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Are White Bumps An Acute 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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literally going insane

I'm a nineteen year old girl who lives in Toronto, Ontario. About a month and a week ago, I had unprotected sex with an older man I met over the internet. It was an incredibly stupid thing to do and I am obviously regretting my actions now. About a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...judgment.Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. Your symptoms are not consistent with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). I agree with your doctors and nurses at the university clinic: your symptoms are... Read more »

The fear of HIV is taking over my life

Dr frascinoso the story is i went to a strip club with a group of friends, my buddies bought me a dance with this girl. Long story short she takes me back to a room, starts dancing then began to unbuckle my pants and starts to perform oral sex on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."noticeable amount."5 No.Your HIV fears are unwarranted and irrational. Your symptoms are not consistent with or suggestive of HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). Your doctors clearly recognize this and that's why they are telling you that... 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 »

symptoms never go away...

Dr Bob,I really appreciate all the advice you have given me in the past and the service you provide to so many. So I told myself that I would put all this in the past, but I just can't seem to move on. I have pasted my previous questions below for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(only lasted a day), sore throat, 2 nights of sweats for a week with a mild cold, burning sensation on my tongue with a bit of a whiter color which has never gone away, aching in my shoulders, and most recently a blood blister in my inner cheek... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...your immune system. Inflammation can be acute or chronic . Acute inflammation is when your body first responds by sending white blood cells to the damaged area. Your circulatory and immune systems assist in the process. For the most part,... Read more »
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Acute HIV Infection

...much higher during the early stage of acute infection. Treating Acute HIV Infection At first, the immune system produces white blood cells that recognize and kill HIV-infected cells. This is called an "HIV-specific response." Over time, most... Read more »
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Older People and HIV

...diseases among older people, as they do for younger people. Physicians may not diagnose HIV infection in older people. Some early symptoms of HIV disease may appear to be signs of normal aging. The stigma of having HIV/AIDS may be worse for older... Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...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 »

Acute signs?

Posted by 559guy, 2 Replies
...seconds with out, one time i guess you can say "i dipped myself" in her once for about 5 seconds. II had a sore throat with a white coating on my tongue so i was worried sick. I went to the Dr about a 2 weeks ago and got tested everything was... Read more »

Desperately seeking answers

Posted by scared_stiff_to, 5 Replies
...Sorry for the long post, here is my situation; please help, I would appreciate any and all responses: 20-something, white male, Sub-Saharan Africa, never tested. 5 1/2 months ago I visited a brothel and paid for sex with a woman of unknown HIV... Read more »

acute hiv symptoms? very worried....

Posted by veryworried, 1 Reply
...recurred.the following days i got better gradually but remained very tired for no apparent reason. are these possibly symptoms of acute hiv? the woman said she often had unprotected sex. i'm very scared :-( i only started worrying about a week... Read more »