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Is Iron Deficiency A Sign Of HIV Infection?

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Iron deficiency and HIV

Dear Dr. BOB, I wrote to you earlier (2months ago) concerning my HIV exposure (Oral sex, frottage+ precum + fingering) (Im the Middle East guy if you remember me), I got tested negative for HIV (by ELISA) and other STDs after 2 months of my last...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Responding directly to your six specific questions:1.No.2.The guidelines recommend testing at the three-month mark. For a variety of reasons that I've discussed multiple times in this forum I agree with these guidelines (see below).3.If... Read more »

Possible iron deficiency

I get icy feelings especially in legs, what could be the cause of this? My last hemaglobin... Read more »

iron deficiency anemia and fatigue

Hi Dr.F.I heard you speak in San Diego last year. Thank you for sharing your story with us and... Read more »
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Vitamin D Deficiency More Common Among Perinatally HIV-Infected Children Than HIV-Uninfected Children

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV... Read more »
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Studies Highlight Vitamin D Deficiency Prevalence and Possible Risk Factors in People With HIV

At the XVIII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2010), a noteworthy oral poster discussion entitled "Shining Light on Vitamin D Deficiency " showcased six studies that tried to identify risk factors that made HIV-positive people more susceptible to... Read more »
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Vital Signs: HIV Testing and Diagnosis Among Adults -- United States, 2001 - 2009

Abstract Background: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is a major cause of morbidity, mortality, and health-care expenditures in the United States. HIV testing and linkage to care are essential to identify persons early in their course... Read more »
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Interim Guidance: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in Men Who Have Sex With Men

An estimated 56,000 human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections occur each year in the United States. 1 Men who have sex with men (MSM) account for 53% of the estimated incident infections, and surveillance data suggest that the annual number of... Read more »
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DEFICIENCIES OR NOT??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
recently i went to my regular physician for a tongue condition,he said it looked like possibly some type of vitamin deficiency, he did a cbc blood count and an iron deficiency check ,still waiting for results,my question is would or could this be a... Read more »

Early signs of Hiv Infection

Posted by greatday77, 2 Replies
I have a question that im sure alot of people want to ask, If Infected with the Hiv Virus when can you expect to have early signs/Symptoms of infection Many websites Say you would have ars 2-4 weeks after infection , Other websites say 6 weeks. Also... Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »

Salivary Gland Infection - Early Sign of HIV ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Has anyone ever heard of a salivary gland infection being an early
sign ( 7-10 weeks after oral exposure ) of HIV ? Read more »