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Why Shouldn't Hiv Patients Eat Raw Fish

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Raw Fish

I just read your answer about what fish not to eat. You mentioned not eating raw fish. So, does that mean no sushi?I was diagnosed in 2004 with a T-cell count of 11. T-cells have never been above 210 since. I eat sushi about once a month. Am I...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
All I am saying is that we are trusting someone too much when we eat raw meat of any kind.Fighting a parasite while you have immune deficiency is not the most fun thing to do. Some people have uncontrollable diarrhea for weeks that does not respond... Read more »

can I eat raw garlic

I m HIV positive and my cd 4 count is still 600 it okay if I eat raw garlic everyday,3 cloves a day?... Read more »

Eating raw meat

Hi I've been HIV+ for about 4 years. I'm currently taking Atripla, have an undetectable... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Drug Users, Homosexuals Get Raw Deal on STI Treatment

In a recently published survey of 409 general practitioners in New South Wales, 72 percent reported feeling completely comfortable treating heterosexual or young patients for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). But just 40 percent feel... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

25 Things You Should Know if You Are HIV-Positive

25 Do not eat raw meat, raw fish, or raw eggs. These foods can make you sick. 24 Take a multivitamin and a high-potency supplement of B complex vitamins everyday. 23 If you've never had hepatitis A or B, ask your doctor about... Read more »
BETA

"Raw Sex" -- Are the Rules Changing?

mr. Pam (photo: Megan Canon) A standing-room-only crowd packed the house at Magnet on December 3 for a lively Real Talk discussion about condomless sex and HIV prevention. Moderated by Naked Sword director mr. Pam and featuring a panel of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Everyday Heroes -- Long Beach Gay-Friendly Church Makes Sure HIV/AIDS Patients Can Eat

The AIDS Food Store at Christ Chapel of Long Beach, Calif., has operated a free weekly or bimonthly food distribution program for 27 years to help persons with HIV/AIDS. Participants do not have to be church members to receive help. The store... Read more »
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Patients with concomitant HIV and CVID

Posted by Impossible
Here's a short power point presentation

www.mcgill.ca/files/microimm/Sun_IHI.ppt

One of their patients who has HIV after going on HAART or ART saw there immunoglobulin levels greatly decrease indicating somehow HIV was masking their... Read more »

Advice on eating please.

Posted by Billy_G, 9 Replies
My partner has full blown AIDS and is going trough a very tough time at the moment. He's been diagnosed with MAS as well and had to undergo an operation recently leaving him very weak and EXTREMELY wasted away. Our Dr also changed his cocktail and... Read more »

How do you "patiently" wait?

Posted by dj1979, 4 Replies
It seems like this is all a big waiting game - first wait for enough time after exposure for antibodies to develop, then wait for test results, then wait for appt. with HIV specialist, then wait for more test results. I AM SICK OF WAITING!!! I... Read more »

only 6 weeks ago i found out i was hiv+

Posted by Anonymous
Only 6 weeks ago, I found out I was HIV+. Sadly, my wife
(pregnant) also tested positive. The test was carried out in
Thailand (my wife's) home country. It was a routine checkup for
myself, following a few dizzy spells, lethargy (lazy my wife
would... Read more »