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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks...
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HIV negative, can I have internal KS?

Just read that you can get KS from herpes 8 virus. Can it be manifested in women who are still HIV negative -- 14 weeks -- by symptoms beside the skin marks? I heard that it can attack the GI system. can it cause constipation or swelling of the body...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
KS is indeed caused by the human herpesvirus-8 (also known as Kaposi's sarcoma herpes virus). It is unusual to get KS internally without have skin lesions, though this does happen on occasion. It is also unusual to get KS if you are HIV... Read more »

'll fix an international card to donate

Hello Doctor, first sorry for my English, it is possible 7 anti hiv testing of fourth generation (137dias, 205dias, 256dias, 286dias, 301dias, 320dias, 383dias) made in three different laboratories do not detect the infection? Should not produce...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your repeatedly negative fourth generation HIV-antibody/antigen tests out to 383 days are definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able! HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV testing is warranted. Your other tests (VDRL, hepatitis... Read more »

RE: Medical Intern with possible exposure

Dear Dr. Bob,Sorry to bother you again but I am writing this message and all my limbs are numb because of anxiety. It's been few days(almost 6 days) since I started feeling mild sore throat. This sore throat, i barely feel it during the day...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, New Intern.Your symptoms are not worrisome for or suggestive of HIV acute retroviral syndrome. Rather, they are most consistent with anxiety.Considering you have chosen to become a physician, I would suggest you get a handle on your HIV fears... Read more »

How can you tell when Shingles are spreading to the internal organs?

I have numerous articles about herpes zoster which mention that in people whose immune systems are extremely weakened, the shingles virus can spread to the internal organs and affect the lungs, central nervous system and the brain, sometimes causing...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Shingles is caused by varicella zoster virus, a virus in the herpes family. The initial exposure to the virus is usually as a result of cickenpox in childhood. The virus then survives in nerve cells for the rest of your life. At various times... Read more »
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Prolonged sex with internal ejaculation -high risk

Posted by mathew, 1 Reply
Hello, I'm 23 year old male living and studying abroad (UK).
I have serious relationship and I am engaged.
It was almost perfect but I ended up cheating on her.
Sorry for long story in advance, but English is not my mother tongue so I'll try my... 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 »

International HIV Fund

Posted by ihivf
Hi,

I would like to introduce and raise awareness of the International HIV Fund. We work around the world to build networks of different HIV related organsations so that we can work together to prevent the spread of HIV.

For more information about us... Read more »

New HIV Study of Internalized Homophobia

Posted by ISPSCALE, 1 Reply
You are invited to join a research project looking at internalized sexual prejudice (homophobia) and HIV. Questions include the following topics: depression, self-esteem, homophobia and sex/drug use. You can answer all questions between 30-60... Read more »