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Hi Dr. Frascino,First, I admire everything you have/are doing to help people with HIV/AIDS or in doubts.To summarize, I had a sexual encounter with a sex worker back in March 2, 2010 (it's forever etched in my mind now as the most regrettable, dumb...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...test is definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able. Your symptoms and their timeline are not suggestive of or consistent with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). A family history of diabetes would not affect the accuracy or validity of your HIV... Read more »

I'm very concerned

It's been 7 weeks since I had a high risk encounter. For the second full week after the encounter I was on epivir and zidovudine as I had acute symptoms (fever, shakes, night sweats, tingling, sore throat, not flu like bt more viral like). 6 weeks...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...I am sorry you are not feeling well.If your symptoms were related to acute HIV infection you should have had a detactable viral load at that time. 2 weeks of zidovudine and epivir (lamivudine) would Read more »

Follow up q donation of $1500

Dr Bob,I am now 5 weeks in and I have a really bad sore throat and a canker sore. Yet I have never had a canker sore again.Couldn't the baby oil from the massage have destroyed the condom and given me HIV.I am really worried, I usually never feel...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV transmission! No way. No how. Your "one lymph node" and "rough" stomach are not indicative of or worrisome for HIV ARS (acute retroviral syndrome) or HIV disease. Your stomach discomfort could be related to stress, anxiety, stomach ulcer or a... Read more »

HELP - FOLLOW UP

DR Bob,The oil used was baby oil not massage oil, it was baby oil.I have had massive lymph nodes going up everywhere on my neck six weeks after the event also my neck felt very stiff and I had a sore throat.I had a 4 week test which was negative but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV transmission! No way. No how. Your "one lymph node" and "rough" stomach are not indicative of or worrisome for HIV ARS (acute retroviral syndrome) or HIV disease. Your stomach discomfort could be related to stress, anxiety, stomach ulcer or a... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...IS HAVING A CANKER SORE IN YOUR MOUTH AFTER 7 DAYS OF CONTACT IS THIS A SYMPTOM OF ACUTE HIV PLEASE HELP Read more »

CANKER SORE

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...IS HAVING A CANKER SORE IN YOUR MOUTH AFTER 7 DAYS OF CONTACT IS THIS A SYMPTOM OF ACUTE HIV PLEASE HELP Read more »

Apthous Mouth sores (Canker Soars)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been getting several Apthous mouth sores the last month. I got 2 in the last 4 weeks and I am going crazy!! I have a negative elisa at 5 months. I had protected sex with a prostitute in Cancun... Am I seroconverting? I am also getting... Read more »

Canker sores

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...are canker sores in your mouth a symptom of HIV ? Read more »