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Can Fatigue Kill You

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"What you dont know can kill you" and a further donation (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU)

Hi Dr BobI wrote you last week to say that after over a year of feeling really ill following some risky sexual behaviour - Shingles,chronic fatigue, joint aches, gum disease, rash etc etc, and being 100% convinced I had HIV I still couldn`t bring...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sharing your experience with the readers of this forum. Hopefully your true-life testimonial of "what you don't know about HIV can kill you" will give many others a swift kick in the ass so they too will get tested.The three primary reasons to... Read more »
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Fatigue

...I Know if I Have Fatigue? What Causes Fatigue, and How Is It Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Fatigue? Fatigue is tiredness that does not go away when you rest. It can be physical or psychological. With physical fatigue , your muscles... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...hematocrit can indicate anemia. With anemia, the cells do not get enough oxygen to function normally. People with anemia feel tired all the time and might look pale. See Fact Sheet 551 on fatigue and Fact Sheet 552 on anemia. Mean... Read more »
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Adherence

... How Do AIDS Drugs Work? The HIV virus can make millions of copies of itself every day. Antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) can't kill the virus, but they can almost stop it from multiplying. A "viral load" test measures the amount of virus in your... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Vaccines

...but then your immune system kicks in to protect you against a severe case. Examples include measles, mumps and rubella. Other "killed" or "inactivated" vaccines, like for influenza or rabies, don't use a living germ. You don't get the disease,... Read more »
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I think I just seconverted

Posted by 5821soul, 2 Replies
3 weeks ago I have protected sex with an unknow status guy... but when i pull the condom out there were some sprerm that touch my anus, 2.5 weeks after I got a weird rash on my hand for a couple of days then I got a severe sore throat with all my... Read more »

AIDS Cure Quest to Kill `Sleeping' Viruses

Posted by new2this2010
...AIDS Cure Quest to Kill `Sleeping' Viruses Enlists Merck Cancer Medicine http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-09-02/aids-cure-quest-to-kill-sleeping-viruses-enlists-merck-cancer-medicine.html Read more »

anxiety is killing me

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...blown aids. I think my skin was intact though I can't be 100% sure. 3 months after exposure i developed the following symptoms:fatigue,massive headaches, sudden acne breakout, nausea, dizziness and inability to concentrate. I'm too scared to get... Read more »

Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...urinary infection 3 weeks ago that was treated by antibiotics and now has returned again. This entire time I have been extremely fatigued, run down. I returned to the dr. today and I am worried about hiv risk. Anyone know of urinary infections... Read more »