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Hiv Early Symptoms In Men

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AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

...and maintain an erection may contribute to increased rates of sexual activity and sexually transmitted diseases among older people, as they do for younger people. Physicians may not diagnose HIV infection in older people. Some early symptoms of HIV disease may appear to be signs of normal aging. The stigma of having HIV/AIDS may be worse for older people. This can result in hiding their infection from family and friends. Is HIV Disease...
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Needing peace;everyone does

I realize that the question is incessant. I have a unique situation. About 5 years ago and about 14 years of marriage, I found out that my spouse was a cross dresser. I later found that he was disingenuous with his sexual status. He is tested and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the 3 month mark, as HIV antibody tests taken prior to the 3 month mark are not considered to be conclusive.Finally I must comment about your choice in men. Your hubby was a disingenuous cross-dresser and your recent bedmate has "latent... Read more »

How soon can hiv symptoms appear?

I had unprotected sex with two bisexual men and three days later started experiencing sore throat, achy, swollen gland, and rash on back. Is it possible to have symptoms this early? I did fly on the day of sex with remains of an ear infections so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...ARS symptoms to appear so quickly.Your decision to have unprotected sex places you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. Symptoms or not, you'll need HIV testing. You should wait until the three-month mark, as HIV-antibody tests taken... Read more »

Symptoms...What REALLY is causing them!?

Hi Dr. Bob! Yet again, I am emailing you with a question of mine. I'm not sure if this has been answered but if it has, I understand if it isn't answered a second time! :)As I wrote to you only a few days ago, my car was touched by a naked man...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV tests to date are not unexpectedly negative. Now I have a question for you: Exactly where is this neighborhood where naked men run through the streets? I'm sure many of our readers would like to know, as they plan their next Sunday afternoon... Read more »

possible early symptom?

Hi Ryan-Great forum you got here. Keep up the good work. Anyway a quick question. Would arthritis (in the hands) be a possible indication of early HIV infection? Have you heard of anything like this before? Thanks for your time.
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...months. 2) Your partner was known to be HIV infected, or is a person who is in a "high-risk" category (a man who has sex with men, an injection drug user, or a person who has sexual contact with others in an area of high HIV incidence or... Read more »
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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...their medical providers about their sexual orientation, HIV status and sexual practices. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene found that nearly 40% of MSM do not come out to their provider. 8 Those who are open about their... Read more »
The Body

What Is HIV?

... Meet the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) You can get HIV through unprotected sex or by sharing needles or other equipment used to inject drugs. Who Gets HIV? Anybody can get HIV . HIV is a virus; once it gets into your body, it can... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Depression Is More Common in Women How Do I Know if I'm Depressed? Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Treatment Options Get Evaluated and Treated Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...transmitted by direct blood-to-blood contact. Most people get hepatitis C (hep C) through injection drug use with shared equipment. Up to 90% of people who have ever injected drugs, even just once, have been infected with HCV. Some people have... Read more »
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Ur Stories on Early HIV Symptoms.

Posted by thinker, 3 Replies
...all, I would really appreciate it if some of you out there would share your stories with me about your experience with ARS (early symptoms) before you were diagnosed HIV +. What type of symptoms did you have? How long after your exposure did... Read more »

Blood transmission...scared

Posted by SBGuard, 1 Reply
...my joints and muscles hurt like hell, my throat's really sore, I have a really bad headache, and I'm exhausted. I looked up early symptoms of HIV and found that my symptoms matched Acute HIV Syndrome. I don't know whether I'm just getting sick... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Gay Men

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...info, first-person stories, expert tips and podcasts on issues of importance to gay and bisexual men, same-gender loving men and men who have sex with men (MSM). Read more »

HIV ARS stories

Posted by thinker, 3 Replies
...all, I would really appreciate it if some of you out there would share your stories with me about your experience with ARS (early symptoms) before you were diagnosed HIV +. What type of symptoms did you have? How long after your exposure did... Read more »