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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks your...
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Risk Assessment Please

Hello Doctor, I am a 22 year old male. My possible risk was Sunday morning about 2 am. I was at my friend's house for his wife's birthday party. I had too much to drink and while in the bathroom when I went there to puke I blacked out. I'm not sure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Obama replacing Hillary with Joe Wilson (South Carolina "You Lie" Senator) as secretary of state! I absolutely agree you have a drinking problem and in addition you also have irrational HIV fears. I would recommend psychotherapy (counseling) to... Read more »

Alex, your mexican friend...low risk..many times = high risk???

Hello Dr. Bob, i hope that you still remember me, i wrotte a couple of times before.It's nice to writte you again, are you in the Mxico City??If that's true, enjoy your stay in my beautiful country, and don't forget to eat some "tacos"..."pozole"...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...seems to be working! Regarding your question, I absolutely agree with the advice you received from TELSIDA. Multiple minimal risks only equal multiple minimal risks! Testing is not warranted if a latex condom was used properly for penetrative sex... Read more »

HIV from eating or drinking.

Hi Dr. Barbara, I had been here to a restaurant, and then i was drinking scotch. I realised that one of the bartender suddenly poked into something, and had a finger injury and she was bleeding. Because it was busy, she was just filling up the...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Please post to the HIV site Read more »

Can kissing give AIDS to somebody?

I'm not sure that I'm HIV positive, I'm gonna make a test soon, but I ended up kissing a girl.If I am HIV positive, can she get it through the kiss?
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...such as kissing, drinking from the same glass as someone who has HIV, sharing eating utensils, etc.If you do think you are at risk for HIV infection, please follow through and have a diagnostic test performed.Take care,DR Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Binge Drinking Among MSM in New York City Linked to Increased HIV Risk, Study Says

...Binge drinking -- or the consumption of five or more alcoholic beverages on one occasion -- may be contributing to an increased risk of HIV among men who have sex with men in New York City, according to a study released Monday by the city's ... Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...vessels),forming plaque. This buildup of plaque can lead to a heart attack or a stroke.High triglycerides can also increase your risk of getting pancreatitis (apainful inflammation of the pancreas). Some HIV+ people experience lipodystrophy.... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...linked with diabetes, heart disease, and strokes. Taking Care of Yourself Since HIV+ people may already have a number of risk factors for diabetes, as well as heart disease and stroke, it is important to be aware of all of these... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...reality: The majority of HIV-positive people worldwide are straight (heterosexual). Men infect women, and women infect men. Risk is not about labels, it is about behavior. Any person who has unprotected sex with someone whose HIV status is not... Read more »
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Could I get HIV/STD from random people's drinks?

Posted by jacko2217, 2 Replies
...bottle. i also poured out some people's unfinished drinks into my glass to drink with myself and some friends. Do this put me at risk for HIV, STDs or anything else? I'm thinking about gettin tested, just as an afterthought. Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick Read more »

Please help!

Posted by chickie1977, 3 Replies
...father wants me to seek advice so that they can visit and I wont be so worried when they do. Do you know if she is at more risk with her skin condition? Should I be worried for her to visit with him? Is there an expert I could see to tell me... Read more »

At Risk Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...fatigue and a bad headache. These symptoms lasted for 24 hours. I don't ever get the flu, so it freaked me out a bit. At risk or a hypochondriac? Thanks and peace to all. Read more »