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Early Sighs Of Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

Early in the epidemic, HIV infection and AIDS were diagnosed for relatively few women and female adolescents (although we know now that many women were infected with HIV through injection drug use but that their infections were not diagnosed). 1 Today, women account for more than one quarter of all new HIV/AIDS diagnoses. Women of color are especially affected by HIV infection and AIDS. In 2004 (the most recent year for which data are...
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tested neg? now family showing sighs new baby please help

Aruba 2 years ago indiscretion /tested neg on proviral at 28 and 38 days also neg on many antibody tests at each month after for and at 6 months all the way up to a year and up to 18 months /also tested neg on type 2 at 1 year and one other time...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Family in Trouble,Tested negative and now family is showing "sighs???" Maybe they are all "sighing" because you've had way, way, way too many HIV tests and are now asking for more!You've had two negative proviral... Read more »

*sigh* Fatigue - Now What?

Hey, Dr. Bob- I've enjoyed reading your forum since shortly after my diagnosis in 2002. (I "celebrated" my 7-year anniversary yesterday & I'm still high-kickin'!!) Well, OK, not so much (high-kickin', that is)....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,If you've been tuning into this forum for the past seven years, you certainly will recognize my familiar refrains, including:-"HIV-related fatigue is common."-"HIV-related fatigue is often multifactorial in... Read more »

Goldfish guy now has a fever.....sigh

I just wrote to you about my oral sex exposure. I thought I was being paranoid - knowing how low the risk is for receptive oral sex w/ no ejaculation (partner status unknown) - I wish I had gone to get PEP the day after. Now, at 13 days post...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Mr. Rried(un)well,Back so soon?You may have "thought" you were being paranoid. I personally feel you still are being paranoid. PEP is not warranted for the type of potential HIV exposure you describe.As for "symptoms,"... Read more »

Dying Early, courtesy of the CDC Biostatistians

You folks are doing a great job-many, many thanks.I have a question that has been eating away at me since the CDC in their infinite wisdom issued their findings, as usual, without caveats, additional resources, or other possible ways of more fully...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
In my opinion the current goal of HIV therapy is to achieved a normal life expectancy (not shortened by HIV infetion) and have a full and enjoyable life. Recent estimates of the "average" life expectancy of HIV+ persons with access to... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am going to sleep with all these symptoms that are ARS related. Am I infected? I dont know...I am just sick of these symptoms.

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Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
As I sit here and write this, I am confused with life. Why did I do what I did? In late January, I engaged in mutual masturbation with a prostitute. Never experienced strong ARS symptoms...tested (Orasure) after 8 1/2 weeks, negative. Now, as I... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Over the summer I was occupied with a lot of stuff, like work, friends, family etc. and I hardly ever came to this forum, maybe once a week at most. But as soon as I returned for school and settled down, thoughts of HIV started to creep into my... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
So how does everyone deal with depression? I always seem to be depressed, my confidence in my job seems to be going fast. No major health issues, just taking my meds.
How does everyone keep themselves going?

Thanks to all :) Read more »