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Hiv Positive And Spots On Body

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... only ones that put you at risk for getting HIV because of the possibility that during one of these activities someone else's blood might enter your own bloodstream (which, incidentally, cannot happen if a scab or a sore spot on your skin brushes against a surface that looks as if it has dried blood on it): unprotected vaginal or anal sex (especially if you're the one providing the vagina or anus) sharing injection drug equipment,...
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multiple body inflammations after starting hiv and tb treatment

Hi,I just restared therapy after 5 years from meds break, its been thirty days now since I restarted, and I am having some severe side effects, that have landed me in an emergenency room once for shingles, and now if my chest pains gets any worse...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...and he or she may also ask you to explore these feelings with a mental health provider.In the meantime, I would not stop your HIV medications without first discussing this with your doctor.Thank you for your question.Joe Read more »

Spot on the body

Hi im 23 and im hiv postive. I have dark spot around my leg area that been there before i was postive but now more have come and i dont know what it is. like two week ago after i took a shower a dark spot come on my chest and kind fade away. my cd4...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...If your immune system is 'low', say a CD4 <350, then treatment is indicated. Dark spots are worth getting checked by your doctor, the could be bruising (ow platelets) or new moles Common in HIV) post inflammatory Read more »

Does HIV

I am a healthy 39 years old man. I was negative in 2007 and turned positive in 2008. I am not on medication yet. My viral load is 30000 and CD4 500. But for few months now I noticed on my face that I m aging much quicker and I have about 5 to 10...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,It is true folks with HIV or any chronic debilitating illness will tend to age more quickly than their healthy counterparts. Just look at what HIV did Read more »

weird how body can mimic symptoms

I find it fascinating how when one thinks they have HIV their body sort of follows suit and seems to mimic the symptoms you are worried you have.I cant tell you how many times I imagined having swollen glands just to be told it was a expanded saliva...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...extremely common. Just browse through the extensive archives of this forum for at least a gazillion examples.Your advice is spot on target. Testing is really the only option for folks who feel they've placed themselves at risk for HIV.Dr. Bob Read more »
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HIV News & Views, June 24, 2009 - The Body

...forms of treatment to stop those memory T cells from replenishing themselves. Their goal: the complete elimination of HIV in the human body. Will it work? Stay tuned; animal studies have yet to begin. (Article from TheBody.com)   Early... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...the pain might only occur when you put weight on the joint. In more severe cases the pain could be constant. An MRI scan can spot early stages. X-rays and other scans can detect advanced osteonecrosis. Diet and Healthy Bones Even though... Read more »
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HIV News & Views, April 8, 2009 - The Body

...The campaign plans to saturate the country with ads: public service announcements, text messages, public transit ads, radio spots, online videos and even airport dioramas. (Article from kaisernetwork.org) I Have an "Aggressive"... Read more »
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white spot on tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...i had a white spot on my tongue for 2-3 days and it went away. i was also sck around that time with the flu. needless to say, i automatcally thought Read more »

PLZ HELPP MEE!! ANY ONEEE

Posted by johnyboy, 4 Replies
...WITH HOW YOUR SUPPOSE TO FEEL, I KNOW WE ALL FEEL DIFF. BUT COMFORT ALL I NEED. I THINK ABOUT IT I GET MAJORRR HEADACHE, BROWN DOTS. I FEEL MY ARMPIT WEIRD BUT NOT SWOLLEN,. NO FLU ANYTHING PLZ I NEED HELPP... CNT SLEEP. I DONT KNOW IF ITS... Read more »

ATTENTION.....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...CANNOT DIAGNOSE HIV FROM SYMPTOMS, IF YOU ARE CONCERNED GET TESTED, IF YOUR WORRIED THEN THINK ABOUT WHAT STRESS CAN DO TO YOUR BODY. I HOPE NON OF YOU WHO HAVE POSTED HERE WILL FIND OUT THAT YOU ARE POSITIVE BUT IF YOU ARE IT REALLY ISN'T THE... Read more »

weird purple spots!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...ive been poz for almost 2 years now. i havent been sick or anything but yesterday i noticed weird purple spots like bruises on my body, on my upper arms and on my legs near my knees. their small and they dont hurt but they look gross. Read more »