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What Does Hiv Virus Affect

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Does PCP only affect a person with HIV virus?

My husband has PCP. Does this mean that his is a carrier of the HIV virus or AIDS?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
PCP can occcur in other immunodeficient states, such as lymphoma or severe protein-calorie malnutrition. Most people are infected with Pneumocystis when they are small children, and this is either an asymptomatic infection or winds up being... Read more »

How long for the immune system to become affected by virus?

Hello i have a question. This past weekend i noticed a rash on my palm, and on monday i went with... Read more »

Virus affected or not

I participated condom sex with a prostitute. Even I don't know whether she is affected of HIV... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Researchers Need to Know How Evolutionary Life of Viruses Affects Evolution of Humans, Animals, Opinion Piece Says

"[B]efore researchers can develop new drugs" to "stave off the worst that viruses" -- such as HIV -- and "bacteria can produce, ... they must understand the evolutionary nature of individual diseases and how viruses and bacteria, in turn, shape the... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV News & Views: Summarizing the Latest HIV Cure Research; A Virus, a Vajayjay and the Same-Sex Marriage Debate; and More

HIV News & Views, April 4, 2013 - TheBody.com April 4, 2013 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription BLOG CENTRAL Rae Lewis-Thornton: A Woman's Vagina Should Not... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya: Church Leader Reverses Stance on HIV, Reaches Out to Those Affected

For Kenyan church leader Patrician Sawo, discovering she herself had HIV marked the beginning of a turnaround in her attitude about the virus and those it affects. "I thought it was a moral issue and a punishment for the disobedient," Sawo said.... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

New Label Information Affecting All Approved Protease Inhibitors for Treatment of HIV

The approved protease inhibitors for the treatment of HIV-1 infection now all include the following drug-drug interaction information: Revatio (sildenafil) as a contraindicated medication when prescribed for the treatment of pulmonary arterial... Read more »
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Can Herpes Virus affect testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with a girl of unknown status, 1 week later I got blisters and was diagnosed with Herpes, as if that wasn't bad enough I began having other symptoms. I was tested by elisa at 10 weeks and negative. Can the herpes infection... Read more »

dear gmanbil Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
dear gman,hiv itself affect the liver,while NOT on meds?,
my liver enzymes are always raised.my recent DNA PCR WAS NEG,for HIV.

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guilt, stress, other viruses etc.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The people who come to this board usually have had a sexual experience that is causing them guilt. Sexual guilt will usually affect the sex drive, so there is less interest in sex for awhile. This can throw your hormone balance off, which might... Read more »

7/9, New York, NY: Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
6:30pm - 9:00pm
The Riverside Church NYC
90 Claremont Avenue, Room 10T
New York, NY

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm / Light Refreshments and Networking
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm / 90 Minute... Read more »