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If I Have Hypersensitivity Reaction Do I Have Hiv

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HIV, Atripla and allergies

I am a 43 year old male and have been HIV+ since '93 and diagnosed with AIDS in 2003 but only due to a "one time" low T-cell count. I've been pretty healthy most of this time and only suffered from thrush once with no other illnesses. I've been...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...HIV+ persons have high antibody titers so that can hypersensitize individual to allergens/insect bites. That phenomenon can be further Read more »

What is the relationship between allergies and HIV? Please answer doctor....

Hello Dr. Frascino,You are the man!Seriously. You are so badass and so cool. I find your humor and... Read more »

Cat allergy and HIV

Hi there,I'm not sure if this is the right forum but I saw a similar question here.I have a cat... Read more »
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Tibotec Therapeutics

HIV/AIDS Update -- New Intelence Labeling: Severe Skin and Hypersensitivity Reactions

...has been strengthened to reflect that there have been postmarketing reports of: fatality due to toxic epidermal necrolysis hypersensitivity reactions, sometimes accompanied by hepatic failure Additionally, Guidance has been added that... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information Day 2006

...mobilize Black communities to get involved in the struggle against this disease. Researchers supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), a component of the National Institutes of Health, are working with... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information Day

...and vaccine clinical trials is available at http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov. Dr. Fauci is director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health on National HIV Testing Day, June 27, 2009

...can begin early, substantially delaying the development of HIV-related illness and prolonging life. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, urges everyone ages 13 to 64 to get... Read more »
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Allergies and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I know its allergy season and even thjough I've never had allergies I am wondering if allergies could be a symptom of HIV. I tested negative after a 1 time protected expsoure with a sex worker. Read more »

nervous please help

Posted by somija18, 1 Reply
...seroconversion. But I never had a fever, swollen lymph nodes, rashes (i only got one on my hands for about 45 minutes due to a possible allergic reaction to the gloves I wore). My friends were sick at the time with allergies and other stuff... Read more »

This constant itch

Posted by oldwoman, 7 Replies
I've talked to others who complain about itching on their legs,and I have it too,it's constant but usually bearable,today is one of the bad days and I can't stop scratching at myself(I feel like I need a flea collar on)It's just won't stop.I've... Read more »

Allergies autoimmune disease?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Are allergies considered autoimmune diseases and therefore push back the window period? I seem to have allergies right now (dust bothering Read more »