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What Are Considered Strong HIV Symptoms

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AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

...maintain an erection may contribute to increased rates of sexual activity and sexually transmitted 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 people. This can result in hiding their infection from family and friends. Is HIV Disease...
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Symptoms of HIV versus Diabetes: Immune System Integrity

Hi Dr. Bob,Could my constant worrying/fear have weakened my immune system to the point for me to have this bout of flat warts on my hands? I've had them for over 4 months now and they don't look as if they are going away.Given my predisposition for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation for your anxiety, depression, irrational fear and alcohol abuse. Your problem is psychological, not virological!Dr. BobSymptoms of HIV versus Diabetes Apr 13, 2010Hi Dr. Bob,I know symptoms mean nothing in terms of HIV. The same probably... Read more »

Symptoms of HIV versus Diabetes

Hi Dr. Bob,I know symptoms mean nothing in terms of HIV. The same probably goes for diabetes. Only blood tests can ascertain what one might have. However, I'm trying to gauge what could possibly be causing my symptoms. Yes, I'm still...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...settles that, right? (By the way, I think Dr. Gallant is an exceptionally insightful and knowledgeable HIV spiciest! I would strongly suggest you believe him!)Dr. BobFrench Kissing HIV Transmission with a twist Posted on Feb 21, 2010Hi Dr.... Read more »

g-day from australia dr do i donate?

hello dr bob i am from australia so gday mate.i just wanted to say what i strong individual you are sir after reading your story and are u one of the documented cases of occupational needlestick in the usa?just out of curiosity?.i would like to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
G'day mate,Thanks for your kind comments. Yes, my occupational exposure from January 1991 was documented (negative test on day of incident followed by ARS and subsequent seroconversion).Regarding your "flu symptoms," please note the vast, vast, vast... Read more »


Hi doctor.I am a busy college student that has constant stress with that has a immune dyfysciancy which does not help with my current worries. I had a bad encountor when a couple years ago which i was forced to have sex with someone who said he was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...out of you, well, let's just say his bedside manner leaves much to be desired. While I'm glad he is cognizant of the signs and symptoms of HIV acute retroviral syndrome and is aware that sexually active young adults can be at risk, his statement... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...there's a large drop in HIV levels. An example of this would be going from 100,000 copies of HIV down to about 500, which shows a strong response to therapy but an increased risk for IRIS. This is another paradox about IRIS, because getting... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...treatment options. Fact Sheet 405 has more information about the importance of taking ARVs correctly. The medications are very strong. They have side effects that can be difficult to live with for a long time, and they can be very expensive. ... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...(ritonavir); this makes the first PI workbetter) These combinations will attack HIV at different parts of its lifecycle topack a strong punch against the virus. The guidelines rank specific drugcombinations as preferred, alternative and... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...disease. In addition, some of these people may unknowingly be transmitting HIV to other people. The San Francisco AIDS Foundation strongly encourages people who are at risk for HIV to be tested regularly. Whether or not to take the HIV antibody... Read more »
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Tested Once - ARS related symptoms?

Posted by bbny, 2 Replies
...weeks, but again no pain, and it's since subsided significantly. I've also experienced very dull, persistent headaches. Not strong enough to really bother me or for an advil, but enough to notice. I've monitored my bowel movements and I think I... Read more »

Worried about possible infection.

Posted by worriedsick1000, 2 Replies
About 10 weeks ago I had unprotected sex with a prostitute. We had heterosexual sex and she gave me oral sex as well, both without a condom. I do not know if she is infected or not, but I started to be very worried about HIV (and other STDs as... Read more »

HIV Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Please, I need answers today. First I had a rash (shoulders to stomach that did not itch), 2 weeks later I had the worse case of strep throat in my life (heavy fever/sweat through sheets), I proceed to get this 3 weeks later and then 3 weeks after... Read more »

Do I have HIV?

Posted by Anonymous
...Hello, I have 'Dry mouth' and 'Pheripheral Neuropathy' from past 1 year, which are symptoms of HIV. These symptoms are causing me so much problem, sometimes I feel like killing myself. I had protected sex about year ago and Read more »