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Symptoms Of Cryoglobulinemia

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks...
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I usually get a lot of red blotches on my skin only when its really hot out or when i get super nervous and embarrased on my chest though? Could this hepatitis?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...rash, but usually in the setting of new infection. Uncommonly a patient with hepatitis B or C can develop a condition called cryoglobulinemia, which can be associated with a rash, but this is rare. Read more »

I am suffering from pain and cramps in my limbs

Iam a 48 year old caucasian positive female. I have been positive since 1993.I started taking antivirals in 2001. I was taking combivir and virumune. About a year ago i changed to Truvada and Virumune.My viral load is undetecatable and my cd4 coun...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The symptoms you describe would genreally not be directly due to HIV or your HIV treatment. Vascular problems, cryoglobulinemia, thyroid or other hormonal problems, neurologic conditions, stress, and other possibilities need to be considered. ... Read more »

HIV PEP pills

I took the pep pills in may when i was taking them i was extremly naused and sick for the whole month i also noticed the my hands and feet were going numb all the time, the nurse stated that was a side effect and it would go away it is still doing...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...months. I recommend a medical/neurologic evaluation looking for other contributing factors such as peripheral vascular disease, cryoglobulinemia, stress, nerve entrapment, and many other conditions. KH Read more »


Hi I have been HIV for 3 years and not yet on medications. MY V/L is 4,500 and cd4 450. I have noticed intermittent loss of feelings in my toes and fngers and also my penis, could this be a side effect of HIV even though I am not on...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...first involves the toes and feet before the fingers would be involved. Other conditions like Raynaud's phenomenon, stress, cryoglobulinemia could be involved so a good general medical work up is suggested. KH Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

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Understanding Genital Herpes

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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... Read more »

Vasculitis and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does anyone know about vasculitis and HIV? Read more »

Symptoms Symptoms Symptoms!!!

Posted by plantation84, 1 Reply
Hey Everyone, Ok where to start... I stood on a needle on holiday 2 months and 13 days ago. I went to the doctors in the country I am currently working in. (which also jails you and takes ur visa if you contract hiv or hep) They told me not to... Read more »