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Molluscum

...(electrocautery) or a laser. This treatment can be painful and sometimes leaves scars. They can be treated with chemicals used on warts such as trichloroacetic acid (TCA), podophyllin, or podofilox. These chemicals cannot be used on sensitive skin or near the eyes. They can be cut or scooped out surgically. This treatment can be painful and can leave scars. They can be treated with drugs used to treat acne such as tretinoin (Retin-A) or...
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Worried HIV Case Manager

Dear Dr. Bob,I feel embarrassed to ask this question but I have to. I am a case manager for HIV positive people. I interact with my clients alot. We hold a support group and plan activities together. Part of my job is to also educate the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,No reason to be embarrassed about asking a question here! Have you taken a gander at the archives? Absolutely no topic is off limits or out of bounds on this site! After all it's all about life, love, sex, drugs and rock Read more »

sensitivity to light

Im wondering why I am so sensitive to light....I tend to stay indoors now in fact all the time, if I go outside my brain feels as if it will explode...I had menegitis as Ive stated in previous questions and am suffering from the brittle teeth...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Some HIV and other meds can sensitize the skin to UV light for some individuals. Various eye conditions and sequelae to meningitis/brain Read more »

sensitive skin

I have really sensitive On my stomach and chest, It started three weeks ago on the tops of my legs and has moved up my body, my legs are now fine. There is no itching, rash or redness. Ive been to my JPO who is at a loss. Do you think it might be a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...You don't mentions which HIV treatment you are taking but it would be unusual to have the symptoms localized to the regions and character you described be Read more »

Follow-up to HIV ARS Fears

Thanks Dr. Frascino,I am trying to stay calm and my faith has helped me through much of my angst. As an update, I tested neg. on the 37th day post pos. exposure on the Rapid HIV Test administered at the PP. I am going to ignore the additional...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...encouraging. I absolutely agree you should not focus on "symptoms," as they are completely unreliable. Just take a read through the archives and you'll see what I mean. We have a whole chapter devoted to symptoms.Good luck. Be well.Happy... Read more »
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An Overview of Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethaprim (Bactrim, Septra, Sulfatrim)

...cause disease. When bacterial and protozoal infections occur in patients with weakened immune systems, including people with HIV, they tend to be more serious and are called opportunistic infections (OIs). HIV/AIDS-Related Uses ... Read more »
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An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...type of medicine called a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI). NRTIs block reverse transcriptase, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Lamivudine was approved by the FDA on November 17,... Read more »
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DNCB (Dinitrochlorobenzene)

... What Is DNCB? What Are the Benefits of DNCB? Why Did People With HIV Use DNCB? How Was DNCB Used? What Are the Side Effects? How Does DNCB Interact With Other Therapies? How Do We Know Read more »
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Stopping the Spread of HIV

... How Do You Get Infected With HIV? How Can You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected Read more »
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semen smear on nipple

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...does anyone know whether hiv can be transmitted if sperm is smeared onto a pregnant woman's nipple? i know chnaces is low, but if the person is pregnant, Read more »

Rapid drop in counts?

Posted by Carrie, 3 Replies
Just like 2 months ago my boyfriend told me that his counts are 'undetectable', super good and he probably just got infected this past year. Last night he said that his counts are dropping, he's barley in the 'undetectable' range anymore, he now... Read more »

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...i had ars at 3 weeks hiv hep exposure at 5 month nerve pain going down jaw broke out with herpes on palate and three huge cold sores 6 month tested neg Read more »

10 months symptoms ... but negative

Posted by David75, 4 Replies
...Bleeding gums Itchyness stiffness of hands burning/cold hands/feet electroshocks folliculitis yellowing skin TIREDNESS very sensitive skin ( skin turns VERY RED when under pressure) blue veins very visible diarrhea ( 10 months non - stop )... Read more »