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Hiv And Ulcers

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CD4 drop from 800 to 500 related to HIV ulcer?

Became positive August 2005. Labs every 3 months, VL never over 2000; CD4% stable at 32-34% every time. CD4 count at 750-850 every time until May 2007, dropped to 500; tested July 2007 and CD4 still at 500. CD4 at 34% both times. Developed...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...infections can cause the CD4 count to drop, I am much more concerned about what this underlying process is. I am not sure what an "HIV ulcer" in that location might be. In addition to having chlamydia, other sexually transmitted diseases could... Read more »

hiv and ulcers

can someone wiyh a CD4 count of 88 and has gastric ulcers statr on treatment like stalanev 30 Read more »

Transmission of HIV via stomach ulcer?

Assuming that oral and esophygeal health are great, no microscopic tears or cut, no open wounds,... Read more »
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PWA Health Group

Taking Thalidomide for HIV-Related Oral Ulcers and Weight Loss

... Introduction : birth defects, thalidomide for people with AIDS How does it work? Aphthous ulcers Thalidomide for HIV-Related Weight Loss Treating diarrhea from microsporidiosis What's the best dose? Side effects How to order A... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Limited Course of Thalidomide Effective in Treating AIDS-Related Mouth Ulcers

... Thalidomide effectively heals severe mouth and throat ulcers in people with HIV infection, according to a study supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

... How Serious Is HIV for Women? What Do Women Need to Know? Research on Women Treatment for Women The Bottom Line How Serious Is HIV Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Defining Conditions

... The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines an HIV-positive person with a CD4 cell count of 200 or less as having AIDS. The CDC has also developed a list of more than 20 opportunistic Read more »
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HIV Thro' Mouth Ulcer ?!?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...opened easily. Hence, after having applied some of it on my hands, washed it then I rinsed my mouth and in that process, the HIV virus may have gotten in my blood stream via my mouth. 2. Some tap water splashed against the blood &... Read more »

Gastric ulcer

Posted by Malk, 1 Reply
...Hello, I had a HIV combi test at 14 weeks after risk that was negative. Now my doctor thinks I might have a infection in my stomach (ulcus ventriculi). Read more »

IS a rash from Herpes the same as a open ulcer?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Whne they say herpes outbreak can give a route for infection with hiv does that include a rash from it or the open uclerations that sometimes occur? Read more »

Mouth ulcers?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can mouth ulcers increase the risk of HIV transmition through oral sex? I have performed oral sex to another guy of unknown status whilst I have had an ulcer on the inside Read more »