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Hiv problems

I`ve been Hiv positive since 1989 and my recent blood test showed my Viral Load is 1300 and my cd4 count dropped from 540 to 245.When I lived in Florida my viral load was always undetectable but since I moved to another state,3 years ago, it goes up...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...resistance test (genotype/phenotype). This will show which antiretrovirals your virus is no longer sensitive to and help your HIV specialist select a new, more effective, regimen for you. You can read more about HIV resistance tests and HIV... Read more »

21 years of hiv no problems

18 from Milwaukee Wisconsin,Is it true that 3 months is pretty conclusive?Are some people immune or... Read more »

HIV and Body problems

I have been living with HIV since 1998. Since being diagonis I have had 3 surgeries one on my lower... Read more »
The Body

Why the Porn Industry's HIV Problem Is Our Problem, Too

...gonorrhea among performers since 2004. This most recent incident has brought back into light the long-standing pleas of some HIV/AIDS advocates for state officials to mandate condom use on porn sets . In a statement, AIDS Healthcare... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Experts Considering Whether to Shift HIV/AIDS Funding to Basic Health Problems, AP/ Reports

... Some HIV/AIDS experts are considering whether it would be "wise" to shift some of the global funding for HIV/AIDS to basic health problems -- such as clean water, family planning or diarrhea -- facing developing countries, the AP/ ... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Blood Sugar Assessments and HIV -- Is There a Problem?

...pancreas gets exhausted and can eventually fail. Keeping track of blood sugar levels is an important part of health monitoring for HIV positive people. In addition to specifically checking fasting blood sugar levels, a test called hemoglobin A... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...Microsporidiosis Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) Severe or long-lasting GI problems can lead to serious health problems and can prevent HIV drugs from entering the system and fighting HIV. It's best to report these... Read more »
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Problems with HIV Science

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...and scientific debate, even though many of the 700 M.D.'s and/or Ph.D.'s of The Group for the Scientific Reappraisal of the HIV/AIDS Hypothesis have published their reasons for their concern (Philpott 1999). Members of this group include current... Read more »

HIV/AIDS related kidney problems...

Posted by alexzander, 2 Replies
...i have a question and was wondering if ANYONE out there knew even a little bit....people who are HIV+ (i myself have AIDS) but is it common to see tons of reoccuring kidney infections?! i mean these have been going on for months Read more »

Tongue problems?? Aids2HIV?

Posted by WhatDoIDo, 1 Reply
...Are there any tongue side effects due to HIV? What I mean is, is there a tongue disorder related to ARS? I've heard that Oral Thrush normally occurs in later stages, is that Read more »

I hope my throat problem is anxiety not HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I have been worrying sick about HIV, but I havent had any kind of sex, shared needles, or had a transfusion. My throat feels life the sides rub together when I swallow. Read more »