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What Is The Difference Between Lupus And Hiv

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Treatment for Lupus/HIV Co-infection

What is proper treatment for a man who has Lupus and AIDS? He began triple combination therapy about 5 years ago following an AIDS diagnosis, which he tolerates well. He has an undetectable viral load and CD4 counts in the 900-1100 range. He is...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
There are many different treatments for lupus depending on the type of lupus and the organ(s) involved. Topical steroids may be appropiate for some of the skin forms of lupus but you described some symptoms which makes me wonder whether he has... Read more »

Have Lupus/tested pos. for HIV - can test be inaccurate?

Sir - I recently went to a Dr. (for a rash) and had an HIV test done. I spoke w/Dr. today, as I... Read more »

Living with Lupus & HIV

Hi,I'm a 29 year old female. A few months ago I was diagnosed with Lupus & was started on... Read more »
Articles
HIV i-Base

Mechanisms for Circumcision to Reduce HIV Transmission in Different Penile Tissue: Target Cell Differences Rather Than Keratinisation

An intensive study looking at the protective impact on adult male circumcision for reducing the risk of sexual HIV transmission suggested new biological mechanisms for protection. This study was presented as an oral presentation by Minh Dinh from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ethnic Differences in HIV Risk Behaviors Among Methadone-Maintained Women Receiving Contingency Management for Cocaine Use Disorders

The study's goal was to identify ethnic differences in HIV risk behaviors among cocaine-using women receiving methadone maintenance for opioid dependence, and further to evaluate the efficacy of contingency management (CM) for cocaine use disorders... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV & Me: A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV: HIV in Women and Men: What's the Difference?

It's true that HIV doesn't discriminate. It's also true that HIV treatment works just as well in women as in men. However, there are differences between men and women when it comes to living with HIV -- in fact, living with HIV as a woman can often... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Socioeconomic Differences in the Impact of HIV Infection on Workforce Participation in France in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

In the current study, the authors "sought to measure the difference in employment rates between HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative persons and to establish whether this difference varied according to the HIV-infected persons' socioeconomic... Read more »
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Lupus and HIV testing

Posted by Kate808, 2 Replies
Today the doctor diagnosed me with lupus. Would lupus delay antibody production or cause false negatives? Read more »

Lupus affect hiv testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you had lupus and never been diagnosed becasue it may not be that severe could it still cause you to seroconvert late? Is so how late and would a 3 month test give you a false negative, false positive, or intermediate? Read more »

SCARED!!!LUPUS OR HIV

Posted by confusedhl85
BACK IN EARLY DECEMBER I HAD UNPROTECTED SEX ! SINCE THEN IVER DEVELPEOPED A RASH THAT COMES AND GOES WITHIN A A FEW HOURS TO A DAY OVER THE PAST MONTH FEW PIMPLES HERE AND THERE AND HIVES ON MY FORE ARMS . I HAVE A SEVER COUGH HAD IT FOR OVER A... Read more »

lupus

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was just diagnosid with lupus,Ive been testing for hiv so far im neg.Lupus has alot of the same symptoms as hiv,ive had a hard time believing my neg hiv tests for this reason.Does anyone know if having lupus would delay or effect antibody hiv... Read more »