HIV Counselling Service

Health Q&A
Ovarian cyst

So can i do moderate exercise in the gym? Rather then strenuous weight exercise and m on homeopathic medication.

Foot pain swelling callus

I am having extreme pain due to hardness/ swelling/tightness at the heel of my right foot. Please advise how can i get relief. Thanks

High plateletcrit (PCT)

I've got my blood tested as a routine checkup. Everything is in normal ranges except it shows quite high level of plateletcrit (PCT) in platelet indices having the value of 2.52 % whereas normal range for the same mentioned in the report is 0.21-0.24%. I've no other symptoms of any kind. I feel perfectly healthy. I'm currently taking Calcimax K2 capsule (once daily) as suggested by my doctor few days ago.

Headache inside forehead

Iam having high headache when i bend my head downwards.I cant look downwards or place my head on the ground.the pain is inside the head.i feel like something got stuffed in my head.i dont know whether it is the mucus or something.the head feels like weighing  something.The pain is mainly inside the forehead.

Heavy right side headache

Head ache not tolerable for past 4 days from right eye, eye test no problem eye doctor recommended consult Neuro or genera physician pls help

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How Hiv Spreads

How can you get HIV?HIV lives in the following bodily fluids of an infected person:bloodsemen and pre-seminal fluid (“pre-cum”)rectal fluids/anal mucousvaginal fluidsbreast milk.To get infected, these ...

Symptoms of HIV

Some people may experience a flu-like illness within 2-4 weeks after HIV infection. But some people may not feel sick during this stage.Flu-like symptoms can include:FeverChillsRashNight sweatsMuscle achesSore ...

Effect of Hiv on Cd4 Counts

CD4 cells (sometimes called T-cells, T-lymphocytes, or helper cells) are white blood cells that play an important role in the immune system. Your CD4 cell count gives you an indication of the health of your immune system – your body’s natural defence system against pathogens, infections and ...

Herpes Infection Common in Hiv

Key PointsHerpes zoster is caused by reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus (the cause of chickenpox) from its latent phase.A painful rash, usually crops of vesicles on an erythematous base, develops on one or more adjacent dermatomes.Fewer than 4% of ...

Time Taken for Hiv Infected Person to Become Symptomatic

After getting HIV it might take 5 to 6 yrs fora patient to develop HIV symptoms.The symptoms of HIV can differ from person-to-person and some people may not get any symptoms at all. Without treatment, the virus will get worse over time and damage your immune system. We look at the three ...