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Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

... Advice for the Newly Diagnosed Damaries Cruz Diagnosed in 1991 "When I was diagnosed I had to find a way to turn this horrible thing, this negative thing, into a positive. I had a choice: I could sit there and cry and let this thing eat me alive
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Scared to Death Please Answer I will Donate

Dr. Frascino,First, I just want to compliment you on what a great service you are providing. Thank you! Would you please answer one question for me? I am really, really scared that I may hav HIV. I was tested 2.5 years ago. I tested at the 5 month...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First off, although warts can be associated with HIV, the vast majority of cases are not related to underlying HIV disease. If your five-month EIA test was negative, you are HIV negative. If you remain concerned or don't believe my advice, you... Read more »

bumps on back of tongue -- warts?

Dr:In the past, I have battled genital warts, both on my penis and around my anus. I have had surgery twice to remove large patches around the rectum. I am heterosexual, and my doctor wrote it off to promiscuity. I have had a couple of the warts...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...both the International Oral AIDS Conference and International AIDS Conference concerning the increase in the presentation of oral warts we are seeing. I will say that of the 36 cases we diagnosed last year, only a few had oral warts present on... Read more »

CDC says anal warts and oral sex mean HIV. PLEASE HELP DR. BOB!

Dr Bob:Im a 24 year old gay man. Please help me with this situation! I am scared to death!My doctor recently diagnosed me with some anal warts. He told me that they are very common and that I should see a dermatologist to have them removed. We...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Jake,Let me get this straight. The CDC hotline counselor told you:1.An HPV outbreak is most likely due to a compromised immune system?2.Because you had unprotected oral, you very likely have HIV?3.Warts may not have shown up until you became... Read more »

Unknown rash?

Dr.Recently I noticed several raised bumps on the tip of my tongue. My tongue feels as if has been burned.When I use mouthwash it really burns. Also at times the tip of my tongue feels as if it is "crawling". My concern is HPV,due to having oral sex...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...access to these specialists, your general dentist should be able to provide you with assistance.I doubt you are experiencing oral warts due to HPV as these lesions tend to be asymptomatic unless they have been traumatized or are located at the... Read more »
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...Due to immune suppression, HIV-positive people are more vulnerable to several kinds of cancer, three of which lead to an AIDS diagnosis: Kaposi's sarcoma, certain types of lymphoma, and cervical cancer. Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) KS was one of... Read more »
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...chlamydia, gonorrhea, bacterial vaginosis, and trichomonas. Antibiotics are available to treat these conditions. Your doctor can diagnose these infections and prescribe effective treatment. It is important to treat these conditions, because... Read more »
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Newly Diagnosed

Posted by JoshColo, 1 Reply
...Hello everyone. I feel as if I've been on a roller coaster ride since my diagnosis at the end of April. I've been through all kinds of emotions, everything from anger to beating myself up to shock and fear. Read more »

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Posted by john33, 6 Replies
i just got tested ( a regular thing) but got back a postive result. now i'm not sure what i should be thinking or feeling,. i've got my first appointment with a doctor tommorrow and that's all i know. anyone got any advice Read more »

Just Diagnosed 12/12

Posted by dotman32, 15 Replies
So many emotions. So many ups and downs. Plus physically just not feeling all that great. I learned 12/12 that I'm positive. Think I was infected 11/12. Ugh. Just don't know what to make of things right now. I've told a few friends and... Read more »

just diagnosed

Posted by uncertain, 4 Replies
...Hello to all. i was just diagnosed with HIV. it has been a lot to take in and I have all kinds of mixed emotions. I have been depressed and even had thoughts Read more »