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What Is The Final Stage Of Infection Caused By Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Kidney Disease

...Kidneys? What Are The Risk Factors For Kidney Disease? HIV Medications and the Kidneys Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation The Bottom Line Why Should People With HIV Care About Kidney Disease? HIV disease can cause kidney failure due to HIV infection of kidney cells. This is known as HIV-Associated Nephropathy or HIVAN. Other causes of kidney disease include diabetes and high blood pressure. These problems, especially HIVAN,...
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acute hep vs hiv

Hello.I have had unusual symptoms that even have my doc stumped... starting 2 weeks ago, I would wake with horrible arthritis in my knuckles, wrists, knees, ankles (I've never had any history of this)... by late morning, it would clear... however by...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...protected. Finally, the severe joint symptoms are somewhat unusual for HCV infection but you obviously have a hepatitis of some etiology - yet to be determined. HIV has been associated occasionally with hepatitis - but the ALT and AST are not... Read more »

Cure for HIV/AIDS ....Ambush

Why does the scientific community REFUSE from investigating the idea that Ambush cures AIDS?THE CURE for HIV/AIDS.......AMBUSHTHE IDEA that AMBUSH cures AIDSis being proven by the more than 400 individuals who have taken a dose of 60 ml three times...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Why isn't the scientific community investigating the idea that Ambush cures AIDS? Because the scientific community is made up of rational scientists who deal only reality and facts as opposed to religious whack-jobs Read more »

Final stages of HIV?

My mother is caring for my brother and his children. They say he is in the begining of the end stages. His mood swings are nasty, he can't remember simple converstations, and he has trouble breathing.What can we expect and what should I tell my...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...developing an infection in his lungs or airways. This needs medical attention quickly. Respiratory problems like pneumonia can also cause problems like agitation, confusion, moodiness and memory loss.In advanced AIDS, it is also common to develop... Read more »

Could Sweat cause HIV infection?

Recently, I happened to take care of my friend in the hospital. I stayed with him all nights, cleaned him and did all essential helps to him. Later, after diagnosis I came to know that my friend is hiv +ve and he is in end stage (CD4 39 very low)....
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...No, you cannot get HIV infection through caring for your friend and coming into contact with his sweat. Read more »
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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...The vaccine is approved for girls and women who are 9-26 years of age. Gardasilâ„¢ is effective in preventing cervical cancer caused by HPV types 16 and 18, which cause approximately 70% of all cervical cancers and in preventing infection with... Read more »
Project Inform

Strategies for Managing Opportunistic Infections

...can be avoided by handling and preparing food more safely or by being aware of and avoiding (when possible) the things that cause disease. This might include not handling birds or cats, even those kept as pets. It may also include using gloves... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...immune system keeps this virus in check. When the immune defenses are weak, CMV can attack several parts of the body. This can be caused by various diseases including HIV. Combination antiviral therapy has reduced the rate of CMV in people with... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

...information about the specific effects of mild to moderate hypoxemia in terminally ill patients is limited. As patients approach the final stages of life, supplemental oxygen may be beneficial in some settings. For example, oxygen may be useful... Read more »
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AIDS vs HIV -

Posted by 30YEAROLDMOTHER, 6 Replies
...Now i know that AIDS is the end stages of HIV but I just was thinking - And wanted to see if anyone knows. IF I (just say me for example) Had unprotected sex with a Read more »

hiv stories

Posted by Anonymous
...AVERT.ORGAVERT is an international AIDS charity avert.org - bringing you information on HIV & AIDShome about AVERT donate here contact us help & advice site guide Africa Countries & Regions Education Gay & Lesbian Read more »

so ELISA tests NEVER give a false negative?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is this statement correct? Read more »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
...before that...I must do my purpose in life...and I am here...ready to stand and face for that purpose...no matter what it will cause me... please HELP me before it's too late.... SAVE YOUR FUTURE!!! Life is so beautiful for you to ruin it in... Read more »