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Introduction Possible Symptoms of Early Stage ADC Possible Symptoms of Middle Stage ADC Possible Symptoms of Late Stage ADC What Is ADC? The Symptoms of ADC How Does HIV Cause ADC? Incidence Diagnosing ADC What If I Think I Have ADC? Treating ADC Treating the Symptoms of ADC What If Someone I Care For Has Symptoms or Was Diagnosed With ADC? Conclusion Introduction Dementia is a brain disorder that affects a person's ability to...
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STD

hello , i would like to know is STD considered an early stage of AIDS?will STD lead to AIDS?...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
STD stands for sexually transmitted disease, and is used to refer to a group of infections that are commonly transmitted through sexual contact: gonorrhea, syphilis, Chlamydia, LGV (lymphogranuloma venereum), genital Herpes, trichomoniasis, HPV... Read more »

HIV tests at early stage

Dear doctor .which tests are the most important one to do to detect HIV at early stage ..and what is the name of the latest generation of viral load test.Thank you doctor for your response....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Depends on what early is. Nothing is 100% reliable within the first 4 weeks of infection. DNA PCR and viral load tests become positive by 4 weeks. Antibody tests within 4-12 weeks.MH... Read more »

early stage wasting

nelsoni have what i think is early stage wasting. although my weight has not dropped, my body is deteriorating right before my eyes. all my muscles are flattening out and receding up, and my butt and upper thighs are really thinning out. i'm...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Resistance and cardiovascular exercise are the best way to prevent HIV and age related loss of lean body mass and increase in fat. Wasting can be reversed if it happens also, even in late stage patients. Hormones like testosterone and its anabolic... Read more »

Early stages...

Dear Doctor Kull, what are the early stages of Herpes and what are the symtoms? Do you get like headakes or something like that?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The initial outbreak of genital herpes, sometimes referred to as primary herpes, can involve (in the genital region) blisters, open sores, itching, pain, or burning upon urination. In more severe cases, a person can experience flu-like symptoms... Read more »
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Other STD's - ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

I was wondering about the other viral STDs, namely HPV and Herpes. Are there tests for these and are they conclusive? I have not had any signs or symptoms and I think I was tested early after possible exposure for these. However, I do... Read more »

Ur Stories on Early HIV Symptoms.

Posted by thinker, 3 Replies
Hello to all,

I would really appreciate it if some of you out there would share your stories with me about your experience with ARS (early symptoms) before you were diagnosed HIV +. What type of symptoms did you have? How long after your exposure... Read more »

HIV & STD's

Posted by Carrie, 3 Replies
My boyfriend who is poz was just at a dr appointment today because of a large growing lump they think is cancer in his lungs, and they suggested he also get tested for syphilis. He freaked and left the dr without having the tests for the lump or the... Read more »

Are these early signs

Posted by seekneg, 3 Replies
Hi, please help:
In 13 years, I just had once non-protected sex with a girl that looks healthy for about 15 mn, ejaculating outside. 12 days later, my body got hot, sweating all the time for now 7 weeks. Test came negatif on 17th day of exposure... Read more »