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Can You Diagnosed Hiv By Symptoms

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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 feel. Your mind is a 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...
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Nude Massage!! Diagnosed HSV1 & Severe symptoms

Hello Dr Shannon,Pl assess my situation & symptoms ( Iam 28 male from India)I have gone through all the posts here & i understand that I dint have an exposure but Im only writing to u since i have very severe symptoms/complicationsI had...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiFrom what you have described your HIV test are negative and you do have Herpes.You may need to be on ongoing treatment for your herpes but the only person who can help you make this decision is your healthcare provider.My recommendation to you is... Read more »

Diagnosing symptoms over the computer

Thanks for the great site! I've got a serious concern, but want some advice on what kind of testing to undergo, as I am concerned about my health, but have no idea what it may be. I had oral and vaginal sex with a sex-worker overseas two and a...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. I frequently get questions from people asking me what illnesses may be the cause of their symptoms. The fact is, nobody can diagnose your symptoms over the computer or over the phone. And nobody online or over the... Read more »

Recently Diagnosed with HIV

I was diagnosed with HIV on 6/3/09 after having flu like symptoms. My doctor said it was conversion, I recently contracted HIV. My CD4 level is 164 and Viral load 808,000 after the first HIV test. I have to retest in 8 weeks. He already has put me...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Tahnks for your question.In your case it was prudent to start meds because your CD4 count was below 200. While it might have rebounded higher once the viral load levels off, getting the level down would help that. There is great controversy about... Read more »

You told me that I didn't have HIV - now I have been diagnosed as HIV positive

Dr. Bob,I do not think you will want to post this, but I hope you will read it:I wrote you some months ago and explained a high risk HIV exposure with really bad symptoms 10 days later and a declining CD4 count and ratio.I mentioned that I had been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'm sorry and somewhat surprised to hear that you have been diagnosed with HIV-2. First off, are you seeing an HIV/AIDS specialist, and has your diagnosis been confirmed? If so the CDC will need to be informed ASAP. As you (and I) have... Read more »
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Just Diagnosed with HPV...possible link to HIV?

Posted by am2394, 3 Replies
Hi all,
I had a possible HIV exposure in late July...i am a 21 year old female. I had unprotected sex with the friend of a friend. he did not ejaculate inside me. i have no reason to think he is HIV+, but he is the first person i have ever been... Read more »

Recently diagnosed

Posted by Anonymous
Hi--I am a hetero female who found out recently by accident that I am HIV--probably for at least 12-15 yrs with no symptoms. Now that I am on medication I feel like I have more symptoms than I did before meds---especially with neuropathy. Was... Read more »

Similar symptoms to HIV but not HIV

Posted by Redeye77, 1 Reply
After doing much research and still experiencing some symptoms it seems like there is something out there that mimics HIV symptoms but is quite difficult to diagnose. Maybe it's new STD?

Seems like reiters syndrome will fUse many of the same symptoms... Read more »

Boyfriend just diagnosed

Posted by Tori, 4 Replies
On Halloween, my boyfriend's preliminary HIV test came out positive and it has since been confirmed by some other test. We are a mongamous couple who only used protection when I was fertile to prevent pregnancy. His HIV+ status was due to a... Read more »