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Depression and HIV

Treatment for Depression Depression can be treated with lifestyle changes, alternative therapies, and/or with medications. Many medications and therapies for depression can interfere with your HIV treatment. Your health care provider can help you select the therapy or combination of therapies most appropriate for you. Do not try to self-medicate with alcohol or illegal drugs as these can increase depression and create additional problems. ...
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Early SignsThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Is it possible for symptoms to be extremely mild and only lasst for two days? Another question is what does the rash associated look and feel like? Is it red with bumps? I heard it to be transient but am not quite sure what that means. Does the CDC...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.The length of time that symptoms persist, and the severity of the symptoms,vary from person to person. They can last for just 2 days, but are morelikely to last a week or two. The word "Transient" means... Read more »

first signs of HIV

I reamember whatching a story on how AIDS and HIV started and one sing of the viris was sores on the body. well I would like to know more about the sores and if they itch and stay red or dry.Is it a firt sing of having the HIV viris? thank you ...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
One of the earliest signs of HIV infection can be a rash, but not "sores" per se (unless you are asking about one of the first signs of AIDS-- advanced HIV disease-- and you mean the purplish lesions of Kaposi's sarcoma, but these... Read more »

are these some signs he can be hiv pos?

I am worry my fiancee always has to take a bowel movement right after eating a good meal is that a sign he can be hiv pos or is that normal? He be getting some kinda big pimple like on his upper back and he once got a rash on hes upper chest above...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Gosh, if your fianc takes a dump right after every "good meal", what happens when he has a bad meal? Is this HIV-related? No. The medical term for ingestion of food stimulating a bowel movement is gastrocolic reflex. It may be normal... Read more »

Are my Symptoms a sign of early HIV infection

Hi, I recently posted a question on this site about my risk of catching HIV. My post was responded and it told me I had ZERO-Risk! However, I'm still a little worried and want to know if the symptoms I'm suffering from are HIV related. My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Heineken-up-the-Heinie Guy,Are you back again??? Exactly what part of "nonexistent risk" are you having difficulty understanding. Dude, HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. Consequently, your symptoms could not possibly be HIV... Read more »
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nodule on Parotid Papillae early sign of HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello people,

First i'd like to say that The Body is a great site and i think it has many visitors from outside the US. So do i from Holland.

I'm suffering whith the following problem:

In august 2001 I have had protected oral and latex protected... Read more »

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 »

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 »

Is it a bad sign?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it a bad sign if a person takes longer than 3 months to develop antibodies to HIV? Does this mean that their disease will progress faster because their bodies were slower to create an antibody defence? Read more »