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AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...(Cytomegalovirus), an infection that usually affects the eyes, see Fact Sheet 504 ; and Candida, a fungal infection that can cause thrush (a white film in your mouth) or infections in your throat or vagina, see Fact Sheet 501 . AIDS-related symptoms also include serious weight loss, brain tumors, and other health problems. Without treatment, these opportunistic infections can kill you. The official (technical) CDC definition of AIDS is...
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vision disturbance

I was diagnosed as being hiv+ in aid status 6 months ago. Sometimes it seems as if I have a film over my eyes and my eyes are tired and read all the time and they hurt alot. Could this be due to the disease. My cd4 is now 225 and my viral load is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...You need a good eye examination to assess whether you have an HIV-related problem or some other issue such as a refraction problem. Eye fatigue can be a contributing factor so need a direct assessment. Read more »

ANOTHER DONATION, PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PROVIDE OPINION (HOUSE OF NUMBERS, 2010) (AIDS DENIALISM, 2010)

Hello Dr. Bob,I make it a point to donate (as much as I can afford every month) to charitable causes, and your knowledge, patience, and care that you provide for everyone here (which has brought me huge relief when I first asked you for help 6...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...throughout the cyber-universe on a continual basis, the information and reassurance you request is already waiting for you in the archives. (See below.)Regarding your symptoms, unfortunately I cannot diagnose the cause over the Internet, as I... Read more »

CMV-related

Dear Dr. Bob,I have written to you 2 years ago when I was convinced that I was infected with HIV through a vaginal fluid contact with a fresh skin laceration on my thumb. When after a year I tested negative I couldn't thank you enough and naturally...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...However, I don't believe your problem is virologic, but rather psychiatric. At one time you were absolutely convinced you were HIV infected. You now realize that was not the reality of the situation. I believe you are now making a similar... Read more »

pasty film covering skin after showering

I have a pasty film that covers my skin after I shower. I can roll it off, and if I let it dry it turns into thick brown scaly stuff that sits on my skin. I have also noticed that my skin has become very fragile and thin. I often have bleeding...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...I don't think it's very likely that your skin problems are HIV-related. Steroid creams can cause thinning of the skin and it's possible that when you're towelling off that the rubbing causes some Read more »
Articles
The Body

Restarting the Conversation on HIV/AIDS in the United States

... There's an HIV/AIDS epidemic raging in the U.S., though we can perhaps forgive people for having no clue that it exists. After all, you can't Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Porn Clinic Denied State License

...news came on the same day that a former porn performer criticized AIM, alleging inadequate care after it diagnosed him with HIV in October. Previously referred to as "Patient Zeta" in statements by AIM, Derrick Burts is calling for mandatory... Read more »
The Body

HIV-Positive Adult Film Star's Identity Revealed

...when Patient Zeta's identity was revealed to the LA Times . Derrick Burts, 24, is the porn star that tested positive for HIV in October of this year. His identity has been kept under tight wraps by Adult Industry Medical Healthcare Foundation... Read more »
The Body

California-Based Porn Actress Tests HIV Positive, Prompting New Debate Over Health Safety for Heterosexual Adult Film Actors

...hallmark of heterosexual porn films. Standard practice in the U.S. heterosexual porn industry is for actors to get tested for HIV once every 30 days, and condom use during filming is all but unheard of. So the recent revelation that an actress in... Read more »
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FEATURE FILM ABOUT HIV - LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

Posted by Anonymous
...A new drama / documentary film drama about a young heterosexual man living with HIV. We have been trying to get this film made for the last two years - Having failed to get major funding, we have decided to shoot Read more »

DRAMA / DOCUMENTARY ON HIV LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

Posted by Anonymous
...A new drama / documentary film drama about a young heterosexual man living with HIV. We have been trying to get this film made for the last two years - Having failed to get major funding, we have decided to shoot Read more »

NEW HIV DRAMA / DOCUMENTARY LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

Posted by Anonymous
...A new drama / documentary film drama about a young heterosexual man living with HIV. We have been trying to get this film made for the last two years - Having failed to get major funding, we have decided to shoot Read more »

NEW HIV DRAMA / DOCUMENTARY LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

Posted by Anonymous
...A new drama / documentary film drama about a young heterosexual man living with HIV. We have been trying to get this film made for the last two years - Having failed to get major funding, we have decided to shoot Read more »