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Hiv And Asymptomatic Phase

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Impact of Aids on Operational requirements of flight attendants

What are the opportunistic infections that are manifested during the asymptomatic phase of the disease, and how will it impact on the inherent operational requirements of a flight attendant?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...By definitions, OIs do not occur during the asymptomatic phase of HIV disease. They only appear when your immune system has been sufficiently weakened by HIV. If you are asymptomatic, Read more »


I don't understand this asymptomatic phase. In all the years I have been HIV+, being hot and sweaty... Read more »

If not hiv, then what?

Hello Dr. Bob. I would first like to wish you the best in health and success. I also enjoy your... Read more »
Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Gilead Initiates Phase II Clinical Trial of Integrase-Based, Single-Tablet, Once-Daily Regimen for the Treatment of HIV

...Emtriva-treated patients. Skin discoloration, manifested by hyperpigmentation on the palms and/or soles was generally mild and asymptomatic. The mechanism and clinical significance are unknown. The parent compound of Viread was discovered... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...sweats Yes Yes Rashes Yes Yes The only time you're likely to develop any symptoms of HIV is during the "acute" phase, which lasts for six to 12 weeks after you've been infected. Once that period ends, you may well go years without... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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Asymptomatic Stage Hiv

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
...When a person is Hiv Positive experts say after ars a person will go into an asymptomatic phase. During this phase they say you will have no symptoms related to Hiv except possible swollen lymphnodes. My question is: Read more »

Asymptomatic condition!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Based on Dr Bob's comments, asymptomatic condition can go on for a decade. What does this mean??doed this mean that someone would not be able to get a positive result Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...exposure and it's all a little too coincidental for my liking. They have lasted too long to be ARS - does PN ever occur in the asymptomatic phase and ever this quickly? If this was the case (and I was in the asymptomatic phase) I guess I would... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies's my question. my father is a doctor, and we were recently discussing HIV testing and blood work, he told me that if you are HIV + regardless of whether you take the test or not it will show up in your Read more »