Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

What Is The Region With Thehighest Hiv Infections

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
Project Inform

Strategies for Managing Opportunistic Infections

Introduction Opportunistic Infections and HIV Disease Preventing Infections in the First Place Treating Infections as They Occur Preventive Treatment for OIs Maintenance Therapy A Final Word on Strategies for Managing Opportunistic Infections List of AIDS-Defining OIs from the Centers for Disease Control Introduction HIV ( human immunodeficiency virus ) infects the cells of your body's immune system. It then impairs how...
Ask the Experts

recurring infection in gluteal region

Sir My husband is HIV positive.He is suffering from swelling in gluteal region (in buttocks).It happened 1year before and we operated it.It is recurring once in three weeks now.We use magnesium sulpate on it and the puzz will go out.It is causing...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
This is likely a bacterial infection caused by methicillin resistance staph aureus (MRSA). Although HIV infected people can have recurrent infections with this bacteria, people without HIV infection can certainly have this infection as well. This... Read more »

Feeling terrible in an HIV-ignorant region. Please help me.

Dear Doc, I hope you're doing fine and thanks for your time answering and providing relief and accurate information to people around the world. At this moment, I can basically only trust you and your response. I feel totally desperate and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Bahrain-Guy,I continue to be amazed how many folks from Bahrain and other countries in the Middle East write to me in panic about possible HIV. Everyone of whom also complains bitterly about the repressive attitudes about HIV/AIDS in that part... Read more »

multiple lymph nodes in neck region; should i be concerned of lymphoma?

I had a risky exposure. I had slight pain in neck since then but no swelling. I recently got a CT scan, which shows multiple small nodes both sides and one subcentimeter lymphnode right side of neck. In the last 10 months, I have taken seven HIV...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Enlarged lymph nodes are a very common finding. They are usually nothing more than a body trying to fight off infection. They are VERY common in HIV'ers. You state that "you took 7 HIV tests", but you didn't state the result--... Read more »

How do elderly men in the Meditteranean region get KS if the virus is sexually transmitted?

KS, I believe, was traditionally in the past more common in the Mediterranean and Middle East among elderly men, correct? How are these elderly men contracting this disease caused by a Herpes Virus? Please don't say that they are going to...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
You ask an excellent question, one which has challanged researchers. All forms of KS are caused by a herepsvirus (also known as HHV-8 or Kaposi's sarcoma herpesvirus). This herpesvirus is found predominately in the saliva (this is true for... Read more »
Connect With Others

Shaving pubic region?

Posted by grcboy28, 1 Reply
Just a quick question. A girl I've been casually dating for the past 4 months recently tested HIV- at the clinic with me on January 5th. She had unprotected sex with only her ex bf she said who also tested HIV- negative the day before.
Anyway, we... Read more »

Southern Africa Regional Coordinator

Posted by Anonymous
The International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW) is looking
to appoint a Southern Africa Regional Coordinator based in Southern Africa

Closing date for applications: February 4, 2004

This will be the first post of its kind for ICW.... Read more »

Anyone in my region

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
To start with I love u all folks, ur contributions are really a help u cannot imagine. I am in africa/african and would like to meet and correspond with any members via emails particularly those in africa for definetly we are facing common issues.... Read more »

Skin infections and HIV?

Posted by spadude64, 4 Replies
I have had a boil on my left leg (upper inner thigh) for more than a week. As far as my viral load goes, I am undetectable, but how common are skin infections in people with HIV?
Should I be seen by a doctor? Any replies will be appreciated. Read more »