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Signs And Systems Of Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Calif. Gov. Signs Bill That Creates Names-Based HIV Reporting System

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) on Monday signed a bill (SB 699 ) that implements a confidential names-based reporting system for new HIV cases in the state, the Los Angeles Times reports (Keller, Los Angeles Times , 4/18). ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Georgia Set to Adopt Names-Based HIV Reporting System; AIDS Advocates Say System Will Jeopardize Confidentiality

Georgia -- the only state that does not have a system of collecting HIV case data with personal identifiers -- on Monday announced plans to establish a names-based HIV reporting system, the AP/Long Island Newsday reports. However, AIDS advocates... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Editorials on California's Code-Based HIV Reporting System

After years of debate surrounding patient privacy issues, California three years ago began reporting HIV cases to the federal government using alphanumeric codes that incorporate a patient's birthdate, gender and elements of their last name. Under... Read more »
Ask the Experts

signs of a competent immune system?

Dear sir or madame, are hiv patients immune competent? say a person had a risk of exposure over a year ago. say a person suffers a cold sore--once every 6-12 months. the HSV-1 heals after about 7-10 days. would such circumstances suggest a competent...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
The function of the immune system in HIV infected persons declines slowly over time. Most start with a competent system, and could justly be called immunocompetent. You're right in asking about the duration of herpetic lesions as a surrogate... Read more »

Can the first sign of AIDS be a Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma?

Can you tell me if it's unusual for Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma to be the first illness in an hiv+ person? Don't other conditions precede such a condition? ...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma typically occurs late in the course of AIDS. Usually such patients have CD4 counts less than 50. It is not uncommon to have patients present with this type of lymphoma. They are patients, who for a variety... Read more »

The FENGSHUI BOOK IS NOT ALWAYS.....(SIGNS FROM HEAVEN 2010-ENHANCED VERSION) (BURD TURDS AS HIV SIGN FROM HEAVEN... AGAIN, 2010)

Hi Dr Bob,Wrong! (Continue from the title) I consult my FENGSHUI book and selected a date to do my HIV rapid test, which was supposed to be on the Feb 1(any other dates before that is not too good for me), However I got too incredibly anxious after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello again Bird-Turd-Guy,What do you mean you feel "digested?" Did someone swallow you?I'm going to hold you to your word that these are your last questions! It's important to note that "no bands" is not an... Read more »

molluscum a sign of HIV?

Dear Dr.I've been diagnosed with Molluscum in the genital area and have been suffering for over 7 months now. I tested NEGATIVE for HIV 3 months and then again 6 months after having a random unprotected sexual encounter, in which I was worried...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Molluscum has no direct connection to HIV infection. Your negative antibody tests at three and six months after exposure confirm that you were not infected with HIV.RMK... Read more »
Connect With Others

Can neuropathy be a sign of HIV.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently tested negative for HIV at 15 weeks, but I am having neuropathy in feet and legs. If it's not being caused by HIV, then what could it be? Read more »

are new moles signs of acute hiv? please respond

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
i woke up today and i noticed that besides having some raised skin spots on hands, back and stomach i also have like 4 new moles on my shoulders and hands which im 100% sure never had from what i've been reading people with compromised immune system... Read more »

My doctor is refusing to treat my HIV until I sign

Posted by Garth, 2 Replies
Hello world,
As a newly diagnosed HIV gay man, living in Edmonton Alberta, ( diagnosed 1 year now) I am facing what I beleive to be discrimination and bullying by my doctor. My counts when first diagnosed were CD4 500 and viral load 16,000. Over... Read more »

systemic yeast infection

Posted by bennetcj, 1 Reply
I posted a while ago about some weird symtoms i was having wondering if it could be a sign of acute hiv infection. I went to the doctor and was told i had a systemic yeast infection. I haven't taken antibiotics lately, and don't know why i could... Read more »