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thrush

How soon after HIV infection can thrush appear?

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Seborrheic Dermatitis: Common in early asymptomatic HIV infection?

Hello Dr.Feinberg, Great job your doing! Cheers to you for helping all of us! Four months ago(first exposure) and 11 weeks ago(last exposure), I had an unprotected sexual relationship with a Co-worker. We were with each other on 6 different occasions...

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Examination

Dear Doctor, I would like to hear your opinion in regard to my doctors visits every 3 month. I am a 46 year old male hiv+ for 3 years and on successful treatment with viracept and combivir (920Tc and undetectable <50) I do have some side effects like...

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psoriasis and AIDS

Hi Dr. Feinberg- I have a question. I was diagnosed with AIDS in July on this year. CD4 120 and viral load 100,000. I am now on drug therapy. I have always experienced psoriasis now and then, but since I have been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. The psoria...

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18 y/o, fungal infec.&esophogitis, candidiasis. Worried, my cause?

Dr. Feinberg, Last week I had an EGD. My doctor discovered a fungal infection in my esophagus, and also wrote esophogitis candidiasis on my report. I am only 18, a female, and have also been treated with four different anit-biotics over the past seve...

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EARLY SIGNS!!!!!!!

Read that vaginal problems can be early sign of HIV? What sort of problems would these be? Thanks for your help Dr. Feinberg.

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Cryptococcal Meningitis Survivor

Dear Doc Feinberg, I recently read a few notes of people with Crypt. Meningitis that are losing hope or have lost it altogether. I want them to know that it is possible to survive and remain healthy for some time. I had Crypto Meningitis in 1998. It...

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health risks of sex with gay men

Other than HIV, Hep, Syphilis and Gonorrhea what are the health risks of sex with gay men? Also, other than these, what are the health risks of the gay man?

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severe pain due to fluid around lung/pneumonia

I am writing in regards to my lover who is HIV poz and has recently been diagnosed with pneumonia about three weeks ago. The doctors ran evey kind of test possible, x-rays, cat scan, a bronchial scope to retrieve a speciman of the infection, ekg, etc...

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phuemonia

IN SEPT. OF 2000 WAS THE FIRST TIME I HAD PHUEMONIA. IN OCT OF 2001 I FOUND OUT I WAS HIV+ .THE DOCTORS BELEIVE THAT IN SEPT. WAS THE TIME WHEN I CONVERTED CAUSE I NEVER HAVE BEEN SICK BEFORE THAT. SINCE THAT TIME I HAVE BEEN HOSPITALIZED FOR DOUBLE ...