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Malaria Hiv Questions

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Is Malaria an early symptom of HIV?

Hi, I fell ill with malaria a month and one week after I was possibly exposed to HIV? Is this an early symptom??...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,HIV and Malaria are two completely different infections (i.e. Malaria is <b>not</b> an early symptom of HIV). If you were at risk for HIV, it's a good idea to get tested at the three month point.Hope this... Read more »

Malaria & HIV in ex

Dear Dr. Franscino,Thank you for the wonderful work you do.I am a positive woman from Europe and I... Read more »

HIV and Malaria prevention medication

Hello, just a question, I have plans to travel to Africa, I was recommended to take anti-malaria... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Discontinuing Antibiotic Used to Prevent Opportunistic Infections Among HIV Patients Could Increase Risk of Malaria, Diarrhea

"Abruptly discontinuing co-trimoxazole -- an antibiotic used to prevent opportunistic infections in HIV-positive people -- can lead to a higher incidence of malaria and diarrhea compared with patients who keep on taking the drug," according to a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Coalition of Evangelical Groups Calls on Bush to Propose Increase in Funding to Combat AIDS, TB, Malaria

A coalition of evangelical Christian groups on Tuesday called for President Bush to propose during his Jan. 20 State of the Union address increasing fiscal year 2005 funding for the global AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria initiative to $3.6 billion,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

First Lady Laura Bush to Highlight PEPFAR, Malaria Programs During Trip to Africa

First lady Laura Bush on Monday is scheduled to leave on her third visit to Africa in an effort to highlight programs funded by the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief and the President's Malaria Initiative , the Washington Post reports.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

President Bush, Nigerian President Yar'Adua Discuss HIV/AIDS, Malaria Issues

HIV/AIDS and malaria were among the issues discussed during a meeting between President Bush and Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua on Thursday at the White House, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. Bush said that Yar'Adua is "strongly committed to helping... Read more »
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Not HIV question, but pregnancy question

Posted by Anonymous
Me and this girl were messing around, we were dry [censored] and i hurt my dick, i looked at it and touched it and got come cum on it, a minute later i fingered her but i had to put my pants on and underwear so the sperm could have died when it was... Read more »

Questions, questions, questions...

Posted by neverxagain, 2 Replies
As I read articles on the transmission of HIV and the statistics of people living with it, I just wonder a few questions, I wonder if anyone could help.
-Do more people become infected while in long-term relationships, where they are more likely... Read more »

Question about HIV-1/HIV-2

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

I've been tested for HIV before and they always did the 2 tests, HIV-1 and HIV-2. I got the results for my latest test (a bit of OCD here, I've posted here before), they sent it to Quest and they only tested for HIV-1.. I'm a little worried, what if... Read more »

ARS Questions

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Would be grateful for any responses:

1. My ARS symptoms came on with my first night sweat on the evening of day 4 as well as some excessive sweating on day 3. Had a low grade fever (99.5) by morning of day 5. Does this seem typical?
2. My ARS... Read more »