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...more weight-bearing exercise. This seems to signal the bones to retain more mineral content. Stop smoking and reduce your intake of caffeine and alcohol. Reduce your risk of falling. Clear walkways at home. Be careful on stairs
or steep slopes. This is especially important for people who have peripheral neuropathy (see Fact Sheet 555 ) in their feet or legs. Several studies showed that alendronate (fosamax) increases bone mineral...
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I was driving, and came to a stop. A man on a bike that is known to have HIV in our area, came riding by my car VERY FAST! He was directly on the front side of my car. As he rode by, I noticed his whole leg was bleeding down his leg, A LOT!! Now I...
...Hi,1.Can the wind from a fast
-moving bicycle cause HIV
-tainted blood on the rider's leg to be blown into your eyes as he rode by the open window of your car? No, absolutely not. Your Read more »
I have searched the archives, and Have found some ref. to this,but could you please help me? how long does HIV stay infectius after cumming? if i guy jacks off and cums, wipes off with a towel,gets dressed and then cums and shake my hand which had...
...gets dressed and the comes and shakes my hand which has a deep non-bleeding cut on it, can I get infected?" No, you cannot. If HIV
were that easy to get, it would have wiped out the planet long ago.As for how long HIV
survives outside the body,... Read more »
I am in need of an Hiv test in BuneoS Aires Argentina. I am english and and working on a cruise liner which is why its so hard to find out on net. Could someone help with an address of a one hour test center as I am only there on Monday the 13th of...
...Hi,Hey Buenos Air
eans, can anyone help out cruise-liner guy? You might also want to meet him at the testing clinic, give him a tango lesson or Read more »
Hi Dr Keith,Thanx for all your help, it has been very useful.I live in a city with 100% of humidity. I have been feeling kinda flusih this week and somebody suggested to have a dehumidifier in the room when i sleep.I was wondering if this is a good...
...don't have a sense of whether sleeping in a room with lowered humidity will help your flu symptoms though cooler/ lower humidity air
might make for a better sleeping environment. Any readers with any opinions are welcome to weigh in. KH Read more »
...interview Tuesday, Reuters reports. Aly added that teachers are a key human resource in Mozambique's economic development and that HIV
is negatively affecting the population, Reuters reports. Aly said that Mozambique is "losing 17% of our... Read more »
...germs and then touches his or her eyes, nose, or mouth. Droplets from a cough or sneeze of an infected person move through the air
. Germs can be spread when a person touches respiratory droplets from another person on a surface like a desk, for... Read more »
...Tests Who Is at Risk for Diabetes? What Problems Can Diabetes Cause? How Are Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Treated? HIV
and Diabetes Taking Care of Yourself What Is Diabetes? Diabetes and pre-diabetes are serious conditions in... Read more »
...billboards and bus shelters in predominant Hispanic/Latino neighborhoods in six cities, as well as Spanish dioramas in five air
ports. CDC also distributed Spanish Act Against AIDS
television public service announcements to Univision, Telemundo,... Read more »
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...Back in 1986 was the first time all military was tested for Aids
. Me along with about 20 others were imediately shipped out, to Wilford Hall I was given a choice, either get a medical discharge, Read more »
...last year (april), my brother was diagnosed with HIV
...it litterally tore our family apart. i will never forget the day i found out, it was one of the worst days of my life. when Read more »
...exposier.The sore throat I experienced 1st was bad enough but this rash is really hard to dismiss as anything else.I've been told that hiv
in the air
but I keep asking myself "would it of died fast
enough in this occasion"? Read more »
...screaming and falling with a fear so strong I feel my body go into a complete state of paralysis. I am awakened, gasping for air
, in a cold sweat followed by a sense of hopelessness. "It was just a dream", I say to my myself. Overcome by extreme... Read more »