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Hiv Aids And Allergies

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information Day 2006

February 7th, National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information Day, serves as a reminder of the disproportionate effect of HIV/AIDS on Blacks and provides an opportunity to renew our commitment to work together to end this modern plague. Fighting... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information Day

On February 7th, we commemorate the seventh annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information Day. This day of recognition reminds us of the devastation that HIV/AIDS continues to inflict on African American communities. Although African... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases National Institutes of Health on National Latino AIDS Awareness Day October 15, 2009

This seventh annual National Latino AIDS Awareness Day marks an occasion for all of us to consider the impact HIV has had on the Latino community and what we can do to prevent future infections among the largest and fastest growing ethnic minority... Read more »
Ask the Experts

can allergies have something to do with hiv?

i recently developed allergies, that I never had before. could this be because of hiv? I'm really nervous.thanks...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiNo! Allergies are allergies, nothing to do with HIV.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

HIV, Atripla and allergies

I am a 43 year old male and have been HIV+ since '93 and diagnosed with AIDS in 2003 but only due to a "one time" low T-cell count. I've been pretty healthy most of this time and only suffered from thrush once with no other...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV+ persons have high antibody titers so that can hypersensitize individual to allergens/insect bites. That phenomenon can be further heightened by immune recovery on effective therapy. Unclear whether switching to alternative effective regimen... Read more »

HIV, allergies and other possible indicators of infection

Hi Dr. Bob,I apologise if this is in the wrong forum but because of the different aspects in the question I didn't know which one to put it in. My question is related to the likelyhood of me contracting HIV (I'm really trying to get...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello B,Unprotected sex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. The only way to determine if you acquired the virus is to man up and get the... Read more »

Are HIV and Allergies related!?!?

Can having HIV develop allergies in any way? I never had allergies in my life, but started having them this year. I'm a teenager. I got a blood test abt 16 weeks after my exposure.Are allergies and HIV related? And do I need to get tested again?...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, there:As you age, you can develop allergies, which has nothing to do with HIV. Anything past 12 weeks is considered conclusive. You are HIV negative.In health,Richard... Read more »
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Allergies and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I know its allergy season and even thjough I've never had allergies I am wondering if allergies could be a symptom of HIV. I tested negative after a 1 time protected expsoure with a sex worker. I tested negative at 21 and 30 weeks. Any chance this... Read more »

IS THERE SUCH THING AS HIV-NEGATIVE AIDS?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
What do HIV/AIDS Doc's do, when they are not seeing you?

http://www.thebody.com/thebody/ukraine.html

Ben Young, M.D.
In Ukraine, Clinicians From East and West Battle HIV's Onslaught
An Interview With Providers at the Lavra Clinic in Kiev, Ukraine

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