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Flu Season and Living With HIV

...throat, sneezing, coughing, runny nose and congestion. Older children and adults rarely get more than a mild fever, if at all. Flu symptoms usually come on suddenly. They may include a high fever, body aches, extreme fatigue, headache, cough, sore throat and chills. Symptoms start to develop from one to four days after being infected with the virus and often last 1-2 weeks or longer. Headaches may appear at the start of a fever. Stomach...
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Possible HIV infection??

Dr. Robert,I recently had a sexual encounter with a Male about 3 weeks ago. He told me that he was in the military and that they are regularly checked for things such as HIV. We had unprotected sex for a little while, but he did not ejaculate in me....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1.Your chances of contracting HIV have absolutely nothing to do with your symptoms. Your chances are the same as those of everyone else who has had unprotected Read more »

Simple Question - Will send donation!!

Couple simple questions - 1. 2 weeks after a low risk incident, I am suffering from severe nasal congestion and a low grade feaver - this looks like a typical 'head cold'. Is this type of nasal/head congestion typical of ARS symptoms??2. While with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Simple questions. Simple answers!1.Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in determining who is and is not HIV infected. Don't focus on symptoms, but rather on risk! A "low risk incident" equals a "low risk" of transmission. It really is Read more »

why you are not on the wikipedia?

Hi,Dr.bob,i am luis from mexico,i have written to dr.steve but he never answer me,so i hope you can stop this anxiety.9 weeks ago i had sex with a was vaginal,with a condom,provided by her,and as you know i was drunk,so she put the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...enough?When a condom breaks, it's generally very noticeable (although far from "notorious" in most cases). Generally Mr. Happy's head comes poking out just like your head does in a turtleneck sweater!Regarding your stuffy nose and two lymph nodes... Read more »


Could HIV infection be mistaken for viral upper respiratory infection? I got sick and was having trouble sleeping because my head was plugged up and I had a sore throat. I also noticed body aches but no real fever. Two to three days later my head...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Sounds like a cold virus and not HIV. No I don't think you need testing.MH Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Bank Announces New Head for its HIV/AIDS Program

...Bank on Thursday named David Wilson, a Zimbabwean national who has written extensively about AIDS in the developing world, to head the poverty-fighting institution's global HIV/AIDS program," Reuters reports. With funding going increasingly... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

New Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS Among Black Americans 40 and Older Heads to Houston, TX

...raise money to fight the disease in Black communities. The program launched in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 15th and is now heading to Houston, Texas, beginning February 26th at the SRO Sports Bar & CafĂ©, 444 Northwest Mall, 9800 Hempstead... Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...(avascular necrosis) Osteonecrosis means bone death. It is caused by a loss of blood supply to the bone. It usually affects the head of the femur, the part of the thigh bone that connects it to the hip. Risk Factors In addition to HIV and... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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Posted by understood10, 1 Reply
...from the exposure. I had sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, cough, nasal congestion (runny/stuffy nose), also I had a slight headache and stiff neck due to my sore throat. I did not have any aches or pains in my muscles, body, or joints. I also... Read more »

HIV infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...vaginal. The condom slid way up on the top of my shaft during the oral part, almost coming off but I believe it did stay on the head all the time. I then did some vaginal and it did not slide up that time. When I took off the rubber some of the... Read more »

Chest congestion symptom?..6 days past exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Right now Im only 6 days past my exposure incident. Would symptoms even appear this early?? I feel like I am getting some chest congestion. Kinda that tight feeling. No fever whatsoever, no runny nose or sore throat? Should I be concerned, or... Read more »

stressed to the max!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...after the episode I got bronchitis.. Symptoms included coughing all night with mucus and fever around 99.2, congestion in my head, weezing when I breathed. Now every ache and pain I GET I automatically assume it is associated with... Read more »