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Aids Symptoms Just Before Death

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ARS Symptoms, Scared to Death

About 7 weeks now after possible exposure w/ women of unknown status. It was one time of protected vaginal sex. I'm scared because I have herpes and my groin area tends to be always *infected* by it. God, so many warning signs I ignored. At...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Unlikely this is HIV. The symptom associated with HIV infection, although you would not know that from the questions that come into this forum, are transient if noticed at all. That is acute retroviral syndrome goes away and does not linger.... Read more »

Was AIDS the cause of death?

A friend of mine who had a CD4 count of 11 a year and a half ago when he finally started treatment just died at 42. He was compliant with all his medications. His VL was undetectable and his CD4 count had come up above 100. He had developed...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I don't have enough information to definitively answer the question. It sounds like a lot of nonspecific, but serious signs and symptoms, that could have resulted from multiple kinds of infections, malignancies, among other causes. Was an... Read more »

Is A.I.D.S Contageous after death

iS A.I.D.S Contageous after death...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope! See below.Dr. BobEposed accidentally by cut during autopsy (HIV from CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2010) May 5, 2010I was doing the autopsy on 78yr male,died of Heart attack 10 days back and the body had been refrigerated at 4.c for 10 days. I was... Read more »

scared to death....please help!

I had unprotected sex last month and in july, since then i have had symptoms of hiv-fatigue, swollen gland on the left side of my neck, and white thrush on my tongue. ive never had these symptoms before so im really worried, should i get tested for...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
Anyone who has unprotected sex with someone whose HIV status they do not know, should get tested for HIV. There are 2 reasons to get tested. One, if your test is positive, you can get the care you need. Two, if the test is negative, you will spend... Read more »
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all the symptoms/scared to death..pls advise

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Can anyone please help me.. Here is my tale of Woe.
I had an exposure unprotected oral both ways.. I tasted precum.. Ever since then my life has been hell.
2 days after the event my scrotum was on fire. I went to the doctor and she tested me for syph,... Read more »

Question for a friend thats scared to death

Posted by mustang77, 2 Replies
i have a question for the experts here.
1) What are the early signs of hiv infection? He has a stuffy nose 3 days after a possible exposure Lasted 1 week (Allergy season here state side) (not sure if there was one he was drunk) He also has a cough... Read more »

scared to death for kids

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Myself and my 10 and 8 year old were just diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. What realistically are our chances and why did it take so long. Read more »

so many symptoms, i am scared to death!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i went on holiday 7 months ago to the uk. one stupid, unfortunate night i got really drunk and had unprotected sex with a guy in northern ireland. as soon as i got back to n.america, i got an std test and pap done, but no blood test. i was clear... Read more »