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Rome was not built in a day
Jul 21, 2006

Hi Dr Bob:

I had unprotected oral and vaginal sex (twice)with a high risk female at the start of her period. About ten days later I developed flu-like systems which lasted about a month. Since that time my symptoms of headache, nausea, sinus congestion and a feeling of malaise come and go. Mostly come (no pun intended. I have had five ora quick blood tests at 30 days, 90 days, six months and nine months and one pcr dna test at five months. all were negative. I still do not feel very well do to my symptoms of malaise, stiff neck , sinus congestion, dizziness and nausea. I would like your opinion of my hiv status. Donation is on the way.

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hello,

Five negative OraQuick tests out to nine months plus one negative PCR DNA at five months are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how.

I cannot diagnose the cause of your symptoms over the Internet, but I can, with great certainly, tell you what's not causing them: It's not HIV. It doesn't matter if your sinuses are snottier than a frog in a blender, HIV is not the cause!

Thanks for your donation! (www.concertedeffort.org)

Be well. Stay well.

Dr. Bob



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