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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...viral load to go up. Studies have also shown that HIV-positive women with depression are twice as likely to die as those with few or no symptoms of depression. For those women who made contact with a mental health provider, the risk of death was decreased by half. It is important that depression be diagnosed and treated as quickly as possible to avoid serious problems. Treatment Options The good news is that depression is very...
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SEX and HIV/AIDS

Dr Bob My name is Don I am co founder of POZITIVE PERSPECTIVES INC a peer support origination in SW Missouri. That also goes out in the community with a team of our peers to educate at local high schools in the 29 counts in SW MO. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Don,First off, congratulations on your long-term coexistence with HIV. It will be an inspiration to those just beginning their journey with the virus.Next, congratulations on your HIV/AIDS awareness, Read more »

worried sick about HIV risk and symptoms

Dear Dr. Franscino,I am very worried about my potential exposure to HIV and worried that the symptoms I had suffered are a sign of ARS.On my way to a clinic in West Hollywood I had noticed I had a bleeding cuticle. I noticed the bleeding about 5...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Franscino. So, you can just call me Dr. Bob. Shaking hands with "a couple of gentlemen" at a West Hollywood clinic is not a risk for acquiring HIV, even if you had a bleeding cuticle! Would you freak out if you shook my hand. I, too am HIV... Read more »

HIV positive, elevated liver enzymes

I'm HIV positive since January 2008, currently not on treatment. Today during my routine blood work my liver enzyme values came back somewhat high, ALT 62, AST 47. My hbv and hcv serologies were negative as of September 2008. My doctor immediately...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Your ALT and AST are only mildly elevated. Liver function tests can be mildly elevated from various medications. I think your doctor is right on top of things to be asking Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...on my face. She could be HIV positive, if she is HIV positive and since her saliva comes into contact with my blood, am i at risk of getting HIV? Let me know. Thanks. I will make a donation. Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, Nope. Saliva does... Read more »
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The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...vessels),forming plaque. This buildup of plaque can lead to a heart attack or a stroke.High triglycerides can also increase your risk of getting pancreatitis (apainful inflammation of the pancreas). Some HIV+ people experience lipodystrophy.... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Is the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Good for Black Americans? Part 3: Reducing HIV-Related Disparities

...Blacks; Latinos. Read more to learn how it plans to achieve these objectives. Reduce HIV-Related Deaths Among Communities at High Risk To cut the mortality rate among high-risk groups, the strategy first focuses on trimming HIV/AIDS health... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...their breasts for lumps. But if you find yourself going back for an HIV test every month even though you haven't done anything high-risk (i.e., unprotected sex or sharing needles), or if you find yourself constantly wondering whether mundane,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...not, why not? What uses has the product been tested for? Where can I see the test results? What are the side effects, or other risks, of using this product or treatment? Whom can my health care provider call for more information? Take... Read more »
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Exposure risks with known HIV positive man

Posted by 2010Worrier36, 1 Reply
...who last weekend met another gay male who told me he was HIV+ after we had fooled around. I'm now worried that I put myself at risk of exposure. He has been positive for 13 years now and seemed to care about safer sex. These are the possible... Read more »

Scared might be infected with HIV.

Posted by midwesternguy63, 3 Replies
...something else. I fit all the main causes of a fatty liver - drink(or did) hard liquor heavily, blood sugar is running dangerously high, fairly significant weight problem, don't eat that healthy - was researching it, on some different... Read more »

hiv-negative aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...retroviral particle called Human Intracisternal A-Type Particle-Type II, or HIAP-II. Antibodies to this particle have been found in a high percentage of patients with Non-HIV AIDS. Tulane has patented HIAP-II, and Autoimmune Technologies is... Read more »

White Blood Cell Count

Posted by sunkyst, 2 Replies
...to get my blood work results and he told me that all the tests were normal except that my white blood cell count was slightly elevated. I've tested for HIV several times over the past 2 months, including having an HIV DNA PCR test at 8 weeks,... Read more »