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Do People Usually Get Symptoms Right Away With Hiv

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I think its important question and it will help alot of people donation right away

hi dr bob. the most important question if you had expouser while you have cold or flu i mean while your immune system actully fighting an infection is it easyier to contract hiv? about my expouser i was working in the rain all the day and at the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Having a cold or the flu does not increase your susceptibility to HIV. By the way, working in the rain all day doesn't increase your likelihood of contracting a cold or the flu either. (That's an old wive's tale.)Dr. Bob... Read more »

symptoms never go away...

Dr Bob,I really appreciate all the advice you have given me in the past and the service you provide... Read more »

pls respond right away...worried sick

I've read through the website and think I know what you are going to say anyway, but it would... Read more »
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on my last leg,symptoms that will not go away

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
hello and thank you for reading my post,i am all alone in this and i dont have anyone to talk too,and i have no car to go to consuleling,i am very scared,because i cannot diagnose my self and i have been going to the doctor 2 times a month since... Read more »

for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
And for anyone interested. Its my first post. Great site, helping probably millions of people. Wonderful work!

This is maybe not the right place to do this but still:

There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of people suffering from long lasting... Read more »

all the right symptoms, but minimal exposure

Posted by es2011, 1 Reply
hello! I'm a 23 year old male in a service program in south america.

Thanks for reading my entry. Like most people on this forum I'm worried sick that I've contracted HIV. I've basically convinced myself that I already have, but before I die from... Read more »

tested neg but symptoms won't go away, why?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello everyone,

I tested for HIV two years after my exposure and it came back negative. I tried to put it behind me but I continue to present with symptoms such as thrush (from my understanding this is pretty much HIV specific), numbness in my... Read more »