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The Stages of HIV Disease

HIV Is a Continuum Infection Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used to thinking of disease in very simple terms: if you feel sick, you are sick; if you feel healthy, you are healthy. However, because HIV may begin causing subtle changes in the immune system long before an infected...
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Follow-up: Easy to know HIV infection from symptoms if you know whats going on & what to look for!

Hi.Dr.Bob;Hope you are doing good.Just a quick comment, i have since infection 12 weeks ago, actually, physically felt rapid viral replication in my blood (via pathogenic irriation, whether or not you believe in it), followed by infection spreading...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello K,You have a very vivid and overactive imagination. Have you considered a career as a science fiction writer?Dr. BobFollow up: Not Psycosomatic, Just trying to save my life. I somehow had accidental exposure for sure.. Nov 2, 2010Hi... Read more »

CAN BODY STOP HIV INFECTION

if a person is indeed going thru ARS this is the body fighting the virus. Can the body defeat the virus at this point or is is too late if this is indeed ARS? One more question, and i know this is probably a stupid question but I want to ask...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No such thing as a stupid question in this forum . . . . Well, OK maybe a few, but they are only asked by folks who voted for Bush and are still convinced he's doing a heck of a job!ARS stands for Acute Retroviral Syndrome. It occurs as... Read more »

HIV INFECTED PERSON BODY REACTION TO MOSQUITO BITE

HIPLZ EASE MY MIND COZ I M ON THE VERGE OF RUNNING AWAY FROM HOME FROM FEAR OF BEIN POSITIVE.I AM FEMALE, HAVE HAD UNPROTECTED ANAL SEX BUT WITHOUT EJACULATION WITH UNKNOWN STATUS GUY.2 QUESTIONS AND I BEG U TO ANSWER ME COZ THERE S NO ONE ELSE ON...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The per episode probability risk of HIV transmission for receptive penile-anal sex is estimated to be between 0.1% and 3%, if you know your partner is confirmed to be HIV-positive. In your case, these risk estimates would be lower, primarily... Read more »

building body after HIV infection

hello nelson, I have a curiosity about building body after HIV infection.I am guessing that I should have infected in august 1st by sexual intercourse although I used a condom.I am 38 year old and I want to live 30 more years being healthy and...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
People who start HIV treatment early usually do not have unintentional weight loss due to the infection, and may have less weight gain after starting antiretrovirals. So, that is my first suggestion: start treatment early even if your CD4 cells are... Read more »
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i know im infected i don't believe my tests.

Posted by roma2010, 4 Replies
as much as i try to believe my tests results i can't my tongue still burns and i can see the imprints of my teeth on the side of it i keep getting new moles and freckles on my face and body, now im seeing several really small white dots on my arms,... Read more »

Infected of sth for sure... Dont know what though.

Posted by Anonymous
Hello,

I'm a straight guy in my 22s. Had sex with a girl about 4 months ago and my condom broke, so i was inside her for some minutes. After that i had no symptoms. However, since then i've been seeing a girl and we always used condom for sex. About... Read more »

im not speculating i know im infected

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
my face looks so skinny and i look and feel terribly ill, my tongue has a really thick white coat on it and i can see teeth marks on the side it also burns specially on the tip, i have numerous new moles and freckles on face, arms hands, and some on... Read more »

EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT HIV INFECTION

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
http://www.hopkins-aids.edu/publications/book/03MMHIV1to3.pdf

or

Just go to http://www.hopkins-aids.edu/
click on the "publications" section.
In the drop down box, scroll to "Medical Mgmt of HIV Infection". Read more »