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Hiv Scars

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Sex Education Classes Scarred Me For Life; I am a nervous wreck. (ANOTHER FLUFFERNUTTER CONVINCED THEY HAVE HIV, 2010)

Hi Dr. Frascino,First and foremost, thank you for taking the time to respond to my question(s). As others have already noted, you have a great sense of humor. I thoroughly enjoy reading your responses to the others' questions; they are not only...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...can't believe your "near paranoia." What do you mean "near"??? Sweetie, it seems to me those sex education classes not only scared the bejesus out of you, but they also turned you into a certified fluffernutter. ". . . I have essentially already... Read more »

RYAN HIV AND INSTRUMENT FOR TAKING URETHRAL SCARRING........

HI COULD I GET HIV FROM THE INSTRUMENT FOR TAKING THE SAMPLE OF URETHRA?MY TEST FOR PAST CHLAMYDIA... Read more »

Hodgkins; is my scar tissue normal?

I tested HIV+ 5 years ago (CD4 240; viral load 25,000). Started HIV drugs and have been on those... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Enfuvirtide (Fuzeon)

...your health care provider). Also, dont inject where you have had a reaction from a previous injection or into moles, tattoos, scar tissue, bruises, or your navel. A new injector (the Biojector) was considered for use with enfuvirtide. However, in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Design Evoking Rebirth of Fire-Scarred Forest Wins Contest for Centerpiece of National AIDS Memorial Grove

...entry for the contest -- titled "Living Memorial" and created by Janette Kim and Chloe Town -- plans to use elements from a fire-scarred forest in an attempt to evoke a sense of "loss and renewal," according to the AP/ Chronicle . The centerpiece... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Inflammation

...Immune cells can "wear out" and stop working correctly. Chronic inflammation eventually destroys surrounding tissue and creates scar tissue. It can also contribute to allergies, asthma or "autoimmune" diseases like arthritis and multiple... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding Hepatitis

... Fibrosis (when normal liver tissue becomes stringy and fibrous) Cirrhosis (when normal liver cells are replaced by scar tissue) Liver cancer End-stage liver disease (when the liver can no longer perform its vital functions) ... Read more »
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Buffalo Hump Just Starting

Posted by mike55, 6 Replies
...Hi, I have been successly treated with Trizivir for four years (since becoming HIV+). All was well until a few weeks ago I noticed the dreaded hump starting to appear behind my neck. I would like to hear experiences Read more »

Rashes!

Posted by Anonymous
...Just checking, i have an exposure, and now i have rash at my neck. The rask is in forms of black dots, when i scared them, it will become a scar. Is this the type of rashes that happens to hiv infected people? Read more »

I think im PARANOID!!!!!

Posted by bb18, 1 Reply
...a kid with a girl but i haven't talked to him since then and i dont know if i have passed on HIV or i have got HIV. I am so scarred. I havent lost my appeitite or had sleeplssnights. I sleep fine all through the night. I just keep thinking i... Read more »

fingering..

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...sex trader.. I used condom and there was no problem with condom. but I fingered her vagina and I bite my nails.. there was no scars on my finger but I'm just uncertain about if there could be some unseen scars because after 4 days I had very... Read more »