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hiv related esophagitis

HI DrDoes reflux Esophagitis means HIV +? i had an endoscopy done and have been diagnosed with it. i have had risky exposures all protected though. wondering if refulx esophagitis means hiv or hiv induced esophagitis is called Candida esophagits....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...population and is not an AIDS-defining condition. Esophagitis due to infection such as Candida is an AIDS-defining condition in HIV+ persons. Often a biopsy during endoscopy is needed to properly determine the cause of an esophageal disorder. KH Read more »

Quality of life for long-term HIV+ Persons. What to expect if diagnosed with multple HIV related illnesses?

I have been HIV+ for about 10 years now. Ive been on several different medication regimes, since I... Read more »

HIV and HIV-related sickness

Hi!Thank you for taking the time to answer my question. My boyfriend was diagnosed with HIV on May... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Is the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Good for Black Americans? Part 3: Reducing HIV-Related Disparities

...series examining the strategy's impact on Black communities. This article is cross-posted from the Sept. 21 edition of Black AIDS Weekly , the newsletter of the Black AIDS Institute . When the Obama administration unveiled its new National... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Loneliness and HIV-Related Stigma Explain Depression Among Older HIV-Positive Adults

...the AIDS epidemic in the USA," according to the authors of the current study. Thanks to treatment advances, more adults with HIV are living into their senior years. "These aging adults face added social, psychological, and physical challenges... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Journal of the International AIDS Society Examines HIV-Related Stigma In Health Care Facilities

... A Journal of the International AIDS Society review paper highlights the importance of fighting HIV-related stigma in health care facilities. "Studies from different Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Availability of HIV-Related Health Services in U.S. Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment Programs

... Because alcohol and drug abuse heightens adolescents' risk of becoming infected with HIV, "substance abuse treatment programs for youths may represent an important site of HIV prevention," the authors wrote. In the Read more »
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Question re: boils - meds or HIV related?

Posted by dj1979, 1 Reply
...I have a problem. I have been HIV+ for about 2 1/2 years, started on meds in Jan. this year due to falling CD4 (down to 227). Have had to make a couple med changes, Read more »

HIV related info

Posted by AIDS2HIV
....................................................................................................... yep you guessed it, the same anon that bitches about HIV related material only being posted on this site, posted this. Now anyone that knows me,... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies very loose like feeling,id truly appreciate and feedback on this and if any of these sound like they could be related to hiv infection.thanks again for the support on these questions. Read more »

Nothing is hiv related...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Its all in your head. Your freaked out about being exposed to hiv so every little sign is hiv related. Stop worring and live life. If you spent half the time you spent worryin about hiv living Read more »