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AIDS InfoNet

Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy (PML)

...or leg. There may be difficulty thinking or speaking. Vision and memory problems, seizures and headaches can occur. These symptoms can also occur with other opportunistic infections, including toxoplasmosis, lymphoma, inner ear infections, or cryptococcal meningitis. It is important to rule out these other diseases. PML can be diagnosed using a scan of the brain by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Another way to test for PML is by checking...
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Ok im so scared that me any my baby may be hiv possitive, i was tested when i was pregnant and it was negative but my baby is 1 and she has had thrush for a while now, she been on alot of antibiotics for ear infections and shes had viral pneumoia....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

AIDS/HIV symptoms in infants and children

What are some of the symptoms of AIDS/HIV in infants and children ?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...failure-to-thrive, diarrhea, developmental or neurological problems, skin problems (seborrheic dermatitis) and frequent usual (ear infections) or unusual infections. Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia is one of the more common opportunistic... Read more »

Distress Sailor needs immediate help.

Dear Doctor,I am a sailor & presently sailing on board a container vessel.I has a sexual encounter wih a sex worker about 8 weeks back. The sex worker only gave me hand job, first with the condom on and then after some time, she removed the condom....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Distressed Sailor Samuel,1.Nope. Hand jobs do not pose a risk for HIV transmission.2.Nope. An ear infection is a sign of an ear infection not HIV!3.Nope.4.Nope.Samuel, I realize Internet access may be somewhat limited at sea, but when Read more »

Ear infections

I am just writing since I have had AIDS since 1989 and have a question. I have had to stop seeing my doctor and stop taking medicine since one I can't afford it anymore and two I have been having problems here with Doctors and can't stomach the...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...I can't tell what you have from your dsescription, and I am not sure that it is HIV-associated. I recommend that you see an ENT (ear/nose & throat) doctor or an infectious diseases specialist to get a definitive Read more »
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...complications that result in being hospitalized and occasionally result in death. Pneumonia , bronchitis, sinus infections and ear infections are examples of flu-related complications. The flu can also make chronic health problems worse. For... Read more »
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... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
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hearing

Posted by Anonymous
...does anyone know if ears feeling plugged and/or an ear infection are symptoms of hiv? Thanks Read more »

crazy ass desease

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...tested for almost everything but still no answers autoimmune, lupus, Lyme, when this all started it was fatigue oral thrush ear infection Alice in wonderland feeling but i had a high wbc and the eosinophils where twice what they should be anyway... Read more »

some one please help

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 5 Replies
...and 1530 at about a year. I have been told repeatedly that this is not hiv but what is it then. oh i have reoccurring middle ear infections to yea. My children and wife a affected to wife got hpv so bad in 1 years time required surgery to remove... Read more »

fingering and blow jobs?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...job and fingered the woman with my unprotected finger. This was 8 week ago and I've had a few strange things go on. I had a an ear infection that went away after a week and no sign of it comming back. I have a bump on my upper lip. My question... Read more »