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Are White Bumps 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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ARS SYMPTOMS OR ADVANCED HIV SYMPTOMS?

Ill went in Bahrain last April 31, 2009 to May 1, 2009 (one night only) Meet two Chinese prostitutes in the bar. Invite them to our room. 1st Chinese Prostitutes 1.Blowjob with condom, inserted the finger with her dry vagina. What is the risk for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Sounds like you had a very busy night in Bahrain!Responding to your specific questions:First Chinese Prostitute:1.Nonexistent assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break and that the skin on your fingering finger was also... Read more »

Spider or insect bites and HIV

My boyfriend who is HIV Pos feels that he is being bitten by some sort of insect, possibly a small white spider where many lived in a vine that covered his house and we removed. The bites are always on the back of the neck, leaves very small raised...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It has been my experience that many HIV + persons have paradoxically pronounced responses to many types of insect/spider bites. I would advice evaluation by a dermatologist to better pin down the diagnosis and therefore treatment options. KH Read more »

HIV

Hi doctor.I am a busy college student that has constant stress with that has a immune dyfysciancy which does not help with my current worries. I had a bad encountor when a couple years ago which i was forced to have sex with someone who said he was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...out of you, well, let's just say his bedside manner leaves much to be desired. While I'm glad he is cognizant of the signs and symptoms of HIV acute retroviral syndrome and is aware that sexually active young adults can be at risk, his statement... Read more »

HIV tests

Hello Dr. How are you? I have taken numerous HIV anti-body tests. All have returned negagtive. I can not get the thought out of my head that about a year ago I contracted HIV. I had the test done at 3 and 6 months. I continue to have symptoms...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello John,A negative HIV test trumps HIV "symptoms" each and every time. Your negative HIV tests out to six months are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. I cannot diagnose the cause of your tongue or skin symptoms... Read more »
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Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Im having these white bumps on my arm and a bad headache is this a symptom of HIV Read more »

Bumps

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have these red and white bumps on my arm and biceps, is this a symptom of HIV ? Read more »

red bumps

Posted by Anonymous
...white ones are on my biceps and i dunno what it is tho but i think ive had it for aslong time but i dunno and how is red bumps a symptom of HIV Read more »

Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Im having bad jaw pain, red and white bumps on my skin and nasuea and chills what could this be from, is this a common symptom of HIV ? the chills arent severe and nasuea might be from eating to much food Read more »