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my husband of 7years took a hiv test and was negative so this means i shouldnt worry

My husband took an hiv test we have been together for over 7 years and havent ever used protection and we both have been loyal to one another his test result was negative so i should have nothing to worry about correct?

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I'm loosing my mind

I recently tested positive for HIV. There is only one place that i could have gotten it, but that was 3 years ago. My labs were 399,000 viral load and 350 CD4 count. My doctor explained this was the reason i have been so tired. However, after 4 month...

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HIV symptoms

I became very ill last August. My symptoms included chronic vomiting, diarrhea, sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, cold night sweats, and extreme fatigue. I went to the hospital and they tested me for mono and strep throat and both came back negative....

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bed bug bites and HIV. Please concern.

Dr., Here is my situation. I had gone to visit couple of my friends who lives in a different state. I stayed at my friends place for two nights. I know this guy used to go around a lot in the college, he used to tell me that he has slept with more th...

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Normal life

I am a 23 yr old female on meds and was diagnosed with HIV 4mths ago but always suspected I was positive since I was 16 so I lost my whole life there. Even though I am on meds, mouth sores still occur so I am afraid to get close to anyone. Is there a...

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Mental Health, Depression and HIV

My partner recently has undergone sever depression bouts. His HIV doctor is doing little if nothing to assist us in dealing with this issue and the depression and stress is getting worse by the day. Recent episodes include short term memory loss, per...

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Guillain Barr Syndrome

Dear Dr Howarth I find it very strange that an HIV expert would not be aware of Guillain Barr Syndrome, which can be a symptom of HIV infection. When you tell people that peripheral neuropatghy is not a symptom of HIV infection are you classing GBS a...

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drugs interactions

I am using 5-htp to increase my serotonin level and found to be effective compare with other remedy, i am on HAART combination Sustiva and Kivexa, and i experienced a flu like symtoms after 2 week taking the 5-HTP. Are there any interaction between t...

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low risk but fear

I recently delivered a baby. After being home for 4 days, I suddenly got this fear that my doctor had on dirty gloves from a previous patient. My fear is because my babies head crowned suddenly and they had to find my doc. I thought that may be becau...

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5-HTP and L-Tyrosine for depression?

I am on Truvada, Norvir and Reyataz and my CD4 has climbed from 90 to 400+ over the past three years and my VL has been undetectable for twq years. Obviously I am pleased with these results and don't want to risk undermining this great regimen (no si...