First Physical Symptoms Of Hiv

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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 women do not believe they are as at risk for heart attacks as men, but they are. Women make up nearly half of all heart attack deaths. Heart disease is the number one killer of both women and men in the US....
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You were right, Dr. Bob! (Oddball update)

Just got my lymphocyte subsets back, after 9 1/2 years of worrying, worsening symptoms with multiple negative ELISAs:WBC: 9,370TLC: 1,950 (21%)CD4/CD3: 903 (46%)CD8/CD3: 398 (20%)CD4/CD8 ratio: 2.27As you'll remeber from my earlier posts, I've had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...did, five years ago. I was on a high dose of Prozac for 18 months, which helped my anxiety/ HIV worry but did not alleviate the physical symptoms. My psychiatrist obtained my lab records from the infectious disease unit, and said that my normal... Read more »

Onset of HIV Symptoms

Some girl I was talking to briefly at a party thought I liked her and thought we were still living in the '60s. After mingling with a few other people for awhile, I thought I was doing a smart thing by crashing on the couch instead of driving. A...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...event (and possibly the anxiety of being in med school) is taking its toll on your psychological health, which can manifest in physical symptoms.Women can be perpetrators of nonconsensual sex as well. Don't lose sight of the fact that you did not... Read more »


Hey Doc. Mark, I have taken four Elisa at months 6, 7, 8, 9 (whereas 1 = ONLY possible exposure date). I have also done the P-24, RNA, & DNA tests as well. I have developed extremely dry skin and it has stayed that way since the date of possible...
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
Given that you have had 4 negative antibody tests, and if the RNA and DNA PCR tests were after the first month of exposure, then you do not have HIV infection.MH Read more »

ARS Symptoms

Eight weeks ago I had a high risk exposure (sexual assault). Four weeks after the encounter I began to have cold sores in my mouth, and a sunburn-like feeling on my chest and back. I had a few red bumps also. After about a week of these symptoms I...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...can have short and long term psychological effects on the victim. Sometimes anxiety and post-traumatic stress can manifest in physical symptoms, like a rash for instance. I recommend that you talk to someone about this sexual assault - -- a... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

Table of Contents Introduction HIV-Associated Brain Problems Diagnosing MCMD and HAD Treatment for MCMD and HAD Help for Memory Problems Taking Care of Yourself Introduction The brain is a very important organ. It... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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Gynecological Problems

HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

U.S. Antiretroviral Therapy Guidelines

...using a genetic test, HLA-B*5701 before starting abacavir (see Fact Sheet 416 ). When to Start Treatment Patients with symptoms of HIV disease or with less than 350 CD4 cells should all be treated. Treatment is recommended for patients... Read more »
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is this possible?

Posted by jkkljhklj, 1 Reply
...can somebody who's hiv negative that has hiv anxiety show hiv symptoms? (like night sweats or dry mouth) Read more »

HIV + or all in my mind?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is it possible to recreate some of the physical symptoms of HIV through stress/anxiety? About 8 weeks I had what only can be described as a very, very low risk sexual encounter with a girl Read more »

Why hiv?

Posted by Xander, 4 Replies
... . Of particular note, in the first url about hypochondria, you will find the statement that "The physical symptoms are always real, but ... are misinterpreted as more dangerous than... Read more »

Question about Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello again everyone, I had a question about one of my symptoms. It was the very first symptom right after sex back in October. Soon as I took the condom off I had a tingling sensation in my penis, and few days later there was slight pain, but no... Read more »
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