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Is A Popping Neck A Symptom Of Hiv

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Low-carb diet & pill-popping?

Sir: Do HIV-positive people with lipodystrophy and wasting symptoms benefit from the currently popular high-protein, low-carb diet? This is important because this is supposed to help increase energy and lose fat. As for nutritional supplements,...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Dear MH,I think that a low-carb diet might be worth a try for fat loss. (I have been doing it myself with some luck). However, if the weight loss or body changes are caused by mitochondrial toxicity, the diet will not help, although some people... Read more »

condom pop

Hello Dr BobThis is my 3rd attempt .As I informed earlier recently in India was with a call girl / Sex worker unknown status. During the intercourse I coul dmake out the condom pop andI immediately piulled it out and used a new one and continued....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your question is identical to many others already posted in the archives and my advice remains exactly the same. The risk of HIV transmission following a condom failure (break) is the same as unprotected sex. See below.Good luck.Dr. Bobcondome... Read more »

neck nodes, sore throats, exhausted, possible hiv symtoms? what test should I have done?

DEAR DOC, PLEASE HELP!!! In Dec 00' I developed severe pneumonia like high fever sore throat, & dehydration for which I was treated. I was told it was a viral infection, no antibiotics were given. Jan 16th 01' I developed cervical...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I'm glad to hear that you will get HIV tested. You need to know. Knowledge is power. You've already had lymph nodes biopsy. If not already done, you should have a chest x-ray, blood counts, liver function tests, LDH (a blood test), and... Read more »

PEP and sore neck/ars (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST 2008)

Hi Dr. BobI just finnished PEP (zodivudine, lamivudine, crixivan) a week ago. After taking PEP I had a couple side effects, tingling in the fingers, a tiny bit in the neck and toes an exhaustion. After a while I stated to have a lot of pain in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,As I have frequently stated in this forum, I recommend anyone who has had an HIV exposure significant enough to warrant a course of PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) be followed by an HIV specialist. (See below.) It seems the vast majority of... Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
Hi;
I am a 25 year male from India.In my country no one gives a proper advise about HIV/AIDS.People feel shy to talk about sex.Thats the reason I am writing to you.Doctor I had sex with a sex worker with double condom 1 month back. The condom... Read more »

BUMPS on chest and NECK for 3 months-- PLZ HELP

Posted by finallyfindigout
Hi everyone, I have another post up but am driving myself crazy here regarding these small bumps that keep popping up on my chest and neck-- derm said I had scabies a month ago, which I treated for and that these bumps were post-scabetic nodules- I... Read more »

Is it possible to get HIV from a popped pimple?

Posted by AZT
I'm asking in the area where it's my pimple that been popped, and it's a bleeder. Would it be possible for someone else's blood get into my pimple and give hiv, or would the blood from my pimple just push the other guy's blood out.

Kind of a weird... Read more »

Stiff necks

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I read in some web sites that HIV specialists usually ask first time patients if they had stiff necks, Is this a symptom of ARS??? I got a bad stiff neck and flu like symptoms soon after. I always thought that it was just how I slept. Oh no. I... Read more »