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Not sure if early signs hiv

On Sept. 22, 2002 had sex with a male that stated to me he was HIV- for sure, so I had unprotected anal sex with him, I inserted my penis only. It was brief, I'm not circumzied, and had no cuts or scrapes on my penis. A few days later I got a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,He told you he "was HIV- for sure." Hmmmmm . . . . Did he also want to sell you some swampland in Florida, or a used car that "for sure" was good as new? Let's face it. Guys like to have sex and will sometimes say almost... Read more »

MY PHYSICIAN TESTED ME...I NEVER KNEW AND SURELY NEVER SIGNED THE FORM GIVING CONSENT!

With few exceptions (HOWEVER,I DON'T MEET ANY)Oregon statute requires that informed consent be... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Rapid HIV Testing, Debate Over OTC Use; Newsweek Profiles OraSure CEO, Oral HIV Test

The New York Times on Saturday examined rapid HIV testing -- which has become the center of the U.S. strategy to prevent the disease and some say has "revolutionized" testing -- and the debate surrounding FDA 's consideration of a proposal to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Approves OraSure Rapid HIV Test for Expanded Use With Blood Drawn Intravenously

The FDA has approved Bethlehem, Pa.-based OraSure Technologies ' OraQuick HIV test for expanded use in hospitals using blood drawn intravenously and stored in a tube, the Allentown Morning Call reports. The test previously could be used only... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

OraSure Acquires License to Use Rapid Test to Detect HIV-2 in Oral Samples

Bethlehem, Pa.-based OraSure Technologies on Monday announced it has acquired the rights to use its OraQuick Rapid HIV-1/2 Test to detect HIV-2 in oral samples, the Allentown Morning Call reports (Kennedy, Allentown Morning Call , 6/22). ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Panel to Review Proposal to Make OraSure Technologies' Rapid HIV Test Available for At-Home Use

An advisory panel of FDA on Nov. 3 is scheduled to review a proposal to make OraSure Technologies ' rapid HIV test available for use in the home, the New York Times reports. After the panel makes a recommendation, OraSure said it likely will... Read more »
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I think I'm having HIV symptoms, but am not sure

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello.
I'm very very frightened and did not know where else to go. I thought someone out there might be able to help me or give me some advice on what to do.
I've been having what I think may be HIV symptoms. I have very swolen lymph glands in my... Read more »

sure that am hiv pos but need your advice

Posted by johnvj1, 2 Replies
Almost dead because of all these symptoms.4months back i had done few sec cunninlingus with a sex worker.felt bitter in taste and stopped suddenly.protected vaginal sex and didnt notice weather the condom is broken or not.
Symptoms on 5th weeks -
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not sure

Posted by Anonymous
Could Hiv symptoms such as pale skin, weight loss, hives, and purple skin lessions come from anything else such as Hepatits

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Early signs of Hiv Infection

Posted by greatday77, 2 Replies
I have a question that im sure alot of people want to ask, If Infected with the Hiv Virus when can you expect to have early signs/Symptoms of infection Many websites Say you would have ars 2-4 weeks after infection , Other websites say 6 weeks. Also... Read more »