Hiv And Armpit Rash

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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 HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel.
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going nuts

hey dr bob,i've been living hsv-2 for almost a decade now and i pretty much know my intervals and when i'm going to get it.3 months after i had protected vaginal sex with a csw (had no open lesions at the time of contact) i developed a sore lymph...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...vaginal sex is indeed protected, assuming the latex or polyurethane condom was used properly and did not break. Consequently, your HIV risk is essentially nonexistent.Your symptoms are not consistent with or worrisome for HIV acute retroviral... Read more »

Touching the outsideof the condom

Hi,I had my first experience at a sauna last year. I was nervous but excited when a handsome stranger started kissing me. He led me to a room designed like the inside of a prison cell (hahaha). He carefully put a condom and lube on his penis and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

English Boy Who Loves You, Help Me Please

Dear Dr Bob, First I should say that you are one of the funniest doctors alive, and you convince me that Americans can't be as stupid as television projects them to be :) I really need your advice even though my exposure was very low; I'm hoping for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."protected sex" is anything but a blunder. It's very responsible behavior. HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how. Your armpit rashes and intermittent diarrhea are not consistent with HIV. Yes, new deodorants can cause axillary rashes.... Read more »

swollen lymph nodes

Hi, I am a 28 yr old female, a couple days ago I noticed a few slightly swollen lymph nodes under my arm. When I researched the cause, I read that it could be breast cancer or possibly aids. Is there anything else that would cause this? I have a...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...doctor examine this. Persistent swollen lymph nodes in the axillary region should always prompt screening for breast cancer. HIV is usually associated with generalized swelling of lymph nodes and usually is not localized. However, if you have... Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

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HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Retrieved July 2003 from www.thebody.com/sfaf/winter02/pn.html Venkat K. and Florian P. (2005). Neurological complications of HIV/AIDS. Bulletin of Experimental Treatments for AIDS : Retrieved October 2006from ... Read more »