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The Well Project

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 in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
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Yellow fever vaccination and HIV+ ok to get it?

I have a question if I may. I just got new job offer that involves lots of travel. There is a requirement of a yellow fever shot or eventually a medical waiver form. My CD4 count now is 436 and all the sites online i visited online states that i...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...traveling versus the low risk for a problem when using a live virus vaccine when mildly immune compromised. Generally OK to use in HIV+ patients with CD4 count > 350 (likely better still if on HIV meds and suppressed HIV levels). KH Read more »

Yellow Fever Vaccination and Being HIV+

For starters, this question isn't really about the management of side effects of HIV treatment. However, I have been trying really hard to get this question answered. I am going to West Africa in about three months. The two countries that I plan...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Yellow fever vaccination (live virus) is not generally recommended for use in immune compromised individuals. HIV+ persons with good immune function (CD4 count >> 200) generally do well with vaccination though not extensively studied. Our Read more »

hiv discoloration of palms, heels and nails

my wife has been on nevirapine, zidovudine, lamivudine and septrin ARVS combination for the last 7 months. she developed palm, nail and heel discoloration. often also experiences unusual tiredness and pains in the back side of the neck and knees....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...is switched to an alternative. The pains you describe are non-specific and are not generally a direct feature of any of the HIV medications except in some cases the zidovudine can cause some muscle irritation (myopathy or myositis) that can be... Read more »

Followup to HIV+ (immuno compromised) and Yellow Fever

Thanks for your May 2 answer to my question. The logical followup question is what if a person has a CD4+ cell count between 100-150 and is in overall good health. Is there a problem being around an individual who recently got a yellow fever shot....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Generally should be OK for an HIV + person with CD4 count < 200 to be around a person who was vaccinated for yellow fever. KH Read more »
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The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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 »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of 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 »

Help! Vicks Vaporub & Toenail Fungus

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 7 Replies
...treat my toenail fungus (onychomycosis)with Vicks Vaporub . . . because it has clearly worked well for some other people in whom HIV has allowed fungus to root itself in the nails. I have now been applying Vicks to my toenails for six weeks. ... Read more »

How quick can this progress?

Posted by jewels
...concentration and memory, and my eyesight is hazing and fading. I have battled this alone without anyone having a clue. If this is not HIV than what else could it be? I am just so shocked that it could progress this fast. Not to mention that I... Read more »

Terbinafine (Lamisil): does fungus recur?

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
...Hi, I posted this question to The Body's Experts two months ago but they haven't replied. Can anyone with experience of "HIV toenails" (onychomycosis) give me advice? I have had badly infected toe-nails for four years now but to be frank... Read more »