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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...Crytococcal meningitis, or Cryptococcus Eosinophilic folliculitis Hepatitis B and C Herpes, or HSV Herpes zoster, or Shingles, Varicella-zoster, VZV Human papillomavirus, or HPV Kaposi sarcoma and Castleman's disease, or HHV8 MAC, or Mycobacterium avium complex PCP, or Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia PML, or progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (caused by the JC virus) TB, or Mycobacterium tuberculosis How Is It...
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blood exposure, and negative test at 8 weeks

Hello Dr. Frascino,Thank you so much for your answer, I just have another quick one, how or where can i donate, i look all over this site but can't find the link, do i just send a check, can i use a credit card somewhere on here. Thanks again.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Thanks for you willingness to help others in desperate need.Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bobblood exposure, and negative test at 8 weeksJun 22, 2009 Hi Doctor Frascino, (I have Lyme disease for about 8 months since Sept, 2008 and been on treatment with... Read more »

blood exposure, and negative test at 8 weeks

Hi Doctor Frascino,(I have Lyme disease for about 8 months since Sept, 2008 and been on treatment with anti-biotics.)About 2 months ago, in April , on a Saturday nite, i was at a bar and next to my table there was a fight. A guy was bleeding on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,If anything splashed into your eyes, you would have known it (it would have stung!). Consequently your HIV risk is essentially nonexistent.To address your specific questions:1.I very strongly doubt you got blood in your eye. Even if you did, it... Read more »

HIV 2 Down Under

G'day DocI live in Australia and here the govt says a 6 week test is conclusive, which I know differs from the US. I had unprotected vaginal sex 8 weeks ago and two weeks after, developed swollen glands and oral candasis. I got scared and took a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Aussie Nick,Responding to your specific questions:1. Yes, the anti-HIV-2 antibody response occurs within the same timeframe as HIV-1.2. Yes, OraQuick (with confirmatory testing if positive) is as reliable and accurate as the standard EIA.3.... Read more »

Do symptoms of HIV infection start as soon as 48 hours later?

Hello,I had protected anal sex and after found out the condom was no longer there. Paranoid, I began to worry about HIV. Found out his ex was positive but he was not. About 40 hours later I developed a sore throat. The sore throat then turned into a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Symptoms associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) generally become manifest two to three weeks after HIV primary infection. Your sore throat 40 hours after your condom-failure episode would not be caused by HIV transmission. Read more »
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DNCB (Dinitrochlorobenzene)

...It has been used to treat skin lesions caused by Kaposi's sarcoma (KS). Advocates of DNCB claimed that it could clear up all symptoms of HIV disease, except for pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP). DNCB's supporters claimed that antiretroviral drugs... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Capsaicin patch helps relieve neuropathy. Aidsmap : Retrieved October 2006 from www.aidsmap.com/en/news/C007D69E-07D3-41E4-8E59-CC14664AF051.asp Polydefkis, M. (2002). Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV. The Hopkins HIVReport: Retrieved July 2003... Read more »
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U.S. Antiretroviral Therapy Guidelines

...using a genetic test, HLA-B*5701 before starting abacavir (see Fact Sheet 416 ). When to Start Treatment Patients with symptoms of HIV disease or with less than 350 CD4 cells should all be treated. Treatment is recommended for patients... Read more »
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Gynecological Problems

...(dysplasia) near the anus or cervix. More than 95% of cervical cancers have been shown to be associated with HPV types 16, 18, 31, 33, and 45. HPV may also cause cancer in the vagina, vulva, and anus. In June, 2006, the Food and Drug Association... Read more »
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Extremely Worried

Posted by wonder2345, 2 Replies
...I am a 39 yr. old woman and had protected sex with a man on 5/19/08. 3 weeks later, I developed severe body aches and chills but no fever. The next day felt better in the day but the same happened at Read more »

Please need respond

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...having a problem with my leg and went for an accupancture treatment...the procedure didn't help me at all........but after 4 weeks I got a flu like symptoms, white coated tounge,neurology problems,it's been 6 months since I have all this... Read more »

Symptoms of HIV or Anxiety?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Howdy, For 7-8 weeks now I have been experiencing random pains (all over) that last seconds before hitting another part of my body - it happens every Read more »

accurate enough??

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...weeks. How accurate is this negative and would I be having these symptoms still if it were HIV. Have been having them for 8 weeks! My Dr. says symptoms would not go on this long! Test is accurate. Any thoughts? Read more »