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Phototherapy And Hiv

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay men. However, as the years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS...
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Managing folliculitis

I read through the postings here (including one of my own) regarding the problem of folliculitis. I have some more questions.Recently, as far back as a few months, I experienced a very painful outbreak on my back. Antibiotics cleared it up, but...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...patients. In severe cases of eosinophilic folliculitis use of bursts of systemic corticosteroids, local steroids, isotretinoin, or phototherapy may be needed and of some benefit. KH Read more »

Plaque Psoriasis Treatment Options

Betamethason Cream 0.05 % and moisturizing adequately kept my psoriasis undercontrol until in the past 2-3 years and I now have a severe red plaque patch on my triceps. I have been HIV positive since 01/2002 and on successful HAART since...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...conditions such as psoriasis can get worse. It is best to try to exhaust safer options such as steroids, occlusive dressings, or phototherapy. For more severe disease using tar, retinoids or other topical treatments may be needed. Sometimes... Read more »

Psoriasis

I am an AIDS patient, on diagnosis in 1999 I had 30 CD4s & 750,000vl. Today I am maintaining CD4 of 500+ & undetectable. Within the past 2 months I have developed psoriasis, legs, elbows, naval. I have an appointment with a dermatologist, but am...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...steroids, coal tar derivatives, anthralinm retinoids and/or vitamin D derivatives). Most are well tolerated by HIV+ persons. Phototherapy is often the next option. More severe cases may need systemic therapy (oral retiniods or... Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! And of course the ATNC (answer... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
The Body

Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...just celebrate my life and beat it. That was my choice." Click here to read or listen to how other people disclosed their HIV status. D'Jaun Black Diagnosed in 2004 "Being HIV positive has been the greatest adventure I've ever... Read more »
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Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

HIV/AIDS Blogging/Blogs

Posted by DaveyBoy, 2 Replies
...Blog is online (web based) journal or small blurbs people can read or comment. My HIV/AIDS blog is on http://hiv-aids.blog-city.com Other POZ blogz on http://www.HIVforum.com/blogs/ Read more »

Lesbians & HIV/AIDS

Posted by Smiley, 1 Reply
...Hello Everyone: I would like to get in touch, stay in touch and network with other WSW that are HIV+ or have AIDS. ThANKS!!!!!! Read more »

HIV/AIDS jobs in S.CALIFORNIA

Posted by tre, 1 Reply
...I have a science background and years of experience in HIV/AIDS education, outreach and research and would like a F/T or P/T job in the southern california area. Any suggestions? Read more »