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What Is The Difference Between Light Colored Shingles And Dark

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Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

... What Is Shingles? Shingles and HIV How Is It Transmitted? How Is Shingles Treated? Can Shingles Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Shingles? Shingles is a very painful disease caused by the same herpes virus that causes chicken
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Reyataz and Side effects

Hello, exactly two weeks ago I was put on Reyataz, Truvada, and Norvir. Only three days into the treatment I started getting yellowish eyes. I went to the doctor on day 5 and he ordered blood work. The office called back and said everything appeared...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Light stool likely not a worrisome issue indicating a serious side effect from your HIV regimen. For reassurance you may want to ask Read more »

re: enlarged liver and atripla (light colour stools)

I have started on Atripla since exactly a month, my stool has turned light coloured since 4 days. My doctor is testing my bilirubine. In your experience will this condition disappear once my liver gets more used to or is this hepatoxixity and the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...some patients with underlying liver conditons such as hepatitis B or C where immune reconstitution can complicate the picture. Light colored stools can be due to other factors than drug related liver toxicity. Laboratory work up including liver... Read more »

Shingles with past "low risk" exposures (SHINGLES, 2010)

Thanks for reading my question, by the looks of your site you are all VERY busy. My concern is this. I am a 43yo male who has had exposures in my recent past with guys, oral only. I usually just recieve, but on occasion have given. I have never...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The vast majority of cases of shingles have absolutely nothing to do with HIV/AIDS. See below. Regarding your HIV test results, the CDC guidelines indicate HIV-antibody Read more »

Shingles=HIV ? (SHINGLES, 2009)

Hi,i'm 24 and was diagnosed w/ shingles after I developed a small circular rash on my shoulder. I got tested for HIV the same day but I feel like these are longest 2 weeks of my life. I haven't been sick nor have I had any abnormal female...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Does a routine case of shingles mean HIV??? No. A routine case of shingles means a routine case of shingles and nothing more. See below.Dr. Bobplease dr bob.. Read more »
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An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

...feeling of cold (especially in the arms and legs), dizziness, fast or irregular heartbeat, yellowing of skin, dark-colored urine, light-colored stools, or loss of appetite. Individuals should tell a doctor if they have any of these side effects.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...lab results carefully for any sign of liver damage. Let your doctor know if your urine gets dark or your bowel movements get light-colored. Fluconazole can also cause kidney damage. Let your doctor know if you notice a rapid increase in your... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

...carefully for any sign of liver damage. Let your health care provider know if your urine gets dark or your bowel movements get light-colored. Antibiotics kill some helpful bacteria that normally live in the digestive system. You can eat yogurt or... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Atripla

...dose: One tablet (Sustiva [600 mg] and Truvada [200 mg Emtriva and 300 mg Viread]), once a day, on an empty stomach or with a light, low-fat snack. Take missed dose as soon as possible, unless it is almost time for your next dose. Do not double... Read more »
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shingle will happen twice or more?

Posted by JHIV130306, 3 Replies
help!!! i had shingle few weeks ago but it seems recovered,however,i today felt that i have the same symptom of developing shingle the other side of my body!!! will this happen this way? anyone had this situation before? please~~~~i'm so... Read more »

Shingles

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Someone told me that shingles is one of the first indications of being HIV positive. I had shingles in 2002, and has felt fine since then. Although I do occassionally Read more »

Shingles = HIV?

Posted by grcboy30, 4 Replies
...Hi there. I had chicken pox at 5 years old so can develop shingles. I haven't been to the doctor yet but have what I am pretty sure is shingles on the side of my chest (a pink rash which is itchy Read more »

there are colors here!

Posted by Anonymous
... hey! you can do al types of stuff in this board and write in colors! see you! Read more »