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Suffering unknowingly from untreated STDs

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Symptoms of ARS compared to Herpes or other STD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello everyone,
Well I'm another that did the irresponsible thing and had unprotected sex, and I have symptoms that are consistent with ARS as well as other STDs. Does anyone know or has anyone had the symptoms of ARS and if so what were they for... Read more »

are they symptoms of herps, syphillis or hiv

Posted by kumar, 1 Reply
Hi doc.
Im 27 and i am freaking out, plz help me on this.
I had protected sex with sexworker about 4 weeks ago (to be precise 1 june 2014). Although i had unprotected oral sex, i was given blowjob. Night before sex, i had whisky & vodka and was... Read more »

genital herpes or herpes simplex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Could herpes cause changes in your mouth like dry mouth, white hairy tongue? Thanks for your response.

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Untreated PCP

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,

I have a friend who has made it known that he is refusing any further medical treatment. He has recently been diagnosed with PCP. Knowing that untreated PCP is a one way street, can anyone tell me what to expect, or even tell me what to tell... Read more »
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Children Untreated

How long does a child born with HIV begin to show symptoms if they are left untreated because the parents had no knowledge that the mother was positive? What is the survival rate of a child like that? ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.Just like with adults, there's no way to predict if or when a particular child develops symptoms of HIV. Most will develop symptoms if not treated within a few years of life.The only way to know about the child's... Read more »

Life expectancy of someone with untreated full blown aids

If a person was diagnosed with full blown aids in 2000 and stopped meds in 2001, what's the estimated life expectancy? Currently symptoms include chills, wasting...cough... fatigue, skin rash....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The range is quite variable so no prediction is appropriate. If a patient is on preventative meds of infections and has good nutrition and hormone status that can maintain health to some degree. Full blown AIDS has many definitions as well ranging... Read more »

cirrohis and hep c untreated

my husband has hep c and last year had several problems, he has a bleeding nose for over 3 days and then was vomiting blood,a few weeks later, he has cirrohis and he has not been treated other than his hospital stay, we have little money and no...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I am sorry to say that is sounds like he has end stage liver disease from hepatitis C. His condition does sound very advanced. I would recommend that you figure out where your closest teaching hospital is since this is where the best liver doctors... Read more »

Untreated and low viral load

Hi,Firstly, thanks for all the information you provide on this site. It is thankfully a wealth of information when trying to come to grips with being newly HIV +.I'm 34 and have been HIV +ve since March 2007. Seroconversion around 2-3 weeks...
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
1. I think your body is doing an above average job of controlling the infection on its own. Your numbers are what we would expect after acute infection, where we see the CD4 count come back up and the viral load go down to some level (commonly... Read more »
Articles
CDC National Prevention Information Network

HIV Risk Among Female Sex Workers in Miami: The Impact of Violent Victimization and Untreated Mental Illness

Street-based female sex workers "are often enmeshed in chronic patterns of substance use, sexual risk, homelessness, and violent victimization," the authors wrote, causing them to be vulnerable to HIV infection. The team set out to assess the... Read more »
HIV i-Base

One Third of HIV-Positive People at Five UK Clinics Have Symptomatic Depression: Link to Adherence and Viral Suppression -- 40% Cases Are Untreated

The ASTRA study (Antiretrovirals, Sexual Transmission Risk and Attitudes) is a UK multicentre prospective study using self-completed questionnaires relating to HIV and depression in over 3000 HIV positive people. Importantly, the study also... Read more »
TheBody.com

Untreated HIV Associated With Less-"Elastic" Arteries, Raising Heart Disease Risk, Study Finds

The heart and coronary artery --> We know all too well that HIV causes bad things to happen in your body. But lately, we've seen increasing evidence that it particularly affects your heart. A new study published in the September 2009 issue of... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

NIH Researchers Show How Anti-HIV Drug Acts to Block Herpes Virus

An anti-HIV drug also discovered to stop the spread of the genital herpes virus does so by disabling a key DNA enzyme of the herpes virus, according to findings by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. The study... Read more »