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Noticeable Symptoms Of People With Hiv

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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

Introduction What Is Inflammation? What Is IRIS? How Is It Diagnosed? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Treat IRIS? What Can Help to Ask My Doctor? Special Concerns for People Living With HIV Special Concerns for Women, Children and People Over 50 What Does the Research Show? Commentary Introduction It's a mouthful of a phrase, but immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) is a serious...
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Initial treatment with the least noticeable mood changes

I live in Buenos Aires (Argentina), I am a 34 year old male and was diagnosed positive (asymptomatic) on May 21st. My baseline lab work showed a CD4 count of 790 (36 %) and a VL of 89,000; CBC shows normal values al across (except very slightly...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting from Buenos Aires.I'm sorry to hear of your recent diagnosis. Indeed, starting medications could be an option for you, but know that your current CD4 count is in the normal range, so there isn't a major... Read more »

at higher risk than most on here, will donate (ARS SYMPTOMS) (PRIMARY HIV INFECTION SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS)

i am going crazy and wont have access to a test again for 4.5 weeks, trust me i am getting one as soon as i step foot off the plane in the usa. however, until then i am going absolutely crazy. the reason is that my neck has been pressured and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll be brief, as I've answered many similar questions before. (Check the archives!)Your HIV risk is extremely low (unprotected oral, vaginal fingering with healing non-bleeding cut). Protected sex is indeed protected, assuming the... Read more »

Symptoms,symptoms and more symptoms

Dear Dr. I want to first of all thank you for taking the time to answer our questions, you are definitely a big help...The reason I am writing to you is that about 4 years ago I had a risk encounter (I don't know if it is a high one or not)...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is possible to get infected when you come into contact with HIV positive blood. It seems that HIV is generally transmitted only when blood comes into contact directly with the bloodstream or with mucous membranes. It is difficult to say if acne... Read more »

To all the people experiencing symptoms please read..

My story starts out like this, On dec 11 2006 I had gone on the web to look up what could cause my "white hairy tongue" as sooas I typed this in HIV was the first thing I saw throwing my self into a panic I believed I had OHL, the same...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thanks for taking the time to write and share your story. Congratulations and WOO-HOO!Stay safe and you'll stay well. That way you won't have to endure any further unnecessary and unwarranted anxiety nor ("espiccaly") night... Read more »
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No noticed symptoms = lower likelihood of seroconv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've had a nasty experience--a gentleman who was penetrating me (a male) took off the condom and engaged in unprotected sex with me for a couple of minutes. Fortunately, there doesn't seem to have been any ejaculation.

The one-in-five-hundred... Read more »

Hiv nightmare-a must read for people with symptoms!

Posted by regularguy86, 2 Replies
It took me a long time to do this but here is my story or nightmare I should say. I am 27 years old. I made the mistake 5 months ago of having sex with a woman who used crack cocaine. This sex was protected mind you (I will get into that on a later... Read more »

Do HIV positive people have these symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi, are dry skin / dandruff, and sweating symptoms of HIV. Over the past year I have noticed both excessive dandruff and sweating. I also have dry skin on my face and the skin on my cheeks flakes off on occasion. I dont really have night sweats,... Read more »

for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
And for anyone interested. Its my first post. Great site, helping probably millions of people. Wonderful work!

This is maybe not the right place to do this but still:

There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of people suffering from long lasting... Read more »