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Is Hiv Transmission Linked To Nail Salons

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hiv, sleep apnea, memory loss: any link?

HIV+ for 12 yrs. Doing well on HAART: CD4 540, VL 35. On Viread, 3TC and Nevirapine. Developed apnea about 4 yrs ago. Started on CPAP Feb 2009. Began to notice memory loss last year May. Several symptoms. The most disturbing: hard at recollecting...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Cognitive problems can be seen in HIV+ persons though risk is less with higher CD4 count. Your HIV regimen should provide fair brain protection. There is generally Read more »

Discoloration

I wanted to know if being HIV positive gives discoloration to your finger nails and toe nails, or... Read more »

Gastro link and HIV drugs

I started Keletra and Truvada two years ago. I have had problems develop slowly with diarrhoea when... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Baltimore Sun Series Examines Link Between Commercial Sex Work, HIV Transmission in Baltimore

... The Baltimore Sun this week published a two-part series examining the link between commercial sex work and HIV transmission in Baltimore. Summaries of the articles appear below: " An Epidemic's Unseen Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Officials to Discuss Links Between Commercial Sex Work, HIV Transmission in Baltimore

...Mental Hygiene and the Baltimore Health Department plan to hold the first in a series of meetings this month to discuss the links between commercial sex work and HIV transmission in an effort to curb the spread of the disease in the Baltimore... Read more »
U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse

Drug Abuse and the Link to HIV/AIDS and Other Infectious Diseases

...treatment for HIV and TB can reduce TB/HIV-associated disease and the risk of transmission to others. To learn more about the link between drug abuse and HIV/AIDS, visit www.nida.nih.gov/DrugPages/HIV.html . To learn more about resources for... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...(tiredness) Difficulty breathing Rapid heart rate Pale skin Decreased pinkness of the lips, gums, lining of the eyelids, nail beds, and palms Feeling cold Confusion or loss of concentration Dizziness or fainting Sadness or depression ... Read more »
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Link to NYT article on HIV/Ageing includes charts

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/06/health/06HIV.html?_r=2&em&ex=1199768400&en=4154b9c032ffd428&ei=5087 &oref=slogin&oref=slogin Read more »

HIV/AIDS site link

Posted by Anonymous
...An interesting link with some information you may not have seen before... check it out - http://www.polder.net/aids/index.htm Read more »

Early HIV Treatment Failure Linked to Didanosine/T

Posted by TwinsDad, 1 Reply
...agents didanosine, tenofovir, and efavirenz is associated with a high virological failure rate in treatment-naive patients with HIV, British investigators report. Dr. Desmond Maitland and colleagues at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London... Read more »

link CDC transmission risk table

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...does anyone have a link to the CDC website's transmission risk table, that displayed the likelihood of contracting HIV based on the exposure type? (it Read more »