... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV
, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV
and the symptoms of advanced HIV
, also known as AIDS
. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV
-- not how you feel.
What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I was watching a youtube video of a news report from Houston about these researchers working on a cure. I noticed in all the comments on youtube, most...
...addressed this topic a number of times previously in this forum. I'll repost below a small sample of what you can find in the archiv
es.Dr. BobCome on doc, tell us the truth!Apr 3, 2009Is HIV
a scientific experiment gone wrong or a deliberate... Read more »
Dr. Bob, Sorry if this seems strange. I am a music therapy student who will be working with HIV/AIDS patients in the near future. Obviously everyone is different, but for other populations there are some general goals that we can work on with most...
...Hi,In many ways HIV
is similar to other chronic debilitating conditions. Common problems include fatigue, depression, anxiety, discomfort, fear of Read more »
Hi, I have diabetes! And I was wondering since I get bloodwork done every like 3months will my bloodwork show that I have hiv/aids. Like, can you see hiv/aids with any blood work? Or does it have to be a certain kind?
...You need to get an ELISA, western blot, or HIV
viral load test to make sure. There are changes that happen to people who are infected with HIV
: Low HDL and total cholesterol, Read more »
I have tested negative and my wife has tested positive. Our councillor said it could be that I am HIV/AIDS carrier and it cannot be seen on me. How possible is that? and what can be happening?
...Hi,Either you didn't understand what your counselor actually said or he's woefully misinformed! There is no such thing as an HIV
carrier. There are only three possibilities for the recent test results:1.Your wife may have a "false positive" HIV
... Read more »
... More Media Coverage of HIV
Needed In a New Republic /NPR opinion piece , Harold Pollack, an associate professor at the University of Chicago School Read more »
... Media outlets continued to reflect on news from the International AIDS
2010 , which attracted over 19,000 participants from 197 countries to Vienna last week, according to the conference Read more »
...Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV
+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement,... Read more »
...that an underlying issue, such as depression or anxiety, causes or adds to your substance use, ask your health care provider or AIDS
service agency for a referral to a mental health provider. Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Studies... Read more »
...a prescription for Atripla. Thank GOD I have good insurance and will be able to afford the drugs. Questions? Do I now have AIDS
? Will things be instantly better once I start meds this weekend? Anyone out there on Atripla who has NEVER been on... Read more »
...people with hiv
are men. 5% to 10% occur through sex between men. 5% of hiv
occurs from IV drugs. Do search on "Who Gets Aids
", and click on "Heterosexual Men", then click on articles, "Men Key to Reducing Hiv
", "Role of Heterosexual Men... Read more »
...I wish I could understand more about HIV
. I know alot, but it never seems to be enough. I have herpes (caught in 97) and I have had anxiety attacks ever since about Read more »
drugs saved my life! From the time I was told I had six months to live by an AIDS
specialist in 1985, I learned from other people Read more »