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Early And Late Symptoms Of Hiv

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Making Decisions About Therapies

...an experienced gynecologist and/or obstetrician is also important. In some cases, choosing a highly HIV-experienced doctor is not possible. This is especially true in rural settings where HIV-positive people may be more isolated than in major cities. This does not mean that one need receive less than optimal care. Even in the most rural settings, there is usually at least one healthcare provider who has worked with HIV-positive people. Some...
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To unreal to be real considering I'm a counselor. May you PLEASE help me?

I would like to start this with a thank you for helping us gain the knowledge of HIV/AIDS. I've read many questions that you have answered and they have all been very useful to me for I myself am a std/hiv counselor at my local health department. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...negative Western Blot and HIV plasma viral load RNA tests. Your symptoms are not at all indicative of or worrisome for someone in early stage HIV advancing to late-stage AIDS. Gabe, I can't diagnose the cause of your symptoms over the Internet.... Read more »

scared of testing (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2009) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010) (CONSEQUENCES OF LATE DIAGNOSIS, 2010)

Hey....I am thirty years old..have never done an hiv test.....found someone who is just remarkable....who insist that we have one done before we become intimate......he did his today it was negative.....but I'm scared to death in doing mine......I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...quite rare auto immune disease which thankfully can be treated. Whilst I`m not suggesting that worried people who think they hav HIV symptoms will also have it or anything similar, in my case it was only once I had taken the test and received a... Read more »

Late Diagnosis of HIV

My younger brother recently was diagnosed with HIV and his CD4 counts are below 100. But what boggles my mind is the fact that my brother has LIVED in the hospital growing up his whole life due to a complicated chronic heart disease he was born with...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...many medical professionals are reluctant to test for HIV as part of routine health screening. As such, the opportunity for early diagnosis and treatment is missed. Part of this is the misbelief that we can somehow know who's at risk and who's... Read more »

Finally made my $100 donation, sorry to take so long

Hi Doc Bob old buddy old palSorry I took so long but I finally made a $100 donation. Im the guy who you told to stop being a ninny and go get tested. Ive posted my original question belowI just wanted to ask you a couple of questions.1. Are the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Ninny,1.We don't have nearly as much experience with HIV-2 as we do with HIV-1. Therefore it is difficult for me to give you a definitive answer. What we Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
The Body

What Is HIV?

...Illustrations of How HIV Works How Your Immune System Works History of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic Origins of HIV What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS? Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...faster than a test for antibodies alone. Risk of Immune Damage Some people think that there's not much harm done in the early stages of HIV infection. They believe that any damage to their immune system will be cured by taking antiretroviral... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...reassurance. Stress that while HIV is serious, it is preventable. Talking to Children of Different Ages It's never too early to talk to your children about HIV. In fact, by the third grade, most children have already heard about it. Talking... Read more »
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HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...sound ridiculous but honestly it was one of the first signs that I started to worry. Is it possible that OHL can show up in early stages especially if the viral load is high? Last summer, around June/July (almost a year after possible exposure)... Read more »

Concerned about exposure time frame & OHL (Oral Hair Leukoplakia)

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...read that it can vary in growth depending on your CD4 count and can disappear on and off. I have read that it can show up in early stages which is rare? I know this is only information however from what I've gathered but it states that the... Read more »

Mild sore throut for a while now ...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...way related to HIV, correct? The only HIV symptoms that would be turning up at this point is the very rare possibility of the early stages of AIDS, but seeing as I got a 12 week negative, this would be impossible. Right? ... Riiiiiiiiiight? Read more »

One Last Time

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...is still 6 months. I do not know why this is the case. Seems like I am one of the unlucky one that seroconvert late and have HIV symptoms early. Probably I have HIV and from the way my body reacts, it seems like my resistance level to the virus... Read more »