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Symptoms Of Hiv In Children

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AIDS/HIV symptoms in infants and children

What are some of the symptoms of AIDS/HIV in infants and children ?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...infections) or unusual infections. Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia is one of the more common opportunistic infections in infants/children. On physical exam, swollen lymph nodes and enlargement of the liver and spleen are fairly common. Because... Read more »

CAN WE ASSUME CHILDRENS ARE HIV NEGATIVE

MY CLOSEST FRIEND DIAGANOSED HIV POSITIVE,DUE TO SOCIAL STIGMA, WE ONLY KNOWS THE FACT (NOT... Read more »

Re: Do my kids need to be tested

Hi: DR: Bob in the question were the couple asked you if their kids should be tested. I don't know... Read more »
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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

... Table of Contents The Facts About HIV Starting the Discussion Talking to Children of Different Ages Taking Care of Yourself HIV is a tough subject for parents, guardians, and caregivers to discuss with Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...Treat IRIS? What Can Help to Ask My Doctor? Special Concerns for People Living With HIV Special Concerns for Women, Children and People Over 50 What Does the Research Show? Commentary Introduction It's a mouthful of a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

...Most new drugs have been tested by comparing them to zidovudine. "Early treatment" with zidovudine was tested in people with no symptoms of HIV disease. The study showed no benefit to taking zidovudine. But zidovudine is used as part of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...HIV infection. The sample you collect must be tested by a laboratory. Some special cases can give false or unclear results: Children born to HIV-positive mothers may have false positive antibody test results for several months because mothers... Read more »
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symptoms of hiv+ve and precautions to be taken

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I want to know the sypmotms of a hiv + woman,My girl freind was tested hiv + but i doubt bcause she looks healtly and had a fever 12 months back there is no change in weight infact it has increased a little .wat are the tests to be done .I love hera... Read more »

HIV Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Please, I need answers today. First I had a rash (shoulders to stomach that did not itch), 2 weeks later I had the worse case of strep throat in my life (heavy fever/sweat through sheets), I proceed to get this 3 weeks later and then 3 weeks after... Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...or bacterial vaginosis appears, you may be more susceptible to getting HIV infection during sex with infected partners. EARLY SYMPTOMS OF HIV INFECTION If you are like many people, you will not have any symptoms when you first become infected... Read more »

disturbing trend any thoughts?

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 2 Replies
...I have noticed a disturbing trend of people on this site and other sites. People who have symptoms of hiv /aids for prolonged amounts of time who continue a downward spiral of there health., but always test negative for hiv. I know Read more »