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...Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV
+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement, sensations,and feelings. There are two parts of the nervous system: the brain and the spine...
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Hi, thanks for taking my question. About eleven weeks ago, I engaged in vaginal intercourse with a sex worker. I used a condom, however it broke at some point and we stopped when we found out. At six weeks I developed a soar throat that lasted...
...breakage happens, and when it does, it can lead to anxiety and confusion. Fortunately, the majority of condom breaks DO NOT lead to HIV
infection (according to the CDC). Your risk for infection will really depend on whether or not fluids could... Read more »
I have been married for almost two years and over the past month my sweet wife and I both have been extremely tired. Looking back on it she has been getting minor headaches for almost a year and my skin has been tingling for quite some time.She is...
...Hi,Before worrying about lifespan and HIV
staging, don't you think it would be an excellent idea to find out if you're even HIV
infected? I certainly do. So get tested. Read more »
i was diagnosed HIV+ in OCT 2006.CD4 was 375, virus load was 675,000The doctor put me on nevitro, lamuvidine, stavudine, one month ago. Nevitrio, 1 tablet in the first 2 weeks, then 2 tablets after that.three days ago i started having a burning...
Often simple analgesics like ibuprofen or acetominophen can help some for discomfort like you describe. If further side effects develop (such as fever, rash, nausea, eye/mouth problems) I would make sure your doctor examines you. KH Read more »
I had an unprotected sexual encounter with someone I do not know 3/17. I have been worried sick ever since. I was feeling ill the day I met him and have felt ill since. I now have an ichy rash , tingling skin and my nerves are raw. Please tell me...
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...throat just a discomfort that seems to be moving to my chest. Does anyone recognize these symptoms and could they mean that I'm HIV
positive after this encounter? The guy and I broke up around the time I started feeling the vaginal irritation... Read more »
...Does anyone know the % of accuracy for Hiv
-2 antibody detection with current Elisa 1/2 antibody tests ? Some of the 4-5 year old posted answers in the archiv
es say 70% Read more »
...40%. That means that my total lymphs are now around 1300 and they were at 1800 before. I know this means that I am developing AIDS
. I have been experiencing some floaters the past 2 weeks and i am sure that this is the start of CMV. This is... Read more »
...PAIN, SKIN RASH, UPSET STOMACH, SEVERE DIAOHRREA, LOSS OF APPETITE, DRY MOUTH, COATED TONGUE, BURNING TONGUE, TINGLING LIPS, TINGLING SKIN
, WEIGHTLOSS, INVOLUNTARY MUSCLE TWITCHES,(Even One Of My Fingers Was Moving On Its Own Side To Side).... Read more »