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What Is The Meaning Of Hiv

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Does reflux Esophagitis means HIV +?

HI DrDoes reflux Esophagitis means HIV +? i had an endoscopy done and have been diagnosed with it. i have had risky exposures all protected though. wondering if refulx esophagitis means hiv or hiv induced esophagitis is called Candida esophagits....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...related to HIV disease.Candida esophagitis (a totally different condition caused by a fungal overgrowth) can be associated with HIV/AIDS in some cases. A biopsy will not determine if your problem is HIV related. The only way to know if you are... Read more »

Thrush doesn't mean you have HIV!

Hi dr.BobThis is more of a comment than a question but i figured i would post it anyway.Im a... Read more »

Does this mean HIV?

Hi Dr. Bob. My sexual history is as follows: Sex with 5 women, latex condoms every time. But, I am... Read more »
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HIV (Apparently) Comes From Gorillas: What This Means for the HIV Community

...her diagnosis. Her CD4 count has remained around 300 since her diagnosis. She has never shown a symptom of advanced HIV/AIDS. She has never been on HIV treatment -- or, at least, she wasn't on treatment when this study was first received... Read more »
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An Update on What H1N1 (Swine) Flu Means for HIV-Positive People

...as asthma obesity (interestingly enough) pregnancy immunodeficiency, which could include HIV-related immunodeficiency, or AIDS Do we have any numbers in terms of how many of the people who were officially infected with H1N1, or those who... Read more »
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What Does H1N1 (Swine) Flu Mean for People With HIV/AIDS?

...stockpile it. It is available. Is this the sort of thing that is typically covered by private health insurance, Medicare, ADAPs [AIDS Drug Assistance Programs]? It's covered by private health insurance. I'm not aware of whether it's on ADAP... Read more »
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What Does an ADAP Waiting List Really Mean? A Look at the Deepening Crisis From HIV/AIDS Service Organizations' Point of View

...assistance to get their meds. But it has also become a major concern for people who work with HIVers at clinics, doctors' offices and HIV/AIDS service organizations. "I think that we're doing a lot of panic control right now. These stories fly so... Read more »
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Does this mean he is HIV positive please help

Posted by kyiala, 2 Replies
...clinic to be tested for STD's he went and showed me paperwork that he was negative for othe the other STD's I asked him about a HIV tst and he said to me he had one while he was in jail awhile back and it was negative if he had it the Health... Read more »

does this mean you have hiv when u have this hla

Posted by need2know01, 1 Reply
...protection cannot be mediated by CTL restricted to murine class I MHC molecules (7, 16). Because of the importance of HIV and AIDS and the critical need for an effective vaccine that is more effective than the natural virus for inducing... Read more »

The Meaning of Being HIV Positive

Posted by edanmilton
...with my partner of eight months, non-alcoholic drinker, do not smoke, have not tried drugs and recently tested positive with HIV. Do I feel shameful of myself having been diagnosed with HIV? I don't think I have ever felt shameful. I did feel... Read more »

No ARS, does it mean no HIV?

Posted by Anonymous
...rashes or muscle pain. Fatigue is there, but I beleive it has more to do with my intense anxiety. What are my chances of getting HIV? I do have gingivitis and bad gums. If I don't have ARS in two months, does it mean I am out of the woods? Are... Read more »