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Hiv Symptoms And Management

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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 With HIV Special Concerns for Women, Children and People Over 50 What Does the Research Show? Commentary Introduction It's a mouthful of a phrase, but immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome ...
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Food and Fatigue

I recently got infected with hiv, 6 months ago and am symptomatic. What is very interesting is that I have pretty extreme symptoms, peripheral neuropathy, fatigue, and confusion when I wake up, but as soon as I eat (start putting food in my body)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,This is a question you'll need to discuss with your HIV specialist. He will be able to evaluate and manage your symptoms. I can tell you there is no association between food and peripheral neuropathy. You may be falsely associating symptoms and... Read more »

PEP Side Effects

how long can the effects of PEPs last once you have stopped taking them??i was on PEPs for 42 days after a very risky possible exsposure...i got tested at 7 days, 30 days, and 9 weeks after my risky exposure( all negative )however, its now 3 weeks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Why did you take PEP for 42 days??? A full course of PEP is 28 days.Why did you get tested at 7 days, 30 days and 9 weeks? The recommendation is to test immediately and then at 4-6 weeks, 3 months and 6 months.As I have said many times in this... Read more »

how long

my brother has cd count of oo and artistis has set in with revenange as so surices he was infected 12 years ago we have been told that the hiv is well out of control have we much time left with him
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...weight)and preventing major HIV-related infections are also important besides anti-HIV drugs. If the situation is dire then symptom management/pain control is also very important to keep patients comfortable. KH Read more »

HIV/AIDS Wellness and Practical Strategies for Managing Mental Health and Depression in the Workplace

I have put together this conference here in South Africa. I want to know what sort of topics will benefit delegates. Workplace programs on this subject are almost non existant here. Many people have shown great interest to attend this, but I don't...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
There are several important topics for a workplace conference like this. It should include topics such as 1)HIV prevention, 2) general education about HIV (how it is and is not transmitted, how does HIV testing work, what is the course of infection,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Women and HIV: Symptoms and Quality of Life in Women

...which one lives) is also influenced by symptoms and is a frequent outcome measure in research. Several studies have shown that HIV symptom control can improve quality of life for women living with the virus. While quality of life is often... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Do I Start?

...control. Many people with HIV infection live a long and healthy life. No one can predict how long it may take to develop any symptoms of HIV disease. When you first find out that you have HIV, you'll need to adjust to this change in your life.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Depression and HIV

...Lifestyle changes can improve depression for some people. These include: Regular exercise Increased exposure to sunlight Stress management Counseling Improved sleep habits Alternative Therapies Some people get good results from massage,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Exercise and HIV

...pain in the feet (neuropathy, see Fact Sheet 555 ). Start exercising while you are still healthy. This can help you hold off symptoms of HIV that make you feel bad. Vary your exercise routine so that you do not get bored. Find new ways to keep... Read more »
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Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

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Founded in 1909 by W.E.B. DuBois and others, the NAACP is the nations oldest nonprofit civil rights organization. With its long history and deep rootsover 2000 local branches, youth and college chapters, and prison chapters in 50 states and... Read more »

Asymptomatic Stage Hiv

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
When a person is Hiv Positive experts say after ars a person will go into an asymptomatic phase. During this phase they say you will have no symptoms related to Hiv except possible swollen lymphnodes. My question is: when you have hiv and you... Read more »

acute hiv symptoms? very worried....

Posted by veryworried, 1 Reply
hi, thanks for taking time to read this. first, let me say i almost never get ill & i haven't thrown up once in 15 yrs. worst thing i got must've been a cold. i had unprotected vaginal sex with a woman about a month ago. exactly 6 days later, in... Read more »

I feel like I am on a rollercoaster and I want off

Posted by LynnB, 3 Replies
...last night (all month really) I look horrible feel worse. I am still looking at every little thing that happens to me as a symptom of HIV. I really have no questions but I just needed to let some of this out, I am so angry this is going on and... Read more »