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Is Psoriasis An Early Sign Of HIV

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The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement, sensations,and feelings. There are two parts of the nervous system: the brain and the spine...
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Scared & Ashamed II

Hi Dr. Bob, I've been to your forum so much. I've noticed you haven't been posting many responses lately. I hope your doing O.K. & that it's because your just taking a short break & it's nothing serious.When & If you are able to respond to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that merit a personal reply. In the interim I, as always, encourage those seeking information or reassurance to check the archives. Over 99.9% of the questions submitted to this forum are similar to questions I have already responded to in the... Read more »

What's the best treatment for Psoriasis

My mom was diagnosed in August 2009, she tested hiv Positive after developing Psoriasis. she started meds in October, and this has helped, but very slowly. how long does this disease take to fully heal- apparently it's chronic, but how can she keep...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Course of psoriasis in setting of HIV infection is quite variable. Often-but now always-skin problems may improve after starting effective HIV treatment though can Read more »

Psoriasis and HIV

Hi Dr Bob.I was tested positive for HIV on 12/16/2010 and have been developing an episode of psoriasis (which I first had 4 years ago as my first episode). My CD4 count is 398 and my viral load around 1500. My doctor also my resistance to some drugs...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi JCC,HIV disease can exacerbate many dermatologic conditions. I suggest you seek the help of an HIV-knowledgable dermatologist. Your HIV Read more »

psoriasis

Hello everyone, I'm grateful to have found this website. I live in London UK, and was diagnosed on 4 December 2001 - I had felt lousy for quite a long time, physically and mentally, so decided to test. The shock caused me to seek some short term...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...high CD4 count. It is important to remember that the high viral load, in itself, is not doing anything bad to you in chronic HIV infection. It is a predictor that your CD4 cell count may decrease more rapidly than in individuals with a lower... Read more »
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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...pain might only occur when you put weight on the joint. In more severe cases the pain could be constant. An MRI scan can spot early stages. X-rays and other scans can detect advanced osteonecrosis. Diet and Healthy Bones Even though you... Read more »
The Body

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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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 »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone Read more »

this is what freaks me out

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...weeks, negative Elisa, undetectable VL PCR RNA, only 610 t-cells.!! - at 19 weeks negative Elisa - at 23 weeks, negative Elisa (HIV1-HIV2)and WB, undetectable VL PCR RNA at 400 copies. - at 26 weeks negative Elisa. - AT 28 weeks, undetectable PCR... Read more »

Symptoms ongoing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I wrote on July 14 about my symptoms over the last nine months, which have included seborrhea, psoriasis, pruritis (hives), a giardia infection, dry cough. I'm writing again now because I have finally developed a fever. A week ago I developed Read more »