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Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

... Table of Contents Normal Feelings Get Help and Support It's Better to Know HIV and Women Make a New Start Useful Info Sheets for Newly Diagnosed Getting an HIV diagnosis can feel like the worst news in the world. It is common to feel anger, fear, confusion, shock, depression, or other painful emotions.
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Follow up question to help WOO HOO! Happy to donate!

Dr. Frascino,I desperately want to accept my woo-hoo but I'm unable to understand it. I asked you and a few other doctors about my case where a person I was with had tested negative for HIV one year after our encounter. Two months before our...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...virus to someone else. Your HIV risk is nonexistent. Hope that clarifies!Thanks for your support of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's very much appreciated.Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »

COULD I BE HIV POSITIVE (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2011)

Hello Doc, I am really worried. I had unprotected sex (on 14 Feb 2010) with my ex-girl. We broke up and 8 months later she was tested positive for hiv (12 Oct 2010). She told me this recently about her status and that I should take a test too...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...potential catastrophic consequences of playing Brokeback Mountain with Mr. Miami McBarebacker and that was enough to scare the happy out of your Mr. Happy. As for the dude claiming to be HIV negative, I would't believe him even if he strapped a... Read more »

just tested positive (CHOOSING AN HIV SPECIALIST 2010)

iknow i got infected on jan 5th 2009,three weeks after that a had a throat infection.3-4 months after that i develop a lympnode in my neck,both side,arm pit,groin area.8- 9 months after that had a slight night sweat which goes on and off. till date...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the prognosis for HIVers was about 10 years max. We've made remarkable, in fact miraculous, improvements in treatment of HIV/AIDS, which have dramatically decreased both morbidity (illness) and mortality (death) as demonstrated by the fact I'm... Read more »

Positive Elisa, Indeterminate Western Blot, Negative Rapid Test HIV test was indeterminate?(INDETERMINATE HIV TESTS, 2009) (PREGNANCY, 2009)

Hi, Doctor - Around 2 weeks ago during my annual OBGYN appointment, I received a HIV test. The Elisa came back repeatedly positive and the Western Blot was indeterminate with traces of P24. Freaking out, I then went to my local health clinic 4 days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...any band pattern that does not meet the criteria for a positive result. Bottom line: you are HIV negative. Be well. Stay well. Happy Holidays. Dr. Bob Indeterminate result Apr 25, 2004 Dear Dr. Bob, I recently had a HIV 1 test, and it came back... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...Are the Issues? General Guidelines Special Situations Getting Help What Are the Issues? When you test positive for HIV, it can be difficult to know who to tell about it, and how to tell them. Telling others can be good because: ... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...Services Montreal (Women) Montreal, Quebec 514-495-0990 direction@casm-mtl.org netrover.com/~casm Ontario Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Strategy Toronto, Ontario 416-944-9481 1-800-743-8851 info@oahas.org www.oahas.org The Teresa... Read more »
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I've just tested positive. Can't see the point in

Posted by Anonymous, 11 Replies
...do, they through it and carry on but I just don't feel I'm strong enough and constantly worrying about when it will change to AIDS. Read more »

Is there life after been tested positive?

Posted by Grecp, 6 Replies
Good morning, I just can't stop thinking who would be life after been infected. I am so scared and afraid to die. Please be honest and provide me some experience from your life after been with the virus. I am 26 and I would love to die from old age... Read more »

Why am I not as happy?

Posted by daisy07, 10 Replies
...It is funny I go through the post and read about all of these people who are feeling great, happy to be alive, and moving on with thier life. Me on the other hand....I am still self medicating with alcohol, crying nightly, Read more »

Tested positive on Saturday

Posted by LightningJynx, 6 Replies
...rather cold, but it's the truth. This wasn't a complete shock and I now have to live with and move forward. Sorry about the long post, this is just the first time I'm really able to put down some of these thoughts without having to hear... Read more »