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Depression and HIV

Treatment for Depression Depression can be treated with lifestyle changes, alternative therapies, and/or with medications. Many medications and therapies for depression can interfere with your HIV treatment. Your health care provider can help you select the therapy or combination of therapies most appropriate for you. Do not try to self-medicate with alcohol or illegal drugs as these can increase depression and create additional problems. ...
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Serum HIV test Neg but HIV anti-body test positive

My Serum HIV test for Life insureance was negative, two weeks later i donated blood and was rejected because on my HIV anti-body test was positive. The Doc said my NAT showed negative for DNA results. Why am I getting different results?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The testing used for screening blood donations is set to be extremely sensitive so as not to miss any potentially HIV-positive donors. As such, it tends to be "over sensitive" in that it detects a number of false-positives. Follow-up... Read more »

Early SignsThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Is it possible for symptoms to be extremely mild and only lasst for two days? Another question is what does the rash associated look and feel like? Is it red with bumps? I heard it to be transient but am not quite sure what that means. Does the CDC...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.The length of time that symptoms persist, and the severity of the symptoms,vary from person to person. They can last for just 2 days, but are morelikely to last a week or two. The word "Transient" means... Read more »

hiv positive full body donation

I know someone that is hiv positve and very badly would like to donate his body for research I have looked all over the internet and can not find an organization that will take his body, do you know of any organization that will help make his wish...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.I would suggest he consider the NDRI HIV Tissue Procurement Program. See link below.Dr. Bob<a href="http://www.ndriresource.org/NDRI_Initiatives/HIV/35/">NDRI HIV Tissue Procurement Program</a>... Read more »

HIV Positive, and still no help; lumps over body

At the end of October my son found out he was HIV positive, plus he has all kinds of lumps all over his body and they are very painful. he applied for medical funding two months ago , and still no treatment or help.. Robby is only 22 years old and i...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Dear concerned mother, It sounds like your son needs to get hooked up with a health care provider. Most hospitals have some type of arrangement for uninsured or underinsured patients. It's hard for me to tell you what these lumps could be. He... Read more »
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My doctor is refusing to treat my HIV until I sign

Posted by Garth, 2 Replies
Hello world,
As a newly diagnosed HIV gay man, living in Edmonton Alberta, ( diagnosed 1 year now) I am facing what I beleive to be discrimination and bullying by my doctor. My counts when first diagnosed were CD4 500 and viral load 16,000. Over... Read more »

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nodule on Parotid Papillae early sign of HIV?

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I'm suffering whith the following problem:

In august 2001 I have had protected oral and latex protected... Read more »

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