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Is Sweaty Hands A Sign Of Hiv

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Sweaty palms

Thank you for all the valuable info that you offer on this site. When I start getting discouraged, I often read this info for reassurance.Sweaty palms. I know that this sounds like a minor thing, but it is rather unsettling. It started about 6...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Wet Man,Sweaty palms? I really don't think that's linked to HIV-related fatigue or anemia. Anemia can be associated with a wide variety of symptoms and signs, but sweaty hands, feet, and nether regions are not some of them. But since... Read more »

Is hand and feet peeling a sign of hiv rash?

Hi there! I performed oral sex on a man 6 weeks ago and I had a canker sore in my mouth. I did... Read more »

Sweaty plams/feet

Dear Dr. Young,Recently poz. Can you explain what causes sweaty palms/feet in HIV? Mine seem to be... Read more »
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HIV Prevention Justice Alliance

Republican Leaders Have Blood on Their Hands: Sign Petition to Remove Ban on Federal Needle-Exchange Funds

"It took AIDS activists 21 years to get Congress to restore federal funding for local programs that supply clean needles to drug users. It's taken Republicans a couple of months of hardball negotiations to get the ban reinstated." -- Bob Egelko, ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Clinton Signs New $10 Million Agreement on HIV/AIDS With Angola, Says U.S. "Stands Ready" to Work With South Africa on HIV/AIDS

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton signed a new agreement with Angola aimed at controlling the spread of HIV/AIDS, the Associated Press reports. "The Obama administration will more than double funding for Angola to combat the disease, from... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Receive Grant to Develop Hand-Held Self-Monitoring Test for HIV Viral Loads

Scientists in the United Kingdom have received a grant worth two million euros, or about $2.67 million, to develop a self-monitoring system for HIV-positive people that measures viral loads through a finger-prick of blood, BBC News reports. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Governor Signs Bill for HIV Testing

California Gov. Gray Davis recently signed into law AB 2064, which enables nonprofit organizations with "demonstrated expertise in... HIV testing services" to train urgently needed new HIV testing counselors. Currently, pretest and post-test... Read more »
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are new moles signs of acute hiv? please respond

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
i woke up today and i noticed that besides having some raised skin spots on hands, back and stomach i also have like 4 new moles on my shoulders and hands which im 100% sure never had from what i've been reading people with compromised immune system... Read more »

My doctor is refusing to treat my HIV until I sign

Posted by Garth, 2 Replies
Hello world,
As a newly diagnosed HIV gay man, living in Edmonton Alberta, ( diagnosed 1 year now) I am facing what I beleive to be discrimination and bullying by my doctor. My counts when first diagnosed were CD4 500 and viral load 16,000. Over... Read more »

Sign of infection? please anyone

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I (male) had unprotected vaginal and oral sex some weeks ago, exactly at the 4 week mark (one episode), I woke up during
the night very sweaty (I had to change my sleeping clothes only not my bed), however, I haven't had any other symptoms (no fever,... Read more »

red skin on hands

Posted by Anonymous
After about 1 month after the possible (but unlikely) exposure I have observed a number of transient red areas at the back of my hands. They have irregular shapes, different sizes, and look like pressure marks. They are slightly redder than the rest... Read more »