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Hiv And Yellow Nails

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Treatment of Fungal Nail Infection

Hi,I read your response ( on Fungal Nail Infections and was wondering if you could offer me some advice. I've been on Atripla for just over 2 yrs and my CD4s are stable 300 ish and VL...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You may want to make sure you have a fungal infection by getting nail samples sent to lab or seeing specialist (typically dermatologist or podiatrist). If diagnosis of fungal infection seems valid then in some cases response is slow /poor even to... Read more »

Best treatment for toe-nails?

I am 50, positive for 5 years, on treatment for 10 months, undetectable but CD4 count reached only... Read more »

Precum got on open cut - broken/infected nail

Hello. I have yet another anxiety ridden post about a possible transmission. I was giving a hand... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Working My Last Nerve

They say a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Well, my feet and I have been on poor terms ever since 1964 when I snagged a toenail under the door and destroyed any potential they had for becoming high-fashion open-toed shoe... Read more »
Mark S. King


She is brushing a crimson polish onto her nails with breathtaking speed, all the while trying on pairs of high heels, looking for a match to her fingers, the color of blood, and yet she still has the presence of mind to patiently answer my... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Second Shoe

Does Paraguay Dare? Talk about your nail biter. After token concessions to agricultural subsidies and quotas, trade ministers from around the world spent the six days leading up to Labor Day weekend at the Geneva HQ of the World Trade Organization... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Ziagen (Abacavir)

Abacavir tablets are yellow, capsule-shaped, film-coated and imprinted with "GX623" on one side. The drug is also available in an oral solution. Background and Description Coformulations Dose Food Restrictions Storage Patient Assistance ... Read more »
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Risk of HIV infection from nail salon?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

I've frequented the same nail salon from summer of 2002 until winter of 2005. It's somewhat clean, with the pedicure tubs being washed after each use, but they don't regularly sterilize the clippers or electrical buffer/filer cylinders after each... Read more »

Question Concerning Nails

Posted by NW715, 1 Reply
Hiv symptoms include nail changes: what kind of change may occur? Read more »

Yellow Fever Vaccination

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
My HIV doctor has advised against a yellow fever vaccination before my trip to Kenya; and, a vaccination is not required for entry into Kenya. It does seem advisory to me given that I will be in Yellow Fever country around Mt. Kenya for part of my... Read more »

Stepped on a nail

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can yout get hiv from stepping on a nail?
I've had a tetanus shot recently.

Thanks! Read more »