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What Part Of The Body Is Affected By Shingles

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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...system. Inflammation can be acute or chronic . Acute inflammation is when your body first responds by sending white blood cells to the damaged area. Your circulatory and immune systems assist in the process. For the most part, acute inflammation is normal and healthy. By contrast, chronic inflammation persists over time. In this case, your body shifts the types of cells that are present. This causes a situation where cells and...
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Shingles and New Medication

Hey, I'm a male, 25 years old, lead a healthy lifestyle, etc. I was diagnosed today with Shingles and given medication to fix that. My doctor told me that there is a possibility that this is an opportunistic infection as a result of a low CD4...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Shingles is a reactivation of a chronic Varicella-Zoster virus (VZV) infection. This virus becomes dormant after an initial presentation Read more »

shingles affect ELISA ?

what's the chance that someone, who is HIV neg., would develop Shingles seven days after having risky sexual contact with a person who has primary HIV and is still in the window period ?
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
...Shingles is a reactivation of old chicken pox virus infection, that we have all been exposed to as children. Many, many people without Read more »

shingles

Dear Doc,Re: Shingles1). Could mild shingles strikes or reactivate during ARS period?? (Just curius) Is fever and mild shingles alike??2). What CD4 level or counts could shingles starts to reactivate?Thank you.
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Shingles look like chicken pox except that they are usually concentrated in one area of the body. Fever is clearly not shingles, and vice versa. It is conceivable that someone could have shingles during seroconversion. Read more »

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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
...The HIV virus affects and can infect many parts of the body. The lymph glands and blood cells called t lymphocytes are most often infected Read more »
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Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

...neck, and scalp, in and around the ear, or at the tip of the nose. Shingles outbreaks are almost always on just one side of the body. Within a few days, a rash appears on the skin area related to the inflamed nerve. Small blisters form and fill... Read more »
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Body Composition Tests

...activity level, ethnicity, etc. are entered in a computer. While the person is lying down, electrodes are attached to various parts of the body and a small electric signal is circulated. This signal cannot be felt. BIA measures the resistance... Read more »
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Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...two categories: Body shape changes -- Includes fat loss (lipoatrophy) and fat gain(lipohypertrophy) or redistribution in particular areas of the body Metabolic complications -- Includes increases in fats and sugars in theblood HIV+... Read more »
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Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)

...Lipo Be Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy, or "lipo" for short, is a collection of body shape changes in people taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs). "Lipo" refers to fat, and "dystrophy" means bad... Read more »
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shingle will happen twice or more?

Posted by JHIV130306, 3 Replies
...weeks ago but it seems recovered,however,i today felt that i have the same symptom of developing shingle the other side of my body!!! will this happen this way? anyone had this situation before? please~~~~i'm so scare~~~what can i do? does... Read more »

shingles?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...performed oral sex on me, less than 2 minutes, that was the only contact i had with him with out protection. no kiss, or touch were involved, but i did touch some of his shingles. i got a little concern and i finished the sexual act by... Read more »

Puzzled

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...consistant (e.g. always a burning sensation or always a tingling sensation and generally in the same area - not in completely random parts of the body)? 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 Read more »