What Age Does Shingles Strike
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,I absolutely agree with you! Protected sex with an intact latex condom properly used would make your HIV risk virtually nonexistent, even if your partners were HIV positive.So what's up with letting the creepy "am I infected... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationG'day Aussie Drew,Relax mate! Approximately 95% of healthy adults are seropositive for varicella zoster virus (VZV), the virus that causes shingles. Of this 95%, about 5% of healthy adults develop zoster (shingles). The risk for those of us... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Does a routine case of shingles mean HIV??? No. A routine case of shingles means a routine case of shingles and nothing more. See below.Dr. Bobplease dr bob.. 3rd time askin.. am i still freakin or hiv? (SHINGLES)Feb 20, 2008 dr bob.. i have... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi Very Worried Young Man, (SHINGLES)This type of shingles question comes up so frequently it's become a QTND (Question That Never Dies) and now has an ATNC (Answer That Never Changes). See below. Your worries are unwarranted. However, your... Read more »
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Posted by grcboy30, 5 RepliesHi there.
I had chicken pox at 5 years old so can develop shingles. I haven't been to the doctor yet but have what I am pretty sure is shingles on the side of my chest (a pink rash which is itchy with bumps). I am terrified of HIV. I am only 30... Read more »
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"Another Kind of AIDS Crisis"
A striking number of HIV patients are living longer but getting older fastershowing early signs of dementia and bone weakness usually seen in the elderly.
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Posted by Anonymous, 5 RepliesHello all,
I discovered this site after seeking out a place to find comfort, a place where I could talk to others who have decided to get tested. I am not high risk, but the idea still stresses me out completely. My husband and I have decided to have... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyCan I get shingles from another poz person even if I already had them myself in the past??? Read more »
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