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If I Have A Couple Of Rashes Does That Mean I Have Hiv

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Couples With Mixed HIV Status

Serodiscordant Couples What Are the Special Issues for Mixed Couples? Reducing the Risks Using a Condom Other Ways to Reduce Risk If You Are Exposed to HIV ... Having Children if the Man Has HIV Having Children if the Woman has HIV Serodiscordant Couples Couples with one person who is HIV-positive and one who is HIV-negative are sometimes called "serodiscordant" or "mixed serostatus". "Sero-" refers to blood serum....
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PEP RELATED SIDE EFFECTS (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST) (HARM REDUCTION STRATEGIES FOR MAGNETIC COUPLES, 2009)

Hi Doc,My wife got exposed to me ( Am hiv+ while she's -ve)through a condom break.She was put on combivir and Efavirenz but after 3 days she had serious side effects and our Doc changed her regimen to Combivir only. It's been 7 days since...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I would advise your wife to immediately seek a second opinion form a more competent HIV specialist. Her current symptoms are most likely due to the AZT component of her Combivir. (It's one of the reasons I no longer recommend this drug... Read more »

Does a Rash appearing 12 weeks later mean seroconversion?

Hello Dr. Bob, Im still worried. I went ahead and had unprotected sex with my wife after I got opinons from everyone and my negative test at 8 and 10 weeks. Now she is having headaches and I am having rashes appearing. I was doing fine until the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your rash does not mean you are seroconverting or that your multiple tests were all false-negative tests! Your fears are once again unwarranted. Your follow-up HIV test was not warranted and the result will undoubtedly be negative once again. If... Read more »

gay sero-discordant relationship (MAGNETIC COUPLE PROBLEMS) (SHOULD I DUMP MY POSITIVE LOVER)

Hi,My bf is HIV+, I am not. I thought I could handle the pressure but Im thinking again. I dont know. He is a great guy and would be "the 1" in an ideal world. I read the archives and understnd you are in a happy magnetic relationship,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Let's deal with your tonsillitis and testing issues first and then turn to your relationship concerns, OK?First, why assume the tonsillitis is viral? It could very well be bacterial. I would suggest you have your general medical doctor... Read more »

magnetic couple: + male and receptive cunnilingus

I apologize if I'm asking a question that has already been answered here, but I can't seem to find an answer that fits my situation specifically.I recently began dating a very good friend of mine who is HIV+. His viral load is currently...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The risk of HIV-acquisition/transmission from cunnilingus is exceedingly low, barring extenuating circumstances. See below. Thanks for your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org).Dr. BobcunnilingusSep 18,... Read more »
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skin rashes

Posted by theman22, 2 Replies
i know that everyone says just because you have a rash doesnt mean you have hiv but i have had so many rashes in the past couple of months that its starting to worry me. they also seem like they never go away. i have all different rashes in all... Read more »

HIV skin rash

Posted by shinpai, 1 Reply
Does it usually itch?
How long does it last?

Also yesterday when I sat down to eat a hamburger my teeth hurt with the first couple of bites. It was not a terribly severe pain, but it was ver disconcerting. Sounds familar anyone?? Read more »

ARS Rash

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it possible for the rash to appear 1 week after a possible exposure (unprotected cunnilungus on the clitoris). It went across my neck at the front and was itchy as hell for a couple of days, and then went away after a week.

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What is exactly skin rash ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can anybody describe skin rash during ARS for me ? Is it small red dots or large ones ? Are there many of them or only a few ? Are they localized or can they appear anywhere on the body ? When they appear, do they last for a long time or do they... Read more »