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The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...(tuberculosis), CMV (cytomegalovirus), or cryptosporidiosis Hepatitis usually caused by infection with the hepatitis A, B, or C virus Alcohol or drug abuse Liver Disease and Women Some liver problems occur during pregnancy or affect women more often than men. These include: Gallstones Biliary cirrhosis (bile duct damage) Autoimmune liver diseases Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease Hepatic adenomas (liver tumors) Women tend to...
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Alcohol affects hiv test? (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2010)

i had 2 hiv tests after 4.5 months and it was neg. it was a 4th gen test. the day before test i drank alcohol a lot. also i m a binge drinker. will this affect my hiv test? is my neg. test reliable? does alcohol stops or affects the production of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Alcohol will not affect the validity of HIV-antibody tests. See below.Dr. Bobalcohol and HIV tests (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009) Dec 10, 2009I Read more »

Will consuming liquor affect HIV test result?? (Doctor plz help me....) (ALCOHOL AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2009)

Dear Doc Bob,I am from Malaysia...Thank you for spending some times with me cause i really feel helpless now...I want to ask if i drink some liquor (around 200ml, 40% alcohol)eight hours before i take HIV test (Elisa-probably ealier generation),...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Alcohol does not affect HIV test results. (See below)Yes, your 99-day result is conclusive.Good luck. Be well.Dr. BobFollow up to the binge drinking Read more »

Eliminating the Stigma of HIV/AIDS -we are all one.

Dr. Bob,Our hero- we have to work together to eliminate the stigma of hiv/aids. We are all affected. It's heros like you would motivate us to want to help out the cause. What should we do. We need hiv positive doctors working out in the field in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Man,Well, the folks who run this site have told me my comments are viewed by more than 1,500,000 folks every month. That's a lot of eyeballs. In addition, I have founded two HIV/AIDS medical groups devoted to the compassionate and comprehensive... Read more »

PEG TUBE SPLASH TO EYE OF HIV+ PATIENT

i AM AN RN AND ON NOV. 9, 2008, I WAS GIVING MEDS VIA PEG TUBE TO AND AIDS PATIENT W/HIGH VIRAL COUNT AND LOW CD4 COUNT - HIV/RNA 854, ABSOLUTE CD4 1284, CD3% 95 (H), AND CD4+CD3 4(L), WHEN OPENING THE PEG TO ADMINISTER MEDS IT SPLASHED ME IN THE...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,First of all, an HIV RNA plasma viral load of 854 and absolute CD4 cell cont of 1,284 are not considered to be a "high viral load and low CD4 count" Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boston Globe Examines How HIV/AIDS Epidemic Affecting Finances, Services of Ethiopian Burial Societies

... The Boston Globe on Friday examined how some traditional burial societies in Ethiopia are "under threat" of being shut down because of the Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boston Globe Examines How PEPFAR Budget Pressures Are Affecting AIDS Clinics in Africa

...of the most ambitious US assistance programs, according to interviews with doctors and official correspondence," the Boston Globe reports. While "Obama administration officials say they are not capping the number of patients receiving... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boston Globe Profiles Founder of South African Camp for Children Affected by HIV/AIDS

...Globe on Monday profiled Philip Lilienthal, who founded a summer camp outside of Johannesburg, South Africa, for children affected by HIV/AIDS. Lilienthal, who for 30 years ran Camp Winnebago in Maine, about a year and a half ago handed over... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...are the easiest to manage. Intravenous (IV) medication involves needle sticks or a medication line that might become infected. Ocular injections mean inserting a needle directly into the eye. Implants, which last six to eight months, take about... Read more »
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Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
...What is compromised/ supressed immune system. Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection. Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system. Do such... Read more »

Can neuropathy be a sign of HIV.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I recently tested negative for HIV at 15 weeks, but I am having neuropathy in feet and legs. If it's not being caused by HIV, then what could it be? Read more »

Living With HIV

Posted by taurusthecat, 2 Replies
...side-effects, social stigma and legalities and rights, and that is as it should be. But we also have a human day-to-day element, how it affects us personally, our minds, moods, dreams, life expectations, souls, do we talk about that enough do... Read more »

The Emotional tragedy that I can't seem to overcome - Help

Posted by sleichen, 6 Replies
...guess I need to spill my guts on this situation and overcome my fear. If I don't, it will be my undoing. I was diagnosed HIV+ on December 1, 2003 at the age of 31. I was not entirely shocked, but at the same time, not looking forward to what... Read more »