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Getting Head How Long Does It Take To Test Positive For HIV

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Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...are at higher risk of developing osteoporosis over a five- to ten-year period. Osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis) Osteonecrosis means bone death. It is caused by a loss of blood supply to the bone. It usually affects the head of the femur, the part of the thigh bone that connects it to the hip. Risk Factors In addition to HIV and HIV drugs, there are other things can put you at risk for bone disease: Risk factors you can control ...
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HIV Related or All In My Head?

I've been infected for 7+ years and I'm in my early 30's. I'm not on meds yet, because my numbers have been good. I often worry about every little thing. I'm sure most of my issues are just stress related, but I do wonder whether it is HIV.There...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital not at all unusual. Many people start to worry about little things that, most likely have no significance.It is true that HIV can cause gum disease and it is very importnat to maintain good oral hygiene. See the dentist often, get cleanings... Read more »

RE: "Heart Ruling Head" - Follow Up / Updates

Firstly, I just wanted to say "thanks" for answering my follow-up question. It was much appreciated.However, I couldn't resist getting a PCR-DNA. Which was negative. Of course.So maybe those reading this will be encouraged if they're going through a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation'll not be the first! Stop worrying and start WOO-HOOing.Be well and stay well. (You are indeed well.)Dr. Bob"Heart Ruling Head" - Follow Up / UpdatesApr 10, 2009 Hi Dr Bob, Please carry on reading! My previous post to you can be found at:... Read more »

Barber's Nick on head. Little Bleeding

Hey Dr. Bob, I received your card and CD for the donation i had made. Thanks. But i never got the answer to my question i had asked. :(I did go and got tested and it came out -ve. thank god.4.5 weeks back i went to my local barber shop and got my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...nonexistent. Yes, they do change blades for each customer. Even if they didn't, HIV is very frail and does not survive very long outside of the body. Shaving foam does not have any antiviral properties that I am aware of.I'm not at all surprised... Read more »

Treatment options if one is infected by someone's been on meds for a long time

Dear Doc - I don't know how to put my question in a more useful manner and I know it's bit pre-mature to ask, but here it goes: I have just been tested positive and I suspect I got it from someone who has been positive and no medication for a long...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...suggest you peruse the information in the "Just Diagnosed" section easily accessed on The Body's homepage under the Quick Links heading.Good luck. I'm here if you need me, OK?Dr. Bob Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex Why don't we go get tested together for our peace of mind?" Sometimes the safest thing you can do in sex is keep a clear head. Sex when you are drunk or under the influence of drugs may be most likely to be unsafe. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Bank Announces New Head for its HIV/AIDS Program

...Bank on Thursday named David Wilson, a Zimbabwean national who has written extensively about AIDS in the developing world, to head the poverty-fighting institution's global HIV/AIDS program," Reuters reports. With funding going increasingly... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

New Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS Among Black Americans 40 and Older Heads to Houston, TX

...raise money to fight the disease in Black communities. The program launched in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 15th and is now heading to Houston, Texas, beginning February 26th at the SRO Sports Bar & CafĂ©, 444 Northwest Mall, 9800 Hempstead... Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive? You need a positive environment and supportive people in your life. Also beware not to put your children's welfare ahead of your own. When you take care of yourself, you are doing something good for yourself and your children. You owe it... Read more »
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hit over the head

Posted by sixtwenty3, 4 Replies
...i feel like i've been hit over the head and reeling since being diagnosed as hiv positive. i have spent the better part of two weeks reading everything i can on the Read more »

Just notified today I tested positive for HIV

Posted by spike, 19 Replies
...My health department contacted me, before my doctor today at work. I found out the HIV test I took came back postive. I am so afraid!. I don't want to go to sleep. I know I will discuss this with my personal doctor Read more »

How long and could I be doing this?

Posted by demetrih, 1 Reply
...everyday though. I then went to doc. and he gave me an antibiotic. I took an HIV test too. It was neg. Then after I kept the head ache all day long, and started a rash on my chest. It started just in little patches, and then spread to my... Read more »

positive a cloud

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...tested positve today guys after the nightmares i have had about it....;( i didnt have any symptoms at all just a thought in my head that wouldnt go away.....when you tested + what symptoms if any did you have? Read more »