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Early Stages Of Hiv

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HSV + HIV in early stages

Does it make sense that, when I used to have frequent HSVII outbreaks, I have not had one for several (>9 months months) after being infected w/HIV (I know appro. when I was infected)? Although I've had other manifestations of HIV (apthous ulcers...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...My best guess is that you have been lucky; there is no reason that HIV infection should suppress your HSV infection, in fact HIV infection can exacerbate HSV infections because of the immunodeficiency 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... Read more »

Early stages of Aids

Dear Doctor, can you explain to me the difference between HIV positive and actually developing... Read more »
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Abstract No. 323: Immunologic Reconstitution After 12 Months of Antiretroviral Therapy in Very Early Stages of Chronic HIV-1 Infection

...conclusion, and the data strongly supports, that the therapeutic imperative of starting aggressive antiretroviral therapy in the early stages of HIV infection can prevent the loss of memory responsiveness. However, in this subset of healthy... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Pregnancy for HIV-Positive Women Safer in Early Stages of Virus, Study Says

... HIV-positive women who want to become pregnant should be informed that pregnancy is safer during the early clinical stages of the virus, when CD4+ T cell counts are higher, according to a study published recently in Tropical Medicine Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

About Half of HIV Transmission Occur in Early Stages of Infection, Study Says

... About half of new HIV cases occur when the person transmitting the virus is in the early stages of infection and unlikely to know if he or she is HIV-positive, according to a study scheduled to be published in the April 1 Read more »
UNAIDS

AIDS Epidemic Now 20 Years Old, But Still in Early Stages

...world continues to search for a vaccine. The dramatic reality of AIDS is that in many parts of the world it is still in its early stages. "HIV is characterized by a relatively long gap between infection and major illness," Dr. Piot said. "Its... Read more »
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question about cbc

Posted by chrisbadmushroom
...does any one know if a high with blood count could happen in the early stages of hiv or would those values always be lower and high eosinphical white cell elevated also if recently infected could one have a cd4 Read more »

neuropathy

Posted by cepo, 2 Replies
...away. I go these feelings about 3 months afterwards and they dont go away. I guess my question is, "is neuropathy common in the early stages of HIV"? I've heard its an opportunistic infection but can it happen so early on? This pins and needles... Read more »

Red Band

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have a question. Would people in the early stages of HIV(first year) get this red band gingivitus? or is it only it advanced stages of the illness? the reason I ask is because I see Read more »

question guys. Is Chronic Thrush a sign of early H

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...though they would not know if it was HIV. I don't know whats true, but can you guys let me know if chronic thrush is possible at early stage HIV with no other symptoms except possiblt a runny nose sometimes. Do the doctors really know? Thanks... Read more »