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Hiv Risk Abd Inflamed Glans

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...medications. Liver problems: Women are more likelyto experience liver problems as a medication side effect. In fact, women with a CD4 countabove 250 are warned against starting a regimen with Viramune (nevirapine)because of the risk of dangerous liver problems. Body shape changes: Some studies have found that HIV+ women experiencedifferent types of body shape changes than men. Women may experience more fat gain in theirbreasts and...
Ask the Experts

Vocal chord inflamation the result of HIV?

Hi Doctor Bob -- I was very intrigued by your recent article on inflammation. I'm an HIV-positive singer/songwriter taking Viramune and Truvada -- undetectable since shortly after starting meds about two years ago, and my t-cells are climbing...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...steroid pack prior to performances, it's important to note that steroids are immunosuppressive and could lead to an increased risk of certain infections. Very occasional use would not be a problem. But if you're taking a burst-taper dose of... Read more »

Inflamation

Hi Nelson,I am on Atripla. Undetectable and my T-Cell count hovers around 600 and continuing to climb. I am so confused with all the talk about how HIV causes inflamation. What kind of long term damage can this do do the body and is there any...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...issue that we should be stressed about, although there are things that we should all do in general (HIV+ or not) to decrease risks for inflammation while we await for more data.There are many ways to decrease inflammation in the body:- Of course,... Read more »

Worried...Risk Of HBV/HIV co-infection..Help!

Dear Dr.McGovern;3 weeks ago i quite foolishly engaged in unclothed dry fondling followed by a 10 minute "hand-job" and "boob-job" using a condom (which may or may not have failed, i'm not sure) with a commercial sex worker. There was no oral/anal...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Sounds like you are at extremely low risk....I would not recommend testing for this type of exposure. Read more »

Risk Evaluation

I was having unprotected anal sex with my partner. I am HIV+ with an undetectable viral load for 3 years and take my medication with 100% adherence. He is the insertive partner and noticed a skin abrasion (the skin is not broken, but it's...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Unprotected anal sex, with or without the skin abrasion and bleeding, would be a significant risk for your HIV-negative partner. The abrasion and bleeding further increase that already significant risk. Yes, PEP would be warranted Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...partners are infected. During sex, HIV is transmitted from men to women about twice as easily as from women to men. A woman's risk of infection is highest with anal intercourse, or if she has a vaginal infection. The risk of infection is higher... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

... Introduction What Is Inflammation? What Is IRIS? How Is It Diagnosed? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Treat IRIS? What Can Help to Ask My Doctor? Special Concerns for People Living Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Trizivir (AZT/3TC/Abacavir)

...see which other drugs work best with Trizivir.Trizivir does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Trizivir comes in tablet form and is taken by... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Combivir (AZT/3TC)

...and in children more than 12 years old.This medicine does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Combivir comes in tablet form and is taken by... Read more »
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Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...penis. I immediately washed my penis with warm water and dry it up. I am concern because online it talks about how you can get HIV if any contaminated fluids goes as far as touching the glans. Please confirm if this is true or not. I have no... Read more »

am i infected?

Posted by CJA, 1 Reply
...discharged but i came back NEGATIVE.some light headaches also , ive been stressing about it i have a appointment coming up for hiv the girl got tested to just not for hiv and she came back all negative except for she had chlamydia but i didnt and... Read more »

risk assessement please, i am scared

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...bleeding not even with brushing, mutual masterbation,rubbing and gential grinding with clothes on. Any possibility this could be HIV? or sthg else? please i need assurance, thank u for the help. Read more »

Risk assessement please, am so so scared

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...bleeding not even with brushing, mutual masterbation,rubbing and gential grinding with clothes on. Any possibility this could be HIV? or sthg else? please i need assurance, thank u for the help. Read more »