Follow Us
https://www.thebody.com/author/coverage-provided-brian-conway

Latest by Brian Conway, M.D., F.R.C.P.C.

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Test at 12 weeks

Dr Doctor, I have just received a rapid test with Oraquick and a conventional test with 4th Generation ELISA, after 12 weeks of exposure. The rapid test came back negative. I am now waiting for the result of the conventional test. Waiting for the res...

Q&A: Ask the Experts

new blood cleaner in hospitals?

Hi I just read an article on a company called Aethlon medical: that would like to clean blood in hospitals, for the purpose of MRSA, HIV, Hep etc... You would be hooked up to a dialysis machine and clean blood would be returned. Do you see this in th...

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Insertive sex and the related risks

Dear Brian! I know that both insertive anal and vaginal sex without a condom are considered risky. But many experts claims that insertive anal is more risky than insertive vaginal. Is this true? Is it probably due for the presence of blood in anal se...

Q&A: Ask the Experts

A very Importan Question

I have been HIV Positive since 2003 and have been on Kaletra and now on Atripla and I have nioticed a growth below my left buttocks and it has become the size of a quarter and the topical part is itchy and I am wondering what it is and what should be...

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Can PEP cause body fat changes?

Hello there, I have recently had a random sexual encounter where I was the insertive partner and the condom broke. I found out after that the guy I was with had HIV so I decided to take PEP. The doctor put me on 28 days of Kaletra. So while I am stil...

Q&A: Ask the Experts

20 months post-exposure testing

Hello Dr Brian. My last exposure was back 20 months ago. If there was any HIV in my blood, won't it will show up by this time? All my test are negative.

Q&A: Ask the Experts

HIV Transmission and Laser Hair Removal

I read an answer of yours to someone else's question but just to clarify, can HIV be transmitted through the lasers used for hair reduction?

Q&A: Ask the Experts

HIV from oral sex

Dear doctor, I am a male age 30 yrs. I had oral sex ( My penis and her mouth ) with a prositute. Can I become HIV positive if the prostitute had HIV?

Q&A: Ask the Experts

DOUBLE VISION

IN 2005 I WAS HOSPITALIZED WITH PCP PNEUMONIA AND AN AIDS DIAGNOSIS. I CURRENTLY TAKE KALETRA, TRUVADA, CYMBALTA, VICODIN,PROTONIX AND MARINOL FOR MY VARIOUS SYMPTOMS AND SIDE EFFECTS. IN THE PAST SIX MONTHS I HAVE HAD INCREASINGLY FREQUENT BOUTS OF ...

Q&A: Ask the Experts

herpes and hiv

I'm infected July 2006 with syyphilis. I have not test but secondary signs are showing up. Also appears that I had 4 outbreaks of Herpes (to be confirmed if it is herpes). My doctor saw it and said you have lesions likely to be genital herpes. The fi...