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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
Hello,1. "Symptoms" are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. Your particular symptoms are much more consistent with anxiety than HIV.2. I would advise waiting until the three-month mark. Statistically the odds are all... Read more »

Early ARS symptoms?

Dr. Bob:I submitted this question before but thought I'd take a different angle because of recent developments. Went to a massage parlor late last week and got a full body massage, and then at the end she gave me a handjob. The masseuse was clothed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"I know this is essentially a no-risk situation . . . ." I absolutely agree, except you can leave off the "essentially" part!Your "symptoms" are not at all worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS).To address your specific questions:1.... Read more »

Early ARS Symptoms - additional follow-up

Dr. Bob:Sorry for this additional email from my post yesterday in response to the original email you answered on the 16th (and wanting to thank you and wish you holiday greetings).I was hoping the last follow-up email would be it, but did want to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1. My assessment, as anticipated, remains completely unchanged!2. Yes.3. Correct!Stop worrying. You are just fine and dandy, OK?Happy Healthy Holidays!Dr. BobEarly ARS symptoms? Dec 16, 2009Dr. Bob:I submitted this question before but thought... Read more »

Early ARS symptoms - maybe not so early...

Dr. Bob:It's me again, your friendly neighborhood train wreck, writing to you with another update. I was going to title this post " ... - wish I understood French" since as you can see I have been a bit obsessive about following your posts, and I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Friendly Neighborhood Train Wreck,With each of your daily posts (yes, I read them, even though I did not post them), I get a clearer picture of your problem. That problem is not virological (HIV), but rather psychological (guilt, irrational... Read more »
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groin area question .... need an answer

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
i don;t know whether it's because of lymph node swelling at groin area. i read somewhere that infection by hiv can cause fat accumulation at the tummy area (below belly button). anyone know whether this is true?i have all kinds of symptom but only... Read more »

about symptoms and low risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...lip then moved into several in mouth. week 10 sore neck and canker sore on gum. week 12 weird feeling under armpits and tender groin lymph nodes. could not find any swollen nodes. now week 13 the canker sore and herpes is gone the sore neck is... Read more »

Groin Lymph Nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...thigh? I seem to be able to feel some painless lumps on my inner thighs and I'm not sure if they would be classified as "swollen groin lymph nodes"? Thanks so much. Take care. Read more »

what is lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
what are the lymph nodes and were are they located and at what time should they feel sore if some when is infected with HIV. Thank you for your help Read more »