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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 feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks...
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Cancer? Heavy smoker with mass on the thyroid

I am a 41 year old gay man. I found out that I was HIV positive in 1991 and had a T-cell count back then of 247. I have basically used every medicine there is: currently on Kaletra/Epivir/Zerit(3 years). I have had stomach problems throughout my...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Rather than speculate on what your mass might be, I would prefer to advise you once you have a diagnosis. Knowledge (i.e. knowing exactly what you have) is power. Mediastinoscopy, a procedure by which a health provider looks at the nodes and other... Read more »

Frustrated!! I have so many HIV symptoms

I have been have extremely tired (I guess you would call it a general sense of malaise), had frequent urination issues, and erectile disfunction for the past 8 years. I went to three separate doctors over the past 8 years for full physicals (blood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,So you're sick and tired of being sick and tired? Here's the way I see it (from a cyberspace perspective):1.Your two negative Home Access Tests are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. I see no reason to test for HIV-2,... Read more »

my second time asking, HIV from BJ? Have Symptoms.

Hi Dr. Bob,I understand you are a very busy person and don't have enough words to tell you how beneficial and encouraging your work is. I'll be making a donation as soon as the next paycheck comes in. I am just a regular married guy who...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Regarding your HIV-acquisition risk, there have been no documented cases of HIV transmission from rimming or getting rimmed. The transmission risk for insertive oral sex (getting a blowjob) is extremely low. Symptoms, no matter what they may be,... Read more »

non HIV/AIDS MAC

My mom is 70 yrs old with MAC. Non-smoker and no HIV/AIDS. She is taking prednezone, doxiprin, lamprene,coumadin, biaxin, myambutol and insulin for type 2 diabeties. I can not find info on MAC non-related to HIV/AIDS and about these drugs in the...
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
Several of the meds listed are used to treat MAC and addition many of the symptoms listed could be related to side effects from these meds. She needs to be evaluated by a specialist who know about these meds and their side effects.... Read more »
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Seeking HIV+ nonsmokers and smokers for NYC study

Posted by notices1
Are you HIV+? (Earn $250) (mahnattan, brooklyn, queens, bronx)

Seeking HIV+ nonsmokers and smokers 18 years or older to participate in a study looking for genetic link to lung disease in Weill Cornell Medical College. Offering $50 compensation for 5... Read more »

initial symptoms of hiv - most common symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I need some help from others with hiv. What was and when did it hit you the inital onset of strange symptoms. I know one said they felt whipped out with tired feeling. Was that immed. after sexual episode or acouple weeks later. Also, were... Read more »

New Website Helps LGBT Smokers Quit

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey Everyone,

I just wanted to pass this on because I thought it might be helpful.

Taylor

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Are you a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender smoker? Do you want to quit? Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco are looking for... Read more »

New Website Helps LGBT Smokers Quit

Posted by Anonymous
Hey Everyone,

I just wanted to pass this on because I thought it might be helpful.

Taylor

------

Are you a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender smoker? Do you want to quit? Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco are looking for... Read more »