... 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
Dr. Bob,Thank you for not only responding to me but for responding to all of us with concerns. Your responses have reassured me, but what causes me concern is the differing opinions on the window period. I've read, have been told that a test...
...small sample of what can be found in the archives. I do realize it's a confusing issue.Dr. Bobwhat is the winow period 3 or 6 months
? Can Whooo after 3? Mar 1, 2010Hi Doctor,You do a wonderful service here and I have question regarding an eposure... Read more »
Dear Dr. Fascino,Thank you for your work. Your site has been very helpful to me as my son had a positive ELISA test three times in the past six months -- all accompanied by negative Western Blot and PCR tests. He was tested because he had flu-like...
Hello,First and foremost your son is definitively and conclusively HIV negative. No further HIV testing is warranted, unless he has a subsequent HIV risk exposure.Regarding false-positive ELISA testing, yes, it is possible for someone to repeatedly... Read more »
hii just want to say that by just reading around, i think you are doing great work, and i have read several comments about donations to your foundation.....i would like to donate if you would show me how (excuse my ignorance)anyway, to my question i...
...tax-deductible donation to help others in desperate need. In return I'm sending you my good-luck karma that your definitive three-month
HIV-antibody test will be negative.Good luck.Dr. Bob Read more »
Hi doc. I would just like to start off by saying i think it is incredible that you guys have this website and valuable life changing information available to people who desperately need it. I ask that if there is anyway you could please answer my...
Hello,HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. To briefly answer your questions:1.No, that is not possible.2.In essence, this is exactly the same question as #1 above!3.This question is nonsensical, because you did not "pick up the virus."4.I can't... Read more »
...BETA . It is important to note that this definition of AIDS may apply to HIV positive individuals who have never experienced symptoms of HIV
disease. Receiving an AIDS diagnosis does not necessarily mean that the diagnosed person will die soon;... Read more »
...control. Many people with HIV infection live a long and healthy life. No one can predict how long it may take to develop any symptoms of HIV
disease. When you first find out that you have HIV, you'll need to adjust to this change in your life.... Read more »
...provider about how to deal with side effects. Ribavirin can cause severe birth defects. Women should not use it for at least six months
before they become pregnant, or during pregnancy. Men should not use RBV for at least six months
before... Read more »
...tested regularly for HIV . When Should I Get Tested? If you are infected with HIV, it usually takes from three weeks to two months
for your immune system to produce HIV antibodies. During this "window period" you can test negative for HIV... Read more »
...friend's voice is lost again. Fever, chills and then it goes away without any medication after 4 days. It then happens again 3 months
later. What is going on? Read more »
...of being HIV positive, and I would like to share some reflections, which I hope will be helpful to the newly diagnosed. Six months
ago, I took news of my status like a death. I crumbled and couldn't pick myself up for days. When I did finally... Read more »
Can any of you remembger when you got sick ? how severe were your symptoms for HIV and how mild were they ? how many didnt have any symptoms ? did anyone have sex and a condom broke and got HIV ? Read more »
...yellowing skin TIREDNESS very sensitive skin ( skin turns VERY RED when under pressure) blue veins very visible diarrhea ( 10 months
non - stop ) stifness of muscles dizzyness extreme dry skin peeling of palms and soles excess sweating white... Read more »