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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...Symptom of Acute HIV? Fever Yes Yes Chills Yes Yes Night sweats Yes Yes Rashes Yes Yes The only time you're likely to develop any symptoms of HIV is during the "acute" phase, which lasts for six to 12 weeks after you've been infected. Once that period ends, you may well go years without your body giving away any sign whatsoever that you have HIV. This is why it's so important for everybody to get tested for...
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Positive ELISA negative Western blot

I just wanted to thank you for this forum. I am 7 weeks pregnant, and received a call last Friday from my OBGYN who stated that I had a positive ELISA and a negative Western Blow. She did tell me not to worry that I am negative, but she was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Do you think these reactions are HIV 1 or 2 and if not, should I be concerned about these reactions? All other STDs have been ruled out and the only person I could have gotten HIV from has tested negative on the orasure advance rapid 5 months out... Read more »

PLEASE PLEASE answer Dr. Bob. I will donate again

I have asked prior but would like to clarify. I am having persistent thrush, peripheral neuropathy, muscle twitches, unexplained weight loss, lots of new floaters. I have had some exposures with asian women here in the US over the past few years. My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...getting oral and fingered by an Asian females over the past few years. Last exposure end of September 2009. Negative PCR DNA at 6 week and 6 months. Negative PCR RNA at 9 months. Negative HIV antibody testing at 3,4,5,7,9,10 months. Everything... Read more »

Negative Right????

I am 12 weeks pregnant, with my 2nd child and had a miscarriage 2 months prior to this pregnancy at which time I was HIV negative.Now they are telling me my intial test came back positive twice, but my Western Blot & viral load test came back...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Do you think these reactions are HIV 1 or 2 and if not, should I be concerned about these reactions? All other STDs have been ruled out and the only person I could have gotten HIV from has tested negative on the orasure advance rapid 5 months out... Read more »

Positive ELISA, negative Western Blot and Pregnant!

Hello,I am a 21 year old female. Just recently found out I was pregnant. I'm 7 weeks along. At a routine pre-natal viist, I had a blood test. My doctor told me I tested positive for HIV with my mother in the room! She's very worried. Although, he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Do you think these reactions are HIV 1 or 2 and if not, should I be concerned about these reactions? All other STDs have been ruled out and the only person I could have gotten HIV from has tested negative on the orasure advance rapid 5 months out... Read more »
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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Syphilis Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria. The first symptoms of syphilis usually occur about three weeks after exposure. The first symptom is a hard, painless, red sore at the site of sexual contact. This sore... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...hours, but most test sites send samples to outside labs, where they are tested in batches, so you may have to wait one to two weeks for results. Beyond the Window Period ELISA tests are very rarely "false negative." This means if you have a... Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Vaccines

...intended to provide information to help guide the next phaseof AIDS vaccine development. HVTN 505 is currently enrolling 1,300 HIV-negativemen who have sex with me. What could an AIDS vaccine do? The best case is that an AIDS vaccine is found... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...have found these to be safe and effective treatments for osteoporosis. Most authors argue that vitamin D deficiency should be ruled out in any HIV-positive patient with significant osteoporosis to determine the need for extra supplementation. ... Read more »
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negative at 15 weeks and 2 days

Posted by roma2010, 2 Replies
Funny story i went to the club today and they were doing free hiv testing, they did the stat- pak rapid hiv test came back non-reactive...the counselor said to rule out infection, he said whatever it is that is causing my problems is not hiv so... Read more »

syntoms and negative exam

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Lots of syntoms that started a week after exposure and negative almost at 6 months. She has HIV, what do you do with this kind of situation Read more »

This Cowboy is NEGATIVE!! at 10wks...

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...it really makes a difference to have guys like you to share this tough times with. Even though I will take another test in 3 weeks (the 13wks mark), I feel really, really good about it. I kind of know what they mean when they say.. symptoms... Read more »

Can I be happy?

Posted by briannan, 4 Replies
...I got my six week negative today! I was happy for a few moments, but then the sickening feeling of doubt started to creep back in because of the Read more »