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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

2009 H1N1 Flu 2009 H1N1 Flu in Humans Prevention & Treatment Contamination & Cleaning Exposures Not Thought to Spread 2009 H1N1 Flu 2009 H1N1 in Pets Additional Information 2009 H1N1 Flu What is H1N1 (swine flu)? 2009 H1N1 (sometimes called "swine flu") is a new influenza virus causing illness in people. This new virus was first detected in people in the United States in April 2009. This virus is spreading from...
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The Flu and False Positve HIV Results (FLU SHOT AND FALSE POSITIVE HIV TEST)

I was reading your archives and came across a question about the correlation between false positive HIV results and the Flu shot and you said this was false in 2005 but The New England Journal of Medicine printed an article in 2006 presenting the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, influenza vaccine can cause a false-positive HIV-antibody test due to nonspecific cross-reacting antibodies. I have written about this multiple times over the past several years. (See below.) Your partner has had one positive and two... Read more »

hiv negative after exposer but still showing symtoms

hey dr. bob i had a pretty risky exposer last mid january. now i know what your going to say to me get tested after 12 weeks and this and that, but i really am concerned i have exvery single possible symtom of hiv ars infection its really weird(...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"Now I know what you're going to say to me: get tested after 12 weeks . . . ." Yep!!! You're absolutely correct. Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. Consequently if you've had... Read more »

Worry over "HIV risk first time EMERGENCY" during protected vaginal sex

Hey, this is my first time here and Ive been reading a lot of information from fellow users. First off back in November 2011 I had my first protected sexual intercourse with a friend of mine. She had more than 15 boyfriends and her HIV status is...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Since the sex you had with your friend was protected, you didn't have any risk for HIV from it.It doesn't matter so much how many boyfriends she's had in the past (good for her, for having a good time!). What... Read more »

Recently exposed/diagnosed. . .should I seek treatment

I was recently diagnosed with HIV, and I contracted it within the last 2-3 months. I was wondering when the best time to start treatment is? I have read where researchers and doctors think that getting treatment within the first 6 months of...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
Well, you don't mention where you are or what your treating clinicians have said to you about this issue. However the data about treating at this point were recently published - and have been summarized on this web site in the past year (see... Read more »
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Help I Need Answers Think I've Been Exposed To Hiv

Posted by Fearful26, 2 Replies
Ok on Feb20-26,i spent those days over my ex-boyfriend's house.Feb 26 is when i went home,our last un-protected sex encounter.To make a long story short,i believe i've been exposed! Because around March 7-11,i have experinced flu-like symtoms,high... Read more »

Did I expose someone to HIV?

Posted by ch1, 4 Replies
I was assaulted in an attempted robbery, someone hit me over the head with a rock.
I was not unconcious, but I bled a lot and two people kept cold compresses on my head until the ambulance arrived.
Both people were ladies in their 60's who do... Read more »

Exposed

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I believe I was exposed to the Virus on Feb 7th. Had all the flu like symptoms, and still have not recovered. Still have the body pains, weight loss and coated tongue. I had the RNA PCR ultrasensitive <50 result was not detected. Tested for... Read more »

Fearmonger Fraud Exposed

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
It looks like Pinky/Imnotcrazy is at it again. The following was first posted:

"And what about the people that takes longer than a year to seroconvert? who said three months is conclusive? This works just or the 95% of folks, but HIV is no kid's... Read more »