal Lancet , the CP/Google.com reports ... Read more »
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Risk of HIV Reinfection May Be Similar to Risk of Initial HIV Infection

The risk of HIV reinfection, sometimes called superinfection, has not been clearly established. Given the risk of initial sexual HIV infection from a single exposure in population studies is commonly calculated as generally low (although these... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Drug-Resistant HIV Strain in NYC Patient Similar to Treatable Canadian Cases; Debate Over Announcement Continues

The rare, drug-resistant HIV strain recently detected in a New York City man appears to be "similar in some ways" to two HIV cases in Canada that first appeared in 2001 and did not lead to the spread of a "supervirus," the Washington Post ... Read more »
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Similar symptoms to HIV but not HIV

Posted by Redeye77, 1 Reply
After doing much research and still experiencing some symptoms it seems like there is something out there that mimics HIV symptoms but is quite difficult to diagnose. Maybe it's new STD?

Seems like reiters syndrome will fUse many of the same symptoms... Read more »

Maybe I can connect with others in a similar situa

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Maybe I can connect with others in a similar situation

Hi.....my name is Michael and I've been HIV+ since 1985. I'm on
social security disability because of the disease but I'm doing
OK. I'm 53, 6' and... Read more »

Someone with similar experience?

Posted by man_in_pain, 2 Replies
Dear Friends,
Although i've been reading through this forum for weeks now, this is my first posting. Honestly, there are some real great souls here; ShadesOfGrey, Ravi, Daisey6205, EricCo, HIV2AIDS and so many more who've provides so much love,... Read more »

Similar to infected case

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I, for one, can understand how INFECTED felt having to go through this terrible time with all the symptoms. I have posted my own experience in Dr. Bob's forum. Briefly:
Exposure: protected anal and vagina sex with a high risk sex worker.
Concern: no... Read more »