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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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concern for hiv pls ans my question as m in great tense for hiv

Just 4 months back i had a sex with prostitute and while i used a condom from start to finish as first shw gave me a blow job with her mouth with the help of a condom and than later the condom ws removed and then she gave me a massage and than i...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiOral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission and the use of condoms is the best way of prevention. The risk of HIV transmission is very small. Yes getting tested is encouraged, not from this experience but everyone should know their... Read more »

French guy concerned about Hiv 1, Hiv 2, sub-type O...???

Hi Docteur Bob,I am a French guy living in the Portland, OR area.Comment vas-tu?Ok, I have some questions. I went to a planned parenthood office this morning and I got tested for HIV.The nurse stung my finger to get some blood on a strip and she...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Salut Mec de Portland,Tout va bien! Merci. Et toi?Je ne vois aucune raison de t'inquiter. Ta relation bouche tait protge par un prservatif. Par consquent, tu n'as pas de risque d'attraper le virus. Pas du tout ! Je ne crois pas... Read more »

Concern about hiv testing

Do flu shot crossreact in hiv testing after 3 months?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiNo it does not.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

Various concerns on HIV medication?

Dear Dr. Holodniy,I'm 47 years old and I am HIV positive. I have been on medication (efavirenz, lamivudine and zidovudine) since March 2009. I started my HIV medication when my CD4 was 259. My latest CD4 (April 2012) is 443. Viral load is...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
1. Efavirenz itself can cause the vivid dreams. It does not contain marijuana. Your doctor is correct. Although in most people these dreams do disappear, sometimes they can persist. it might be helpful to switch to another med that does not cause... Read more »
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extremely concerned about HIV.

Posted by terra24, 2 Replies
hello everyone and thanks in advance for reading my post. i am extremely concerned about HIV at this point. i am a female its been 5 weeks since i had unprotected vaginal intercourse with a guy who's hiv status i dont know. the week after the... Read more »

Common questions/concerns about HIV/AIDS please read

Posted by kbuddy77, 1 Reply

Questions and Answers about HIV
1. What is HIV? What is AIDS?
2. Who can get HIV?
3. What are the ways in which HIV can be spread from one person to another?
4. Can I get HIV from oral sex?
5. How long does HIV live outside the body?
6. Can having another... Read more »

Concern About HIV really scared...

Posted by Michale, 1 Reply
Dear Experts,

I had an exposure with a Malaysian sex worker.We did not do any anal / vaginal sex.I wore a condom and she sucked my penis only once.

Then she started to suck my Scortum (Testicles).May be 1-2 Minutes.I did not find any blood from her... Read more »

Concerned of ARS and HIV expose

Posted by Explorer3235, 4 Replies
I had protective condom safe sex penis vaginal insertive (I am the male).


On the 10th day after the possiable HIV expose I started having stiff leg muscles, then pain in my right thigh. This lasted for about (4) days then went away.

On the (14th)... Read more »