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Hiv Illness Symtoms May Not Be Visible

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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 advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you
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The Worst Exposues and The Most Scary Telling Symtoms That Lasts Forever

Dr. Bob:First of all, all repect to you.I wrote a couple of times before but I will make it quick this time.After a few possible exposures in late Dec. and early Jan. in China. I became sick after I came back and now I have had enlarged and painful...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...can't be very large. The lymphadenopathy associated with HIV disease is generally non-painful! There are literally thousands of illnesses that can cause enlarged lymph nodes. Why are you perseverating on HIV when you have overwhelming and... Read more »

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 »

After Hip Replacement surgery and feeling ill.

Question to The Body of evening of Saturday, April 10, 2010, 9:52pm.I had hip replacement surgery on March 3 2010. I am HIV positive and have had an AIDS diagnosis since October of 1994. I have been infected since approximately 1982. It is now 5 1/2...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...and addressing any other conditions (diabetes, cardiac) can all be important for recovery besides maintaining good control of HIV infection. KH Read more »

are you not answering because you think I have HIV and don't want to tell me? it's ok I'll live

i had unprotected vag intercourse id like to share my symptoms, testing and questions...symptomsgeneralized pain in lymph nodes- confirmed swollen by doc in groin and necksore throatstuffy noseunproductive cough for the past 5 weeks and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...testing? I'm going mad with anxiety. I beg u to answer meResponse from Dr. FrascinoHello Desperate,1. Your repeatedly negative HIV-antibody tests and undetectable quantitative HIV RNA PCR viral load out to nine weeks are extremely encouraging.... Read more »
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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 »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...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... 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 and Memory Loss

Posted by ScotCharles, 4 Replies
I'm curious how many of you -- 1. Have experienced easily forgetting things or have trouble learning new things 2. Have a hard time with math 3. Have trouble paying attention for a long period of time 4. Have trouble finding the right words... Read more »

could short illness be a symptom of HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...be almost gone or hardly noticeable.......could this be because your immune system is always on guard due to hiv that other illnesses are handled quickly by your system, i don't know it has been a long yr. and at this point i am really searching... Read more »

i am not alone

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...some buttons and got people mad. I'm sorry. I guess I just have a weird way of dealing with my problems. Having an undiagnosed illness can really mess with your mind I guess. The truth is this: 1) My story is 100% true. I have not lied about... Read more »