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Symptoms Associated With Hiv

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Symptoms associated with long-term HIV

I really wasn't sure to which forum to submit my question, but this seemed like the most appropriate.I've been HIV positive for 17 years, and was relatively asymptomatic for the first 12 years or so. About five years ago I began having mild symptoms...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Good set of issues /questions for which good data is still lacking. Chronic HIV infection may accelerate aging and fraility which can manifest itself in a number of ways which are often non-specific. The effect Read more »

Chronic fatigue and HIV (CAUSES OF HIV-ASSOCIATED FATIGUE, 2010) (PROVIGIL, 2010)

I tested poz Jan. 97 and have been and remain "HIV+ asyptomatic". However, as time has progressed,... Read more »

hiv associated fatigue or sth else

Hi, i am 37, woman, infected since 1993, no therapy needed, CD4 around 800, virus load never higher... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Symptoms Are Highly Prevalent Among HIV Outpatients and Associated With Poor Adherence and Unprotected Sexual Intercourse

...unprotected sexual intercourse with a partner of unknown HIV status and poorer adherence to ART were significantly and independently associated with psychological symptom burden. A significant association was noted between lower educational... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Longitudinal Association of Alcohol Use With HIV Disease Progression and Psychological Health of Women With HIV

...suggest that alcohol consumption has a direct association with depression," the authors concluded. "Moreover, depression is associated with HIV disease progression. Our findings have implications for the provision of alcohol use interventions and... Read more »
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

U.S. Releases Updated Clinical Guidelines for HIV-Associated Opportunistic Infections

... The first complete update in five years of the U.S. guidelines for preventing and treating HIV-associated opportunistic infections has been released by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV-Associated Pneumonias

...the time of presentation with PCP, emphasizing the need for early HIV testing.) Globally, TB is the major pulmonary infection associated with the HIV epidemic. In sub-Saharan Africa, TB is probably the most common pulmonary complication of HIV... Read more »
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I have HIV Associated Dementia after 24 Years

Posted by ScotCharles, 4 Replies
...for my earlier angy post, but a diagnosis that you are losing control of your emotions and your higher brain functions due to HIV is most distressing. My HIV specialist and my AIDS neurologist at UCLA have both told me that the occurrence of HIV... Read more »

IS ROSACEA ASSOCIATED WITH HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello, I was just wondering if anyone could tell me if the skin condition rosacea is associated with HIV. I have read that it is and that it isn't. Does anyone know the exact answer? Thanks. Read more »

Croh's & HIV association???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have had so many symptoms it scares me, I have just been diagnosed with Crohn's. My question is can HIV antibody testing be affected from already having Crohn's Disease? I have a 95 day negative HIV test, but have read that HIV detection Read more »

HIV Associated Dementia Symptoms

Posted by ScotCharles
You can be somewhat functional and still have HAD. Manifestations of Dementia Early manifestations of dementia may include the following: Decreased attention or concentration Reduced speed of information processing Psychomotor slowing ... Read more »