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Native American/Alaska Native Traditional Healing

What Is Native American Traditional Healing? Most Native American tribes have traditions about health and illness. In this fact sheet the term "Native American" is meant to include Native Americans and Alaska Natives. These traditions are not based on western science. Instead, they come from the tribe's beliefs about how individuals fit in the web of life. This web includes the tribe, all humanity, the earth, and the universe. Many healing...
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Cuts and healing

Dear Doctor FeinbergA few questions :1]I have found since I am HIV+ [7 months since infection] that cuts and sores take much longer to heal, and even small cuts leave a scar. Is this normal ? CD4 ~6302]My hair and skin have also become very dry....
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I know of no data that show that people with HIV heal less well, and think that would be especially unlikely with high T cells. Dry skin and nail problelms are associated with the use of indinavir, but not specifically with HIV itself. I have seen... Read more »

HIV sores and antibiotics

I know that there is no cure for HIV/AIDS but can the sores people get from HIV be cleared up with antibiotics...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-There are many infections that could cause "sores" in people with HIV/AIDS and many can be cured and almost all can be treated. For example, Herpes virus can cause sores on the genitals or oral area and can be treated with... Read more »

HIV query-Dry sore/Condom covered half of penis.

Hi,I am 27 year old male. I am from Mumbai.I had sex with csw.I used condoms.The condoms covered tip of my penis.. 1/2 of my penis was covered condom during sex.After Having sex I have noticed a there was a semi healed or fully healed pimple on my...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
HI there:You are correct. The chance of an infection from a situation like this is very remote. It sounds like the pimple/sore was already in a state of healing. This means that there would not have been direct access to the bloodstream. Direct... Read more »

Ulcer on the uvula (Canker sores)

Dear doctorI have for the past month has one ulcer after another.Some on the inside of my cheek,others under my tongue.All of them have healed by 14 days.I have now got a small one on my uvula and this has caused my throat to hurt.I have had hiv...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is not clear what causes apthous ulcers (canker sores). Apthous ulcers are small, painful, and shallow sores that can appear white or gray surrounded by a red halo. They usually appear on moveable, soft tissue inside the mouth -- the tongue,... Read more »
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HIV- falling head over heals w/HIV+ & confused

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I'm HIV- and recently met and went on a few dates with an awesome guy who is HIV+. He told me he was HIV+ on our second date, after I told him I was a recovering alcoholic. The fact that he disclosed his HIV status so honestly to me is so... Read more »

hiv natural healing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
MY Introduction:
Hello my name is rain bear here are some of the natural healing ways that me and my group talk about if you like to be part of this group your more then welcome to come in just E mail me .



Vitamins , Herbs & Spices

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achilles heal of hiv

Posted by hopefulone, 1 Reply
in my ongoing research on hiv i came across recent work by dr paul sudhir out of houston texas. abzymes! perhaps this is another good sign for hope. thoughts? Read more »

HIV MINISTRIES/testimony of healing/counseling

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
To anyone interested: There is a web site under www.HIVminstries.org and a testimony of a man who was healed of full blown aids. He may can help some of you. He is a minister and a christian counselor. Good luck and remember that God still heals... Read more »