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You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...it is safe to receive pneumococcal, tetanus-diphtheria, hepatitis A, hepatitis B and flu vaccines. However, you should avoid live virus vaccines such as those for measles, mumps and rubella, varicella zoster (chicken pox) and yellow fever. For women who have hepatitis C virus (HCV) alone, there is a small chance of passing on HCV to the baby. Having both HIV and hepatitis C can increase the risk of vertical transmission of HCV. There is no...
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gay sero-discordant relationship (MAGNETIC COUPLE PROBLEMS) (SHOULD I DUMP MY POSITIVE LOVER)

Hi,My bf is HIV+, I am not. I thought I could handle the pressure but Im thinking again. I dont know. He is a great guy and would be "the 1" in an ideal world. I read the archives and understnd you are in a happy magnetic relationship, which is why...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...accept other low-risk activities in your life driving in a car, perhaps sometimes above the posted speed limit or through a yellow caution light; flying in an airplane; walking in the rain (lightening could strike!); etc. Some folks take even... Read more »

large "acne-like" blisters on face, neck and scalp!

I am on the trial drug combination of Atazanavir, Viread, Zerit and Epivir,and oxycodone for my pain. I have had the virus for 18 years, and this was almost my last option for treatment. Since I have been on it (5 months), I have had shingle...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...simple, like you've been out in the sun more often wihtout a hat (you did say most of the lesions are on your face, neck and scalp). Also, if you've had these before, what has been used to make them disappear? We also need to think about a... Read more »

Sores/scabs on scalp

I have been HIV+ for about 10 years and for almost all of that time I have had small scabs and/or sores on my scalp. My T-cells are 1,100 and my viral load is under 1,000. My dermatologist and my PCP do not know what is causing them. Can you help me...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Very difficult to diagnose a skin/scalp disorder that has eluded your HIV specialist or dermatologist. Seborrheic dermatitis is very common is HIV + patients (dandruff Read more »

Scalp Problems

About three years ago I got folllicutis on my neck. I ahd this cleared up but before it cleared up I think it spread to my scalp. My scalp has been dry an itchy and scabs in certain places. I have been using capex shampoo twice a week along with ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I assume you have seen an HIV savy dermatologist to try and make a specific diagnosis. Often fungal problems contribute to scalp problems so use of a topical antifungal (such as ketoconazole shampoo) and sometimes a systemic antifungal for 1-2... Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...of liver damage or liver disease include: Pain Enlarged liver Fatigue Nausea Dark urine Clay-colored stool Jaundice (yellowing of the skin, eyes, and mucous membranes) If you have these symptoms you should call your health care... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...Flushes and No Dizziness. So my concern is Was it Sero Conversion Time?? Now at the end of 4th week i developed some Pinkish Pimple like Rashes in middle of my chest which are like spreading in 2.5 to 3.0 inches of diameter. (Scattered Red... Read more »

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Posted by worried17
... an itchy scalp a symptom of hiv? Read more »

Im new and want friends!=)

Posted by chula93, 1 Reply
...hey! i am new here. I have had HIV all my life. i was born with it. Anyway, i thought it would be nice to talk to other people. Dame un mesaje si tu quieres=) Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
...panic of something happening to me, such as a car crash, heart attack, even murder but I'm sure all our minds were far off from HIV. She said if she ever lost me, she would join me. That scares me the most. And she now has a 4 mo. old baby she... Read more »