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Hiv Group O Symptoms

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Tests for HIV Subtype O (GROUP O, Subtype O, 2010)

Nine months ago I had a sexual encounter with a West Africa prostitute whilst abroad. This encounter involved me receiving unprotected oral sex (flaccid), followed by masturbation and come. There was no penetration, however there was alcohol...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Steve,Your HIV-acquisition is extremely low. I would very strongly doubt you have subtype O infection, even though it is endemic in West Africa. Should you continue to worry, subtype O screening is now available (see below). I'm pleased... Read more »

prostitutes/high risk group/hiv

dear Dr.Franscino,recently,i did the dumbest thing in my whole life.i had unprotected sex with a(street) about suicide,eh?! she gave me both vaginal and oral sex unprotected on my wiener.i got tested the next day after symptoms of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First off, it's Frascino, not Franscino. Perhaps it's easier to stick with Dr. Bob.Next, what the hell is "ANXIOTY?"Next, marrying the "first good woman you find" may not be the best solution to being severely... Read more »

Group O infection

Last november I came down with what my doc believes is ARC. Night sweats, weight loss( 26lbs), insomnia, fatty legion on right knee, watery diarehha, white growth on my tongue, and PN. After several HIV1/2 negative tests.. he believes that agroup O...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
Thank you for your post. Unfortunately it is difficult to know for sure but I would be careful to exclude other causes of your illness than HIV-1, Group O or otherwise. In fact, many of your symptoms are not specific in any way for HIV. For... Read more »

Group N

Hello Dr. Mac Gowan happy new year! You say a elisa at 6 months is conclusive in spite of symptoms. Elisa does not detect most of the group N HIV infections Elisa detects only few group N HIV infections giving a weak positive If the elisa fails in...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
There have been many studies to look for the spread of HIV in teh world. Group N, as you report remaions very rare and restriccted to certain regions in teh world, were even there it is only a tiny part of the epidemic. At any rate you have had a... Read more »
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K-Nine, & rest of the symptomatic HIV Neg group

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I too, have had the same types of symptoms. If yours have been as bad as mine, I can assure you that they are not in your head.

For me it has been over 2 years since I first got sick. On the plus side, the symptoms have gone from almost completely... Read more »

Rear undetectable strain, group, CRFs - false negative

Posted by Vasyl, 2 Replies

I read a lot of literature about HIV after my indecent.
Now I made a conclusion I'm infected with some rear HIV strain/group/CRF which tests can't detect.
If you read my story you'll probably see there are too many facts which lead to this... Read more »

Tough one for group

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Here is tough one. In march last year I met couple and went home with them. Received unprotected oral from both, kissed her only did not touch either of them. 3 weeks later had white chancre on tongue, fatigue, sinus infection and mild sweats. ... Read more »

test negative, but still have endless symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
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Members here have symptoms of a unknown viral syndrome that medical science has been unable to diagnose.

The facts are that most of us know the event that caused the... Read more »