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An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...side effects may not be serious and may lessen or disappear with continued use of the medicine. Less serious side effects of this medicine include canker sores; ear discharge or ear swelling; redness of skin; sores, ulcers, or white spots on lips, tongue, or inside the mouth; swollen and painful spots on neck, armpit, or groin; and unusually warm skin. Individuals should tell a doctor if these side effects continue or are bothersome. Drug...
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hpv infection (HPV, HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS AND HIV/AIDS, 2010)

hello Dr. Frascino, I know that HIV is more your area of expertise but I was wondering if you knew anything about hpv. I was diagnosed with hpv about 10 years ago and was reading recently that some percentage of people actually clear the infection,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...weeks to a few months after you are exposed to HPV. They can even appear years after exposure.SymptomsFlesh-colored, pinkish, or white warts that appear as small bumps or groups of bumps. They can be raised or flat, different sizes, and are... Read more »

VAGINAL DISCHARGE etc....

Hi Doc, Thanks a lot for answering all of my questions, it realy helps me lot....Doc, my wife got lots of white vaginal discharge till today, before she was pregnant she never had this kind of discharges, i know that discharging do occurs during...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the immune system was now functioning, along with the fact that all patients also started to have dramatic increases in theirwhite blood cell counts. At the end of 30 days of observation, all patients were cured of AIDS. All patients presenting... Read more »

CORRECTED* Going insane and very depressed/ NEW DONATION

Disregard my last message. THIS IS THE CORRECT ONE! i WILL NOW DONATE $100 FOR THE INCONVENIENCE!I took my last HIV test Aug 26, which was a rapid finger prick test (oraquick advance) I've been having dry peeling skin around the top part of my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your symptoms are not worrisome for HIV; however, I do suggest you see your gynecologist without delay for an evaluation of the discharge and dry, peeling skin problems. These should be readily treatable conditions once an appropriate... Read more »

dying with AIDS

We were told by a doctor in the hospital that our cousin, whom my wife and I are responsible for, is HIV+. In the past 12 months he has had 3 heart attacks, the first 9 months ago and two in the past 30 days, while in the hospital. Most seriously...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...support is critical during this time. In terms of helping you sort how he is doing, you need to know his CD4 count (which is white cell in the body that HIV infects and over the course of HIV infection, the CD4 cells in the body decline) and his... Read more »
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AIDS Action Council

Congress Passes New Continuing Resolution; Ryan White, HOPWA And AIDS etc's Included in CR; President Clinton To Sign Department of Defense Authorization Bill -- Servicemembers Face Discharge

... Continuing Resolution: Congress has passed a new Continuing Resolution (H.R.2880) which extends FY 96 funding for Ryan White, HOPWA, and the AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETCs), among other programs, through March 15th. As a reminder,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...infection; symptoms can take as long as 30 days to appear. Symptoms and signs include a burning sensation when urinating, or a white, yellow, or green discharge from the penis. Sometimes men with gonorrhea get painful or swollen testicles. In... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...Vaginal candidiasis, called yeast infection or vaginitis, is an infection of the vulva and/or vagina. It causes a smelly, thick, white-yellow discharge that might occur with itching, burning and swelling. A bad case can make walking, peeing or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...District of Columbia during that same year. The rate of new HIV infections among Hispanics/Latinos in 2006 was 2.5 times that of whites. The Numbers New HIV Infections 2 In 2006, Hispanic/Latino men made up three quarters (76%) of new... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...the epidemic is fueled by people of color -- mostly Africans and Asians, particularly men. In Ukraine, nearly all patients are white, almost half are women, and most are younger than 25. Antiretroviral medications have only recently become... Read more »

hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...prison. As of February 2005, HIV had been diagnosed in 88 men who arrived uninfected. Two-thirds were black and one-third were white. As of last fall, Georgia prisons held 856 HIV-positive men. To try to determine how the in-house infections... Read more »

Time to find a new doctor?

Posted by acriado, 3 Replies
...disorder. This was 3 years ago. I was given a SSA review category of MINE (Medical Improvement Not Expected). I called my Ryan White case manager to ask her opinion. She told me she had not heard anything like that. I read my HIV doc's... Read more »