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Staph Infection? HIV? Help?

I tend to send you these things every few months or so with hopes that one day you'll go ahead and reassure me that I can Woo-Hoo and move on with my life without dissecting each and every bump and cough I have, even though I've probably already...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First of all, yes, I really do read all the posts!Next, HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. "Fear of being HIV infected" is your problem. You need to stop perseverating on a viral infection that you do not have and begin focusing on your... Read more »

Recurring Staph Infections

I am a healthy HIV-er with an undetectable viral load and 1025 CD4 count. I'm currently taking... Read more »

Staph infection and HIV

Hello Doctor,I would like to start off by thanking you for all the information and insight you... Read more »
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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...generally keep Candida under control. When it gets out of control, Candida can cause problems in the mouth, throat, or vagina. This can happen when the immune system is weakened by HIV or when you take antibiotics (which can kill the helpful... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...a lot fewer people got OIs. It's not clear how many people with HIV will get a specific OI. In women, health problems in the vaginal area may be early signs of HIV. These can include pelvic inflammatory disease and bacterial vaginosis, among... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...closed at one end. Condoms have been used for hundreds of years to prevent pregnancy by keeping a man's semen out of a woman's vagina. Condoms also help prevent diseases that are spread by semen or by contact with infected sores in the genital... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...found in most people's bodies. A healthy immune system keeps it under control. Candida usually infects the mouth, throat, or vagina. It can occur months or years before other, more serious opportunistic infections. See Fact Sheet 500 for more... Read more »
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Staph Infection

Posted by moonstarchild, 1 Reply
...sick with strep. I went to the doctor today to get cleared to go back to work and he told me that it wasn't strep it was a staph infection in my throat!!! I was already put on antibiotics, but I was still a little shocked and sad at the same... Read more »

Can anyone answer this??

Posted by CJ64, 3 Replies
...exposure in Jan., Oral giving to woman Feb and a 10 sec brief vaginal in first part of Mar. Tested May 5 and came back neg. Had a staph infection late April. Sunburn rash showed up, lasted couple days in mar, had another rash show up on chest in... Read more »

IS IT TOO EARLY TO WOO HOO?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...weeks. came back negative. Stopped worrying. Now at 7 and a half weeks, I had a herpes outbrek on my penis, and got a really bad staph infection in my elbow, which I believe is the cause of my fever and sweats. My question, is that I have read... Read more »

now this is interesting

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...tested negative @ 3 months post unprotected vaginal insertive risk with partner of unknown hiv status. Zero i mean ZERO high risk behavior during the 3 months nor since. learned Read more »