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Etiology Of HIV

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Different etiology for HIV-related fatigue

I have been infected with the HIV virus 15 years ago. Four week after the infection through a needle exchange I start to suffer from fatigue and some cognitive symptoms that never went away regardless my general situation that is quite good (CD4...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloI thought I'd share your information with the readers.... Read more »

False positive elisa in a pregnant mother twice; how to determine the etiology

I am a pediatrician and I came across a newborn born to a mother whose HIV elisa was positive but... Read more »

hair loss caused by hiv

hello doc. whats the best hiv drug treatment for massive hair loss caused by aids? thank u so much.... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

Introduction This chapter will focus on basic methods of treating the suffering and distress caused by common pulmonary symptoms in AIDS patients. The approaches offered below are useful in relieving discomfort, even when the underlying disease is... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Lymph Node Fibrosis, CD4 T Cells, and Immune Reconstitution

One of the less well-publicized consequences of thepersistent immune activation caused by HIV infection is a type of scarring damageto lymph tissues described as fibrosis. Some early studies of lymph nodes fromHIV-infected individuals reported... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

"TB" the Number One Killer of People With HIV

TB is an infection caused by a bacterium called Mycobacteria tuberculosis . It usually affects the lungs but can affect other organs also. TB is a very serious disease, it is estimated that one-third of the people in the world are infected with TB.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Malawi Facing Widespread Famine Because of HIV/AIDS Prevalence, Drought

Malawi is "teetering on the brink" of what could become by January a widespread famine, caused by the "lethal combination" of HIV/AIDS and drought, Toronto's Globe and Mail reports (Nolen, Globe and Mail , 10/18). Many people in Malawi survive... Read more »
Connect With Others

lonely in southern africa trying to live with HIV

Posted by africanbeauty, 4 Replies
hi
i hope that i can find someone i can chat with here. this is my 3rd year poz - it caused the breakup of my marriage. anyhow, i am a 38 year old african beauty living in africa -and i am lonely - would like to meet other african poz professionals... Read more »

The way we address HIV is cause for concern

Posted by bradford
The way we address HIV is cause for concern.

The truth is that there are millions of people living to whom HIV has not caused illness and death. This information brings joy and hope to the heart of any person who has ever dreaded the onset of AIDS.

Ini... Read more »

yeast problems

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Question,
If you had a yeast issue and it went systematic does it necessarily mean you have HIV or could it have been caused by an ovseruse of antibiotics, I had a staph yeast and strep infection in the fall and it has went nuts, would this... Read more »

Swollen lymph nodes EVERYWHERE = hopeless?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Please respond to this! I am 99.9% convinced that I have HIV ... is there any hope that these symptoms could be caused by anything else?

My symptoms: I found swollen lymph nodes running up either side of my neck (about five on each side). A few days... Read more »