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Drinking Water Should I Get Test For HIV

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Hi, Dr. DeJesus. I promise this is the last time I will ask you a question.I wrote to you before and you have answered to me about the body temperature elevations and fluids. I really appreciate yout time. However I still have further questions that...
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

...You have NOTHING to worry about. If your original symptoms occurrred 5 months ago, and now you have a negative HIV test, then your illness back then was not likely to be related to HIV. You CANNOT dilute your blood by drinking water and make the Read more »

Confused about HIV+ events

I have accepted the fact that I am now HIV+. About 3 weeks ago, I came down with a painful sore... Read more »

Paranoid Brother

Dr. Frascino:Please forgive me. I know I am a coward. I do not know why I cannot face this... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Drinking Water in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Safe for Infant Formula?

...each household. The median age of the caretakers was 27 years. Forty- nine (41 percent) caretakers had no formal education. Drinking water was typically collected from the municipal system by a family member and was stored in 99 (83 percent) of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN/ PlusNews Examines Efforts to Increase Access to Safe Drinking Water Among HIV-Positive People in Sudan

... IRIN/ PlusNews on Monday examined efforts to increase access to safe drinking water among HIV-positive people living in Sudan. According to IRIN/ PlusNews , people living with HIV are especially vulnerable to Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...been exposed to HIV, talk to your health care provider or the public health department, and get tested. For more information on HIV testing, see Fact Sheet 102 . If you are sure that you have been exposed, call your health care provider... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Is drinking water sold in vending machines safe for people with HIV?

Early in September the local news media reported that the water sold in vending machines is not as safe as we would like to believe. According to these reports, as many as 62 percent of the machines which advertised "purified" water contain... Read more »
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NATURAL SOLUTION FOR NIGHT SWEATING

Posted by contractor, 6 Replies
...antioxidant vitamins. An experimental animal model was used in which mice were treated with AZT for 35 days (10 mg/kg/day) in drinking water. Animals treated with antioxidant vitamins were fed the same diet as controls but supplemented with... Read more »

Dentist Appt - Could it happen?

Posted by whatthe, 2 Replies
Ok. Here is the deal. I had a dentist appt for a filling in November where I ended up getting the cold sore virus from the person assisting the dentist. I had noticed she had a horrible looking cold sore and every so often seemed to adjust her mask... Read more »

scared in tenn.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i tested neg. at 13 weeks. but i have been having severe headaches for the past month. could the test been wrong. Read more »

Do all newborns in us get tested for Hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Do they automatically test newborns for hiv in the us? Read more »