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Acute Hiv And Stomach Symptoms

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Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection?
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Very interesting hiv question

I will donate - Sorry that I originally posted to the wrong forum.I have a very intersting hiv question for you. Is it possible for someone to have 9 months of symptoms following a recent hiv infection? Since March 2010, I have had the following...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...question is probably only "very interesting" to you. I've answered many similar questions in this forum. (Have a look at the archives!)Protected vaginal sex and unprotected insertive oral sex carries only a very minimal risk for HIV acquisition.... Read more »

Protected anal

I am a gay male. About three weeks ago I recieved protected anal sex. I was extremely drunk and am not sure of the his HIV status. I was unaware at the time that you can not use hand lotion with latex condoms. I didn't have any lube available so we...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your case is that the condom did not fail. Consequently there is an excellent chance it kept you safe. Certainly a three-month HIV test is warranted. I'm confident the result will be negative.Regarding your buddy's recent symptoms, please note... Read more »

Acute Seroconversion

Is there any corelation between the clinical course of HIV and the intensity of the acute illness experienced during initial sero-conversion? I was hit like with a ton of bricks right off the bat within weeks of contracting HIV. I had a constant...
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

...initial infection correlates in most part with the degree of immunity. The same correlation has not been established with HIV, although some experts have observed strong immunologic responses in some patients with a rather symptomatic severe... 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
...M. Altfeld, T. Allen, M. Johnston, P. Lee, B. Wagner, E. Kalife, D. Strick, E. Rosenberg, B. D. WalkerAffiliations: Partners AIDS Res. Ctr., Massachusetts Gen. Hosp., Boston, MA; Howard Hughes Med. Inst. Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...effect. If they continue or get worse, it may be a sign that you have an infection, especially if you also have a fever. Some AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs) affecting the gut include: Cryptosporidiosis Microsporidiosis ... Read more »
The Body

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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...The job of the liver is to break down many substances in the blood, and it can get overloaded. Some medications used to fight AIDS or related diseases can cause hepatitis. So can the common painkiller, acetaminophen (Tylenol). The best treatment... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted changes in body fat that are experienced by many HIV+ people.Lipodystrophy can also include changes in fat and sugar levels in the blood ofHIV+ people. Although... Read more »
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are new moles signs of acute hiv? please respond

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
...and hands which im 100% sure never had from what i've been reading people with compromised immune system such as those with hiv develop several skin problems including new moles, my question is this...are the moles a sign of acute hiv or do... Read more »

ARS symptoms don't linger

Posted by Malk, 1 Reply
...keep coming back? I have stomach/bowel problems for 16 weeks now and what appears to be folliculitis. I also have been tested hiv negative at 14 weeks (p24/anti-body test) . So should I stop worrying that these symptoms are about HIV and see my... Read more »

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 »

acute hiv symptoms? very worried....

Posted by veryworried, 1 Reply
...recurred.the following days i got better gradually but remained very tired for no apparent reason. are these possibly symptoms of acute hiv? the woman said she often had unprotected sex. i'm very scared :-( i only started worrying about a week... Read more »