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Is Erectile Dysfunction An Acute Symptom Of HIV

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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection?
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HIV medication and Erectile Dysfunction

I've been hiv positive since 1986 and have been on hiv medication since 1988. While Iam in perfect health, I've notice over the years an increasing problem achieving erections. It seem that very little has been written on the possible correlation...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
As you point out data is limited (and so it appears is interest in research on the matter). Since ED is common in the general population of males it can be difficult to sort out which of numerous factors contribute the most to ED. Aging, stress,... Read more »

erectile dysfunction drugs

Can erectile dysfunction drugs be used with a HIV therapy of Truvada, Norvir, and Reyataz?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...In many situations erectile dysfunction drugs like Viagra can be used with protease inhibitors but caution is needed (start at lowest dose and carefully titrate upwards) Read more »

HIV, allergies and other possible indicators of infection

Hi Dr. Bob,I apologise if this is in the wrong forum but because of the different aspects in the question I didn't know which one to put it in. My question is related to the likelyhood of me contracting HIV (I'm really trying to get things straight...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and the stinging sensation at the tip of my penis. This time, however, unlike six years ago, I also began experiencing some erectile dysfunction and what seemed like a decline in sensation of the penis, especially around the head (whether this is... Read more »

This One's A Doozy (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010)

Of all of the inquiries posted in this forum over the years, this one may well take the cake. But since, at this point, I really don't know where else to turn for help, please hear me out:Back in the spring of 1996, I engaged in prolonged,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...quite rare auto immune disease which thankfully can be treated. Whilst I`m not suggesting that worried people who think they hav HIV symptoms will also have it or anything similar, in my case it was only once I had taken the test and received a... Read more »
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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 »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Somatic Symptoms: Mental Health Approach and Differential Diagnosis

...therapy. However, SSRIs and many other psychotropic medications have side effects that can interfere with sexual function. For erectile dysfunction (ED), the phosphodiesterase inhibitors sildenafil citrate (Viagra), vardenafil hydrochloride... Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...Opium-based pain killers Drugs that increase bowel activity Sedatives Drugs to thin the blood Drugs to treat erectile dysfunction Drugs to treat tuberculosis Food Any pills that you take go through your stomach.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Etravirine (Intelence)

...other ARVs, including all protease inhibitors. Also be careful with drugs to treat tuberculosis (see Fact Sheet 518 ), for erectile dysfunction (such as Viagra), for heart rhythm (antiarrhythmics) or angina. Interactions are also possible with... Read more »
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...last one week.However the pain has decreased a lot.I had no dry cough but a running nose.Can these be an counted as acute hiv symptoms. Doc currently I am in my last year of my Information tech course.Since last 1 month I am not able to... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

HIV acute viral syndrome on the 18th week

Posted by marinero, 1 Reply
...exposure, i got 4 day fever, rashes,diarrhea and muscle pain,does acute viral syndrome can occur on the 18th week? could this be hiv symptoms? Read more »

acute hiv symptoms? very worried....

Posted by veryworried, 1 Reply
...recurred.the following days i got better gradually but remained very tired for no apparent reason. are these possibly symptoms of acute hiv? the woman said she often had unprotected sex. i'm very scared :-( i only started worrying about a week... Read more »