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What Kind Of Doctor Treats Shingles

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SHINGLES AND CD4 COUNT.

Hello There, Doctor.I have developed a case of shingles since 7 days ago with the typical burning sensation, etc.. I got the skin lesions on my left arm and my Dr. prescribed 1 mg of acyclovir twice daily and cream on the lesions. My last labs...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...with deficient immune systems, shingles often is much more extensive (beyond era single isolated dermatome) and difficult to treat. So, I see no reasons for bafflement!2. Your Herbalife product would not mess up your immune system or cause... Read more »

HIV and Shingles

I am 28, male.I had shingles on my left arm 16 months ago. I was immediately asked to go for rapid... Read more »

too many health problems cropping up

Hello there,I was diagnosed in February 2009 and have most likely been HIV+ for 3 years. My CD4 is... Read more »
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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 Read more »
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Immune Restoration Syndrome

...Restoration Syndrome? How Was the Syndrome Identified? Bad News -- Or Good? What Problems Can Occur? How Is the Syndrome Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Immune Restoration Syndrome? Some people who start antiretroviral therapy... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

... What Is Inflammation? What Is IRIS? How Is It Diagnosed? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Treat IRIS? What Can Help to Ask My Doctor? Special Concerns for People Living With HIV Special Concerns for... Read more »
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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

... What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect Read more »
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chrisbadmushroom wrote this is this true

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...the continuous pain!!..and my t-cells are dropping. Would you treat?? I hope I do not scare everybody/Regards. this is the kind of stuff that makes the worried well, well worried Read more »

holly crap batman

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 3 Replies
...the continuous pain!!..and my t-cells are dropping. Would you treat?? I hope I do not scare everybody/Regards. this is the kind of stuff that makes the worried well, well worried 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 with bumps). I am terrified Read more »

does any one know where to send blood

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 6 Replies
...I need to know if anyone knows where to get tested for type O and N or any other weird strains of HIV I have many symptoms but continue to test negative even though I have stuff like persistent Read more »