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Damnit dude, I love you! Dr.Bob= kickass man! Everyone worried about hiv needs to totally chill out!!!

For a while I was worried that I was infected with hiv, and i was 100% sure I had it! I had almost every symptom in the book and was suffering for about 2-3 weeks so i went in for a checkup and it turns out i have mono hahah! Although the girl i had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi TNT,TNT, thanks for your dynamite post (so to speak).Here's an easy way to summarize the Bobinator's philosophy:Yesterday is done, tomorrow is a mystery.Today is a gift. That's whyThey call it the "present."Use your... Read more »

Follow-up on son (PWA) chills for over 9 months

As a mother of a son with AIDS, thank you for answering my earlier question. Recent blood tests revealed his TNF is elevated. I looked this up in AIDS Treatment Glossary where it refers to "fever, "chills"...and probably helps HIV...
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
Sounds like you have been through alot. TNF stands for tumor necrosis factor. It is a natural chemical that the body makes in response to various kinds of infections or cancers (hence the name tumor where it was first isolated). Many different cells... Read more »

Unexplained extreme chills / Headaches sweats.

I have been HIV+ for just over 7 years. In the first year even though my counts were excellent my doctor decided to do Hit it hard and put me on Sustiva and combiver. July of this year it was decided to go back on meds after my cd4 dropped to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
From what you described you could be experiencing unusual forms of immune reconstitution or an idiosyncratic to nevirapine. If no other factors/illness is found to be contributing then perhaps a switch from the nevirapine to a boosted protease... Read more »

Help me with CHILLS

Hi I had a potential exposure a month ago. I want to ask if chills are a typical symptom of ARS? And if so, what exactly are chills? Would you have to have shivering? because I will have freezing hands for a few minutes and then they will warm up...
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
Chills and shivering are usually a sign of fever. All of these can be associated with ARS. You need to get followup HIV antibody testing.MH... Read more »
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A Real Chill in the air...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Reading the story of INFECTED truly brings a chill to me..I agree with the person who is looking for more information as to how this could have happened. This could and should be a learning experience.

I called the CDC last night and they... Read more »

chill out

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Well, this is for all you ww out there. The last three months of my life have been terrible due to one horrible mistake I made in las vegas. I slept with a girl I didnt even know after a drunken night in the club and I didnt use protection. The next... Read more »

KALKIN are you PAULB? If so Chill the @#$% out!

Posted by Anonymous
Paul or Kalkin...chill out! I don't understand you! You have been to more than one HIV Specialist and yet you refuse to accept their advice and instead choose to believe the advice of some hack passing off as a GP on ICQ no less! You are losing... Read more »

Extremely Tormented Part 2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was the one who has frottage (penis rubbing against vagina.. quite vigorously and quite close to the HOT-SPOT..) about 2 and a half months ago.. and protected vag/ora sex 5 and a half months ago.. and some mutual masturbation between 5 and a half... Read more »