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All unusual symptoms- Fast progression? Help

Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Reply
can hiv cause elevated liver enzyme sgpt at 174 in early infection ( 6-9 months post exposure)? ultrasound with normal liver, spleen and gallbladder. sgpt in november was at 39.4.

Had also elevated platelet 4 months 555,000 post exkposure then t... Read more »

How fast are antibodies produced?

Posted by veryscared1, 2 Replies
I have had unprotected sex with someone who is now experiencing early HIV symptoms (vomitting, numbness/tingling, thrush, herpes outbreaks). He was tested at the 3-week mark and 6-week mark after our sexual encounter, and results were negative both... Read more »

fasting before testing?

Posted by Anonymous
Hi.. In March I had unprotected oral sex with a woman (I dont know her HIV status), and the next morning I discovered an open sore under my tounge... and about 6 weeks later I had swollen lymph glands, fever and pharingitis. I have tested for HIV (I... Read more »

Am I a Fast Progressor?

Posted by Geno, 6 Replies
Hello all this is my first time posting here ive been tooling around the fourms for about 3 months though. I tested pos at a local clinic in August but I was infected in late june I had terrible ARS that lasted 5 weeks or so. Its been 6 months since... Read more »

Self Destructing Fast

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I have been HIV positive for 7 years. I was in a relationship with a man who turned out to be negative at the time I found out. This was in 2000. This man is very emotionally and physically abusive. I have tried many times to leave but have never... Read more »
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how fast can hiv show itself

How quickly can the symptoms of hiv show up? I have recently been with someone orally (about 1 1/2 months ago) who I know nothing about. I am in the military and am trying to keep things quiet, so I'm asking you guys first. I know I need to...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Symptoms of HIV can manifest within weeks of infection. However, many people acquire HIV infection without overt symptoms. The only way to be sure of infection status is to be tested, so I would urge you to go for testing.... Read more »

pls reply fast

hello sir i am from india i did vaginal sex with hiv positive girl after that i have fever for i week, chest infection, cough fatigue. pink sports on shoulders then i didrapid test after 3 weekspcr dna test after 45 daysraid test after 3 monthsrapid...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
You sir are not HIV infected. In fact you are the most HIV-negatve person I have ever heard of. My advice would be to stop looking at your tongue and to go get married. DW... Read more »

Are exercise supplements like jacked 3d or fast twitch safe?

My good friend who is HIV positive began taking these two work out supplements pre-exercise for a "harder workout." Since this time he has developed diarrhea that will not go away, even with the use of antibiotics. He has lost a tremendous...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
I would stay away from them since they increase blood pressure, heart rate, anxiety, palpitations and affect sleep if taken after 3 pm.They also can cause diarrhea, specially the ones with creatine and whey protein. Try to eat a diet consisting of... Read more »

Cd4 dropping down fast

I was diagnosed HIV+ by end of 2001 at that time my v/load was 17000 CD4 695.I am doing my tests every three month since then .I am in good shape, no symptoms at the moment, in fact I have put more weight .but V/load and CD4 counts dropping down...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
This is not normal. I would not react to a single set of results, but these clearly bare repeating sooner rather than later.... Read more »
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HIV and Viral Hepatitis

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HIV and Tuberculosis

Fast Facts People with HIV and latent TB infection are at much higher risk for progressing to active TB disease than people with latent TB infection alone. All people newly diagnosed with HIV should be tested for TB infection. If they are... Read more »
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HIV Among Older Americans

Fast Facts Americans aged 50 and older have many of the same HIV risk factors as younger Americans. Persons aged 55 and older accounted for 19% (217,300) of the estimated 1.1 million people living with HIV infection in the United States in... Read more »
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500+ : The number of functions the liver performs. It helps fight infection, cleans toxins from the blood, manufactures proteins, controls blood sugar, clots blood and produces bile. 1 The liver is the only organ that can regenerate itself. This... Read more »