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What Happens When Herpes Is Left Untreated

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Hepatitis C & Enlarged Spleen left untreated

What happens with a person who has an Enlarged Spleen and it is not removed or the under laying cause most likely Hepatitis C with Bridging Fibrosis is not treated? I get extreme pain in the upper left & right quad's. Have no insurance and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I share your concern for liver disease, expecially if your liver shows bridging fibrosis and you have an enlarged spleen. I would consider speaking to a social worker to see if they can assist you in determining how you might obtain financial... Read more »

Children Untreated

How long does a child born with HIV begin to show symptoms if they are left untreated because the... Read more »

Untreated water used to flush eyes

I'm in India and was in an old marketplace inDeli when someone threw colored powder in my face... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WHO Warns Gonorrhea Might Soon Become Untreatable

Today in Manila, the World Health Organization met with public health experts to devise an action plan for addressing the growing threat of drug-resistant gonorrhea. Improper use of antibiotics to treat gonorrhea has resulted in resistance to... Read more »
TheBody.com

Untreated HIV Associated With Less-"Elastic" Arteries, Raising Heart Disease Risk, Study Finds

The heart and coronary artery --> We know all too well that HIV causes bad things to happen in your body. But lately, we've seen increasing evidence that it particularly affects your heart. A new study published in the September 2009 issue of... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

What Happened in Durban? A South African Perspective

Durban, South Africa's port city on the Indian Ocean, sits at the epicenter of one of the world's largest and most complex HIV epidemics. Like South Africa's other major cities, it encompasses a mix of the first and the third world. Interspersed... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Herpes Suppression: It All Seemed So Simple

The connection between chronic genital herpes (HSV-2) and HIV risk has grown ever stronger. A 2006 meta-analysis of previous studies noted that preexisting HSV-2 infection tripled the risk of acquiring HIV in men and women generally (Freeman et al.... Read more »
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Untreated PCP

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,

I have a friend who has made it known that he is refusing any further medical treatment. He has recently been diagnosed with PCP. Knowing that untreated PCP is a one way street, can anyone tell me what to expect, or even tell me what to tell... Read more »

swollen lip nd Herpes Zoster

Posted by LLsexyLL, 1 Reply
On Wednesday I was just sitting and chatting with my colleague at work when I felt a funny sensation on the left part of my bottom lip, and then my lip just started swelling . I looked ridiculous like half my lip had been stung by bees. Three hours... Read more »

herpes or something else?

Posted by maverick2323, 3 Replies
from last two days I had minor swelling on upper left portion on my lip. it has no pain no itching sensation till now. I had safe sex with 3 girls in last one month and from last one week facing fever weakness appetite loss and blood in mucus.taking... Read more »

What happened to Richard

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I haven't been on the board for sometimes.

What's happened to Richard - it seems there are no posts from him any more. Anybody knows?

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