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Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...people try to "self-medicate" by using drugs or alcohol to make their problems go away. If you feel that an underlying issue, such as depression or anxiety, causes or adds to your substance use, ask your health care provider or AIDS service agency for a referral to a mental health provider. Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Studies show that there is a connection between depression and HIV care, treatment, and disease progression....
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hpv infection (HPV, HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS AND HIV/AIDS, 2010)

hello Dr. Frascino, I know that HIV is more your area of expertise but I was wondering if you knew anything about hpv. I was diagnosed with hpv about 10 years ago and was reading recently that some percentage of people actually clear the infection,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...body's immune system completely clears the infection. (See below.)Hope that helps.Dr. BobHuman Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS April 2010What Is HPV?Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the name of a large group of viruses. Certain types of HPV cause... Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! And of course the ATNC... Read more »

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 sudden burst...
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 Read more »

Acne more Common with HIV-Positive People?

Does being HIV + make you get acne more easily ??I am not on any meds but I keep breaking out!
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
...There is an increase in several types of skin inflammation with HIV disease. Yes, acne and most noteably- eosinophillic folliculitis. Treatment with an antibiotic may help. So does use of anti-inflammtory Read more »
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Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS: More Common Than You Think -- This Month in HIV

...term: a brittle bone. Often we'll use the terminology of abnormal, but not diseased, bones -- much analogous to HIV without AIDS, for example. It's not particularly complicated for people to understand. Sometimes the T-score/Z-score standard... Read more »
The Body

HIV Expert Answers Common HIV Questions in New Book

...that pools together some of the most important questions he commonly answers. Called 100 Questions and Answers About HIV and AIDS , it's geared mainly for people with HIV who want to learn more. Welcome, Dr. Gallant! Thank you so much for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bone Loss More Common in HIV

...Prevalence and Progression to Low Bone Mineral Density in HIV-Infected Patients: A Longitudinal Cohort Study ," was published in AIDS (2010;24(18):2827-2833). Back to other news for November 2010 Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cervical Abnormalities Common in HIV-Infected Girls

...B. Brogly. The study involved 638 girls infected during birth with HIV; they were ages 13 to 21 when they entered a pediatric AIDS study between 2000 and 2005. Brogly and colleagues estimate that 174 of the girls were sexually active. More than... Read more »
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folliculitis common for HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have developed severe folliculitis on my inner legs, and in my pubic hair. Is this worrisome for HIV? Can dry skin cause it? Read more »

Liver-Related Deaths More Common Among HIV+

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...HAART and to work on liver health by not drinking alcohol, not smoking, and maintaining a healthy weight. COMPLICATIONS OF HIV/HAART Liver-Related Deaths More Common Among HIV-Infected Patients After Controlling for CD4 After controlling for... Read more »

Catholic Relief Services- HIV/AIDS Chief of Party

Posted by hrrecruiting
...Requisition Number: I 08 001 Background: CRS is the consortium lead for AIDSRelief, which is operational in 9 countries in Africa and the Caribbean. The Consortium in Rwanda comprises CRS as the prime, Read more »

HIV/AIDS related kidney problems...

Posted by alexzander, 2 Replies
...i have a question and was wondering if ANYONE out there knew even a little bit....people who are HIV+ (i myself have AIDS) but is it common to see tons of reoccuring kidney infections?! i mean these have been going on for months and months....i'm Read more »