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
Read Now: TheBodyPRO.com Covers AIDS 2014

Which Body Organs Does Hiv Affect

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

Diarrhea and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Diarrhea and HIV How Does Diarrhea Affect the Body? Treating Your Diarrhea Taking Care of Yourself Diarrhea and HIV Diarrhea is one of the most common problems for people living with HIV(HIV+). It can affect as many as 80 percent of HIV+ people. While diarrheacaused by advanced HIV disease has decreased, many HIV+ people have diarrheafrom their HIV drugs. Diarrhea occurs when you have bowel movements more...
Ask the Experts

Do my T-cell count affect my body to rehabilitate?

I know exercise is important and have been in the gym as long as I can remember. After testing positive for HIV 16 months ago I notice if I exerct myself too much I'm physically unable to exercise for a long while. The only way to explain the...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Dear K in Charlott, thank you for your post.I'm happy to hear that your viral load is undetectable and CD4s are starting to increase. Your symptoms are difficult to pin down and the diagnosis may depend a lot on which medications you're... Read more »

Does celestone affect HIV Ab Test?

I am a mess and can not get on with my life. Here is the scoop...protected vag sex with "massage girl." Neg Ab at 10, 53, 77, 105 days. Problem is that I recieved 2cc of celestone on day 67 for my sinus problems. Do you think I can woo-hoo...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Questions about possible HIV infection need to be posted to the Safe Sex HIV Prevention" Forum, not here in the "Fatigue and Anemia" Forum. Consequently, I'll only answer very briefly, and refer you to the archives of the... Read more »

How do additional deal with hiv body

Dr. BobI am recently diagnosed with hiv, and will be starting medication very soon. I am currently finishing off my masters in organic chemistry (biochem undergrad) and am very in tune to the workings of the body. As such have been doing a lot of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thanks for your excellent question. Far too many people with chronic ailments focus only on the "being sick" part, rather than the "staying well" part! A full discussion of everything I do (or try to do) to stay well is... Read more »

Hiv outside the Body

Hello Ryan, Please help put me out of my anxiety. I dont want to waste your time but i cant sleep. I received protected oral sex from a sex worker. Having read every one of your replies on this subject im happy the risk is low. My concern now...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
No, there is no known risk for transmission through this route. HIV is only known, according to the CDC, to be transmitted through sex, blood contact (primarily through sharing needles), and from mother to infant. There is no evidence that HIV is... Read more »
Connect With Others

Hiv survival on organic surfaces (e.g. skin, hair)

Posted by Antre, 2 Replies
Hallo. I have read a lot of articles before asking this question but I still have a question (maybe due to the fact that I do not have medical knowledge). We know that HIV does not survive for very long outside the body. Actually as soon as the body... Read more »

WHO (World Health Organization) Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
http://www.who.int/diagnostics_laboratory/faq/window_period/en/index.html

Window period

What is the "window-period" and how long is it?

This is the time between original infection with HIV and the appearance of Detectable antibodies to the virus,... Read more »

New Organization for INternational Service by HIV+

Posted by clr100
On March first I launched Volunteer Positive, the first international volunteer service organization for people living with HIV. I will be taking HIV affected and infected people to serve internationally and connecting them with parallel HIV... Read more »

organ donor had hiv in window period

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
Home / News / Nation
4 patients get HIV from organ donor
Email|Print| Text size + By Lindsey Tanner
AP Medical Writer / November 13, 2007
CHICAGO --A troubling case in which a high-risk organ donor infected four patients with the AIDS virus and... Read more »