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Unison Medicare and Research Centre offers comprehensive healthcare services for Infectious Diseases and Adult Medicine. It was established in 1995 with the main goal of offering modern u......more
Unison Medicare and Research Centre offers comprehensive healthcare services for Infectious Diseases and Adult Medicine. It was established in 1995 with the main goal of offering modern up-to-date patient care while keeping the practice holistic, compassionate, and ethical. All services including medical consultation, laboratory, radiology, and counseling are offered under one roof and usually all in a single visit. Infectious Disease is a specialized area of medicine that deals with the management of all kinds of infections including fevers, tropical diseases like malaria, dengue, viral hepatitis (hepatitis B or C for example), TB, and sexually transmitted diseases like HIV. Adult immunization and travel medicine are the other services offered here. This center is really proud of its family of patients and staff, with almost 10,000 patients having benefited; and we successfully strive to ensure that this family keeps growing healthier and happier with every passing year.

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MON-SAT
09:30 AM - 06:30 PM

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Maharukh Mansion, Alibhai Premji Marg, Uranwala St, Grant Road East, Bharat Nagar, Grant Road
Grant Road Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400007
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HIV or Human Immunodeficiency Virus is a type of immune disorder which attacks the immune system ...

HIV or Human Immunodeficiency Virus is a type of immune disorder which attacks the immune system of the body and slowly destroys it overtime. The HIV virus targets the immune system and makes the body susceptible to other diseases. HIV infection can progress to AIDS although it may take up to 10 or 12 years to fully go into the last stage.

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Hearing that a person is HIV positive instantly makes us wary of him or her and unconsciously we ...

Hearing that a person is HIV positive instantly makes us wary of him or her and unconsciously we may begin avoiding social interactions with them. However, HIV does not spread through the air or by water health and hence there is no reason to ostracize HIV positive people.

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Hi,<br/><br/>My name is Dr Ishwar gilada and I am one of the first positions in the field of HIV ...

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My name is Dr Ishwar gilada and I am one of the first positions in the field of HIV AIDS in India. I started my HIV career in 1985 and I started this private clinic called UNICEF Medical Research Centre in 1995 which is India's first private sector HIV clinic. This is fully comprehensive under all facilities are available here are like consultation, counselling, different type of testing PCR, x-ray, sonography everything is done here. I feel privileged to talk about HIV AIDS then section was started in 1981 in India.

The first cases were in 1985-86 and over the years it has become very much news worthy disease initially it was considered as deadly disease. Lot of people were dying because of HIV AIDS and people were thinking there is no treatment so why should we get the test done. In last 10-15 years it has become chronic manageable disorder and when we talk about Chronic manageable it just means hypertension or Diabetes where you don't have to be sick and you don't have to be dying of HIV AIDS moreover.

The treatment of HIV AIDS has become very cheap. It is affordable so even if somebody cannot afford they can to government Centre where they can get ART or antiretroviral therapy free of charge but even in private setup the treatment which are costing close to 1 lakh to 1.5 Lakh in Abroad. It is costing 2000 to 3000 per month in India. HIV is mainly transmitted through sexual routes also it can be transmitted from mother to child and through blood transfusion however more than 95% of the transmission is from sexual transmission people think that they are not doing anything wrong they are better than others and usually they do not want to take up any test because they think like just I am holier than others and better than others. 

However it is just like a ticketless traveller or like a pickpocket where every pickpocketing incident or every ticketless incident is risk by itself you can be caught anytime but every time you are doing that it is at risk.  There are people who have done this hundreds of times but cannot get HIV AIDS but there are people who have done it once and they are HIV positive but if you get the test done and if you manage and proper guidance under proper expert then you don't have to die of HIV.

You don't have to be hospitalized for HIV and over the years we have seen you don't lose any years of your life if you are managed very well moreover if you are married and you are infected you can prevent your partner from getting infected if women is positive you can have HIV negative child. Many people do not know this in this clinic we have managed so many hundreds and thousands of patients and in last several years 160 childrens are born with HIV positive mothers and babies are not infected with HIV. So that much has happened now if you compare HIV AIDS with other diseases then there are people who are surviving with HIV AIDS leading full normal life and proper productive life and they are not even getting sick sometimes relative of the patient who are not HIV positive they are getting sick and their dying and they are not getting examine or getting any test done. so in simplistic Hindi I would like to tell, "ab nahi AIDS Ek Khatarnak Bimari par jaanch karne mein hai samajhdari."

India has played a great role in making all the molecules of HIV AIDS which are required for the treatment available and affordable for common people not only so almost 92% world's antiretroviral therapy are HIV treatment is supply from India and we take Pride that India is a different country by itself. What is required is you take precautions if you are HIV positive, if you forgot to take precautions are even after taking precautions you got HIV you get the examination done and if it is HIV positive you start the treatment currently the principal is test and treat you get the test done and if you are positive then start the treatment agreeing to that you are preventing yourself from becoming sick or becoming hospitalized or having any kind of problems where your life span can be shorter and by doing also that.

If you are under any proper care and taking proper medicine then you become undetectable the current principal is if you are undetectable to the virus you are untranslatable of the virus that means if you are undetectable and the virus is not seen in our system where we are doing viral. You can't transfer virus to your spouse or mother to child or to somebody else through your sexual activity so basically if that is done, you are living a perfect normal life so why being shy about it.

Nowadays stigma about HIV AIDS is also going down instead people are feeling to get test done. Lot of people come for pre manage test before both boy and girl want to find out whether they are HIV positive or not if there are any STD or Diabetes it is called pre marriage health check up similarly lot of people taking a major step in life. They want to be sure whether the life is secure if they are infected with anything and that's the way the life is going on the common symptoms majorly is are very much common and their also seen in the diseases like tuberculosis or other such disorders and most of them are like fever cough loose motion weight loss some time they get HIV specific symptoms some of them are like special meningitis.

They can have herpes zosters on a single which are called Dhani orcerin in Hindi and Gujarati so these are the some of the symptoms but however symptom to not come on its own there has to be some history associated with that somebody has taken a risk and then they have symptoms. They must get the examination done and must get the test done once the test is done they can decide the duration of the infection the person could have been infected for some years then we can decide what are the natural course of life? And how much life can be change by adding medicines to the patient? And once the test is done we start the treatment therefore they do not get sick because of the HIV or other related sickness sometimes the illness is cardiothoracic and neuromuscular diseases renal problems.

But diseases are not connected to HIV, because in HIV diseases. Those diseases possibilities manifestation are very less so people with HIV AIDS they need a very much perfect normal life once they are on treatment therefore we should not shy away from the treatment as I told the stigma and discretion of HIV AIDS is going down there has been an HIV AIDS Act 2017 by if someone is not provided with proper care if somebody is discriminated, somebody is stigmatize from HIV the other person can be penalised for even jail for those people who are troubling HIV positive people so my request to those people who are taking risk of sexual activity with partners or unprotected sex they must get their testing done for HIV and sexually transmitted diseases and once if they are positive of HIV get treatment.

If you are negative and continue your life by taking precautions or preventive measures so that you can not get HIV are stds thank you those who feel that they at risk of HIV or STD or do you feel that there are some relatives are at risk of HIV they can go to the website lybrate.com

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Doctors in Unison Medicare & Research Centre

Dr. Ishwar Gilada

MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology
HIV Specialist
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94%  (3536 ratings)
38 Years experience
2500 at clinic
₹300 online
Available today
09:30 AM - 06:30 PM

Dr. Trupti Gilada

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine, Fellowship in Infectious Diseases, Fellowship in HIV/AIDS
Internal Medicine Specialist
97%  (203 ratings)
10 Years experience
1500 at clinic
₹700 online
Available today
09:30 AM - 06:00 PM
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Deals with the careful understanding and treatment of adult diseases
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I have tested hiv many times from 22nd day to 22 weeks by 4th generation cmia test. Every time tested negative, but am not get satisfied with all negative results because of throat pain and lymph nodes what are the chances for delay sero conversation is my symptoms related to hiv.

MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology
HIV Specialist, Mumbai
I have tested hiv many times from 22nd day to 22 weeks by 4th generation cmia test. Every time tested negative, but a...
It all depends on history. There are 20 other stds. If you have been tested hiv negative for several times, you are surely hiv negative. To better understand the risk and consequences of stds please take private consult with audio video chat and then I can guide you properly and explain you what is to be done.
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Hi I have a friend who is hiv positive. He started taking arv and isoniazid but after a month or two taking this meds suddenly he is now vomiting blood and experiencing fatigue. Its been 2 weeks already there is no progress he is still experiencing those things.

MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology
HIV Specialist, Mumbai
Hi I have a friend who is hiv positive. He started taking arv and isoniazid but after a month or two taking this meds...
There is possible tb infection or another lung pathology. It's therefore required to first screen for tb in all hiv positive persons and then only take a decision on starting isoniazid prophylaxis. To better understand the importance of tb and hiv treatment, please ask your friend to take a private consult with audio video chat and then I can guide you properly and explain or him properly and do my best to help. Out. If in or near mumbai, pl take appointment for personal consultation.
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Hello, About 2 months ago I had std like symptoms. Discharge and some burning when I urinated. I took a full std check and everything was negative so my doctor decided to get rid of the symptoms I should go on doxycycline for a week so I did and for the most part it cleared all symptoms. The only thing that remains since I finished the doxycycline is the tip of my uretha looks red/ irritated and a glued shut look. My doctor than prescribed me cefixime, I just finished the cefixime and it still looks the same what could this be.

MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology
HIV Specialist, Mumbai
Such a discharge may or may not be related to std. But better to get microscopy of the discharge done. To better understand the causes, risks, consequences of hiv/stds, please take a private consult with audio video chat and then I can guide you properly. Then you can send me pics and I can comment better.
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I did full body massage from thighs massage centre in dubai. After the massage she offered me a hand job and she allowed me to touch her naked body. I touch her body and boobs. I don't touch her vagina. Now am worrying about getting std and hiv. I don't have any symptoms shows my body regards std, but am worrying about std and hiv and now am getting a tendency to visiting the massage centre for massage. How I can stop the tendency for massage. please help me.

MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology
HIV Specialist, Mumbai
I did full body massage from thighs massage centre in dubai. After the massage she offered me a hand job and she allo...
You do not get hiv like this. But you can get other stds. To better understand the risk and consequences of stds and for counseling you, please take private consult with audio video chat and then I can guide you properly and explain you what is to be done.
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MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology
HIV Specialist, Mumbai
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HIV or Human Immunodeficiency Virus is a type of immune disorder which attacks the immune system of the body and slowly destroys it overtime. The HIV virus targets the immune system and makes the body susceptible to other diseases. HIV infection can progress to AIDS although it may take up to 10 or 12 years to fully go into the last stage.

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What are my chances of getting hiv positive if I had protected sex with a prostitute not sure abt the condom status? I have taken tenolam e as pep within 50 hours of the exposure?

MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology
HIV Specialist, Mumbai
What are my chances of getting hiv positive if I had protected sex with a prostitute not sure abt the condom status? ...
50 hrs is a grey area. Chances of hiv transmission are very less. But also think of other stds. To better understand the risk and consequences of stds please take private consult with audio video chat and then I can guide you properly and explain you what is to be done.
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Hi sir, I did massage from thai massage center in dubai. After the massage the therapist offered me a hand job and she allow me to touch her naked body except her vagina. Now am worrying about getting stuck and hiv. If there is any possibility of getting seeds or hiv? please help me. I want to know if I infected any seeds or hiv, what are the symptoms shows my body and what is the time frame for showing symptoms?

MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology
HIV Specialist, Mumbai
Chances of hiv are extremely rare. But you can get other stds. To better understand the risk and consequences of stds please take private consult with audio video chat and then I can guide you properly and explain you what is to be done.
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Sir I got a small soft pimple near scotrum it's painless. Is this a hiv symptoms.

MBBS, DDV, FCPS, APEX, Diplomat American Board of Sexology
HIV Specialist, Mumbai
Sir I got a small soft pimple near scotrum it's painless. Is this a hiv symptoms.
No. But it can be another std. Please take private consult with audio video chat and then I can guide you properly and explain you what is to be done.
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