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AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...pregnancy. Women who aren't tested for HIV may get sick and die faster than men. But if they get tested and treated, they live as long as men. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. Gynecological problems can be early signs of HIV infection. Ulcers in the vagina, persistent yeast infections, and severe pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) can be signs of HIV. Hormone changes, birth control pills, or antibiotics can also cause...
Ask the Experts

How soon can hiv symptoms appear?

I had unprotected sex with two bisexual men and three days later started experiencing sore throat, achy, swollen gland, and rash on back. Is it possible to have symptoms this early? I did fly on the day of sex with remains of an ear infections so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,It would be highly unlikely for ARS symptoms to appear so quickly.Your decision to have unprotected sex places you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. Symptoms or not, you'll need HIV testing. You should wait until the three-month... Read more »

Sex with two HIV poz men

I am negative. 2 days ago I let a hiv person blow me (guy #1). I also blew him a little. another man walked in (uncut)(guy #2) and I blew him until he got hard then he performed unprotected sex on guy #1. After he pulled out, guy #1 sucked on him,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...transmission/acquisition.Symptoms related to acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) following primary HIV infection take several weeks (not two days) to manifest themselves. Consequently I do not believe your current symptoms are HIV related. Could it... Read more »

The difference in symptoms between men and women

I am doing a group research project for one of my college courses and one of my areas of research is to find out what the difference in symptoms are from men to women, if there are any at all. Could you please tell me if there are any differences...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...I am unaware of major differences in terms of signs and symptoms of HIV disease between men and women except that HIV infected women are at very high risk of developing cervical cancer.BJ Brooks Jackson, Read more »

Antibiotics worked on HIV like symptoms

I had pharyngitis, diarrohea and fever 5 weeks after a sexual encounter. I was prescribed antibiotics and i started feeling well within 5 days of my medicine course. I am keen on knowing whether Hiv like symptoms may be treated with antibiotics or...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Antibiotics treat bacterial infections. HIV is a viral infection. If your symptoms resolved as a result of antibiotic treatment, the symptoms should not be related to HIV infection.Do not attempt to determine your HIV status based on symptoms... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Stressful or Traumatic Life Events, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Symptoms and HIV Sexual Risk Taking Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

...response to stressful or traumatic life events and their impact on HIV risk behaviors and associated psychosocial variables among men who have sex with men (MSM)." Notices posted in a community health clinic and a modified respondent-driven... Read more »
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What Is HIV?

...Illustrations of How HIV Works How Your Immune System Works History of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic Origins of HIV What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS? Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...their medical providers about their sexual orientation, HIV status and sexual practices. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene found that nearly 40% of MSM do not come out to their provider. 8 Those who are open about their... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

...diseases among older people, as they do for younger people. Physicians may not diagnose HIV infection in older people. Some early symptoms of HIV disease may appear to be signs of normal aging. The stigma of having HIV/AIDS may be worse for older... Read more »
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Ur Stories on Early HIV Symptoms.

Posted by thinker, 3 Replies
Hello to all, I would really appreciate it if some of you out there would share your stories with me about your experience with ARS (early symptoms) before you were diagnosed HIV +. What type of symptoms did you have? How long after your exposure... Read more »

Why is there no section for Straight Men w/ HIV

Posted by LatinoHeat, 4 Replies
...I am a Straight Male living with HIV. I was curious why there is no Section for Straight Men w/ HIV. I see one for Women, Teens and Gay Men. I am very curious. Read more »

To All of the Worried Wells and Not Sures.......

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...bloody told you so drowned out my Woo f*cking Hoo!!! But Seriously Bob you are a fantastic guy and if I wasnt a happily married man I would fly over there and kiss you! The work you do is fantastic, your approach to life considering your... Read more »

oral sex and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi i just started dated a boy who i have fallen in love with he is HIV+ i was tested before i met him.. we have had oral sex... he has on me and me on him.. i did not cum in h is mouth and he didnt in mine.. there was some precum.. that got in my... Read more »