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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...virus is thought to occur in the same way that seasonal flu spreads. Flu viruses are spread mainly from person to person through coughing, sneezing or talking by people with influenza. Sometimes people may become infected by touching something -- such as a surface or object -- with flu viruses on it and then touching their mouth or nose. Can I get 2009 H1N1 more than once? Getting infected with any influenza virus, including 2009 H1N1,...
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Dr. Bob, should I test again?

Hi Dr BOB, I made a donation and asked a coule of long questions and after re-reading my post realized why you migh not have answered my question.So I wanted to ask in this manner:Im a straight male, non drug user and the last time I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...but I did rub it all over my penis head. About a month later after this I started getting diarrhea, nausea, cough and I did vomit. I still feel sick after a week of coming down with this. Any risk from that? I'm nervous as hell. Your answer is... Read more »

Big Weenie Guy

Hi. This is like the 5th time I've sent this. I'm really worried about a potential risk. I recently mutually masturbate and was fingered by a guy. He fingered me and I saw him touch his penis while doing it. If he got some precum on his fingers and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...but I did rub it all over my penis head. About a month later after this I started getting diarrhea, nausea, cough and I did vomit. I still feel sick after a week of coming down with this. Any risk from that? I'm nervous as hell. Your answer is... Read more »

low cd4, high temp, coughing and throwing up

hi dr bob, my partner and i have both found out recently that we are hiv positive and his initial blood count came back yesterday with a cd4 of 110 (the test was last week) last night he was really hot,too hot to cuddle in winter even,we...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...has to "fly up to your area?" Where the hell do you live? Siberia? Iceland? The Arctic Circle?If your boyfriend is febrile, vomiting and coughing with a CD4 count of 110, he needs to be evaluated now, not in two weeks! Your local... Read more »

you must be totally tired dr bob - part 2

hi therethanks for posting my comments and answering the question about your name :)well as u can tell i am spending much time on this site just reading through the archives etc but on looking at this site i do now have a question.as mentioned in my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...but I did rub it all over my penis head. About a month later after this I started getting diarrhea, nausea, cough and I did vomit. I still feel sick after a week of coming down with this. Any risk from that? I'm nervous as hell. Your answer is... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? What Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

CD4 Cell Tests

...cells. When CD4 cells multiply to fight an infection, they also make more copies of HIV. When someone is infected with HIV for a long time, the number of CD4 cells they have (their CD4 cell count) goes down. This is a sign that the immune system... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...test, which can be "negative" for 2 to 6 months after HIV infection. (See Fact Sheet 102 for more information on HIV antibody testing.) For prognosis , viral load can help predict how long someone will stay healthy. The higher the viral load,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...(IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test... Read more »
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Please Stop the Nightmare! HELP!! (very long)

Posted by losangelesman, 2 Replies
...antibiotic cream and they went away after a few days. Sept 1st I developed a strange flu-like illness that didn't make me vomit or anything...it just gave me the sweats/chills and my temp went up a little bit. Took Tylenol PM to go to bed and... Read more »

My husband was just diagnosed

Posted by sadwife, 14 Replies
My husband was diagnosed with AIDS about a month ago. We did not know what was wrong with him and after many doctors visits, a lung biopsy, and a trip to the ICU, he was diagnosed with PCP, and ultimately, AIDS. His CD-4 count was 9. Although he... Read more »

hiv stories

Posted by Anonymous
...been discriminated against twice. I applied for a job, got the job and was fired because I might infect others. Then I started vomiting and bleeding from my stomach. My family doctor referred me to a gastroenterologist. My doctor scheduled an... Read more »

Worried well with alarming symptoms, few questions

Posted by scaredstiff, 4 Replies
...back,went away two days later, four days after it started. But on the last day of the back pain I got pretty nauseous but did not vomit, although I had to lie down and take deep breaths several times. It felt like I had a lump in my stomach and... Read more »