How Long Does Diarrhea Last In The Early Stages Of Hiv

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Acute HIV Infection

...HIV test that detects both antibodies to HIV and HIV proteins. This new test should produce results faster than a test for antibodies alone. Risk of Immune Damage Some people think that there's not much harm done in the early stages of HIV infection. They believe that any damage to their immune system will be cured by taking antiretroviral therapy (ART). This is not true! Up to 60% of infection-fighting "memory" CD4 cells (see Fact...
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Still terrified about ARS symptoms.

Hi Dr. Bob, I wrote to you earlier "Very worried about ARS symptoms." and I would like to thank you for your quick response. I went to see my Dr. again 2 weeks after exposure because I was still very worried. He checked my tongue which was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...much or eaten much despite my negative tests and reassurances from my doctor that these shouldn't be symptoms of HIV at such an early stage. Since, I have experienced some itchy, dry skin on my hands, torso and legs. My feet were swollen for one... Read more »

HIV, allergies and other possible indicators of infection

Hi Dr. Bob,I apologise if this is in the wrong forum but because of the different aspects in the question I didn't know which one to put it in. My question is related to the likelyhood of me contracting HIV (I'm really trying to get things straight...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hemoglobin, Hematocrit, and other test results)?2) Could the few out-of-range test results that I recently had be indicative of the early stages of HIV-related kidney disease, even though all of my other results were normal? If not, are there... Read more »

This One's A Doozy (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010)

Of all of the inquiries posted in this forum over the years, this one may well take the cake. But since, at this point, I really don't know where else to turn for help, please hear me out:Back in the spring of 1996, I engaged in prolonged,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have HIV, and have something else that is causing my glands to swell, it could be dangerous to my health since I have waited so long.Thankyou so much.Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,"I have literally become obsessed with finding out if I have HIV... Read more »

i'm in deep shit. donation on the way for your good karma.

i'm very distressed. i just had protected vaginal sex with a prostitute and after the intercourse, as we chat, she revealed that 10 days ago she had an encounter of spilled semen of another client. i'm extremely worried that my durex extra-safe will...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...preventing the spread of his own infection. NEWS FLASH.... IF YOU'RE HIV POSITIVE, IT WOULD BE REALLY SWELL IF YOU MADE A LIFELONG COMMITMENT TO KEEPING YOUR FLUIDS TO YOURSELF. HIV is present in ALL body fluids, including saliva. one can listen... Read more »
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What Is AIDS?

...one or two weeks. Most people think it's the flu. Some people have no symptoms. Fact Sheet 103 has more information on the early stage of HIV infection. The virus will multiply in your body for a few weeks or even months before your immune... Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...least one other opportunistic infection (OI). Routine blood tests from people with low CD4+ cell counts can detect MAC at an early stage when it can be treated fairly easily. Drugs can also be used to prevent MAC disease in people with low CD4+... Read more »
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...Prevent Transmission to My Baby? OTHER HEALTH ISSUES & HIV/AIDS   How Can I Tell if I'm Experiencing the Early Stages of AIDS Dementia? I've been taking Epzicom (abacavir/3TC, Kivexa), Lexiva (fosamprenavir, Telzir) and... Read more »
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...recommended. There are an estimated 1 million new cases of PID annually in the U.S. PID may be asymptomatic at early stages, or may be characterized by symptoms such as vaginal discharge, prolonged menstrual periods,... Read more »
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