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Acute Follicular Conjunctivitis And Hiv

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Acute HIV Infection

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Ocular Worried

Hello Dr Bob.I had a minimum risk exposure (oral receptive) recently. About 6 weeks later I have developed conjunctivitis. I read the archives and found out that this is not a very common symptom during ARS. Anyway... I am totally freaked out now......
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sort this out for you and treat this very common medical complaint.Thank you for your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly appreciated.Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »

A story and a question from Saudi Arabia

Dear doctor,This is to all my American friends. You have no idea how lucky u guys r in HIV related facilities and to have people like Dr. Bob. It is a true blessing which I dont have where I live. I am a regular reader of Dr Bob, your words kept...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Worried Ocean,Thanks for your kind comments.Regarding your HIV risk, the estimated per-episode risk for acquiring HIV from insertive unprotected penile-vaginal sex with a partner confirmed Read more »

conjunctivitis and Hiv

Hi Doc,I was wondering if Conjunctivitis is a common symptom of HIV, or a side affect of Sustiva or related to another viral or bacterial reasons? If it is caused by HIV itself, what would cause it? a staph infection?Sorry one more question. Are...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...Conjunctivitis is usually a self-limited viral infection that is completely unrelated to HIV infection itself. Even in the few instances when conjunctivitis is caused by a bacteria, it is still not related to HIV. As Read more »

Acute HIV, Diahrre & Medication; Medical reasons for early testing?; Acute HIV treatment??

Dear Dr Bob,first of all let me thank you SO MUCH for running this fantastic site, and for providing such a positive inspiration for coping with HIV.Now several questions (please answer, altho by comparison with some of the qus asked here, these are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...directly to your specific questions:1.Even though I have no idea what "possibly lesious" means, I would absolutely agree your HIV risk is negligible to nonexistent.2.Whether it's "advidable" to take "tablets of stomach bacteria" for "diahrre" is... Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...Hi; I am a 25 year male from India.In my country no one gives a proper advise about HIV/AIDS.People feel shy to talk about sex.Thats the reason I am writing to you.Doctor I had sex with a sex worker with double condom Read more »

HIV acute viral syndrome on the 18th week

Posted by marinero, 1 Reply
...exposure, i got 4 day fever, rashes,diarrhea and muscle pain,does acute viral syndrome can occur on the 18th week? could this be hiv symptoms? Read more »

Antimicrobial & Acute Hiv

Posted by sickofit, 1 Reply
...A person is exhibiting classic signs of acute hiv ie: sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, muscle pains, general fatigue. They take the antimicrobial zithromax and have all signs Read more »

CDC window period have u are tested in the window

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...The tests commonly used to detect HIV infection actually look for >antibodies produced by your body to fight HIV. RNA tests look for genetic >material of the Read more »