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Immune Disorders Mimic Hiv

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Can PEP meds mimic ARS? (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2009)

Hi Dr. Bob,Thank you for all you have done and continue to do for people who find themselves scared and bewildered. A twist of humor is also helpful.I have searched the archives. Simple question, I think, can PEP meds side effects mimic ARS? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Amas,Simple question, yes. However, the answer is not quite so simple! HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) symptoms are quite variable from case to case. These symptoms are also "non-specific," which Read more »

Atriplia

Started meds with a viral load close to 100,ooo and cd 4 355 its my tenth day on the meds and my... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Nucleoside Analog Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors in Development

...in Development Nukes No Longer in Development NOTE: Several fact sheets describe drugs that are being tested against HIV: Fact Sheet 430 : non-nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs or non-nukes) Fact Sheet 440 :... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

London's Times Examines Test Aimed at Detecting Potential HIV/AIDS Vaccines

...International Development to IAVI. Jill Gilmour, director of clinical research at IAVI, said that the method of testing mimics infection and immune response in the body and appears to be promising. "The proof of concept is there," she said,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Restoration Syndrome

...Is Immune Restoration Syndrome? Some people who start antiretroviral therapy (ART) get health problems even though their HIV comes under control. An infection that they previously had might return. In other cases, they develop a new disease.... Read more »
The Well Project

Immune Reconstitution

...This article was originally written in February 2005. Table of Contents What is Immune Reconstitution? How does HIV Damage the Immune System? Monitoring the Health of the Immune System Using HIV Drugs to Restore Immune Function... Read more »
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HIV Paranoia

Posted by dsm1981, 2 Replies
...earth, and wasn't responding to my text messages, and I didn't see his account on manhunt any more. I texted him to confirm his HIV Status and he's not responded. Automaically I became nervous. I always do research on HIV after I get nervous,... Read more »

Anyone have an update on the BYU cure?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...HIV. Although so far limited to early test tube studies, CSA-54, one of a family of compounds called Ceragenins (or CSAs), mimics the disease-fighting characteristics of anti-microbial and anti-viral agents produced naturally by a healthy human... Read more »

hic

Posted by Anonymous
...> News & Publications > Journals > AFP > Vol. 60/No. 2 (August, 1999) How to Recognize and Treat Acute HIV Syndrome BARBARA LEE PERLMUTTER, M.D., PH.D., JORDAN B. GLASER, M.D., and SAMWEL O. OYUGI, M.D. Staten Island... Read more »

Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
...Swollen nodes are the immune system doing its jobs. In other words, an infected hangnail if untreated could in theory mimic HIV infection. So the bottom line..... Get tested after the window period and belive the results. If you are one of the... Read more »