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Hiv And Purple Hands

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay men. However, as the years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill...
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triglycerides,neuropathy,purple feet

I recently got my lipd panel bloodwork back and my triglyceride level is 858. I'm hiv positive and take Atripla. Also, for the last 6 months my feet and hands hurt and burn all the time and feel numb. My feet turn a very dark purple color in...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.The cold, purple and burning symptoms in your hands and feet are probably related to circulation issues. Raynaud's syndrome is the most common Read more »


Tnank you, the author of WOHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! SYMPTOMS... !Your detailed story is giving some hope, really. Although I am not from the USA, currently I live in Holland, and originally I'm from Russia, I did found this web site to be very helpful...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the middle of the night for no reason, in a cold sweat for about 4 days in a row very bad. A week later I started getting some purple rashes on my thighs, and rashes on my hands. A few days later my throat become so soar that I had to stop my car... Read more »


Hello Dr., I just wanted to share my experience with everyone. I am a 24 year male. I had UNPROTECTED SEX with a female I met on the internet. Yes, UNPROTECTED, no protection at all. I must admit, it is by far the stupidest thing I have ever done....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...experience. I must admit I was shocked to read two of your statements:1.". . . and I did not know anything about STDs let alone HIV, it all seemed like a myth to me at that time."2."I ran across HIV and AIDS but ignored them because I thought it... Read more »

6 doctors, 6 HIV tests, 2 NAATs, What's going on?

Feb 24th I had unprotected vaginal sex with two females. 2-3 weeks later I broke out with a very large blister on my left tricep as well as a sore on my penis head. I had one of the females tested for HIV which turned out negative. I was tested for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Well, I suppose I could be asking you exactly the same question! "Unprotected sex with two females" followed by "symptoms" and HIV/STD tests and then, two months later, "unprotected vaginal sex again"?????? I ask you, sir, what is going on????... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...thirst Need to urinate frequently Unexplained weight loss Hunger Blurry vision Irritability Tingling or numbness in the hands or feet Difficulty healing Extreme fatigue Symptoms typically occur when glucose levels have gotten very high.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...are some questions to ask about HIV treatments: Can you give me some written information about the product? Which company manufactures this product? How can I contact them? Did the Food and Drug Administration approve this product or... Read more »
The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...pain Unexplained tiredness Shortness of breath Rapid breathing Enlarged or tender liver Cold or blue hands and feet Abnormal heart beat Weight loss It's important to get in touch with your health care provider... Read more »
The Body

The History of Pride From a 29-Year Survivor of HIV and AIDS

...him comfort and show him someone cared, since he was not allowed visitors. A couple of months later, another friend had these purple lesions on his skin, which spread quickly, and died in the hospital while in quarantine. I gave him a teddy bear... Read more »
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please pray

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...feel like I am drunk every morning I get out of bed. my hands and feet have been swelling also having diarrhea. my eylids are purple. the ID doctor hasn't called yet for my appt. had all the symptoms ars post exposure with hiv and hep c blood my... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...unprotected anal sex....many hetero's are doing this as well...HIV doesn't care if you are Gay, Straight, Bi...Black, White or purple....everyone needs to be safe. But we all make mistakes!!!! Please, spare me the sensitivity lesson. I am a... Read more »


Posted by desert, 2 Replies
...palms, opposite thumbs got red. It soon developed to rash, the same one as described on numerous symptom sites: small reddish to purple spots. Its affecting my fingertips as well but it seems it fades away when Im not thinking much about HIV.... Read more »

Blood on hands= HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply I didnt come into contact with him and they took him off to get it checked. A few minutes later I saw him and we shook hands because we thought the band was good. Anyways I noticed some dry on my hands and I went upstairs to wash. I had no... Read more »