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Ache In Testicles After Touching Dried Semen Worried I Have HIV

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Ear Ache, (possibly) swollen lymph nodes, and PEP

I was recently exposed to HIV through insertive anal sex (I was the top) without a condom--the exact date was February 22, 2010. My boyfriend had neglected to inform me that he had unprotected receptive anal sex with someone from the internet a few...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...side effect and not a result of the "ARS" I see so many here concerned about. Obviously self-diagnosis is a BIG mistake, as is worrying and stressing but I'd very much appreciate your honest opinion.Many thanksResponse from Dr. FrascinoHi,Your... Read more »

HIV worries and Aches

I was tested negative with PCR not too long ago; now I experienced some tingling around my arms and... Read more »

Are these aches and pains normal?

My partner found out about six months ago that he is HIV pos. He also has a mild hernia in his... Read more »
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The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...chance of passing HIV to her baby. If you test HIV-negative you can take steps to stay that way. You can also avoid unnecessary worrying. What Tests Are Available? If you have been infected, your immune system will make antibodies against... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...in residence status, including citizenship applications. Let's say you are an immigrant who has tested HIV positive. Besides worrying about testing HIV positive, you also fear what will happen to you because you are not a U.S. citizen. You may... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...obsessive-compulsiveness. The key is to realize when your fears about HIV are legitimate and when they're not. Keep in mind that, if you're worried that something you did put you at risk for HIV, no matter how "out there" you might think your... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in... Read more »
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Possible infection? - For experts

Posted by inc0gnito, 1 Reply
...Hepatitis B and C and Alfa Fetoprotein in normal values. -P-24 antigen negative on week 10. -Urine analysis and culture negative. -Semen culture: non pathogenic flora (although Im afraid that the fact that it took me more than an hour to take my... Read more »

worried : aches, rash, etc.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...sore throat which lasted for about 2 days and a mild cough which persisted for a couple weeks. The thing that got me extremely worried and anxious was the sudden joint pain that I got on my ankles and then knee joint (right leg). That's when I... Read more »

slight aches and pains back again

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...those body aches came back again, although not as bad. Anyone know what could be the cause. Should I still be concerned for HIV? Could body aches occur in people infected with HIV at 7 months? Read more »

slight body aches

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...have slight body aches (my neck, legs, back, feet). Do you think HIV could casue these slight aches? I'm not stressed out or worried or anything, so I know this is not a mental thing. I am only 29 years old, and my body feels a little bit... Read more »