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THE PAIN BEHIND THE STIGMA

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WE NEED EVERYONE WHO IS HIV POSITIVE TO COME OUT IF WE ARE TO GET RID OF THE STIGMA ASSOCIATED WITH HIV.

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eye pain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello people, I have a questions, i have been mild eye pain/pressure for a few weeks now. I dont think its sinuses but i dont know. its kinda behind the eye. No vision problems or anything like that. I remember reading somewhere that this might be a... Read more »

can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
Hi;
I am a 25 year male from India.In my country no one gives a proper advise about HIV/AIDS.People feel shy to talk about sex.Thats the reason I am writing to you.Doctor I had sex with a sex worker with double condom 1 month back. The condom... Read more »

HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... Read more »

Hiding behind HIV

Posted by Magnet, 4 Replies
I write this question in the hope of gaining insight from both HIV positive gay men as well negative men in "magnetic partnerships".

I only now discovered this term "magnetic", as it relates to my life! It can no longer be a twist of fate that my... Read more »
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behind knee ligament pain

I am not sure how to ask my question, but here goes. Thanks for any thoughts.I am 8 months from infection and not yet on meds. My metrics history are: CD4 698 and 799, VL 107,000 and 49,000 (Jan and May, respectively).Over the last few weeks, I have...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Pain behind the knee can be due to a wide variety of conditions (such as Baker's cyst, nerve entrapment, tendonitis, bursitis, arthritis and many others) that are mostly related to non-HIV causes. KH... Read more »

increased eye pressure and HIV

Hi Doctors, Thanks for all the great work you've been doing over the years.32, 1m90, 85kg Belgian here. I've been positive for 2,5 years, currently CD4 at 400, 21%. Will be starting meds in the not so distant future.I 've been...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV rarely has been associated with glaucoma. HIV has been associated with both lymph node enlargement and parotid gland enlargement/tenderness that could be contributing to your facial symptoms. Often a facial CT/MRI or ultrasound can sort some of... Read more »

PEG TUBE SPLASH TO EYE OF HIV+ PATIENT

i AM AN RN AND ON NOV. 9, 2008, I WAS GIVING MEDS VIA PEG TUBE TO AND AIDS PATIENT W/HIGH VIRAL COUNT AND LOW CD4 COUNT - HIV/RNA 854, ABSOLUTE CD4 1284, CD3% 95 (H), AND CD4+CD3 4(L), WHEN OPENING THE PEG TO ADMINISTER MEDS IT SPLASHED ME IN THE...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First of all, an HIV RNA plasma viral load of 854 and absolute CD4 cell cont of 1,284 are not considered to be a "high viral load and low CD4 count" by any stretch of the imagination. In fact, just the opposite is true.Your... Read more »

back pain kidney pain oversvimmed eyes...

I change my medication after 6 months I started it-before I taked Kaletra and Truvada and after Truvada and Viramun...after couple months-I start feel pain in my back-kidney arria,and everyday my face and my eyes quietly swelling -heavy.. I check...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Daniel,Unfortunately I cannot diagnose the cause of your back pain over the Internet. There are a great many potential causes. If your urine and kidney function tests are normal, chances are the discomfort is not coming from your kidneys.... Read more »
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