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Are Purple Spots An Acute Symptom Of AIDS

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks your immune system. During its initial assault (which is known as acute infection or primary infection ), your immune system tries to mount a defense. That defense can cause many people to develop symptoms that usually go away after a few days. Here's the catch: Those symptoms,...
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infection from dry blood (DRIED BLOOD, 2009)

Dear Dr Bob,You are certainly a great inspiration to the hiv world. For someone who is infected but is very active in helping others and always maitains a positive attitude, this is just amazing!!I have a question, suppose dried blood from an hiv...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Pain in Glands in Collar, HIV Anxiety and Depression Setting in. Tonsils Stil Look Red, but Cough Going.25th May Transient Oral Purple Spots, Like pinprick Bleeds on Buccal Mucosa. Suffer Acute Fatigue, But Guessing due to Anxiety.1st June Nearly... Read more »

Acute Viral Hepatitis or HIV ?

Hi Doctor Bob, Recently I had 4 encounters with prostitutes, all protected vaginal and oral(condom did not break). Also I inserted my finger(with no cut or bruise) in one other lady and also sucked(no lactation as far as I could see) breasts of 3-4...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have had an HIV-exposure risk, you should get an HIV test at the three-month mark. However, this is a separate issue from your acute hepatitis.Thank you for your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org).... Read more »

Moved On

Dear Dr. Bob, Just Quick one. You May Not Remember me, (Mr.Unusual Transmission) Had a Serious Scare Exactly 1 Year ago. I Stopped Testing at 7 Months. With Your Kind Replies. The Chronic Fatigue Has now totally Gone, after 4 Months, & Lymph glands...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in Glands in Collar, HIV Anxiety and Depression Setting in. Tonsils Stil Look Red, but Cough Going. 25th May Transient Oral Purple Spots, Like pinprick Bleeds on Buccal Mucosa. Suffer Acute Fatigue, But Guessing due to Anxiety. 1st June Nearly... Read more »

Just donated- Bless your Heart

Hi Dr. Bob,How are you? I would like you to know that my donation is on its way to your wonderful foundation today. I dont know if you remember me but my subject line was called, Happy 4th- please hlep me. (The one with the palm rash and recurring...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV cannot pass through intact latex. No way, no how. 2. Your "symptoms," as mentioned above, are not consistent with HIV ARS (acute retroviral syndrome) or HIV disease. 3. Your six-week negative HIV oral rapid test is extremely encouraging,... Read more »
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Bruises/blotches?

Posted by countingdays, 1 Reply
...OraQuick oral swab negative test at 4.5 weeks. Today I got up and noticed two red blotches on my leg. They sort of look like bruises except I have no reason to be bruised, and they are red, not purple. Is this another possible symptom of acute... Read more »

can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...since last one week.However the pain has decreased a lot.I had no dry cough but a running nose.Can these be an counted as acute hiv symptoms. Doc currently I am in my last year of my Information tech course.Since last 1 month I am not able to... Read more »

my story

Posted by lily, 1 Reply
...past week my inguinal lymph nodes swelled first on the right side and now on the left (they are painful), and I got patches of purpura on my legs. Does anyone recognize these as early hiv symptoms?? Please help... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...aggressive and difficult to treat in people with AIDS. Signs of Kaposi's sarcoma in light-skinned people are round brown, reddish, or purple spots that develop in the skin or in the mouth. In dark-skinned people, the spots are more pigmented. ... Read more »