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Does Groin Pain Mean I Have AIDS

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Women and HIV/AIDS

...years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly...
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strong pain in the groin area

Hi doctormy bf, who is 54, got diagnosed with hiv last january 2010. His counts are 417 CD4 and about 40,000 VL. Yesterday, Sunday 6 Feb 2011, he decided to start atripla at 23:00 hrs. Two hours later he developed a very strange, intense,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I agree groin pain is not a reported side effect of Atripla. Unfortunately, I cannot diagnosis the cause of your boyfriend's symptoms over the Internet. Read more »

you convinced me I HIV negative 6 years ago, today my daughter could have AIDS

Hi DoctorIts been several years since my last post to you; below I will highlight the previous posts. As I suspected many years ago I have indeed infected my daughter with an HIV like virus, I only say hiv like virus and not hiv because of all my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...virus. As in the past you are misinterpreting laboratory studies. Previously you thought having cryptosporidium meant you had AIDS. It does not. Now you are assuming your daughter's marginally low white count means she has "advanced stage AIDS."... Read more »

PCR CHEATING TEST

IVE BEEN READING A LOT OF THE WORK IS DONE AT YOURE FOUNDATION AND ITS VERY ENCOURAGING. PELASE KEEP GOING!, FIRST OF ALL IM NOT NATIVE ENGLISH SO EXCUSE ME FOR MY POSSIBLE MISTAKES.. IM LIVING IN EUROPE (JE PARLES UN PEU DE FRANCAIS AUSSIE MAIS...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...clinical practice. I just don't recommend them for routine HIV screening. Thank you for your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation. It's warmly appreciated.Dr. Bob Read more »

alcholism and HIV

Dr. Bob Thank You for being such an inspiration, I would have done something horrible if I did not find your posts. Six weeks ago, I had an encounter with an escort, I am certain she reused the condom. I was so drunk I did not care. I have never...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »
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...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
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Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »

So worried about groin pain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...So my stupid ass had sex with two prositutes in the Dominican Republic a few weeks ago. I know that the HIV rate there is extremely high, so I am very worried that one or both of the women may have been positive. I used a condom both Read more »

NEED SOME ADVISE

Posted by Jessie, 1 Reply
...this week and will talk to him about it but I was wondering if anyone else has had similiar problems after being diagnosed with HIV/aids? Any input will help..thanks...~Jessie~ HIV+ since 2-3-04 "While there is breath, there is hope". Read more »

What are my chances?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I had an exposure with someone I know has AIDS (4:00PM). It was Oral, and I was giving. There was no precum that I was aware of, although I occasionally get blood spotting Read more »