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Hiv And Rheumatic Fever

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Rheumatic Fever associated with HIV?

I've been positive for 6 years and have been on drug treatment for the last 2. My viral load is undetectable and my last CD4 was 290. Recently I had strep throat that was treated with 2 courses of antibiotics, but never quite got better. I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...To my knowledge there is not a clear increase in rheumatic fever in HIV+ patients compared to the general population though the two relatively common conditions do occur in the same unlucky Read more »

Rheumatic Fever and Delayed Seroconversion

Hi Dr. Bob,Thanks in advance for taking the time out of your busy schedule to answer my question. I... Read more »

Please answer and l will donate

Dear Dr. Bobl was a fit young male from Australia until l had unprotected vaginal sex with a... Read more »
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Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...problems include: High blood pressure (hypertension) Angina (chest pain) Rheumatic heart disease (damage to the heart caused by rheumatic fever) Stroke (interrupted blood flow to the brain, usually caused by a blood clot or burst blood... Read more »
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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 »
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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 »
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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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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

ARS, 3rd World, Diagnosis By Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...World, where sophisticated or even our common diagnostic tests are lax, that in some instances they are diagnosing people as HIV+ based on what appear as ARS symptoms. This report got me really scared. The report read that people with night... Read more »

I am FREAKING OUT!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am going crazy right now? How can I get these symptoms and not be positive? Just when I convince myself I have a better shot at the lottery than being positive, I get another symptom - now it's a low fever - first it was slightly swollen glands... Read more »