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Hiv Diagnosis And Severity Grading

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Ask the Experts

Is it possible to get HIV like this? Worried!!! HELP!

I hope to donate money to your good cause. 8 years ago when I was in 3rd grade, this 3rd grade girl persuaded me to touch her vagina and breasts. That's all that I did, no fingering or anything. And then I believe she touched my penis. Is it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You're worried about a little touchy-feely incident in the 3rd grade??? Dude, you would only have been eight-years-old. Frevinsakes!!!!As for "I am sort of a hypochondriac," I agree, except you Read more »

hiv status frustrating and sad

A number (3) of my sexual partners have come back to me and claimed to have been infected with HIV... Read more »


You are RIGHT.... symptoms mean nothing..i just rapid hiv tested negative today.. i guess my low... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Testing Among High School Students -- United States, 2007

...analyzed. The results indicated that nationwide, 12.9% of all high school students had ever been tested for HIV. The prevalence of HIV testing increased with increasing grade and decreased with increasing age at first sexual intercourse.... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...reporting options in publicly funded HIV counselling and testing sites in California. Transgender persons have the overall highest HIV diagnosis rate (6.3%) of any group in the state, higher than that of MSM (4.8%). Over half of these cases are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

News Briefs About Women and HIV

...recent study indicating that rural minority and low-income women living with HIV/AIDS were likely to have believed, before their HIV diagnosis, that they could not get infected or that their partners were HIV negative. The authors said that the... Read more »
Connect With Others

What about a "low grade" fever???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does that happen in early HIV?? Or is the fever fairly high? Im running about a 99 degree temperature do to some sinus/throat issues. (6 weeks past exposure) No other symptoms. Is this something to be concerned about???? Read more »

Boyfriend just diagnosed

Posted by Tori, 4 Replies
...On Halloween, my boyfriend's preliminary HIV test came out positive and it has since been confirmed by some other test. We are a mongamous couple who only used protection when Read more »

Worried....but trying to stay focused

Posted by takincontrol23, 1 Reply
...should have had this conversation before engaging in sex....but this happens way too often. Well I told her that she needs to retest for HIV and I am willing to go with her. It would put my mind to ease and she would know where she stands. ... Read more »

Bite the Bullet

Posted by Nailbiting, 2 Replies
...neck so stiff couldn't barely turn it. Was like this for about 3 days getting relief from Advil. Then the fever went into low grade running around 99-100 most of the day and nigth for about a week or more. Then mostly nothing for a few days then... Read more »