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Early Symptoms Of Hiv In Men

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AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

...maintain an erection may contribute to increased rates of sexual activity and sexually transmitted diseases among older people, as they do for younger people. Physicians may not diagnose HIV infection in older people. Some early symptoms of HIV disease may appear to be signs of normal aging. The stigma of having HIV/AIDS may be worse for older people. This can result in hiding their infection from family and friends. Is HIV Disease...
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Needing peace;everyone does

I realize that the question is incessant. I have a unique situation. About 5 years ago and about 14 years of marriage, I found out that my spouse was a cross dresser. I later found that he was disingenuous with his sexual status. He is tested and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the 3 month mark, as HIV antibody tests taken prior to the 3 month mark are not considered to be conclusive.Finally I must comment about your choice in men. Your hubby was a disingenuous cross-dresser and your recent bedmate has "latent... Read more »

How soon can hiv symptoms appear?

I had unprotected sex with two bisexual men and three days later started experiencing sore throat, achy, swollen gland, and rash on back. Is it possible to have symptoms this early? I did fly on the day of sex with remains of an ear infections so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,It would be highly unlikely for ARS symptoms to appear so quickly.Your decision to have unprotected sex places you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. Symptoms or not, you'll need HIV testing. You should wait until the three-month... Read more »

Symptoms...What REALLY is causing them!?

Hi Dr. Bob! Yet again, I am emailing you with a question of mine. I'm not sure if this has been answered but if it has, I understand if it isn't answered a second time! :)As I wrote to you only a few days ago, my car was touched by a naked man...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...BobThank you! A response from you made my day!Jul 26, 2008 Hi again, Dr. Bob! It's me, the girl who's car was touched by a naked man running in the streets. (By the way, this occurred in a small town on the Eastern Shore of MD - hopefully only a... Read more »

Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some time ago,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...virus more dangerous than the K103N virus I have been diagnosed with?Response from Dr. FrascinoHi,I've discussed this topic many times in this forum. Consequently I'll only respond briefly and then refer you to the archives for a more detailed... Read more »
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Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...their medical providers about their sexual orientation, HIV status and sexual practices. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene found that nearly 40% of MSM do not come out to their provider. 8 Those who are open about their... Read more »
The Body

What Is HIV?

...married or single. It's what you do, not who you are, that puts you at risk for HIV. How Long Does It Take to Feel a Symptom of HIV? People can have HIV for 10 years or more and never show any symptoms. Other people can get symptoms... Read more »
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Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Serious Problems Treatment Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...the US is virtually zero. Hep C spreads more easily than HIV through contact with infected blood. In the US, about 4 times as many people have hep C as have HIV. You could be infected with HCV and not know it. About 15% to 30% of people clear... Read more »
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Ur Stories on Early HIV Symptoms.

Posted by thinker, 3 Replies
...all, I would really appreciate it if some of you out there would share your stories with me about your experience with ARS (early symptoms) before you were diagnosed HIV +. What type of symptoms did you have? How long after your exposure did... Read more »

Blood transmission...scared

Posted by SBGuard, 1 Reply
...joints and muscles hurt like hell, my throat's really sore, I have a really bad headache, and I'm exhausted. I looked up early symptoms of HIV and found that my symptoms matched Acute HIV Syndrome. I don't know whether I'm just getting sick from... Read more »

HIV ARS stories

Posted by thinker, 3 Replies
...all, I would really appreciate it if some of you out there would share your stories with me about your experience with ARS (early symptoms) before you were diagnosed HIV +. What type of symptoms did you have? How long after your exposure did... Read more »

Suspected hiv notice coming.

Posted by diego47, 2 Replies
...appendix was to blame and it was taken out. Fast forward to December 19th, during all this time I still keep having loose bowel movements and now I'm having night sweats and and my neck is sore but my lymph nodes are not swollen. I went back to... Read more »