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Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...does not differ a lot between men and women, some side effects (listed below) appear to be more common in HIV-positive women than men. This may be due to the fact that women have higher levels of certain HIV drugs in their bloodstreams, even though they take the same doses as men. A woman's smaller body size, metabolism, or hormones may cause the higher levels. For example, with the protease inhibitor (PI) Norvir (ritonavir), women seem to...
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Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall, she pulled one of the pants out and noticed there was some redish stain. If it was blood from an HIV infected person, would this pose a risk? She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...system; then the HIV-infected person gets sick because the body can't fight off diseases. Some of these diseases can kill them. Signs of HIV infection are like those of many other common illnesses, such as swollen glands, tiring easily, losing... Read more »

HIV - AIDS Transmission

Hi, my mom is infected by HIV, i help her appllying pain releif ointment on her back bone, i see the blood scratches on her body.. is there any chance that it is transmitted to me. Please help i am in big delima.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...system; then the HIV-infected person gets sick because the body can't fight off diseases. Some of these diseases can kill them.Signs of HIV infection are like those of many other common illnesses, such as swollen glands, tiring easily, losing... Read more »

Symptoms and HIV

Hi Dr.Robert :My warm regards.I had one night casual encounter on May 18 08 with a male. I am 34 years old bi male and had anal intercourse with another men , Condom was used but torn halfway but i never realized till i pulled my penis out.A week...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...intercourse and i never realized till in ejcualte and pulled out found condom was broken. They guy also had very small drip of blood off his ass when I asked him he told me that its due to anema. anyway I cleaned up and he left. After a week he... Read more »

HIV in a corpse

Dear Dr FrascinoI work for a NGO in the HIV-field in South Africa. One of our patients asked the interesting question of "How long can the HIV virus survive within a corpse?" This is not a sexual question, but is relevant in many cultures in SA...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...system; then the HIV-infected person gets sick because the body can't fight off diseases. Some of these diseases can kill them. Signs of HIV infection are like those of many other common illnesses, such as swollen glands, tiring easily, losing... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...include the brain, heart, kidneys, eyes, liver, genital tract and joints. This form occurs most often in people with low white blood cell counts ( neutropenia ). This type of infection is also called disseminated candidiasis. Diagnosis Oral,... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

... Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

...diarrhea,headaches, skin rash, skin discoloration Serious Side Effects: Buildup of lactic acid in the blood, enlarged liver,lipodystrophy Special Considerations: Get tested for hepatitis B (HBV) before... Read more »
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Cancers

...virus (KSHV) or HHV-8. But KS behaves and is treated like a cancerous tumor. HHV-8 is transmitted through sexual contact or blood products. KS has always been less common in women, but is less common in all groups since the introduction of... Read more »
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MC...a word about my symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...tongue. He believes it is stress-related. I thought it was great news until I read on the web that throat infection was a symptom of HIV. It started all over again. For a total of ten weeks I was obsessed with this illness. I wasnt sure if I... Read more »

Herpes=HIV??!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read that people with HIV have more Herpes outbreaks. I've never had herpes that I know of. Ever. No blisters...anywhere....ever. Im still paranoid about HIV and now I have this kinda burning/stinging sensation at the corner of my mouth. Read more »

question

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...have a question if anyone knows.A couple weeks after a unpertected sexual exposre I had all the classic symptoms,i also had one blister like pimple on the end of my penis for a week or two.Im wondering now if i contracted herpes from this... Read more »

symptoms are to real not to be truth

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...symptoms come one at the time, becasue doctors says that all symptoms shows within 2-3 days (hiv) starting with fever? Am I showing hiv symptoms or syphilis symptoms? Or another STD symptoms? Which one is closest guess, or which one defently not?... Read more »