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Is It Ok To Run A Lot If I Have Hiv

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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 advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you
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Is it ok to run marathons when you are HIV+?

Hi DoctorsI'm HIV+ and run marathons - anything from 10km to 90km. Is this going to be good for my health in the long run? Presently my cd-4 count is 400 and my vl is 3500 and I'm asymptomatic and not yet on treatment. Thank you for your help and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Clif-Thanks for your post.I can see no reason why you shouldn't be able to run marathons-- indeed, it's heartening to know that our patients are capable of doing activities like this (because I couldn't). Read more »


I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv disclosed to who stated , "people don't die from aids anymore". For whatever reason after 4 years despite three meds ( kaletra, truvada, instentra) I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Pillboy,Morbidity means illness. Mortality refers to pushing up daisies.Your friend is woefully misinformed. HIV/AIDS is a slowly progressive disease that does not have a cure. That makes it a terminal (fatal) condition. Yes, we have made Read more »


What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I was watching a youtube video of a news report from Houston about these researchers working on a cure. I noticed in all the comments on youtube, most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...addressed this topic a number of times previously in this forum. I'll repost below a small sample of what you can find in the archives.Dr. BobCome on doc, tell us the truth!Apr 3, 2009Is HIV a scientific experiment gone wrong or a deliberate... Read more »

Please help! Can HIV "run" up a stream of sperm?

Can HIV "run" up a stream of sperm? I know this must sound ridiculous, but while masturbating recently, I realised I had nowhere to cum, so I grabbed a sock that I had worn more than 24 hours earlier to catch my goo. My cum was very thick and I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You "know this must sound ridiculous?" Well, you've got that part right. Now on to your question about HIV sprinting up your rope of goo. First off no, HIV doesn't do retro-goo runs. Second, why would you think your socks had HIV on Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Russia Runs Risk of Exacerbating Country's HIV/AIDS Epidemic

... "The Russian authorities have come under strong, widespread criticism for their policies aimed at dealing with the IDU/HIV epidemic," International Public Health Consultant Cesar Chelala writes in an opinion piece appearing in the Epoch... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PRI's "The World" Profiles U.S.-Trained Ethiopian Resident Running "Novel" HIV/AIDS Hotline of BBC World Service , PRI and WGBH Boston -- on Monday profiled Sofnias Nega, a U.S.-trained Ethiopian who runs an HIV/AIDS telephone hotline in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Although such hotlines are "commonplace" in the U.S.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Hip Hop Star "P. Diddy" to Run NYC Marathon to Raise $1 Million for Education, Health Care, HIV/AIDS Groups

...our future, and they are not receiving the education and health care that is imperative for their growth. My hope is that by running the ING New York City Marathon this year, I not only raise money for these charities, but I also raise people's... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Drugs Running Low in Uganda

...antiretroviral drug supply is dwindling in some areas following procurement delays. Some treatment centers are no longer enrolling HIV patients, according to Tonny Takenzire, an official with the National Guidance and Empowerment Network of... Read more »
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my g-f has hiv-aids dont know what to do

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...count of 30 or so cells and has been in the care of doctors for a week now shes been on all the med's including fustiva and is running fevers and has bad headaces and severe loss of appatite is that it. i'm going to lose her.will a blood... Read more »

can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...Hi; I am a 25 year male from India.In my country no one gives a proper advise about HIV/AIDS.People feel shy to talk about sex.Thats the reason I am writing to you.Doctor I had sex with a sex worker with double condom Read more »

Think I might have hiv or other illness

Posted by VAmberwaves7, 2 Replies
...and he is the only one I have been with without a condom he said he has been with girls without really been tested for stds or hiv. I have always been tested for hiv and stds of last year and I was clean But Recently I have been having constant... Read more »

Where are the Heterosexual HIV/AIDS Dating sites

Posted by 30Years, 2 Replies
...woman. Why is this so hard? I may come off as a man who just want to date per se and not worry about the medical aspects of HIV/AIDS. Honestly, Im sick of worrying about it. I go to the doctor, I take my meds, I work hard, Im educated, and I... Read more »