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Hiv Causes And Solutions

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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...breast-feeding) Re-Using and Sharing Needles Many HIV infections occur when people share needles to inject heroin, methamphetamine, steroids, hormones, or other drugs. This risk may be reduced by cleaning needles with a bleach solution before re-using them. However, some experts question how effective this method really is in reducing transmission. It is best to use fresh needles each time. This eliminates any risk of infection. Many...
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Lymphocytosis, Neutropenia and HIV

Dear Dr. Holodniy,I have neutropenia (1.56, 27.9%) and lymphocytosis (3.41, 60.9%). Other parts of WBC are normal. RDW is 11.6 and Gamma GT are elevated. I am HIV positive, never been on HAART.I've been tested negative to HCV, toxoplasmosis,...
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
...HIV disease, HIV infection or other HIV-associated infections could be the cause, in which case, HIV treatment is the likely solution. Many things can cause neutropenia and if an exhaustive search turns up nothing you are likely left with HIV... Read more »

masterbation with a flashlight, + donation////possible hiv risk? (MASTURBATING WITH FRUITS , VEGETABLES AND OTHER OBJECTS, 2009)

Hey doctor, I was so horny one day that i masterbated with a flashlight, a big mag-lite flashlight to be exact, and during my PERIOD, so im scared because i didnt clean the flashlight off before use, can hiv be transmitted from this? Because i dont...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...store as an anal toy. I was alone (I am a male.)I did not share it as it was a private masturbation. I put it in a stong bleach solution for 1 hour prior to use and washed it about 4 times with soap. was this an possible hiv risk.Iam married and... Read more »

Masturbating with banana - HIV? (SEX WITH FRUITS AND VEGETABLE) (CUCUMBER)

I know this is probably a stupid question but I'd just like your professional opinion. I was masturbating with a banana peel, although it had been sitting on my table for a few days. I read that it was stimulating so I tried it. However, is there a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...store as an anal toy. I was alone (I am a male.)I did not share it as it was a private masturbation. I put it in a stong bleach solution for 1 hour prior to use and washed it about 4 times with soap. was this an possible hiv risk.Iam married and... Read more »

The hump

Is there a surgical solution for the buffalo hump that is caused by HIV meds? Will it just re-form?
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Liposuction is a surgical option for the buffalo hump which is also known as a cervico-dorsal fat pad. The buffalo hump tends to reform in response to HIV medications. The HIV medications which have been most closely linked to the buffalo hump are... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...bloodstream. Sharing drug equipment (or "works") can be a risk for spreading HIV. Infected blood can be introduced into drug solutions by using blood-contaminated syringes to prepare drugs; reusing water; reusing bottle caps, spoons, or... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...recommendations given by your health care provider. If the problem persists, speak to your health care provider about other solutions, including switching drugs. Women and Side Effects Although the total number of side effects among people... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...the stomach (since fat gain caused by lipodystrophy in this area isdeep, internal fat). Liposuction tends to be a temporary solution and theunwanted fat frequently returns. It can also be painful and is generally notcovered by health insurance... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Emtriva

...restrictions. The dosing needs to be adjusted for people who have decreased kidney function. It is also available as an oral solution; for children 0-3 months the dose is 3 mg per 2.2 lbs. and children 3 months-17 years, 6 mg per 2.2 lbs. up to a... Read more »
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HIV fear

Posted by oen111, 2 Replies
...dot test which i used is relaible or not and what will be the window period for this test. I thank in advance if you give me solution Read more »

NATURAL SOLUTION FOR NIGHT SWEATING

Posted by contractor, 6 Replies
...sweating for one year. It is a problem that my family has (dad, nephew and more). After doing a lot of research I found one simple solution for the problem and I DO NOT HAVE THE PROBLEM as long I take my own drink. IT IS NOT ALOE VERA AT ALL AND... Read more »

Depressed - can not find a solution

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello, My ex husband has hiv and "had" a drug problem. Due to the drug problem the hiv situation was revealed to my family when I had to be tested while pregnant after his illness and diagnosis. I left him due to the drug problem. Now he is... Read more »

Top Ten tips for banishing HIV WOES

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...put the rest of their lives on hold and stop functioning. Every waking hour is spent thinking about their plight when the best solution is to move on. It can sometimes seem impossible to get on but medical advances in HIV medicine mean most of us... Read more »