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Odds Of Infection Smoking After Someone

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newly infected, ok for alchohol and smoking?

Dear doctor, my last viral load in June 2005 when I was detected was around 18,000 with cd4 count 483 and in month of September 20, 2005 cd4 count was 486, so can you tell me that how fast I am reaching near to start my medicine, I am not taking any...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello, you have a good CD4 count and relatively low viral load so you probably have quite some time before you need to start HIV meds. It sounds like the ayrvedic medicine for the constipation works well for you. Of course the cigarettes are pure... Read more »

Smokey The Bear (SMOKING and HIV, 2009)

Hey Doc.,I'm positive, a bit overweight (a bear, lol), and I smoke cigaretts. Do I really have to... Read more »

Is it safe to have unprotected sex with the same person who I infected

Me and my wife are 61 years of age being infected in 2004. Can I have unprotected sex with only my... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Smoking Tobacco an Independent Risk Factor for HIV Infection and Progression to AIDS?

... The authors undertook a systematic review of studies examining tobacco smoking as a risk factor for HIV seroconversion or progress to AIDS. They identified six studies in which HIV seroconversion was an outcome Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

... Why Is Smoking More Dangerous for People With HIV? What Are the Risks of Smoking? How Do I Quit Smoking? The Bottom Line For More Information Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...long periods, take naps. Avoid alcohol and street drugs. They can damagethe liver. Drink lots of water. Quit or cut back on smoking. Be vaccinated to protect yourself fromhepatitis A and B. Tell your doctor if you are taking any other... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

I Just Got Infected

Posted by doglove, 2 Replies
...1/28/08. I am so scared, but I have been to the Options Project and to Ward 86 at SFGH. Do you think going on PEP in effect hid an infection from the PCR test? I can't see any other way I got infected. Read more »

Possible infection? - For experts

Posted by inc0gnito, 1 Reply
...her earrings which, for a strange reason, her body has been rejecting lately. This was after the sixth week after possible infection and it was the one behind the ear, which lasted like 4 or 5 days aching, but with a really small inflammation... Read more »

Am I infected?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...after 6 months of the scratch and has stayed this way ever since (previously, whenever I had a viral flu or any other viral infection, the taste of cigarette smoke always changed to this and got back to normal once the flu disappeared. Infact,... Read more »