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Is Painful Urination A Symptom Of HIV

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Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Introduction How Drugs Are Metabolized Drugs That Slow Down Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs That May Interact With HIV Drugs Food Taking Care of Yourself Introduction In order for a drug to work properly, you must take the correct dose so thatyou have the...
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sharing donation and the story ...

Dear Dr Bob,I will start my story just as the most of the guys here,we all human make all the same mistakes, and only sometimes take some good lessons for better future.Some time ago had a sex with an asian woman of unknown status, it was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thanks for taking the time to write in and also for your kind comments.Your HIV-acquisition risk from the Ms. Super-Sexy is very low at best, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail (break) during intercourse. Unprotected... Read more »

Joint pain/Urination problems/Rising VL

Dear Dr. Henry: As a follow-up on my current condition, my recent blood counts changed from CD4 254 to 266, and Viral Load 70 to 1,300. I was also having trouble controlling my cholestrol and triglycerides--cholestrol is now at 249, and my tri's...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It would be somewhat unusual for Lexiva/ritonavir to cause joint problems just in the knees. I would get a rheumatlogist to evaluate your knees. Neurontin can be helpful for neuropathy but most patients require a must higher dose (i.e. up to 3600... Read more »

HIV and Herpes II

Dr. Mark,I was tested positive for Herpes I and II antibodies after a high risk encounter 5 months ago, and my HIV test result was negative at 4 months. However I didn't have any symptoms of Herpes II at all, no sores in penis and no pain during...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
A positive test for herpes viruses could indicate past infection and have nothing to do with current events. There is no cross reaction between herpes and HIV antibody tests. Read more »

red colored urine

hello doc, my friend tested hiv poz 9 mths ago. now she is under medications. the problem with her is that she is havin pain while urinating and color of urine is red. her medications include triomune, virodin, virocomb. what would be the cause of...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
I think it is unlikely that her symptoms are related to her antiretroviral medications. I would be most concerned about a urinary tract infection; however, other things are also possible. She needs to be evaluated by her primary provider.Best,Eric Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Gut Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Yourself Gut Basics The gut includes the stomach, small... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the most... Read more »
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Crixivan

...diarrhea, stomach pains, loss of appetite, yellowing of skin/eyes, changed skin color, dry mouth/sore throat, taste changes, painful urination, indigestion, joint pain, hives, and liver toxicity. Itchy/dry skin, ingrown toe nails, and hair loss... 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 »
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some symptoms, time frame question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...think one may have been there before) and not much like an std symptoms I have seen on the internet. Is this too early for HIV symptoms or not? I have an appointment with my doctor later in week but Im quite nervous, my health care coverage is... Read more »

some symptoms, time frame question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...think one may have been there before) and not much like an std symptoms I have seen on the internet. Is this too early for HIV symptoms or not? I have an appointment with my doctor later in week but Im quite nervous, my health care coverage is... Read more »

Question about Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello again everyone, I had a question about one of my symptoms. It was the very first symptom right after sex back in October. Soon as I took the condom off I had a tingling sensation in my penis, and few days later there was slight pain, but no... Read more »

Read his Symptoms from year 2000 - tested negative

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...fever for 6 days, rashes for 8 days and lethargy for 10 days. Moderate night sweat for 4 days.No lymph nodes at all. Week 8: Painful urination and penis. Did all the tests for STDs all came back negative. I even had a cystoscopy and nothing was... Read more »