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Inflamed Optic Nerve And Hiv

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Women and HIV/AIDS

...HIV-negative women: Some vaginal infections (including yeast infections) Bacterial vaginosis Common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), such as gonorrhea, Chlamydia, andtrichomoniasis Genital herpes Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) Although little conclusive research is available on HIV and menstruation, many HIV+ women report abnormal menstrual periods. Somehave excessive bleeding while others stop...
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Bat vision non CMV

Hello, I was diagnosed HIV positive last year (2008) due to a strange blindness. A few months prior to HIV diagnosis, I developed a spot of missing Vision on my left eye (periph). A few months later I lost all peripheral vision in both eyes. At...
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
...opportunistic infections. But given the bland nature of what you describe in the eye and vitreous (eye fluid) (i.e., a lack of inflammatory response) this seems unlikely. I wish I had a better response, but it sounds like the optholmologist has... Read more »

HIV and liver inflamation

My CD4 = 410, Viral Load = 35000. Mild rashes once in a while, ALT and AST are extremely high. ALT = 430 (acute liver inflamation), high cholesterol, glucose level almost over the board (diabetes) and etc... I haven't start my medication. What...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If your liver tests are high before starting medication, I would certainly want further evaluation of what is causing this significant ALT elevation...If you are overweight, then with the high cholesterol, high glucose...I would be concerned about... Read more »

Vocal chord inflamation the result of HIV?

Hi Doctor Bob -- I was very intrigued by your recent article on inflammation. I'm an HIV-positive singer/songwriter taking Viramune and Truvada -- undetectable since shortly after starting meds about two years ago, and my t-cells are climbing...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...inflammation associated with HIV. However, that certainly doesn't mean it doesn't exist. That you responded so well to the potent anti-inflammatory effects of the oral steroids certainly strongly suggests your cords were indeed inflamed by... Read more »

Confused about the swiss study

I discussed with my doctor about the swiss study which claims that in a monogamous serodiscordant and straight relationship with the infected partner on treatment and with an undetectable viral load the use of a condom is no more imperative. He...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Study" repeatedly in this forum. My assessment has not changed. Unprotected sex between magnetic couples remains a risk for HIV transmission, even when the HIV plasma viral load has been suppressed to undetectable levels. Regarding natural... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement,... Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

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HIV Optic Neuropathy

Posted by toper3
...Has anyone hear of this Eye condition? Has anyone ever had problems with there eyes as a result of HIV??--after ruling out EVERYTHING ELSE Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...Symptoms Included: Feverish Feeling (But NO FEVER) Dizziness along with HOT and Cold Flushes (Throughout the 3rd Week) Abdominal Inflammation with Pain(Continued from Later half of 3rd Week till the end of 3rd week) Diarrhea (for last 2 days of... Read more »

Im new and want friends!=)

Posted by chula93, 1 Reply
...hey! i am new here. I have had HIV all my life. i was born with it. Anyway, i thought it would be nice to talk to other people. Dame un mesaje si tu quieres=) Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
...panic of something happening to me, such as a car crash, heart attack, even murder but I'm sure all our minds were far off from HIV. She said if she ever lost me, she would join me. That scares me the most. And she now has a 4 mo. old baby she... Read more »