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Dizziness and general HIV things

I have been HIV+ for 5-6 years, and went to get formally tested this past July. My cd count as of July was 294 and my viral load was 27,000. My question is, lately I have been feeling funny in the head, fatigued. I started taking 1000 mcg of B-12...
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
...symptoms are fairly nonspecific and could be from many different things. Given your current numbers, I would recommend starting HIV treatment now. Read more »

Do general blood test also test for HIV/AIDS?

I had two blood tests done recently for mono and strep throat. Would these tests show if I had... Read more »

NEVER asked before: General Anaesthesia during HIV seroconversion

Bob, Just a quickie..does general anaesthesia of 1-2 hours during window period ( 2 weeks post... Read more »

HIV and Gay Men: A Global Concern

...historically been ignored, even during times of major public health crisis. This was especially true during the onset of the AIDS epidemic. Policies and prevention efforts to date have failed to address the needs of this population with... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Former Nigeria Institute of Medical Research Director-General Advises Country to Take Ownership of HIV/AIDS Programs

...recession may affect the efforts to combat the epidemic in Nigeria," Vanguard / reports. Oni Idigbe, former director-general of the Nigeria Institute of Medical Research, addressed his concerns during remarks made to journalists... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers at Global HIV/AIDS Vaccine Conference Express Concerns About Funding Levels

... Experts at the AIDS Vaccine 2008 conference in Cape Town, South Africa, on Tuesday expressed concerns that the current global economic situation Read more »

UN Secretary-General Urges Countries to Follow the United States and Lift Travel Restrictions for People Living With HIV

...removal of the travel restrictions for people living with HIV from entering the United States," said United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. "I urge all other countries with such restrictions to take steps to remove them at the earliest." ... Read more »
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Crystal Meth - Gay community in general, HIV

Posted by NickBaer, 1 Reply
...I found some new informational resources on Crystal Meth - the Gay community in general, and specifically Crystal's releation to new HIV cases. There's some very out-there educators and celebreties speaking out on Read more »

National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the U.S. (Finally!)

Posted by TheBody, fight stigma and reduce health disparities. Reactions have varied widely, but members of the U.S. HIV/AIDS community have generally been cautious in their praise. Watch the press conference as well as a brief speech by President Obama... Read more »

Free video: "Top Ten Myths About HIV/AIDS"

Posted by AIDSvideos
...Hi - This is to announce the beta 1 release of, whose mission is to prevent the spread of HIV and to assist those affected by making all the world's HIV/AIDS educational Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...has not only undermined over two decades of HIV prevention methods that work but also, the presidents government policies on HIV/AIDS prevention are endangering lives! President Bush is not in touch with what works and what doesn't. He fails to... Read more »