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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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Still terrified about ARS symptoms.

Hi Dr. Bob, I wrote to you earlier "Very worried about ARS symptoms." and I would like to thank you for your quick response. I went to see my Dr. again 2 weeks after exposure because I was still very worried. He checked my tongue which was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of HIV. I have not slept much or eaten much despite my negative tests and reassurances from my doctor that these shouldn't be symptoms of HIV at such an early stage. Since, I have experienced some itchy, dry skin on my hands, torso and legs. My... Read more »

Another positive I'm positive fluffernutter

Hi Bob. I've been reading so many of your answers I feel like I know you. I'm another HIV positive person with a negative test, but of course, I think my situation is different.For eight years I had numerous unprotected encounters. Call it my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Fluffernutter,You claim to be another "HIV positive person with a negative test." Hmm. That's an oxymoron. A completely incongruous contradictory statement just like "deafening silence" or "compassionate conservative"! You can't test HIV... Read more »

Fear and Shame..affraid to get tested (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2009) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2009)

Dr. Bob. I'm a hetero guy who is very ashamed as I made a big mistake. In a drunken state I let another guy perform unprotected oral on me. I don't know what I was thinking.It lasted all of a few seconds until I realized what was going on and I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...quite rare auto immune disease which thankfully can be treated. Whilst I`m not suggesting that worried people who think they hav HIV symptoms will also have it or anything similar, in my case it was only once I had taken the test and received a... Read more »

I want to be a reformed fluffernutter

Dr. Bob, Thank you so much for responding to my long rambling post! It has helped me snap out of the month long depression I've been in. http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Current/Q211076.htmlPeople at work have noticed the change in me,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Should you be worried about HIV-2? No, of course not. Regarding the exact type of test you and your husband took, I have no way of knowing. Why not contact the doctor's office, clinic or testing site where you had the test performed. They will... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

Introduction What Is Inflammation? What Is IRIS? How Is It Diagnosed? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Treat IRIS? What Can Help to Ask My Doctor? Special Concerns for People Living With HIV Special... Read more »
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Exercise and HIV

...pain in the feet (neuropathy, see Fact Sheet 555 ). Start exercising while you are still healthy. This can help you hold off symptoms of HIV that make you feel bad. Vary your exercise routine so that you do not get bored. Find new ways to keep... Read more »
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Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Introduction How Drugs Are Metabolized Drugs That Slow Down Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications ... Read more »
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Anyone think this is ARS? 4 weeks to wait. help

Posted by closetotheedge, 1 Reply
A few months ago I had unprotected insertive vaginal sex one time with a white 19 yr old girl of unknown hiv status in North Carolina after a few drinks at a bar/restaurant where she is a server. She was not a prostitute or call girl worker but I... Read more »

ARS SYMPTOMS, MAYBE? A LONG STORY FROM 7/26 POSTIN

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi There, Here is the story. I was seeing someone for almost a year and back in Nov, we decided we wouldn't use protection because we were just seeing eachother. After our last encounter, a couple of days before feb 14 (unprotected), I decided I... Read more »

ARS symptoms, scared to death, please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have really been living a nightmare for the past 3 months, i posted in a couple of websites, but would like the feedback from the knowledgable people here. I am gonna make this short. The exposures(3 to 4 times) prolonged french kissing, mutual... Read more »

10 months symptoms ... but negative

Posted by David75, 4 Replies
Hello, Since a suspicious heterosexual contact with a black prostitute in july 2006, I've experienced EVERY symptom on the HIV ARS-list (except fever) ... These include : Urticaria ( after 2 weeks) Memory loss Rashes all over my body, including... Read more »