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How Quickly Does Petechiae Arrive From Hiv

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Petechia, bruises and HIV

First I would like to thank you for the work you are doing here. I am asking your help because I feel my doctor isnt investigating enough due to lack of funding.I am 26 have HIV and Chronic Hep B, am on Combivir+Norvir+telzir for few years.My...
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
You don't indicate what your other white blood cell counts were, and what your platelet count is. A normal bleeding time would indicate your platelets are working normally, although your symptoms could be associated with low platelets. If all... Read more »

Petechiae and liver

I'm very worried since looking up petechia on WEB, I have about 20-30 Petechia on my body not... Read more »

Floaters And Petechiae

Dear Dr. Wohl,I have been experiencing , floaters, petechiae and intermittent migraine headaches... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Arrived in U.S. From Haiti 10 Years Earlier Than Previously Believed, Study Says

The most widespread HIV subtype outside Africa likely emerged in Haiti in the 1960s and arrived in the U.S. a few years later -- about 10 years earlier than previously believed -- according to a study published Tuesday in the Proceedings of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Medical Workers Sentenced to Death in HIV Infection Case Arrive in Bulgaria, Receive Presidential Pardon

Six medical workers who were imprisoned for more than eight years in Libya for allegedly intentionally infecting hundreds of Libyan children with HIV on Tuesday were pardoned by Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov after arriving in the country, the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India: Travel Expense Reimbursement Sees Increase in Arrival of HIV Patients

The number of HIV-infected people in India's Dakshina Kannada (DK) district who visit antiretroviral therapy (ART) treatment centers has increased by 35 percent since January, when the Department of Health and Family Welfare and the Karnataka State... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Mexican Migrant Workers Have Increased Risk for HIV After Arrival in U.S. Because of Changes in Sex Habits, Study Finds

Mexican migrant workers significantly change their sex habits and increase their risk for HIV after they arrive in the U.S., according to a study conducted by the Pilot Program of California-Mexico Epidemiology Vigilance and released on Tuesday at... Read more »
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My experience - The 3 month mark has arrived!

Posted by PhoenixLG, 4 Replies
Good morning forum,

So yesterday marked the 3 month anniversary of my high risk adventure and went in for testing after leaving work for the day. One of the things I noticed was this peculiar sense of calm from the moment I got in my car. I turned... Read more »

Petechiae/worried22yo/reply

Posted by worried22yo, 1 Reply
Hi. Someone asked me a question a few pages ago and wanted to make sure they saw my reply so I am reposting. Hope everyone is doing well, you guys are the best! My reply:

Hi there. I was worried because I was in fact diagnosed by 2 different doctors... Read more »

RASH on forearms...please help

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
hi
i have a rash on my forearms. it has been coming and going, randomly, for close to 3 months. it is little red dots, not raised, on myy forearms. sometimes one spot is larger than the other, but they do not itch at all. WHAT IS THIS?!? i was... Read more »

Should I be tested

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My boyfriend thinks that we have HIV, because of certain symptoms, such as red dots (petechea?), swollen lymph nodes, and others. Now he has been tested three times, once a pcr, the others are the anitbody tests and they were negative, yet he... Read more »