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Multiple Sclerosis And Hiv Infection

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Multiple Sclerosis MS and hiv

Hello from Greece ! A year ago i was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis MS and about a week I was also diagnosed with HIV(western blot ..pcr and more)from hospital. I'd be grateful if you could inform me about possible interactions between the...
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
There is very little published in the medical literature about the combination or any association between the two and unfortunately I have no personal experience in managing people with both.... Read more »

Multiple Sclerosis & HIV

After 4 months of Elisa Bock test with indetermate results, the results are now positive. In... Read more »

Possible multiple sclerosis risk - should I continue HIV testing out to 12 months?

Dear Dr. Bob, Over six months ago I had unprotected vaginal intercourse with a guy of unknown... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Treating TB, HIV Co-Infections Early, Aggressively Can Save Lives, Multiple Studies Show

"Treating tuberculosis (TB) and HIV infections at the same time can be a challenge for patients and their doctors, but attacking both diseases early and aggressively isn't harmful and could save the lives of those who are sickest," according to a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cases of HIV Infections With Multiple Strains More Common Than Previously Believed, Researchers Say

Cases in which an HIV-positive person is infected with more than one strain of the virus are more common than previously believed, Canadian and U.S. scientists said Monday at the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto, CanWest News Service... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Multiple Sex Partners and Perceived Risk of HIV Infection in Zambia: Attitudinal Determinants and Gender Differences

The authors introduced their study by noting, "While there is much attention on perceived risk of HIV and subsequent cautionary behavior, evidence of the reciprocity of the relationship between recent risky sexual behavior and perceived risks of HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Associations Between Alcohol Misuse and Risks for HIV Infection Among Men Who Have Multiple Female Sexual Partners in Cape Town, South Africa

High alcohol consumption rates occurring within the context of high HIV prevalence pose a significant public health challenge in South Africa. In their design of the current study, the authors set out to answer three questions regarding these... Read more »
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multiple infections

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you get syphillis hiv and hep c can that delay antibodies to hiv ?
and can your syphillis blood test be false negative if you do have hiv? Read more »

multiple infections and seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have come down with herpes and ebv at the same time and started taking acyclvoir immeadiately. Could this medication, coupled with the other infections cause me to not develope antibodies for hiv if I got that also. Could it cause the production... Read more »

Deep kissing, receving multiple oral and rimming, symptoms, risk?

Posted by TopGuy1, 1 Reply
About a month ago I had sex with a couple of guys on a vacation, in gay sauna. They gave me oral and we kissed (real deep french kissing), no anal. I had something like a zit on the penis and canker sore in the mouth. One guy rimmed me.

A week after... Read more »

Multiple tests

Posted by StupidMe, 2 Replies
Hello, I'm just posting to ask how does taking multiple test out of the window period improve the test sensitivity? Dr Bob, states quite often that to a person taking many tests (negative) that the evidence is overwhelming that they don't have HIV.... Read more »