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...fewer symptoms and lower levels of MAC bacteria in their blood. Survival was also longer on three-drug regimens. This suggests that using clarithromycin or azithromycin together with ethambutol and rifabutin should now be the stand
ard treatment for people with MAC disease. However, several studies have shown that people taking 1,000mg of clarithromycin twice a day had a higher death rate than those taking 500mg twice a day. The higher dose...
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Hi, I am male. I had sex (one night stand) both vaginal and anal. I used the hotel shower bag and I am sure it didn't break. However, because I never done it with a stranger I got so worried. So I called her and I took her to the hospital and...
...Did you run out of Ziploc plastic sandwich baggies? Dude, hotel shower bags are not latex condoms!It is encouraging your one-nightstand
negative. Yes, there is a rather remote possibility she's recently become HIV
infected and still... Read more »
JK Doc. Just hoping to grab your attention in the sea of emails you must receive. I'm really anxious and need help. I know you hate people clogging your email so I apologize for writing a third time. I have asked this same question to the other hiv...
...Hi,So you think merely by claiming to be "one of my one nightstand
s from back in the days" that I would pay attention and answer your unrelated question? Well, apparently you were correct. Actually Read more »
During a separation from my main partner, I had a one-night stand with another man. He was an old friend and single. He's a couple of years older than me. This occurred in July 2008 -last year. Just two nights ago (Friday, June 19 2009), via gmail...
...Hi,Your problem is "guilt, stress, and grief;" not HIV
-acquisition risk was relatively low. That you donated blood through the Red Cross in May and did not receive notification Read more »
Hi Doctor,I have been seeing a guy for 6 months now it was going really well then one night 2 months ago we got very drunk and had unprotected sex I was the bottom, it was only for about 10 minutes it was not rough sex and he never ejaculated in me,...
...Hello,Unprotected sex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV
. That your partner did not ejaculate inside you would decrease the HIV
-transmission risk somewhat. However, that he only found Read more »
...flu. Symptom Possible Symptom of Flu? Possible Symptom of Acute HIV
? Fever Yes Yes Chills Yes Yes Night
sweats Yes Yes Rashes Yes Yes The only time you're likely to develop any symptoms of HIV
is during... Read more »
...may be due to interactions between HIV
therapy and female hormones. It may also be the result of women's smallerphysical size. Stand
ard doses of drugs are usually based upon research donepredominantly in men. This means women, who generally weigh... Read more »
...cells. Without treatment, your CD4 cell count will most likely go down. You might start having signs of HIV
disease like fevers, night
sweats, diarrhea, or swollen lymph nodes. If you have HIV
disease, these problems will last more than a few... Read more »
... The HIV
epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
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...out that I'm HIV
positive. I've had white tongue, swollen lymph nodes in my throat, diarrhea, abnormal abdominal problems, night
sweats, extreme fatigue, the list goes on. I started seeing this guy and had unprotected sex with him, and a month... Read more »
...wanting to die. I joined the service a decade ago to fight, now I have the chance, and with orders to the Sandbox in hand I pop HIV
+. It doesn't make sence, I am in such a low risk group but that's another story. So here I am, a officer stuck... Read more »
...All i expected was a one nightstand
.It wasnt going to even be THAT much.but i fell in love and moved in and things were great.Then our monogamous Read more »
...wants to be sure. Damn, That just blew me the hell out of the chair. So here I am stressing beyond beleif again. I woke up last night
in a panic, jumped out of bed and started trying to figure out what was going on, guess it was a panic attack.... Read more »