Does Hiv Affect Your Jaw

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The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...attacks as men, but they are. Women make up nearly half of all heart attack deaths. Heart disease is the number one killer of both women and men in the US. Heart disease is a cardiovascular disease (CVD). This means that it affects your heart and blood vessels. There are several types of heart disease. The most common in the US is coronary artery disease (CAD). CAD occurs when plaque builds up in the coronary arteries that supply blood to...
Ask the Experts


Dr Rob,I have been positive since 1998. I have never been on meds except for the last 4 weeks of my pregnancy(via AI) in 2008.My VL has always been undetactable or less than 300.My CD4 has ranged between 700 and 500 to date.For the last four months...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,It seems unlikely this problem is HIV related in light of your low or undetectable HIV plasma viral load over many months and your good CD4 counts; however, HIV is Read more »

Struggling to carry on....please reply pt 3!!

Dear Dr.Bob,Cant believe Im still writing to you but, Im getting freaked by worsening symptoms!!To summarise, I had drunken sex with a black CSW in Germany over 3 years ago now. I cant remember enough about it to know if it was unprotected or not....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your 11 negative HIV-antibody tests and negative Taqscreen Multiplex Test out three years are definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able. HIV is not Read more »

Ever heard of Neuropathy affecting the teeth?

Hello and greetings.I am an healthy AIDS pt. with Tcells 380 viral load undetectable for over 5 years (my meds are working!). I have Protien C & S Deficiency (inherited) Rheumatoid Arthirtis, and Peripherial Neurpoathy in legs and hands.My concern...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...To my knowledge standard HIV related neuropathy relatively rarely manifests itself solely the level of a facial/dental nerve. I would be interested in what Read more »

Permission to WHOHoo? Vaccinations + TB test + lap dance

This week I have to get a HIV AB 1+2 and RPR. These exams and shots are for immigration reasons. I am working on getting my US permanent residence.I had some vaccinations done 1 and half week ago. Td, MMR and Varicella. I also had a TB skin...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey Barcelona Guy Eric,1.No. From what you've told me, your HIV risk is nonexistent. You can't contract HIV from a lap dance while wearing your jeans, even if you are free balling and spunk Read more »
Housing Works

Why I Interrupted President Obama's Speech on the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

...approvingly at another interruption: the man who shouted, "We love you!" when President Obama began to speak. We cannot allow affection for President Obama (and gratitude that he is not President Bush) to subdue us into acceptance of the status... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay men. However, as the years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...But if you don't know you have HIV, you won't take those medications, and the virus will continue to do its dirty work. HIVaffects people differently. In some people, HIV might lead to AIDS within a few years after they were infected. On the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...a greater chance of infecting others with HIV. The rates of STDs remain high among Hispanics/Latinos. Cultural factors may affect the risk of HIV infection. Some Hispanics/Latinos may avoid seeking testing, counseling, or treatment if infected... Read more »
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Some questions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...antibiotics effect the anibody test? and 2. Has anyone seen information about a stiff jaw due that doesn't seem to get better due to hiv? Thanks so much and God Bless to you all.. Read more »

Hate Crimes Affect Us All

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...Aviance Beaten in New York City Police Arrest Four People on Hate-Crime Charges AP NEW YORK (June 12) - A singer suffered a broken jaw and other injuries in an attack by a group yelling anti-gay slurs, yet he hopes to perform again by the end of... Read more »


Posted by desert, 2 Replies red. It soon developed to rash, the same one as described on numerous symptom sites: small reddish to purple spots. Its affecting my fingertips as well but it seems it fades away when Im not thinking much about HIV. When Im looking at palms... Read more »

Extremely Tormented Part 2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...half months ago and 2 and a half months ago.. abstinence since dec 2nd, 2003...... I tested dec 29th, 2003.. negative elisa hiv1/2.. I got sick jan 1st, 2004: hot flashes/chills, no fever, dizziness, lightheadedness, neck muscle pains, one... Read more »
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