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Are Itchy Testicles A Symptom Of HIV

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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 HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you
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Can Antibiotics taken after exposure delay seroconversion (ANTIBIOTICS AND HIV TESTING, 2010)

Dr. Bob, I want to thank you for taking the time to answer my questions in the past. Unfortunately I am still very worried. I still have symptoms I cant explain and now I have a rash on my body 12 weeks later after my possible exposure and I am so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...BobANTIBIOTICS Apr 18, 2006Hey DR. Bob Hope you had a great Easter. Just a fast question:Can antibiotics help or mask the ARS symptoms of HIV. I am the guy who had symptoms for about 10 weeks, went on antibiotics and the symptoms seem to have... Read more »

Follow Up: K's 14 week post exposure HIV 1/2 test (ANOTHER FLUFFERNUTTER REGAINS HIS SANITY AND TESTS HIV NEGATIVE, 2010)

Hi DR.Bob;Hope you are well. K here with you. Finally got my over 3 months post test results back..NEGATIVE!! for HIV p24 antigen and HIV-1/2 antibody! What a rollercoaster ride. I guess you were right and i was wrong!! I assume the test is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have stories remarkably similar to yours refuse to believe their results and then get locked into a vicious cycle of repetitive testing often accompanied by additional fears that the HIV testing itself might infect them. These folks often wind up... Read more »

Follow-up: What to test for?

Hi.Dr.Bob;If i test negavtive for HIV-1 and HIV-2, 10 days from now (14 week post exposure test) i will most certainly believe the result that HIV-1/2 not the cause. What i will then believe is that something else is the cause. So you;re wrong about...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...but I know whats going on with my body, you dont !!Nov 5, 2010Hi Dr.Bob;K with you. At 12 weeks post now, havent tested yet as testing not available where i live/work. Travelling back to my home country to test in a couple of weeks.Developed... Read more »

Is it possible that I caught new strain of HIV from Singapore and it's undetectable?

Dr. Bob - I have been reading the forum for the longtime and I really need your help. This is my third time posting the question. Here's is the brief history of my troubles. I visited the Singapore in March of 2008 and for the first time in my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...persistent rash. Spend some time perusing the wealth of information on this site related to HIV transmission, HIV prevention, HIV testing and HIV-related symptoms. We have chapters on all those topics in the archives. I'm confident you'll find... Read more »
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HIV Testing

...(IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test... Read more »
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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...Calcium Calcium, one of the most important minerals in your body, is a majorpart of bones and teeth. Blood calcium is tested to check for a range ofconditions relating to the bones, heart, nerves, kidneys, and teeth. ... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...drugresistance (info on drug resistance in section below). You will then need totake steps to correct the problem, including additional testing and consideringchanging drug treatments. Resistance Test Even though HIV drugs are designed to... Read more »
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alcohol was involved

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...lasted about a week in a half along with headaches. i had no fever and no sore throat im at 4 weeks after incident. are these signs of hiv ???? Read more »

So many symptoms, still negative

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...We have listed many resources in the links and files sections and many of us have gone to the CDC, NIH and other centers for testing. I created this board because anyone with symptoms but testing negative are usually run of other boards and are... Read more »

Pain in the testies...(Anon One?)

Posted by WhatDoIDo
...Is there any connection? I have a shooting pain in one testicle that comes and goes. I know one of the causes is: "Infection or inflammation of the epididymis (epididymitis) or testicle Read more »

HIV Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Please, I need answers today. First I had a rash (shoulders to stomach that did not itch), 2 weeks later I had the worse case of strep throat in my life (heavy fever/sweat through sheets), I proceed to get this 3 weeks Read more »