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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...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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burning, tingling skin

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

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...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 »

How Long Have I Been Positive- Feel Like I am Wasting Away

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...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Before worrying about lifespan and HIV/AIDS 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 »

Skin burning and tingling

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...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
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 »

Scared ..please help

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

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Your question addresses many basic topics in HIV tranmission and testing that are covered in the archives in this forum and in the "Understanding HIV and AIDS" (http://thebody.com/whatis/underst.html#basics) Read more »
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HIV Drug Chart/Overview

...Inhibitors Combination Pills Introduction The number of drugs available to fight HIV keeps growing. This is good news,but it can also make it difficult to figure out what's what. Use this HIV... Read more »
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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

... What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Herpes? Herpes 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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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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HIV Positive?

Posted by shinpai, 2 Replies
...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 »

Hiv 1/2 reliability vs Hiv-2 stand alone test ?

Posted by SRCHFRANS34, 1 Reply
...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 archives say 70% Read more »

It's all over for me

Posted by needhelp02, 3 Replies
...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 »

If you think you are infected read this (follow up

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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 »