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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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is it primary hiv? please an answer. it is 4th time

hello doctor,firstof all sorry for my englishbefore eight months I went with a prostitute . i wore condom , which i checked at the end of sex.14 days later a Sunday. I got up to 38 fever (axilla temp), I got a ponstan( like advil) and I was fine.no...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Giannis,Unilateral throat pain symptoms, such as you experienced, are quite common, and can be caused by both viruses or bacteria. This type of symptom is not suggestive of HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS).Condom-protected sex is indeed... Read more »

M2M oral sex - Anxiety/HIV+

I have spent at least an hour reading questions on your site, but wanted to write and ask a question.On February 28th I was exposed to HIV. I had oral sex with a man who showed me paperwork that he was HIV negative. I allowed him to ejaculate into...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Yes.6.Most HIV-infected folks will have detectable levels of anti-HIV antibodies in their blood within four to six weeks after primary HIV infection; however, you'll still need to wait for your three- and six-month test results to definitively... Read more »

HIV Duo test - reliable or not?

Dear Dr. Bob,hello from London town.Firstly - great website! Secondly - apologies if this has already been answered in the archives.I had sex with a sex worker in Cape Town, including a couple of minutes protected (as far as I remember!) penetrative...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...retroviral syndrome (ARS) symptoms generally manifest themselves at two to three weeks after primary HIV infection. An isolated "chest infection" at six weeks is not consistent with HIV ARS.3.I'd recommend both!Thanks for your donation to The... Read more »

We are so weak and all advanced symptoms, Now without diagnosis

Doctor please help us, I am begging you to help us You may have my previous emails that I have sent you; my risk was 17 months ago, I have developed all primary symptoms and now all advanced symptoms. All my tests were negative with my GF (Recently,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fixation on this disease is irrational and unwarranted.2.From my experience, I can tell you that anyone who claims to have had "all primary symptoms and now all advanced symptoms" automatically does not have HIV (as proven by your multiple... Read more »
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Acute HIV Infection

...after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This first stage of HIV disease is called "acute HIV infection" or "primary HIV infection." About half of the people who get infected don't notice anything. Symptoms generally occur within... Read more »
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Fungal Infections

...most cases, a two-week regimen of intravenous amphotericin B and 5-flucytosine is used Afterwards, fluconazole is used for maintenance In milder cases of meningitis, oral fluconazole is sometimes used from the beginning Histoplasmosis ... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...person toperson. HIV spreads during unprotected sex andby using contaminated needles and other drugequipment. Hep C spreads mainly by usingcontaminated needles, straws, spoons and otherdrug equipment used to inject or snort drugs.Unprotected sex... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

Table of Contents Older Women: An Overlooked Group Calling Attention to Transmission and Prevention Getting Tested for HIV HIV began mostly as a disease of young men, but today the epidemic impactspeople of all ages, including older... Read more »
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What the F%&# is it if not HIV?????

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Date: 07/20/02 Who / Where (Worcester, MA) Test Date Weeks Months Test Type Result Comment / Range Dr. Georgian, Primary Doctor 08/19/02 4 1.0 HIV1 ELISA Negative Dr. Bessette, Infectious Disease 08/23/02 5 1.1 Quantitative RNA... Read more »

Chest congestion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...a while (and some arm-pit pain). just wondering if anyone has read any facts about the chest congestion (not runny nose) and primary infection. Read more »

PLEASE GIVE ME ADVICE!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Can someone tell me if yeast infection can be sign of early HIV...I had unprotected ORAL sex ( I am a gay male) 3 weeks ago... I went to doctor today cause I thought that my lymph nodes were swollen...She told me that she think they are not,or just... Read more »

Rash

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Do rashes due to HIV appear by themselves or do they appear when you scratch your skin? After scratching my arm I noticed that it stayed kind of lumpy and red, whereas it appeared normal before scratching. Read more »