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The Stages of HIV Disease

HIV Is a Continuum Infection Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used to thinking of disease in very simple terms: if you feel sick, you are sick; if you feel healthy, you are healthy. However, because HIV may begin causing subtle changes in the immune system long before an infected...
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wife HIV+, kids and I negative...wehat's wrong with this picture

About a year or so ago my wife found out that she was HIV+, the kids and I were tested right away and our tests all came back negative. How is that possible? Don't get me wrong, I am very happy that our tests came back negative, I just...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
The possibility of her having gotten it from a transfusion before the blood was routinely tested for HIV is a very great possibility. Have you tried contacting the hospital where she received the transfusion to inquire about the source of the... Read more »

HIV Risk, have bad symptoms - Need Help

Hi, I'm a 24yr old male. I recently did something so stupid, I had sex with a CSW in Amsterdam. I did use a condom, and as far as I can tell there was no break. But she did masterbate me exceptionally roughly before penetrative sex, she also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,YIKES!!! Here we go again with bad judgment leading to preventable problems. No, I'm not talking about you. I'm talking about your doctor!!!Your HIV-acquisition risk from condom-protected sex is essentially nonexistent, assuming the... Read more »

at higher risk than most on here, will donate (ARS SYMPTOMS) (PRIMARY HIV INFECTION SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS)

i am going crazy and wont have access to a test again for 4.5 weeks, trust me i am getting one as soon as i step foot off the plane in the usa. however, until then i am going absolutely crazy. the reason is that my neck has been pressured and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll be brief, as I've answered many similar questions before. (Check the archives!)Your HIV risk is extremely low (unprotected oral, vaginal fingering with healing non-bleeding cut). Protected sex is indeed protected, assuming the... Read more »

Diarea-symptom of HIV infection?

Please tell me if diarea that lasts for 3 weeks with peak periods during weekends can be a symptom of HIV infection?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Diarrhea can be a symptom of different conditions or infections, including HIV infection. However, you cannot determine whether or not you are HIV infected based on symptoms alone. You also need to take into account your actual risk for infection.... Read more »
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does this look like kaposi's sarcoma? *picture*

Posted by anxious66, 2 Replies
i have read that kaposi sarcoma can present itself at any stage of HIV infection, this is IF i was infected which everyone i'v spoken to is convinced i havent.

risk was unprotected oral msm me giving for about a minute, no ejaculation, possibly... Read more »

HIV Symptoms does not indicate HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I wanted to share briefly with everyone that just because you may have symptoms of HIV does not necessarily mean that you are HIV positive.

I would come onto this website everyday for hours and surf the web for the risks, symptoms, exposure rates,... Read more »

possible Acute HIV Infection symptoms?

Posted by humblonian, 1 Reply
A few months back I fell ill with symptoms such as lightheadedness, stiff neck, and mild headaches. The symptoms struck a few days, to a week after having unprotected sex. The symptoms would go away, and come back just about every other day for a... Read more »

HIV symptoms no docs around really need help

Posted by frndbuddy, 4 Replies
hello everyone.
I am 20 yrs old, I have a situation and i beg you to please answer immidietly as it is bothering me a lot. I am a seafarer and rite now on ship and we are at anchor so i dont have any other option except internet. i have not slept for... Read more »