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Is A Popping Neck A Symptom Of Hiv

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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
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Mike /did i get hiv follow up

Dear Dr Bob,Happy Easter to you and all the people are working and reading this site .I cant tell you how useful is this site and the informations u are giving to us. It help me a lot to pass through this period and to learn about this disease. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to "3 months from the date (you) finished PEP" are extremely encouraging. This means you are testing negative four months after the date of your exposure. The odds are now astronomically in your favor that... Read more »

Hiv symptoms and tests

I had a needlestick injury in january 11th. The patient tested negative on a rapid hiv test so I did not get pep. 3 weeks after, I developed muscle aches and anxiety. I lost my appetite and lost 15 pounds in 2 months. I alos developed a sore throat...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The recommended HIV screening for an occupational exposure to HIV that doesn't warrant a course of PEP, is immediately, three months and six months, using HIV-antibody testing.Your four negative HIV-antibody tests plus an undetectable HIV PCR... Read more »

PEP and sore neck/ars (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST 2008)

Hi Dr. BobI just finnished PEP (zodivudine, lamivudine, crixivan) a week ago. After taking PEP I had a couple side effects, tingling in the fingers, a tiny bit in the neck and toes an exhaustion. After a while I stated to have a lot of pain in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,As I have frequently stated in this forum, I recommend anyone who has had an HIV exposure significant enough to warrant a course of PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) be followed by an HIV specialist. (See below.) It seems the vast majority of... Read more »

hiv symptoms worrying

I recently had some sex with some prostitutes but using comdom and from 1st of April onwards i started to have symptoms like headache, tiredness, excess sweating, lymph nodes swelling in the neck,itchy rashes on the hands and legs & diarrhea. on May...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
If you had the HIV antibody test 12 weeks or more after an exposure, then the result should be > 99% accurate. In any case, if you use condoms during sex, you are well protected. You should continue to protect yourself with condoms as you have been... Read more »
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Fungal Infections

...Vomiting Let your doctor know if you experience any of these symptoms. (Bacterial, not cryptococcal, meningitis causes a stiff neck.) Diagnosis: Lumbar puncture (spinal tap) to gather a specimen of the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), the fluid... Read more »
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Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Buttocks Face (sunken cheeks) Fat build up may happen in the: Stomach Breasts Back of the neck ("buffalo hump") Round lumps of fat may appear under the skin (lipomas) Some studies show that... Read more »
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What Is HIV?

...married or single. It's what you do, not who you are, that puts you at risk for HIV. How Long Does It Take to Feel a Symptom of HIV? People can have HIV for 10 years or more and never show any symptoms. Other people can get symptoms... Read more »
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Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...palpitations (irregular beats) Increased heart rate Weakness Dizziness Nausea/vomiting Sweating Pain in the arms, left shoulder, neck, throat, jaw, or back As with men, women's most common heart attack symptom is chest pain or discomfort.... Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...last one week.However the pain has decreased a lot.I had no dry cough but a running nose.Can these be an counted as acute hiv symptoms. Doc currently I am in my last year of my Information tech course.Since last 1 month I am not able to... Read more »

BUMPS on chest and NECK for 3 months-- PLZ HELP

Posted by finallyfindigout
...results on Monday... I'm FREAKING OUT as I have read some positives have gotten random bumps on chest and neck-- is this an HIV symptom? Lasting too long to be ARS but am worried may be HIV related... can't seem to find anything out there as my... Read more »

Can I be?

Posted by worriedwellback, 2 Replies
...negative for (rapid blood tests, NAAT tests) 2 month after possible exposure? I have had sore throat for past 2 months, very stiff neck for 2 months, and swollen neck, and groin also for 2 months. Most recently I am experiencing serious joint... Read more »

Just married, could this be HIV?

Posted by peezy, 3 Replies
...went to a stip club. My buddies bought me lap dance after lap dance. Many of the girls there got extremely close, sucking on my neck, nipples, ears, chest, stomach and letting me do the same to them. One of them grabbed my penis under my pants... Read more »