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Low Potassium And Hiv

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Low Potassium

I don't have HIV or AIDS but I do have extreme weakness, pain in legs & feet, nausea. I have had these symptoms for 6 days and have been eating a lot of potassium in those six days. Should I be worried? How long does it take to recover...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
These types of symptoms are noo-specific and can be caused by many, many things other than HIV. This being said, if you have been potentially exposed to HIV in the recent weeks, you should consider HIV testing with perhaps additional PCR testing if... Read more »

kaletra and potassium deficiency

My son has been having a potassium deficiency since starting on Kaletra a couple of years ago.He... Read more »

potassium

I am currently taking Sustiva and Truvada.Today my bloods were VL <50, CD4 340 17%.My doctor... Read more »
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Low Condom Use, Multiple Sex Partners, Low Levels of Male Circumcision, Main Factors Fueling Spread of HIV in Southern Africa, Report Says

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High Potassium

Posted by chas, 1 Reply
I am HIV POZ, healthy GWM 1460 CD4 and <50 vial load. However my doctor is worried about my High Potassium....just checking to see if others may have experienced this? Read more »

Study shows very low HIV risk from oral sex

Posted by Anonymous
Study shows very low HIV risk from oral sex
New research estimates possibility of infection somewhere between 0-2 percent

by Eric Erickson

ATLANTA - In contrast to a report by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, a new study
shows... Read more »

low chances but sings are showing I'm HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
2 weeks ago I had sex with a sex trader and there was a low risk of infection because of fingering (most of you know the story) because I bite my nails.. this 2nd week and I'm having neck pain and sore throath.. I think I'm infected :(

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just HOW low is the risk of HIV from oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have read on the other forums from the doctors and experts replies have said countless number of times that the risk of HIV from unprotected oral sex is extremely, extremely low. And am wondering just how exactly low the risk is? I have asked... Read more »