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Do People With Hiv Get Frequent Colds

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...lead to AIDS within a few years after they were infected. On the flip side, some people can go 20 years or more without ever developing AIDS. Ten years has been found to be the average amount of time that passes between when a person is infected with HIV and when he or she begins experiencing the symptoms of AIDS. 2. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel. Because the symptoms of acute HIV are almost...
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Frequent Colds a sign of HIV?

Hi...if i have one cold per month since 2 or 3 years ago...do you think this could be an alarma to be tested...?I mean is COLD sign of HIV ? Are 12 colds per year to many to worry about it ?With Love
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Frequent colds-- even one a month-- have nothing to do with HIV. Read more »

"Heart Ruling Head" - Follow Up / Updates

Hi Dr Bob,Please carry on reading! My previous post to you can be found at:http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/PreventionSexual/Q195294.htmlI have a bit of a follow up, and a couple of questions - *My dodgy bowel movements turned out...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...patches that Derm could not diagnose. These come and go. *GERD *Odd bowel movements (recurrent soft stools lasting a few days) *Frequent colds *Geographic tongue (started at 15 months post incident) *Oral thrush First noticed at 1.5 months post... Read more »

Heart ruling head? All out of logic. Help!

So I used to be a completely logical person. However, this is something I cant shake. To the facts: Exposure "Semi-protected" vaginal sex, but with new scratches on penis (not sure if there was any blood I doubt it) that may not have been covered....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I'll be brief, because HIV is not your problem!1.No. You are definitively and conclusively HIV negative. You've tested HIV negative repeatedly out to 15 Read more »

RE: "Heart Ruling Head" - Follow Up / Updates

Firstly, I just wanted to say "thanks" for answering my follow-up question. It was much appreciated.However, I couldn't resist getting a PCR-DNA. Which was negative. Of course.So maybe those reading this will be encouraged if they're going through a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...patches that Derm could not diagnose. These come and go. *GERD *Odd bowel movements (recurrent soft stools lasting a few days) *Frequent colds *Geographic tongue (started at 15 months post incident) *Oral thrush First noticed at 1.5 months post... Read more »
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Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...concentration Dizziness or fainting Sadness or depression Anemia and HIV Anemia has always been a problem for HIV-positive people. Although the rate of serious anemia has dropped since people started using HIV drug combinations, anemia... Read more »
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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...load. It might also reduce the risk of transmitting HIV to others. How Is HSV Transmitted? HSV infections are passed from person to person by direct contact with an infected area. You don't have to have an open HSV sore to spread the... Read more »
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for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...them to my family or friends to make em feel bad. Instead if listing them here would help at all, just with the hope that one person get spared from infection or the life long/ years long mental strain of being clearly sick, thinking its hiv and... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Are frequent colds(one a month) a symptom of hiv infection? I had a negative Elisa at 84 days post exposure, is this promising? Read more »

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

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...utmost care and remain strictly confidential. If we would wish to quote you, it will be anonymously and the information will be depersonalized. If you would like more information about the survey and the organisations involved go to INTERNEWS... Read more »

Can Semen In Nose Cause HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...overall discomfort. right away i thought i was showing signs of hiv until my little daughter came down with a cold. (i assume a person battling hiv could NOT pass cold like symptoms to another person unless he had a common cold.) my syptoms... Read more »