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Hiv Infection On Palms Of Hand

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resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum: Discordant couple - Risk of HCV transmission (Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic, 2010 )

I have been HIV+ about 5 years now and take Atripla as treatment. My CD4 is 650, viral load below detection. Very recently I have also been found HCV positive. My boyfriend is HIV and HCV negative. We are very much into fisting. He is top only and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...studies have found increasing rates of hepatitis C in MSM (men who have sex with men). See below. Associated risk factors include HIV infection, intravenous drug use, fisting and use of GHB (gamma hydroxyl butyrate). Hepatitis C is transmitted... Read more »

I don't think you've heard this one before!

Fist I would like to say I went on a few other forums, like medhelp and what-not, but no one... Read more »

Can you still have neuro-syphilis, but test negative for syphilis test (blood)?

Happy New Years Dr. Frascino.I wish I had your linguistic intelligence so that you can also enjoy... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...results showing that among MSM in New York City, the presence of syphilis or gonorrhea was a predictor of HIV infection. Because of this close association between HIV and STDs, according to the CDC, "STD surveillance... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

U.S. Updates Clinical Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

...HIV-infected children and childrenwho were HIV-exposed through birth to an HIV-infected mother." Dr. Mofenson said. In recent years, HIV infection has increased among adolescents. "We hope that doctors and clinicians make use of these new... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic

...of 28 co-infected MSM (25 percent). Of the 28 co-infected men, only five reported any history of injection drug use (IDU). HIV infection, IDU, fisting, and use of gamma hydroxyl butyrate (GHB) were found to be significantly associated with HCV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...vaccination directly prevent pathogen-specific morbidity and mortality, they might also contribute to reduced rate of progression of HIV disease. For instance, randomized trials using trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) have documented that... Read more »
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for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...course of HIV are sometimes present early. Also with Palmar erythema, which would extremely rarely present it self in an early HIV infection One aspect here is that most of the problems caused by the virus are though to be caused by the virus... Read more »

Has anyone else been through anything like this?

Posted by jayjay1979, 2 Replies
...years since any risk. So has anyone with hiv had a permanent rash on their hands etc and is it possible to have symptomatic hiv infection and test negative?? Thank you so much...very worried in the uk I'm so scared right now after being told... Read more »

symptoms still!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I've been told it is pretty rare in the US. Or would a pcr test be better. Could I possibly be infected with unknown type of hiv infection? Please answer. Also would KS appear on the palm of your hands(on some fingertips)? And on the sole of... Read more »

HELP ! HELP ! Possible HIV Infection ???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...rinse my mouth after every meal hence I went to toilet. I squirted some "hand-wash" from its dispenser and proceeded to wash my hands then filled my mouth with tap-water & rinsed my mouth. After spewing out, slowly I raised my head and, guess... Read more »