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Does Painful Urination Mean I Have Hiv

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Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...Table of Contents Introduction How Drugs Are Metabolized Drugs That Slow Down Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs That May Interact With HIV Drugs Food Taking Care of Yourself Introduction In order for a drug to work properly, you must take the correct dose so thatyou have the...
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Really?

Hi Dr Bob,It is me again, hope you remember me. This time I come to present a real problem. Recently I did a STD screen, which involve herpes I & II, chamydia and VD due to a persistent painful urinating for about 2-3weeks now. My herpes IgG I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello One-Eyed Monster,"This time I come to present a real problem."??? Does that mean the last time you were here was for a fake problem?Regarding your current problem, STD screening is not difficult and is very reliable. If your STD screens,... Read more »

i admit i'm now a nervous wreck

i'm very distressed. i just had protected vaginal sex with a prostitute and after the intercourse, as we chat, she revealed that 10 days ago she had an encounter of spilled semen of another client. i'm extremely worried that my durex extra-safe will...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1.Yep! HIV cannot permeate intact latex. Consequently if your "durex extra-safe" was used properly and did not break, your risk would be Read more »

Joint pain/Urination problems/Rising VL

Dear Dr. Henry: As a follow-up on my current condition, my recent blood counts changed from CD4 254 to 266, and Viral Load 70 to 1,300. I was also having trouble controlling my cholestrol and triglycerides--cholestrol is now at 249, and my tri's...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It would be somewhat unusual for Lexiva/ritonavir to cause joint problems just in the knees. I would get a rheumatlogist to evaluate your knees. Neurontin can be helpful for neuropathy but most patients require a must higher dose (i.e. up to 3600... Read more »

red colored urine

hello doc, my friend tested hiv poz 9 mths ago. now she is under medications. the problem with her is that she is havin pain while urinating and color of urine is red. her medications include triomune, virodin, virocomb. what would be the cause of...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
I think it is unlikely that her symptoms are related to her antiretroviral medications. I would be most concerned about a urinary tract infection; however, other things are also possible. She needs to be evaluated by her primary provider.Best,Eric Read more »
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Crixivan

...diarrhea, stomach pains, loss of appetite, yellowing of skin/eyes, changed skin color, dry mouth/sore throat, taste changes, painful urination, indigestion, joint pain, hives, and liver toxicity. Itchy/dry skin, ingrown toe nails, and hair loss... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Gut Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Read more »
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Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Heart Disease Basics Symptoms of Heart Disease/Attack Risk Factors for Heart Disease HIV and Heart Disease Reducing the Risk for Heart Disease Taking Care of Yourself Heart Disease Basics Many... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...became really sick sorethroat, oral thrush in one spot on my gumline, an oral ulcer,fever blister, and genital ulceration. Also painful urination and some fever. The doctor just looked at me and said it was herpes and the thrush was from the... Read more »

Stupid Thing one night...I know....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Pea, Etc) Well I am a hetero guy who had unprotected receptive oral sex with a prostitute. I know dumb but slight chances of HIV but risks of other STD's also. Well no joke, while I had my eyes closed relaxing, she stopped and hopped on and... Read more »

MY STORY

Posted by zazoo, 2 Replies
...fever for 6 days, rashes for 8 days and lethargy for 10 days. Moderate night sweat for 4 days.No lymph nodes at all. Week 8: Painful urination and penis. Did all the tests for STDs all came back negative. I even had a cystoscopy and nothing... Read more »

Read his Symptoms from year 2000 - tested negative

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...fever for 6 days, rashes for 8 days and lethargy for 10 days. Moderate night sweat for 4 days.No lymph nodes at all. Week 8: Painful urination and penis. Did all the tests for STDs all came back negative. I even had a cystoscopy and nothing was... Read more »