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Saliva Has Different Proteins And Enzymes That Damage Hiv

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The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...about the size of a football. It is protected from injury behind the lower right section of your ribs. The liver acts as your body's chemical processing plant. Its functions include: Changing nutrients into chemicals and proteins that your body needs to stay healthy Storing nutrients from the foods you eat Breaking down drugs and alcohol Removing waste from your blood Producing enzymes and bile that help you digest food Making...
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HIV Tat protein causing brain damage

"The dendrites begin to look like a patch of severely damaged trees after a bad ice storm." (EEEK!!)I thought it was my imagination that I was "losing it" mentally lately but once I read the articles on:"Researchers Identify Toehold For HIV's...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Thanks for posting that. KH Read more »

sharing a room with someone who is HIV+

Hi,I am a 23 years old male.I have been sharing a room with an HIV+ person for the past one month.We have a double bed and he sleeps on one half of it and I sleep on the other half of it.Now, I have a few questions:I am a little worried as to should...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...look and feel healthy, you may be infected. The only way to know your HIV status for sure is to be tested for HIV antibodies -- proteins the body produces in an effort to fight off infection. This usually requires a blood sample. If a person's... Read more »

Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone told me that I could still be a carrier. The test was done six (6) months after my last possible exposure.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...look and feel healthy, you may be infected. The only way to know your HIV status for sure is to be tested for HIV antibodies -- proteins the body produces in an effort to fight off infection. This usually requires a blood sample. If a person's... Read more »

lymph tissue damage treatment

hello!!! You guys are wonderful, and it is so encouraging to have a website with professionals and specialists to ask questions!! I am newly diagnosed but in the chronic stage (within 6months to 1st year from acute infection) Is there any...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...calories, different foods vary widely in the nutrients they provide. A balanced diet is comprised of the following components. Protein: Protein provides the building blocks of lean body mass. When a protein-rich food is consumed, it is broken... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...important way to help diagnose possible IRIS. Other tests can also assist the diagnosis, such as white blood count and C-reactive protein, which indicate inflammation. The higher the levels, the more likely major inflammation is taking place. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...transmitting HIV, in fact, there are numerous reports of bites that did not result in HIV infection. Severe trauma with extensive tissue damage and the presence of blood were reported in each of the instances where transmission was documented or... Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...Drugs Are Metabolized The body metabolizes (breaks down) the drugs you take. This process involvesthe liver and kidneys: Proteins in the liver called enzymes break down the drug The kidneys remove the drug from the bloodstream ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chemistry Panel

...due to liver problems or bone problems. LDH (lactic dehydrogenase; not the same as lactic acid) is a general indicator of tissue damage. Other Blood Chemistry Tests Uric Acid comes from the breakdown of DNA (genetic material in the... Read more »
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HIV from saliva?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi do you think it's possible i got HIV from saliva? a small amount (i'd say 10 drops of saliva but it could be less) got on my hair and my shirt and i don't know if it got anywhere Read more »

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 »

eeek! brain damage!

Posted by daisey6205, 7 Replies
...please tell me this is not hiv related. i know i have been stressed out, but everyone gets stressed out. i feel like i have brain damage. eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeek! love and prayers to all daisey Read more »

Passing on HIV via Saliva

Posted by SaltyWater, 2 Replies
...know you cant catch it by french kissing, but suppose the negative person had core / cold core on the edge of his mouth, if the saliva from the infected person came into contact with this cold sore, whats he chances of the negative person... Read more »