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Do Hiv Positive Have Low Temperature

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RE: Anxiety...Depression or stress

Hello DoctorI have tested 4 times and every time I got same results(Positive ICMA and negative western blot.) Viral load is negative all the time. 1. Can someone with HIV infection have low grade fever(ranging from 98.6 - 99.5) for 10 months? 2. am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,A reactive (positive) ICMA test combined with a reflex negative Western Blot (WB) test is considered to be a negative HIV-screening test. In essence you've had four negative HIV tests. Assuming these tests were taken outside the window... Read more »

Atripla exposed high / low temperature during travel. Is it safe?

Hi,I've just came back from traveling to a tropical country and had taken two boxes of Atripla with me. One - opened, was always safe with me, stored in reasonable temperatures.The other box, unopened, was stored in a main luggage, which has been...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
You are correct that the package insert states that Atripla is best stored at 25 degrees C (or 77F) with "excursions permitted to 1530 C (5986 F)." So based on the information you provided, one could not reliably vouch for the potency of the... Read more »

Cold Weather and Hiv/Aids?

Hi, I'm 37 Hiv+ 6 Years. Never been sick from Hiv. On Meds, and Great lab results except high Tryglycerides.My partner is 34 Hiv+ 5 years. Has been down to 49 T Cells and Fungus bacteria in his lungs. His t Cells now are around 800 and is realitvity...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...As a long-term Coloradoan and HIV treater, I can say that cold weather has not seemed to cause any unusual problems among our many patients. (It is cold here in Read more »

thyroid/low basal temperature

Which in usually more prevelent in hiv positive people hyper or hypo thyroid? I know fevers are very common, but how dangerous is it to actually have a lower than normal body temperature all the time? I've been screened a few times for thyroid...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...In my experience hypothyroidism is the more common but I have seen both. Many persons (with or without HIV) seem to run body temperatures 1-2 degrees lower than the so-called average. I have never noted a problem among my HIV+ patients Read more »
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...a research team from Harvard Medical School and the Dutch biotechnology company Crucell that might deliver experimental HIV/AIDS vaccines using a modified common cold virus. NIH and Merck have developed two experimental AIDS vaccines,... Read more »
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Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
...mean by infected by an std (like syphilis or herpes) which can easily be transmitted with a simple contact can i be infected by HIV just by getting one of these STD? Is there any chance to be infected by herpes by a simple contact and in this... Read more »

Have I Gone from HIV to AIDS? HELP!!!!

Posted by CLT, 4 Replies
...was able to take off time. Also, he seemed really distant in talking with me today. Usually he is jovial and fun, today he was cold and to the point. What do you guys think? Read more »

Can't take it anymore, self testing tomorrow

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...It was breast secretions on my penis during a handjob from sex worker with unknown status, however, knowing my luck, she is HIV + and even though the risk per exposure is very low, I probably already have it. The next day I had a very mild sore... Read more »

Corrected Update: I am going to die

Posted by soworried27, 1 Reply
...talking about having a full panel of STD's done or just some basic tetsting. Would a doctor do StD testing and not recommend an HIV test? Anyway, I do not have a fever. My temp has been up and down from 97.5-99.5 over the last 2 days, so I would... Read more »