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Hiv And High Temperature

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The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

... Table of Contents Introduction Hyperlipidemia and HIV How to Know if you Have Hyperlipidemia Foods That Affect Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels Exercise and Hyperlipidemia Drugs for Hyperlipidemia HIV Drugs and Hyperlipidemia Other Risks for Heart Disease
Ask the Experts

Rash everywhere. Please help soon.

Doctor Bob, please answer my worries as soon as possible. I had two episodes, protected vaginal sex 10 weeks ago for about a minute, and a handjob with condom. While she was giving the handjob, the condom probably fell off. I am worried that it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,"I am certain I have acquired hiv." Hmm. Here we go again. Yet another person with negligible risk who is "certain" they've acquired the virus! You're like the Read more »

HIV stability

I think this web site is great. I use it as a teaching toolwith my health classes. I understand the HIV can only live outside the body for a few minutes, but my question is about environmental tempts. Will HIV live survive longer in an...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Storing blood specimens at lower or freezing temperatures will generally increase the viability of HIV and other microorganisms. High temperatures probably decrease HIV viability. The Red Cross exposes donated blood products to extreme heat to... Read more »

Is it true??????????

Dr Bob,I just heard someone found a thumb in thier spaghetti out in California. Is this true and if so would the person who ate it get HIV?Tad
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...were distorted, I can only guess you got your information on the Fox News Channel!)Could the person who bit into the finger get HIV? No, from talking to the health officials in San Jose, the Wendy's chili was cooked at a high enough temperature... Read more »

microwave

Dear Robert: When we catch other virus like flu, we get very high body temperature. However, we dont get high temperature when it is HIV. It might be that HIV can stop the body raising the temperature so that HIV can survive. Microwave can...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey Microwave Guy,Are you back again? What do you have? An appliance fetish or something? I can assure you many people with HIV and opportunistic illness get very, very high fevers and have not cleared their HIV virus. Thanks for your idea, but... Read more »
Articles
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

BBC News Examines Mobile Device For Monitoring HIV-Positive Patients

...region needed "a test that could be used in a little shack of a clinic, transported to remote areas and that could withstand the high temperatures." With the development of the PointCare NOW machine, Krauledat said, "We've fulfilled that quest." ... Read more »
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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 »

Acute HIV Infection - Help!!

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I got fever 4 weeks after a sex worker gave me unprotected oral sex. The fever was 99F with headache, weakness, night sweats, funny sensations in my body, tingling in my hands and feet. This fever has lasted 6 weeks and aint going. In the 2nd and... Read more »

stories

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...AVERT.ORGAVERT is an international AIDS charity avert.org - bringing you information on HIV & AIDShome about AVERT donate here contactAVERT.ORGAVERT is an international AIDS charity avert.org - bringing you information on HIV Read more »

What about a "low grade" fever???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Does that happen in early HIV?? Or is the fever fairly high? Im running about a 99 degree temperature do to some sinus/throat issues. (6 weeks past exposure) Read more »