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Fatigue Worried It Could Be HIV

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Should I be worried about HIV 2? - resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum.

Dear Dr. Bob,I had protected sex with a sex worker (got carried away - which I regret now). After the act, the condom didn't appear broken, although I didn't check thoroughly.In the fourth week I had a bad sore throat and fever (lasted @4...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You are correct: an HIV Western Blot should only be run to confirm a repeatedly reactive/positive screening HIV-antibody test (ELISA, EIA, ICMA, rapid test, etc.). Either the lab ran it by mistake or your doctor/clinic ordered the test... Read more »

Chronic fatigue and HIV (CAUSES OF HIV-ASSOCIATED FATIGUE, 2010) (PROVIGIL, 2010)

I tested poz Jan. 97 and have been and remain "HIV+ asyptomatic". However, as time has... Read more »

Fatigue, Night sweats, and worried

I had sex a little over six months ago and ever since then have been worried about contracting HIV.... Read more »
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Fatigue

What Is Fatigue? Is Fatigue Important? How Do I Know if I Have Fatigue? What Causes Fatigue, and How Is It Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Fatigue? Fatigue is tiredness that does not go away when you rest. It can be physical or... Read more »
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Hot Topics: Sex After Testing HIV+; Addiction and Adherence; Tivicay = Fatigue? and More

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Transcript of The Body's Live Chat on Fatigue and Anemia With Dr. Bob Frascino

Following is the transcript of The Body's live chat on fatigue and anemia, which took place on Sept. 27, 2006, at 6 p.m. Eastern Time. The chat was sponsored by Gilead Sciences, moderated by The Body's editorial staff and hosted by Dr. Bob Frascino... Read more »
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United Kingdom: AIDS "Fatigue" May Cause Lack of Funds, Former UNAIDS Head Says

The success in curbing HIV infections globally has engendered a dangerous complacency in the fight against the epidemic, the former head of UNAIDS said recently in an interview in London. "There is clearly AIDS fatigue," said Dr. Peter Piot,... Read more »
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Fatigue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can someone clarify what this term entails, i'm guessing it is different from feeling tired after a days activities? Also does ARS possible entail fatigue? and if so approx. how long would it take to wear off? Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 2 Replies
Hey all,

I've been reading these boards and Dr Bob's Q&A's over the past month and a bit... and it's helped as well as disheartened at the same time.

I've been a textbook "Worried Well" over the past several weeks. I hope to believe that severe... Read more »

early hiv, worried

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi folks, just wondering if you guys who are HIV+ out there can remember when you first got infected, if you experienced any of the suite of symptoms known as acute retroviral syndrome (ARS, also called AVS acute viral syndrome). This means, sore... Read more »

Should I be worried about HIV-2 (high risk exposure, symptoms)

Posted by HIV2Scared, 1 Reply
Hello everyone!

I am a 20-year-old female who just returned from studying abroad in Cuba. I had unprotected vaginal sex one time with a bisexual man and gave him oral sex. He came in my mouth but did not come inside me during vaginal sex.

6 days... Read more »