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What Is Acute Pyelonephritis

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Acute HIV Infection

What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV in the blood gets very high within a few days or weeks after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This first stage of HIV disease is called "acute HIV infection" or...
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Stop taking medicine (WHAT DOES UNDETECTABLE MEAN,2011)

Hi Dr,I live with my cousin who is HIV positive. We are just roommates, nothing freaky like that. I'm really concerned about him. He was taking the medicine (multiple pill form) for almost a year and he became undetectable. He has since lost his job...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your cousin is either misinformed or in denial; most likely the latter, as he was clearly advised not to stop antiretroviral therapy (ART) once he started it. Regarding what undetectable means, perhaps I should back up a bit and explain what a... Read more »

ACUTE hepatitis C

Dear Doctor,Kindly enlighten us on what is acute hepatitis C? How do we know we have this condition? What symptoms should we look out for? Thanks.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
"Acute" means new onset.Acute HCV is simply new infection with hepatitis C virus.Acute HCV most often occurs without symptoms. Those with symptoms might develop nausea, vomiting, right upper quadrant pain, jaundice (yellow skin) and icterus (yellow... Read more »

ACUTE INFECTION

hi doc,If i have an acute infection does this mean my future medical exams will show me as non reactive for hep b how long will it take before i can be cleared of the infection?thanks in advance...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
For acute hepatitis B infection, all testing should show clearance by six months. Read more »

Should we abstain from sex for now?

I am 44, had been monogamous with my husband 13 years, until an affair in late Dec./early Jan. when hubby and I separated for a short time. We got back together 1/13, and on 1/31 I got sick. Fever, extreme fatigue, malaise, rash on my chest,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Sorry to hear about your recent HIV diagnosis. Regarding HIV-transmission risk, it is true that "infectiousness" is higher when plasma HIV viral load is higher (and vice versa). At this point, you and your husband are a magnetic couple (one... Read more »
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Hepatitis: Overview

What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, 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... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

Introduction What Is Inflammation? What Is IRIS? How Is It Diagnosed? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Treat IRIS? What Can Help to Ask My Doctor? Special Concerns for People Living With HIV Special... Read more »
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How Risky Is It?

What's My Risk of Getting Infected With HIV? There Are No Guarantees! What Do the Numbers Mean? What Activities Are Most Risky? What About Oral Sex? What Increases the Risk of HIV Infection? The Bottom Line What's My Risk of... Read more »
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HIV acute viral syndrome on the 18th week

Posted by marinero, 1 Reply
please help,im over stressed,im an asian male seafarer. i have protected sex with a venezuelan sex worker(with condom,no sign of breakage) but i performed an unprotected cunnilingus last dec 2008, i am healthy for 4 and half months,no any disease... Read more »

Antimicrobial & Acute Hiv

Posted by sickofit, 1 Reply
A person is exhibiting classic signs of acute hiv ie: sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, muscle pains, general fatigue. They take the antimicrobial zithromax and have all signs of this supposed acute hiv quickly vanish. Would this rule out the... Read more »

Dr. Bob answered my question about safe sex!!!

Posted by dj1979, 4 Replies
I posted an "ask the expert" question to Dr. Bob, and he answered it. I copied it here. Should we abstain from sex for now? Mar 25, 2006 I am 44, had been monogamous with my husband 13 years, until an affair in late Dec./early Jan. when hubby... Read more »

Acute Syndrom?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How long after exposure typically begins the acute syndrom and what ar ethe symptoms and how long do they last and what percentage of individuals go through this? TY Read more »