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Depression, Women and HIV

Table of Contents Women and Depression Depression in Women Living With HIV Depression and Older Women Living With HIV Depression Can Cause Serious Problems What Is Depression? Treatment Options Get Checked and Treated for Depression Women and Depression Studies have shown that, in the general population, women are two times morelikely to be depressed than men. While it is not clear why women suffer fromdepression so much...
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Acne...is it true that acne is common in HIV+ers??

Dear Dr Dezube, in one of your reply, you've mentioned that acne and pimples are common in HIV+ers. Is this true? Does that means that HIV+ers are prone to develop acnes? After sudden burst of swollen lymph nodes, I'm now experiencing a...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
It is indeed true that HIV'ers are more prone to develop acne. Many of my HIV+ patients, who haven't had acne since they were teenagers, are now coping with it. Fortunately there are MANY good treatments for acne. I personally prescribe... Read more »

Testosterone for Women with High Fatigue (TESTOSTERONE REPLACEMENT FOR WOMEN, 2011)

Diagnosed 6 years ago with 1-digit t-cells, currently am undetectable, with t-cells close to 300. Switched off AZT to Atripla 2 years ago and all was good. For the past 4 months am becoming overwhelmingly fatigued - have to work, but almost too...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,HIV-associated fatigue is remarkably common and it can be phenomenally annoying. The underlying cause often turns out to be multifactorial. In other words there are usually several underlying causes working in tandem to zap our zip. Take a read... Read more »

acne as side effect

i started taking 3 hiv meds just over 2 months ago- truvada,invirase and norvir. everything doing extremely well except a few weeks ago i started breaking out with acne symptoms. my doctor put me on doxicyclin, but there has been little change....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have seen numerous patients who have experienced flares in skin oiliness/acne after starting effective HIV regimens (a variety of regimens). In my experience the situation is annoying and is often helped by standard types of acne treatment and has... Read more »

RE:What is happening?I am CONFUSE (Acne Singaporean)

Dear Bobi am the confuse Singaporean. Sorry to trouble you again but pls help me to settle down my mind completely.I am going crazy.(1)You mention that being tapped on the shoulder with or without exotic pimples poses absolutely no risk for HIV. but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello confused and Worried Singaporean,First off, you shouldn't pop your pimples. However, even if you did, you still have no significant risk. My advice still stands. You do not need an HIV test. Regarding HIV symptoms, they are variable and... Read more »
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ACNE

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Ive read on thebody acne is found in HIV+ people. But is is associated with ARS?

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Acne on butt the same?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I tested negative but im confused i had all symptoms and acnes that doctors call folliculitis on my ass.

it started 8 weeks after exposure and remains 1 year later it looks like large pimples that fade and leave bruise marks.

i tested neg out to 6... Read more »

acne as transmission route

Posted by Anonymous
About 8 weeks ago I engaged in protected sex/protected oral/protected hand job. Yes I know I sound like the poster boy for safe sex, but the one problem was I had a few pimples on the very base of the penis. During the period of typical ARS I felt... Read more »

Acne or Herpes strain?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I believe I contracted something from a risky exposure several months ago and now I'm worried I might have passed it on to my girlfriend. I've tested negative for HIV after 6 months. So Im not worried about that. However, I noticed my girlfriend is... Read more »