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Sudden Chills Vomiting And Hiv

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The Center for AIDS

Sudden Cardiac Death Rate 4.5 Times Higher With HIV Than Without HIV

HIV-positive people in a 2860-person San Francisco study had sudden cardiac death at a rate 4.5 times higher than would be expected in a local HIV-negative population. 1 Sudden cardiac death explained 13% of all deaths in this HIV group and 86% of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Awareness Takes Central Stage at Fort Lauderdale Event

On Saturday at Fort Lauderdale's David Deal Play Day in Joseph C. Carter Park, attendees heard chilling statistics about the impact of HIV/AIDS on the African-American community. Organizers brought pamphlets about the disease, together with HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Current Use of HIV Protease Inhibitors Not Linked to Sudden Death

Current or recent use (within a year) of HIV protease inhibitors was not associated with a composite endpoint of sudden death or first non-hemorrhagic stroke, a new study suggests. However, a secondary analysis found such an association with... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Chilling of HIV virus

Dear Dr Bob,Having once bought some frozen veg from the supermarket with a red mark on the packaging, I couldn't help but wonder if this red mark was blood from one of supermaket staff for example. I know that the HIV virus lives for up to 6...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You know HIV lives for up to 6 days when exposed to air at room temperature??? If that's the case, you're the only one who "knows it." Virtually all HIV specialists and virologists, on the other hand, know that HIV... Read more »

Damnit dude, I love you! Dr.Bob= kickass man! Everyone worried about hiv needs to totally chill out!!!

For a while I was worried that I was infected with hiv, and i was 100% sure I had it! I had almost every symptom in the book and was suffering for about 2-3 weeks so i went in for a checkup and it turns out i have mono hahah! Although the girl i had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi TNT,TNT, thanks for your dynamite post (so to speak).Here's an easy way to summarize the Bobinator's philosophy:Yesterday is done, tomorrow is a mystery.Today is a gift. That's whyThey call it the "present."Use your... Read more »

Follow-up on son (PWA) chills for over 9 months

As a mother of a son with AIDS, thank you for answering my earlier question. Recent blood tests revealed his TNF is elevated. I looked this up in AIDS Treatment Glossary where it refers to "fever, "chills"...and probably helps HIV...
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
Sounds like you have been through alot. TNF stands for tumor necrosis factor. It is a natural chemical that the body makes in response to various kinds of infections or cancers (hence the name tumor where it was first isolated). Many different cells... Read more »

Chills and nosebleed

I'm not sure which forum to post this in and I'm not even sure if it's an AIDS-related condition but my partner has had a persistent nosebleed since last night. We've been inserting sterile gauze into his nostrils to stop it but...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Go to the ER right away. Your partner needs to have his nose packed by a healthcare professional to stop the bleeding and he needs an evaluation for both the chills and why he is bleeding. Good luck!... Read more »
Connect With Others

KALKIN are you PAULB? If so Chill the @#$% out!

Posted by Anonymous
Paul or Kalkin...chill out! I don't understand you! You have been to more than one HIV Specialist and yet you refuse to accept their advice and instead choose to believe the advice of some hack passing off as a GP on ICQ no less! You are losing... Read more »

A Real Chill in the air...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Reading the story of INFECTED truly brings a chill to me..I agree with the person who is looking for more information as to how this could have happened. This could and should be a learning experience.

I called the CDC last night and they... Read more »

chill out

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Well, this is for all you ww out there. The last three months of my life have been terrible due to one horrible mistake I made in las vegas. I slept with a girl I didnt even know after a drunken night in the club and I didnt use protection. The next... Read more »

vomit and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
2 weeks ago I was in a mosh pit with a guy and he vomited and a little bit got on my leg. I checked my leg and I saw no blood, but I had a little cut on my leg from 20 days ago that was not actively bleeding. Could I face risk of HIV? Read more »