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Hiv Rare Strain Symptoms

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New rare HIV strain

Dear Dr.I am from China.I had unsafe sex with a Chinese guy (a bisextual who is working in NY) in Oct 2005.Acute HIV symptoms (fever,diarrhea,sore throat)appeared 3 days later. I have a test after the window period. It is negative. However I fell...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The "CDC government told my company that I am HIV carrier"???? What???? You'll have to give me a bit more information about that, because, based on your repeated (and excessive) HIV tests, you are conclusively and definitively... Read more »

New rare HIV strain test

Dear Dr.Thank you for answering my question.I totally agree with your opinion that any HIV can be... Read more »

HIV-2 and maybe other rare strains

I had unprotected sex with a woman who claimed she was tested and HIV free (she never left the US,... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rare Strain of Chlamydia Might Be Spreading in U.S. Among MSM, Increasing HIV Risk, Specialists Say

A strain of chlamydia "rarely seen outside" Africa and Southeast Asia appears to be spreading among men who have sex with men in the U.S., increasing the risk of HIV transmission, according to health officials and specialists, the AP/ Washington... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rare Strain of Chlamydia Found Among MSM in U.S., Increases HIV Risk

An "unusually virulent" strain of chlamydia appears to be spreading in the U.S. primarily among men who have sex with men, raising concerns among officials about the increased risk of HIV transmission, federal researchers said on Wednesday, the Los... Read more »
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

New York City Resident Diagnosed With Rare Strain of Multi-Drug Resistant HIV That Rapidly Progresses to AIDS

New York City -- A highly resistant strain of rapidly progressive human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has been diagnosed for the first time in a New York City resident who had not previously undergone antiviral drug treatment, according to the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York City Health Officials Announce Detection of Rare Drug-Resistant HIV Strain, Issue Alert

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene officials on Friday at a news conference announced they have detected in a local patient a rare strain of HIV that is highly resistant to most antiretroviral drugs and causes a rapid onset of... Read more »
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Rare Strain???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
What is your opinion? Following intercourse (unprotected insertive vaginal) with a sex worker in the Philippines in July, 2002 I experiences a flu-like illness 3 weeks later. Most symptoms subsided in a week or so, some lasted a longer. ... Read more »

Advice on expert about testing on rare HIV strains.

Posted by Vasyl, 1 Reply
Hi.
Could someone from old inhabitants give an advice to which site expert can I address my question?

It is about testing for rare strains and groups.

http://www.thebody.com/cgi-bin/bbs/showflat.php?Cat=&Board=infected&Number=275221

Thanks. Read more »

What about rare strain/CRF's?

Posted by john00
Making it short. I have been with multiple ASIAN women over the past few years. The last was in September of '09. I have tested out to 36 weeks with a negative antibody, PCR-DNA, and rapid tests. Most recently PCR DNA was at 6 months, last rapid... Read more »

new HIV strain

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Having been through a past HIV scare, I was watching the news this evening and became quite concerned over what I heard. This medical segment went on to state that there have been at least a dozen HIV/AIDS patients in Vancouver that are no longer... Read more »