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Is Low Temperature A Sign Of 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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Atripla exposed high / low temperature during travel. Is it safe?

Hi,I've just came back from traveling to a tropical country and had taken two boxes of Atripla with me. One - opened, was always safe with me, stored in reasonable temperatures.The other box, unopened, was stored in a main luggage, which has been...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
You are correct that the package insert states that Atripla is best stored at 25 degrees C (or 77F) with "excursions permitted to 1530 C (5986 F)." So based on the information you provided, one could not reliably vouch for the potency of the... Read more »

Cold Weather and Hiv/Aids?

Hi, I'm 37 Hiv+ 6 Years. Never been sick from Hiv. On Meds, and Great lab results except high Tryglycerides.My partner is 34 Hiv+ 5 years. Has been down to 49 T Cells and Fungus bacteria in his lungs. His t Cells now are around 800 and is realitvity...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...As a long-term Coloradoan and HIV treater, I can say that cold weather has not seemed to cause any unusual problems among our many patients. (It is cold here in Read more »

Babys and HIV

I have heard that the HIV died when is exposed to the air or cold temperatures. If a woman is HIV+ and she wants to breast feed her baby, is it possible to put the breast milk in the freezer and later feed the baby with that milk?
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...HIV infected women who breast feed their infants have a high risk of transmitting virus to their babies. Breast milk transmission Read more »

Frequent Colds a sign of HIV?

Hi...if i have one cold per month since 2 or 3 years ago...do you think this could be an alarma to be tested...?I mean is COLD sign of HIV ? Are 12 colds per year to many to worry about it ?With Love
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Frequent colds-- even one a month-- have nothing to do with HIV. Read more »
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Wall Street Journal Examines Experimental Procedure Modifying Cold Virus to Deliver HIV/AIDS Vaccine

...a research team from Harvard Medical School and the Dutch biotechnology company Crucell that might deliver experimental HIV/AIDS vaccines using a modified common cold virus. NIH and Merck have developed two experimental AIDS vaccines,... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem Read more »
The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...Lactic Acidosis? Lactic acidosis can develop when your cells make too much lactic acid orwhen your liver isn't working properly. HIV drugs in the nucleoside reversetranscriptase inhibitor (NRTI) class can sometimes cause these problems: ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Darunavir (Prezista)

...manufactured by Tibotec Pharmaceuticals. Darunavir is a protease inhibitor. These drugs prevent the protease enzyme from working. HIV protease acts like a chemical scissors. It cuts the raw material for HIV into specific pieces needed to build a... Read more »
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Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
...mean by infected by an std (like syphilis or herpes) which can easily be transmitted with a simple contact can i be infected by HIV just by getting one of these STD? Is there any chance to be infected by herpes by a simple contact and in this... Read more »

Have I Gone from HIV to AIDS? HELP!!!!

Posted by CLT, 4 Replies
...was able to take off time. Also, he seemed really distant in talking with me today. Usually he is jovial and fun, today he was cold and to the point. What do you guys think? Read more »

Corrected Update: I am going to die

Posted by soworried27, 1 Reply
...talking about having a full panel of STD's done or just some basic tetsting. Would a doctor do StD testing and not recommend an HIV test? Anyway, I do not have a fever. My temp has been up and down from 97.5-99.5 over the last 2 days, so I would... Read more »

Can't take it anymore, self testing tomorrow

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...It was breast secretions on my penis during a handjob from sex worker with unknown status, however, knowing my luck, she is HIV + and even though the risk per exposure is very low, I probably already have it. The next day I had a very mild sore... Read more »