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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it 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.
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fever no other symptoms = hiv?

hii just want to say that by just reading around, i think you are doing great work, and i have read several comments about donations to your foundation.....i would like to donate if you would show me how (excuse my ignorance)anyway, to my question i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...should be concerned, because you had brief unprotected receptive anal sex.Donation information for the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation can be found on the foundation's Web site at www.concertedeffort.org. Thank you for your interest in... Read more »

I used to be HIV POSITIVE too or WWS (Worried Well Syndrome)

------------------------------------------------------------Hello everybody,I dont know if you remember me, I have written here some weeks ago. I was absolutely sure I was HIV+.Last year I had a risky sexual encounter and although I used a condom I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello JN4, Europe,Thanks for taking the time to write in and share your story. I'm delighted the happy ending we predicted did indeed come true. WOO-HOO! Now, let's hope other worried wells will follow your advice to reach their Read more »

To the Well Worried....

I can finally do a WOOOOOO- HOOOOOOOLast July was at a sleazy nude club and had a dancer perform oral sex on me for a few seconds.It was a bachelor party, and the guilt I had after being married for 10 years and the thought of HIV was driving me...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It's also great that you made attempts to take care of the anxiety by exploring the use of psychotropic medication. I hope that this provides some relief from the anxiety.RMK Read more »

4 month nightmare from Hell now over!!! Post for Worried Wells!!!!

Dr. Bob, I got my 14 week Elisa test results back today. NEGATIVE!!!!!!!! ****PLEASE POST FOR THE WORRIED WELLS****16 weeks ago (when I was incredibly drunk) I engaged in unprotected oral/vaginal sex with a girl I hardly knew. The next morning I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Ex-Worried Well!WOO-HOO and congratulations! Thanks for taking the time to write in and share your story and happy ending! Your concluding statement, "Just remember that symptoms do not equal disease" sounds vaguely familiar to me. Gee, I... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

... Read Part One of this blog entry, posted on Sept. 3, 2010. Panic Attack: AIDS Anxiety in HIVers -- "The Worried-Sicks" Recently I received the following post from "Apollo." It graphically demonstrates an Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...Mar 22, 2006 or on license plates ... hiv 2 research Jun 13, 2006 There are many terms for this type of irrational worrying -- AIDS phobia, AIDS panic, AIDS hysteria, AIDS anxiety, etc. The condition is comprised of three major... Read more »
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Philippines Worried About Rapid Rise in HIV/AIDS Cases

... Responding to a worrying spike in new HIV/AIDS diagnoses, the Philippines health department today vowed to increase its outreach to those most at risk. The nation logged 109 Read more »
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Advocates Worry Conviction of Gay Couple in Malawi Could Hurt Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS

...send them to jail for more than a decade, a ruling activists fear could send others into hiding and hamper the fight against AIDS," NPR reports. The piece examines the situation in other African countries and efforts to promote HIV prevention... Read more »
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Really worried. Help!

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...not infected. I'm also getting some strange symptoms, muscles aches and numbness in my fingers. Is this a symptom of early HIV infection? I don't know how I'm going to survive for the next 4 months while I wait to be tested. Read more »

Am i HIV +?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I'm 17 and im really worried i have HIV. I gave oral sex to a man on holiday in June and although he did not come in my mouth i am worried that i still have HIV. Also, Read more »

Worried about symptoms? READ THIS !!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...measuring it) Swollen, tender, hot glands/lymph nodes (especially groin, armpits, neck). Same sensation in knees, elbows Aching joints : pins and needles in hands and feet : pain in hands and feet, muscle tension/cramps : pain/intolerance of... Read more »

Worried & Apprehensive

Posted by Survivor, 5 Replies
...problem in my mind. We were also told we have a Wildcard susceptible virus with no resistance. So we should be ok here. My worry is what happens next!!!! We both have very simple needs and we save our money and dont drink, drug, party. ... Read more »