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What Are Considered Strong HIV Symptoms

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Considering HIV Treatment

Table of Contents Are You Ready? The Right Health Care Provider Knowledge About HIV A Positive Attitude Are You Ready? Treatment with HIV drugs can improve quality of life and help people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) stay healthier longer. But starting treatment is a big decision. In order to get the most benefit from HIV drugs, they must be used just the way they are prescribed. Taking your treatment correctly is as...
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Following up : Unprotected Intercourse with a POZ women..Strong Symptomes but neg at 12 weeks (it is gating more complicated)

Hi Dr BOBWe can never thank you enough for your generous human engagement to help people; I dont find words as words are not enough to express all my gratefulness. here is previous post:http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Fatigue/Q214983.htmlBy...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.My assessment has not changed. You are not a late seroconverter, because you have a negative NAAT Aptima test at six months and an undetectable qualitative PCR DNA at 6.5 months. These tests assay for a piece of the virus's genetic... Read more »

Following up : Unprotected Intercourse with a POZ women..Strong Symptomes but neg at 12 weeks !

Dir Dr BOB,I check daily your forum, to read the answer you give people, not only because I still concerned, but also to know you are doing well, by responding to people like me, you gave insurance to a hundreds of thousands of people around the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Bonjour encore une fois mec Qubcois!J'crirai en Anglais parce qu'il est plus facile pour moi et tu as beaucoup de questions aujourd'hui! Alors, commenons! First off, thank you for your very kind comments. They are warmly appreciated.... Read more »

Strong possibility of HIV +?

Hi Robert, you are my idol. Because of your hard work and generosity, I have decided to become an infectious disease specialist like yourself. I just have a quick questionHad oral sex + fingering with a girl that had one previous partner (in mid...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,How's it looking? It's looking like you're getting way too many completely unnecessary tests!Your HIV risk is very low. Your symptoms are not worrisome for HIV ARS. The only test recommended would be a single HIV-antibody test... Read more »

Is it PN and should I stop considering HIV as a cause of these symptoms?

Hi doctor Bob. This is the fourth time I am writing to you; please answer my question as your words will go a long way in relieving me of this stress. I had sex with a prostitute in March of 2010. That was immediately followed by a fungal infection...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1. Yes. No.2. No.3. No.4. No.As for what to do next, continue to follow up with your general internist for any persistent ailments. But rest assured the cause of your symptoms is not HIV. Your negative HIV-antibody tests, STD screen and... Read more »
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not strong enough to get tested....3 years in hell

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi everyone.
i have been going through hell these last 3 years. i am just not strong enough to get tested! now, that i am still living with my fears, i seek some help to finally get this done.
this is what happended to me: i went swimming and as soon... Read more »

strong headache,a little nausea

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi,
Thanks for your kindness reading my story and giving me your advice!
2 montsdays ago,I had one protected sex with one sexworker but unprotected oral sex on my penis! 40 days later,I suddenly got strong headache(stronger at night),feeling cold... Read more »

Stay Strong Stay Strong -you may be negative.

Posted by magnum, 1 Reply
I have delayed getting tested for 10 years.

I am a black male. I had unprotected sex with a sex worker in Atlanta, and contracted gonorrhea in 1999.

One week later I got the worst sore throat I ever had.

Four years later, I got post nasal drip from... Read more »

Considering Suicide....

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am at the end of my rope and I just don't know how I will make it through another day..right now ending it all sounds so wonderful and a release for me...

I have been living in fear of HIV for about 5 years now and I have never had the balls to get... Read more »