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Hiv Related Periodontal Disease

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Periodontal desease & swollen Glands on the face

Hi Doc Vergel; I have had HIV since '86, and also have inherited Periodontal disease, I've gone to dentists who do the general cleaning, but at times like the present when I'm under extreme stress, I tend to loose weight and my the...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
I would say that you need to see a good dentist about this before thinking about getting your teeth removed! There are many causes of gingivitis: plaque induced, vitamin defficiencies, medication related, infections, etc. You may want to read the... Read more »

Did the meds cause periodontal disease

I thought I was exposed to HIV a year ago, so I started taking the meds right away. It left my... Read more »

periodontal disease and hit

Hello,Prior to hiv, my gums and teeth were healthy. Now, I am suffering from receding and bleeding... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

How Common Are STDs? STD Prevention and Treatment Bacterial STDs Viral STDs Parasitic STDs STDs Transmitted by Other Means Sequellae of STDs (Possible Complications) STDs and HIV STDs Increase Risk for HIV How HIV Impacts... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lancet, Lancet Infectious Diseases Publish HIV/AIDS-Related Articles

The most recent issues of the journals Lancet and Lancet Infectious Diseases included articles related to HIV/AIDS issues. Headlines appear below. Lancet "Confessions of a Condom Lover " (Shelton, Lancet , 12/2). "Does the World Need... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Yemen Times Examines HIV/AIDS Surveillance, Discrimination Related to Disease in Country

Although Yemen -- which has recorded 2,431 HIV/AIDS cases -- is considered one of the countries with the lowest number of people living with the disease worldwide, some organizations, including the country's National AIDS Control Program, say that... Read more »

Starting HIV Treatment May Reduce Serious Non-AIDS-Related Diseases in Newly Diagnosed, Study Finds

Starting HIV antiretroviral therapy may reduce the risk of serious non-AIDS-defining diseases in individuals recently diagnosed with HIV, according to a recent Spanish study published in the journal AIDS . Although it is well known how modern HIV... Read more »
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Liver-Related Deaths More Common Among HIV+

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
Yet more reason to be cautious about use of HAART and to work on liver health by not drinking alcohol, not smoking, and maintaining a healthy weight.


Liver-Related Deaths More Common Among HIV-Infected Patients After... Read more »

I've had EVERY symptom related to HIV so depressed

Posted by Anonymous, 21 Replies
Hey guys,

I've had practically every symptom in the past year and I'm hoping to God that it's something else because i'm scared to death to get tested to find out that I'm HIV positive. I've had white tongue, swollen lymph nodes in my throat,... Read more »

AIDS related motor deficits.

Posted by bnthecliff
Sorry for the lengthy post.

I was diagnosed with HIV over 12 years ago. I had a CD4 count of 33 but was never sick. Two months later, I started meds..........AZT, Videx and Epivir.............about 2 months after that, I started feeling very... Read more »


Posted by Survivor, 4 Replies

This is a very intersting question is it not...? Pharma says it's a Condition, others +ve and -ve say its a disease and or condtion..


"Oh Eric, I am so sorry for you, thats a horrible disease." Read more »