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Is Acne Symptomatic Of Hiv

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
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Social Effects of Steroid Treatment

I recently went on an online dating service looking at men in my age range (40-60), and I noticed something striking: nearly all of the men with really muscular bodies listed their status as positive.I was in my 20's when steroids treatments for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...utilized for merely pumping up the pecs to increase your chance of getting laid during next weekend's circuit party!The reason many HIVers use testosterone replacement therapy is that many HIVers have hypogonadism (low serum testosterone levels)!... Read more »

You were right, Dr. Bob! (Oddball update)

Just got my lymphocyte subsets back, after 9 1/2 years of worrying, worsening symptoms with multiple negative ELISAs:WBC: 9,370TLC: 1,950 (21%)CD4/CD3: 903 (46%)CD8/CD3: 398 (20%)CD4/CD8 ratio: 2.27As you'll remeber from my earlier posts, I've had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...recurs. Nasal allergies, bad gums etc. Small yellow bruises on shins without injury are frequent. No weight loss at initial stage. Acne from teenage years resurfaced. Full STD check at 3 months was negative, including HIV (3rd gen ELISA). Lymph... Read more » it true that acne is common in HIV+ers??

Dear Dr Dezube, in one of your reply, you've mentioned that acne and pimples are common in HIV+ers. Is this true? Does that means that HIV+ers are prone to develop acnes? After sudden burst of swollen lymph nodes, I'm now experiencing a sudden burst...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...It is indeed true that HIV'ers are more prone to develop acne. Many of my HIV+ patients, who haven't had acne since they were teenagers, are now coping Read more »

Is it possible to feel 100% fine during SYMPTOMATIC HIV disease?

I have been experiencing symptoms for 5 months now( joint pain, 15 lb. weight loss, low grade fevers, tooth pain, small rashes, shortness of breath, loss of appetite, lethargic, fatigue, floaters in my field of vision, and some diarhea) There have...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
...HelloSymptomatic HIV disease means those with HIV and symptoms, therefore, a person with symptomatic HIV disease does not usually feel 100% fine, Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
The Body

Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...just celebrate my life and beat it. That was my choice." Click here to read or listen to how other people disclosed their HIV status. D'Jaun Black Diagnosed in 2004 "Being HIV positive has been the greatest adventure I've ever... Read more »
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Posted by eeek, 1 Reply
...started getting a really stiff sore neck and back, I'm not sure if this is symptomatic of ARS. I was plannign to get tested for HIV after 6 weeks (and was having so much anxiety waiting) now I have read that I may have to wait 3 months to get an... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...Flushes and No Dizziness. So my concern is Was it Sero Conversion Time?? Now at the end of 4th week i developed some Pinkish Pimple like Rashes in middle of my chest which are like spreading in 2.5 to 3.0 inches of diameter. (Scattered Red... Read more »

am I infected?

Posted by Jimmyjjjx, 1 Reply
...I have, over the course of the last two years, consulted with many doctors and specialist labs on the matter of contracting HIV, symptoms of Acute HIV, testing for exposure, etc. all due to four questionable sexual encounters that I was... Read more »

K-Nine, & rest of the symptomatic HIV Neg group

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...debilitating to the point where now it is just more of nuisance on most days. While the symptoms seem to most closley match HIV, I have had a recent test which is 2 years out and I am negative. The reason that I keep checking this board is... Read more »