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What Does Hiv Virus Affect

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Ask the Experts

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 »

Platelets count affected by HIV ?

Dr., every year for the past nine years ( without any meds ever taken, to date ) my CD4s have... Read more »

HIV and brain

if the hiv virus has affected the brain and one is feeling confused and paranoid, is there a cure... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Book Gives Those Affected by HIV/AIDS an Emotional Outlet: Publication Also Raises Awareness

... An anthology published by the Palm Beach County Health Department is helping raise awareness about HIV/AIDS in the black community, one of the groups hit hardest by the disease. Twenty-five contributors created essays, photos, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Affects Democratic Process in Namibia, Report Says

... HIV/AIDS is affecting the democratic process in Namibia, according to a report by the Namibian Institute for Democracy and the Institute for Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Guardian Examines How Uganda's Drought, Food Shortages Affect HIV-Positive People

... The Guardian examines how "famine and acute food shortages" in Uganda could affect people living with HIV/AIDS. "The situation is beginning to undermine efforts to fight the virus in the north and east of Uganda, Read more »
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, Read more »
Connect With Others

Do any drugs affect HIV test results?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am taking valium for anxiety and recently had a negative HIV test. Could taking valium have compromised the HIV test results? Read more »

Question About Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...after exposure... around 3 months... does the hiv virus affect the muscles at all? my left foot seems to be twitching for no reason.. and different muscles in my body feel like they 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. Read more »

Anti boitics- affect on the Window period-Hiv!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know if the use of an anti biotic medicine will affect the window period after a possible exposure to Hiv! would it prolong the period for seroconversion to take place or or speed Read more »