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HIV alike Symptoms. Please help

Posted by rajeevgg, 3 Replies
Had a safe sex twice 6 weeks before after 3 weeks I had experience chilled fever of 37.6. In huge fear I'd done elisa test which came negative also consult a doctor and took medicines prescribed by him for a week but still faced weakness, appetite... Read more »

Pregnant HIV+ wanting to talk with others alike

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I've been positive since 1997 the same year I met my husband. He is neg and we've had a great time together. We always thought about a baby but at the time it was too early in the relationship and the risk still was in the 20%'s. Last year we... Read more »

What exactly are "flu like symptoms"....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I know with HIV you can't go by symptoms (so they say). But if one was to experience them, they say you'd have "flu like" symptoms. What exactly does that mean? Is it stomach flu type of symptoms where you can't keep anything down, and you just... Read more »

Flu Symptoms + Swollen Lymph Node

Posted by sammyg2014, 3 Replies
Hi! I'm a 21 year old homosexual male and I am really freaking out about the possibility that I could have HIV. I just took an HIV test this Wednesday and I won't get the test until after 10 business days. That's about in two weeks. It's really... Read more »

Flu-Like Symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Would Flu-like symptoms start immediately after exposure, like a day or 2, or is there a time period before they start. Also, what is the sore throat like?? Is it raw and hurt to swallow? I had a sore throat after an exposure and a very mild fever.... Read more »
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It's your George Clooney Look-Alike Again ;) + Donation

Hey Sexy Doc! It's me again! I've been doing really, very well with my OCD but of course something has brought it up again. Here's my concern:My friend that is a theater actor wanted to practice some lines with me. He IS HIV+. There...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey "Clooney",The HIV-acquisition risk from the episode you describe is nonexistent. Thanks for your support of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly appreciated.Martini? Sure. Except I live... Read more »

really weird ralph fiennes look alike hook up

ok. I have read this forum front and back and I haven't found the answer to my question. I am on this site pretty often, educational purposes and because I work at a student health clinic at a university as a safe sex std counselour, advisor...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey James,You shagged a Ralph Fiennes look-alike??? Hmmm . . . lucky boy! If he has a brother who looks like Joseph (circa Shakespeare in Love) can you get me a date???You are correct that the most common cause of having only one low hanger is... Read more »

Chronic Flu like symptoms (HIV+)

I'm HIV+ and have recent CD4 of 650 and on Atripla. 14 years positive. About 4-5 times per year I come down with what I'd call flu-like symptoms. Always the same, always varying degrees of mild. Includes Stomach cramps, muscle and joint...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Respiratory tract infections are very common, in the general- and HIV+ community. Indeed, most individuals get RTIs several times a year. If you resolve your symptoms in between events, they don't sound serious... Read more »

flu like symptoms

During winter i had a couple possible, but very low chances of receivind hiv. Around this time as I remember I had flu like symptoms. Is the flu common during winter?...
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
Absolutely. Flu season is October to March.MH... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United States, Canada: Rural, Urban Singles Are Very Much Alike When It Comes to Sex

A new study finds very little difference between rural and urban singles in terms of the number of sex partners, frequency of unprotected sex, and testing for HIV and other STDs. "The first task for health educators in rural areas is to get the... Read more »
AIDS.gov

H1N1 (Swine Flu) and HIV: How U.S. HIV Health Care Settings Are Gearing Up for the 2009 Flu Season

Miguel Gomez: This is Miguel Gomez with AIDS.gov, [www.aids.gov ] and I want to welcome everyone to our webinar and conference call on H1N1 preparedness and HIV/AIDS. And during the course of our time together I really hope that we'll be able to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What Adults With HIV Infection Should Know About the Novel H1N1 Flu (Formerly Called Swine Flu)

Are people with HIV/AIDS at greater risk than other people of infection with the 2009 H1N1 flu? What can people with HIV/AIDS do to protect themselves from the 2009 H1N1 flu? What are the symptoms of 2009 H1N1 influenza? What should... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

Introduction What Is the Flu? How Do You Get the Flu? Who Is at Risk For the Flu? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Diagnose the Flu? How Do You Prevent the Flu? How Do You Treat the Flu Virus? How Do You Treat Flu Symptoms? What About Flu... Read more »