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The Stages of HIV Disease

HIV Is a Continuum Infection Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used to thinking of disease in very simple terms: if you feel sick, you are sick; if you feel healthy, you are healthy. However, because HIV may begin causing subtle changes in the immune system long before an infected...
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intercourse with hiv infectedThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

this web sight is one of the most valuable and informative sights around.when you have intercourse with an hiv infected person, does that mean thatyou will get aids, or does it mean you have only been exposed to it and couldpossibly get aids....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question and comment. If you have unprotected sexwith an infected person (either through intercourse or giving oral sex), youare putting yourself at risk of getting HIV. If the HIV virus enters yourbloodstream, then you... Read more »

Can combivir decrease you bodys ability to fight off infection and decrease your blood clotting ability

I had a low risk exposure to an hiv + persons blood on my index finger, my skin was intact. I was put on combivir as pep which I took for 30 days. I had a negative hiv1 pcr qualitative test 14 days after stopping the medication which my doctor said...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I agree with you that testing again at 3 months is prudent and recommended. Combivir (AZT+3TC) should not be causing the symptoms you describe, especially after a short course of the medication. Blood work can also be done to assess your... Read more »

building body after HIV infection

hello nelson, I have a curiosity about building body after HIV infection.I am guessing that I should have infected in august 1st by sexual intercourse although I used a condom.I am 38 year old and I want to live 30 more years being healthy and...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
People who start HIV treatment early usually do not have unintentional weight loss due to the infection, and may have less weight gain after starting antiretrovirals. So, that is my first suggestion: start treatment early even if your CD4 cells are... Read more »

body of an hiv infected person

would like to see how an infected person looks like...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Sure. Take a peek at my smiling photo on this site. That's how an HIV-infected person looks.Dr. Bob... Read more »
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newly infected could possibly have aids

Posted by johnjsteinbeck, 1 Reply
i was recently infected but belive i am an extremely fast progressor. after sero my immune system was basically nil. and it has slowly gotten better.

However i now have early symptomatic signs of hiv. I have recurrent bouts of angular cheiltis,... Read more »

estoy destruido The Body urgente por dios!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
HOla acababa de hacer mi post y entro a una web donde encuentro esta informacion:
"La leucoplasia "vellosa" de la boca es una forma poco usual de leucoplasia que se observa slo en individuos VIH positivos. Consiste en parches blanquecinos, lisos y... Read more »

HIV outside the body

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How long does HIV live outside the body?

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How does the HIV goes in the body during sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I would like to know How the HIV goes in the body of male during sex?

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