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AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...Why Do People With HIV Take It? Fluconazole is used when fungal infections can't be treated with skin lotions or creams. It works against several different types of fungus, including the yeast infection called candidiasis or thrush. Many germs live in our bodies or are common in our surroundings. A healthy immune system can fight them off or keep them under control. However, HIV infection can weaken the immune system. Infections that take...
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How do additional deal with hiv body

Dr. BobI am recently diagnosed with hiv, and will be starting medication very soon. I am currently finishing off my masters in organic chemistry (biochem undergrad) and am very in tune to the workings of the body. As such have been doing a lot of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Several OIs cause vomiting and diarrhea, which can lead to poor absorption or loss of nutrients. Other infections -- such as thrush (oral candidiasis), gingivitis (gum inflammation), and cytomegalovirus esophagitis (throat inflammation) -- can... Read more »

Follow up ( I know i have HIV!) (I KNOW I HAVE IT, 2010)

Hello doc, just updating u on my test results as u requested. I went to see the HIV specialist and was told that both the HIV RNA viral load n the antibody test was negative @ 12wks. So she said that I can forget about HIV. However something that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...i have lymphadenopathy all over the body. I never knew what lymph nodes were prior to this incident. I have exp rash @ 3wks, thrush and swollen gums. As of now which is 11wks past exp i still have the lymphadenopathy, thrush, swollen gums and... Read more »

Stopped smoking-V.L. shot up.

Whats up,I recently stopped smoking two or so months ago, when I did my blood work just last week, My V. Load shot up nearly a 1,000 points and my liver showed signs of unsteady rest. The Doctors have asked me if I've been sick, and I haven't. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Conditions Cigarette smoking can also cause or exacerbate a variety of other conditions, including the following: oral candidiasis (thrush) oral hairy leukoplakia osteoporosis kidney disease liver fibrosis peptic ulcers cataracts and macular... Read more »

Smoking

My husband been living with hiv for the past 4 years. His health has slowly deteriorated and is wasting. he smokes quite a bit and ocassionally takes alchohol. What are the effects of smoking?? his CD4 count has gone down to 12.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,A CD4 count of 12 is dangerously low and leaves your husband at increased risk for developing an HIV/AIDS-related opportunistic infection or malignancy. Is he being followed by an HIV specialist? New, novel-acting HIV drugs have recently been... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Benefits of Breast-Feeding Might Outweigh Risk of Vertical HIV Transmission in Developing Countries, Studies Say

...Times , the introduction of antiretroviral therapy in the 1990s came with an unexpected side effect -- the redistribution of body fat that resulted in a thinning of the arms and accumulation of fat in the abdomen, back and neck. This fat... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Two-Year Morbidity-Mortality and Alternatives to Prolonged Breast-Feeding Among Children Born to HIV-Infected Mothers in Cote d'Ivoire

Renaud Becquet of the Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale Unite in France and colleagues conducted the study from 2001 through 2005 among 557 infants born to HIV-positive women in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. After their infants... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Intervention to Promote Exclusive Breast-Feeding for the First Six Months of Life in a High HIV Prevalence Area

The authors reported on a nonrandomized intervention cohort study designed to increase exclusive breast-feeding rates for six months post-delivery in HIV-positive and HIV-negative women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. To support exclusive... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gates Foundation Gives Glaser Foundation $9.7 Million for Research on Pediatric HIV Vaccines; Research to Focus on Breast-Feeding Infants

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation a five-year, $9.7 million grant to research and develop experimental HIV vaccines aimed at children, Glaser Foundation President and CEO Pamela... Read more »
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body fluid touched the skin without intercourse

Posted by mona811
...can anyone tell me that if body fluid has touched the skin without intercoursing can person be effected with hiv Read more »

HIV will die within 20 mins out of body, right?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I heard that HIV in blood or semen cannot survive for more than 20 minutes if it exposes to air and remains on a surface, e.g. table, in a cup. However, does the amount of the liquid influence the activeness of HIV? i.e. Will it take more time... Read more »

outside the body

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Ok so experts please tell me how long HIV can last outside the body in a bodilyfluid or blood ? and is easy transferrable if outside the body at say 2-3 hours ? Read more »

PARA THE BODY Y TODOS

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...contestar tantas tonteras (asi me siento a veces, tonta), tantas dudas, tantas obseciones como las mas. Quiero contarte The Body que ya llevo 3 consultas con una psicoterapeuta y hoy da estoy tranquila, s que tengo que hacerme la prueba y s que... Read more »