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Touching Vomit Should I Get Tested

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Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...lactate efficiently. It is a rare side effect of the NRTIs, especially Zerit(stavudine, d4T), and Videx (diadanosine, ddI). Symptoms of Lactic Acidosis The symptoms of lactic acidosis include: Persistent nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain Unexplained tiredness Shortness of breath Rapid breathing Enlarged or tender liver Cold or blue hands and feet Abnormal heart beat Weight loss It's...
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Just finished my interferon for 6 months. I immediately have my lab test for ALT, HBV-DNA, HBS Antibody. I was suprised that my ALT gone sky rocket from 118 to 544. My DNA result will release next week. What is happening to me now? Is this serious? ...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...see if your HBV DNA has returned after finishing therapy. If you are feeling sick, with right upper quadrant pain, nausea and vomiting, you may want to go straight to the clinic. If you are feeling well, be in touch by phone for further... Read more »

Dr. Bob, should I test again?

Hi Dr BOB, I made a donation and asked a coule of long questions and after re-reading my post realized why you migh not have answered my question.So I wanted to ask in this manner:Im a straight male, non drug user and the last time I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...get mixed answers to my question and was hoping you could help. Is the definitive mark 3 months after possible exposure to get tested or six months? Thanks in advanceResponse from Dr. FrascinoHi,I know this seems like a straightforward question,... Read more »

$100 donation + $1000 if im Negative

hey Dr.bob U R THE MAN..BOB FOR PRESIDENT!!! gona make donation $100 after gettin the answer for this..and $1000 if im negative (the test next mounth)..i had unprotected oral sex (insertive) with a gurl with AIDS..i didnt know that..after 12...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...blowjob, OK?Thanks for your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation ( Your one gift will touch many lives. On behalf of those lives please accept my sincere appreciation. I'm also sending you my good-luck... Read more »

Could mono and HIV be linked?

Hi, I am a 21 year old male and during the month of Jan I became terribly ill. Maybe about the 3rd week in Jan and it lasted for about 3 weeks. I had terrible stomach pains, fevers, felt weak, vomited like maybe twice, loss of apetite, and a lil bit...
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
You need to wait for the western blot confirmatory test. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...breathing or shortness of breath Pain or pressure in the chest or abdomen Sudden dizziness Confusion Severe or persistent vomiting Are there medicines to treat 2009 H1N1 infection? Influenza Round Table: Antiviral Drugs Video ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? What Does It Mean if I Test Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6 months after HIV infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For prognosis , viral load can help predict how long someone will stay healthy. The higher the viral load,... Read more »
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Please Stop the Nightmare! HELP!! (very long)

Posted by losangelesman, 2 Replies
...antibiotic cream and they went away after a few days. Sept 1st I developed a strange flu-like illness that didn't make me vomit or just gave me the sweats/chills and my temp went up a little bit. Took Tylenol PM to go to bed and... Read more »

hi guys

Posted by johnchef, 3 Replies
...i touched a womans clitoris ..i didnt get and vaginal secretions on my hands..because she didnt cum yet..i didnt have and cuts..would the Read more »

Am I infected?

Posted by Questioningone, 1 Reply allergies (dust for example, worst in the summer normally gives no complications during the autumn and winter). I havent vomited, but felt a bit sick at times. I havent experienced excessive sweating at night time. Thank you if youve read... Read more »

My husband was just diagnosed

Posted by sadwife, 14 Replies
My husband was diagnosed with AIDS about a month ago. We did not know what was wrong with him and after many doctors visits, a lung biopsy, and a trip to the ICU, he was diagnosed with PCP, and ultimately, AIDS. His CD-4 count was 9. Although he... Read more »