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Hiv Illness Symptoms May Not Be Visible

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AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud of products that are supposed to diagnose, treat, or cure HIV when those products have not been proven to be safe and effective for those purposes. Regular medicine does not have a cure for HIV. Because it is a serious illness, many people with HIV disease are willing to try almost anything to get healthy. Some unproven treatments may be harmless, but others can be dangerous. For example, one brand of "Brain Wave Synchronizer" caused...
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Worried Sick! Please Help!!! I'll donate!!

Dear Dr. Bob,I am writing you again because I would really like my questions answered. I'm so paranoid right now. I can barely eat. Six days ago, I engaged in sexual intercourse with my HIV+ partner for the first time. I used a condom, and there...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent, assuming the latex condom was used properly and didn't fail (break).Your "symptoms" Read more »

Thank you for your responde. I'll send my check tomorrow morning

I just read my question and thank you for your promt responde.This is my HIV test history all of them via oraquick42 and 74 day Oraquick saliva3 months i had oraquick saliva and blood from finger.4 months oraquick blood from finger and 4 months and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Amazon Guy from the Middle of the World,I have absolutely no doubt that you are HIV negative. Your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to almost six months are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. Read more »

Travel to the US (HIV+)

HeyI was informed of my status in 2003 at the age of 23. I have since been put onto meds and have an undetectable VL and healthy 397 CD4 with NO visible symptoms or ill health.I have many friends in the US (I'm in the UK) and was wondering how it...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Can't give you any advice per se, but I think you have already outlined the plan. Read more »

GI symptoms after acute hiv infection?

It has been 3 weeks after a possible exposure with a female pro. Here's what was involved: deep kissing with me having esophageal erosion, her saliva on my penis, and protected intercourse. Since then I've had a sore throat, muscle aches,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...latex condom was used properly and did not break.2.Saliva is not considered to be an HIV-transmission risk, unless it contains visible blood.3.Deep kissing is not considered to be a significant HIV-transmission risk, even with an "esophageal... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Returning Sick -- HIV, Illness, Death and Migration

... While migration in South Africa is commonly thought of as rural to urban, the number of ill or seriously ill HIV/AIDS patients who return home to the rural Eastern Cape from Cape Town indicates the traffic goes both ways. Patricia Fekema, Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...and isolated. Friends and family can also provide emotional support, which is so important for people living with a serious illness like HIV. Antidepressant medications are often prescribed for depression or anxiety and have been shown to help... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...anddifficult to treat in HIV+ women than in HIV-negative women. Untreateddysplasia can lead to cervical cancer, a life-threatening illness. It is very important for HIV+ women to have regular Pap smears. A Pap smearis a screening test your... Read more »
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Think I might have hiv or other illness

Posted by VAmberwaves7, 2 Replies
...and he is the only one I have been with without a condom he said he has been with girls without really been tested for stds or hiv. I have always been tested for hiv and stds of last year and I was clean But Recently I have been having constant... Read more »

HIV malaysia

Posted by dusty, 2 Replies
...need advice as of where to move from here i have lost every thing i love, i mean al this are not in my head they are real and visible, idint look normal at all my nock is swollen and every one can see the rashes i have on my face back and torso,... Read more »

More complications??

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
...right leg? Sometimes I feel pain in certain parts of my body and think is this my muscles deteriorating from some undetected illness?? Could it be HIV?? Read more »

Trying to stay hopeful, symptoms unfolding?

Posted by countingdays, 4 Replies
...and misinformation. Tonight, bilateral lymph node swelling in my neck, just above my collarbone and along the neck as well. Visible. My skin feels variably like it's burning or crawling, but no fever, aches, or pains. Something's up, but... Read more »