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AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...Once people started taking strong antiretroviral therapy (ART), however, a lot fewer people got OIs. It's not clear how many people with HIV will get a specific OI. In women, health problems in the vaginal area may be early signs of HIV. These can include pelvic inflammatory disease and bacterial vaginosis, among others. See Fact Sheet 610 for more information. The most common OIs are listed here, along with the disease they usually cause,...
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my pregnant wife of 3years tested HIV+ , and i Testede -

hi doctore bob, im in love with your site and your new blog that you write!my wife if 3years tested testes HIV Positive in her seventh month of pregnancy and i tested negative, since we were together i tested regulary and she didn not, she used to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...every reason to believe you are HIV negative and your test was falsely positive.Good luck.Dr. BobHiv found in routine pregnancy blood test Aug 26, 2008Hi Dr. Frascino, I had a routine blood test for my pregnancy and the results came back with a... Read more »

HIV infection by licking pussy , sucking nipples ?

Hi , I need a urgent help.History/Background : I had sex with a sex-worker 8 days back.I used condom for the intercourse.But in foreplay i licked the pussy and sucked her nipples.Issue/Reason for Worry: From next day morning I had watery...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...april(2.5 years after the risk situation), I went to a immunologist, cause I was getting cold every now and them. She asked me some blood tests, including cd4/cd8. My cd4 was at 869 (37.1%) , my cd8 was at 766 (32.7%) and the cd4/cd8 was at... Read more »

HIV or not?

Hi! I'm confused. I'm living for 5 years with my wife and for this period we had a non safe sex. Everything's fine but 2 weeks ago my wife got a positive elisa HIV analisys and a positive WB after. I have all elisa negatives during all my life and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...every reason to believe you are HIV negative and your test was falsely positive.Good luck.Dr. BobHiv found in routine pregnancy blood test Aug 26, 2008Hi Dr. Frascino, I had a routine blood test for my pregnancy and the results came back with a... Read more »

hiv?

hello, i am pregnant with my second child and had the required hiv testing which my doctor has notified me that it came back as repeatedly reactive which is equivelant to exposure to HIV. could this be a false positive, i never had this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reason to believe you are HIV negative and your test was falsely positive. Good luck. Dr. Bob Hiv found in routine pregnancy blood test Aug 26, 2008 Hi Dr. Frascino, I had a routine blood test for my pregnancy and the results came back with a... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

... has more information on CD4 cells. Without treatment, your CD4 cell count will most likely go down. You might start having signs of HIV disease like fevers, night sweats, diarrhea, or swollen lymph nodes. If you have HIV disease, these problems... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

How HIV Causes AIDS

...System Cell Loss in HIV Infection Central Nervous System Damage Role of Immune Activation in HIV Disease New Clinical Signs of HIV in the Era of HAART Therapy NIAID Research on the Pathogenesis of AIDS Glossary A significant... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...BETA . It is important to note that this definition of AIDS may apply to HIV positive individuals who have never experienced symptoms of HIV disease. Receiving an AIDS diagnosis does not necessarily mean that the diagnosed person will die soon;... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...to HIV, talk to your health care provider about getting tested for HIV. Testing for Acute HIV Infection The normal HIV blood test will come back negative for someone who was infected very recently. The test looks for antibodies produced by... Read more »
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question guys. Is Chronic Thrush a sign of early H

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...but i don't know her history. She is not speaking to me now as she is insulted as i asked her that very question. I have had blood tests which showed me to be in very good health, no abnormalities, but not an HIV check. Doctors say that they... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...or bacterial vaginosis appears, you may be more susceptible to getting HIV infection during sex with infected partners. EARLY SYMPTOMS OF HIV INFECTION If you are like many people, you will not have any symptoms when you first become infected... Read more »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...has HIV. However, this is not a diagnostic test. According to Dr. Judith Feinberg, "The CBC holds clues to the possibility of HIV infection, but none are absolutely diagnostic. HIV+ people usually have leukopenia, with both neutropenia and... Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »