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First Signs Of Hiv In The Body?

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Body Composition Tests

... What Are Body Composition Tests? Anthropometry Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) Body Mass Index (BMI) Computerized Tomography (CT or CAT Scan) Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scanning Magnetic Resonance Imaging
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Body Aches For A Month

Hello Dr. Bob, I have written you before, but know that you can only answer a selected few. I cannot make a donation at this time (just graduated from college and paying off those dreaded student loans that your best friend Bush keeps raising the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First off your symptoms "I hurt all over and it switches from place to place. I also have sharp pains in the soles of my hands and palms of my feet" are not consistent with HIV-associated distal sensory polyneuropathy, nor are they... Read more »

hiv+ with body pains

hi my friend is hiv+ and experiences alot o body pains and fatiuge. She has done her cd4 count, it was 1000. Her doctor says she does not need to take arvs, what can she take to boost her immunity?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
For an HIV+ person with a CD4 count= 1000 there is no proven way to boost effective immunity. Taking a multiple vitamin with minerals is often recommended. Aches and pains and fatigue are common in the general population so it is often tough to... Read more »

Will person experiencing ARS HAS Detectable Anti bodies in the body (ELISA)? Another question inside which will help everyone in this forum!

Hi Dr, just a very simple question because i have been tested at the 4 weeks mark. I read from CDC that average for detection to occur is as early as 4 weeks.Ok, (1) Will elisa test pick up antibodies when someone is going through ARS (Rash...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...many, many, many times before, symptom severity can vary greatly from person to person, from almost imperceptible to severe. "HIV symptoms" are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. Bottom line: no matter what type... Read more »

first signs of HIV

I reamember whatching a story on how AIDS and HIV started and one sing of the viris was sores on the body. well I would like to know more about the sores and if they itch and stay red or dry.Is it a firt sing of having the HIV viris? thank you
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...One of the earliest signs of HIV infection can be a rash, but not "sores" per se (unless you are asking about one of the first signs of AIDS-- advanced HIV disease-- Read more »
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Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)

...Lipo Be Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy, or "lipo" for short, is a collection of body shape changes in people taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs). "Lipo" refers to fat, and "dystrophy" means bad... Read more »
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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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Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself Read more »
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What Is AIDS?

... has more information on CD4 cells. Without treatment, your CD4 cell count will most likely go down. You might start having signs of HIV disease like fevers, night sweats, diarrhea, or swollen lymph nodes. If you have HIV disease, these problems... Read more »
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fever and body pain after 4 and 7 and month -ve?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...So I know what I'm gonna hear from you guys. I have tested negative and this is not the cause of my fever or body pain. I've had dry throat, trouble swalloing, fever, body pain, headaches, tiredness after testing negative at 4 and months. Read more »

red band around teeth -- linear gingivial erythema

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone, I had a possible low risk sexual exposure 2 years ago with an unknown man. We used a condom but there was possible precum exposure when condom not on yet. I did have swollen glands in neck, sore throat about 3-4 weeks later, diarrhea... Read more »

human body

Posted by Anonymous
...can you please send me a picture of the human body. thanks Read more »

nodule on Parotid Papillae early sign of HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello people, First i'd like to say that The Body is a great site and i think it has many visitors from outside the US. So do i from Holland. I'm suffering whith the following Read more »