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Hiv Conversion Illness Contagious

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Mental illness contagious?

Dr. Bob,Do you feel you can get mental illness by having unprotected sex with a mentally ill person. I had sex with this girl who was on Zanax and I thought I had HIV. All my tests are negative and my Docs can't find a cause for my symptoms....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You "take a little something from their family health history" when you have unprotected sex????? What the hell are you talking about???? Let me guess. You were home schooled, right?????Mental illness contagious??? No, My Dear, it is... Read more »

Slow emptying stomach after severe sero-conversion illness

Re: Slow Emptying stomach after severe sero-conversion illness.Thanks for your answer.This is a... Read more »

Severe Sero Conversion Illness

I am 54, male previously in excellent health, on no meds, non-smoker, non drinker, exercise > 1... Read more »

Restarting the Conversation on HIV/AIDS in the United States

There's an HIV/AIDS epidemic raging in the U.S., though we can perhaps forgive people for having no clue that it exists. After all, you can't learn about it by picking up a newspaper or flipping on the television; it's not the kind of topic... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Zealand Government to Decline Entry to Immigrants With Costly, Contagious Diseases, Including HIV, TB

The New Zealand government on Wednesday announced that it will ban people from migrating to the country if they test positive for diseases or conditions that could be contagious or costly to treat, such as HIV or tuberculosis, the Associated Press ... Read more »

Conversations From AIDS 2012: Ron Valdiserri and Terrance Moore on Addressing HIV Disparities Among Black Gay and Bisexual Men

In this conversation from AIDS 2012, Dr. Ron Valdiserri, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases and Director of the Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, speaks... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

Introduction The past two decades have seen both the emergence of AIDS as a new, life-threatening infectious disease and its conversion from a rapidly fatal illness into a manageable chronic disease. This pattern has been most marked in... Read more »
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Timing of Acute HIV and Sero-Conversion

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My question relates to timing of possible HIV exposure, Acute HIV and subsequent sero-conversion.
Note I have tested negative with Elia tests out to 19 weeks but I have not been well since 2 weeks after the event feeling tired with off and on with... Read more »

conversion question

Posted by Anonymous
ok, is ARS and conversion illness the same thing? i mean don't they happen at the same time cause when u start gettin sick from ARS that means your body's converting right? and it happens, within 2-4 weeks not 10 11 12 or 13 weeks. heres my problem.... Read more »

conversion, please read and respond

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
ok i gotta question, i have read when u get the ARS u get common symptoms and really can't tell it apart from any other viral infection and it occurs from 2-4 weeks after exposure. ok i have read that u get swollen glands, night sweats, fatigue,... Read more »

ELISA test and sero-conversion?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am very worried eventhough I took an ELISA and antigen p24 test last week after a possible exposure to HIV 7 weeks ago (unprotected sex with a sex worker) and they both came back negative.

I have been really tired the last 4 weeks by some kind of... Read more »