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Is Blood In Semen An Acute Symptom Of AIDS

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

...the AIDS 101 article: " How HIV Is Spread ." What are the symptoms of HIV? Primary HIV infection is the first stage of HIV disease, when the virus first establishes itself in the body. Some researchers use the term acute HIV infection to describe the period of time between when a person is first infected with HIV and when antibodies against the virus are produced by the body (usually 6-12 weeks). Some people newly infected with HIV...
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Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall, she pulled one of the pants out and noticed there was some redish stain. If it was blood from an HIV infected person, would this pose a risk? She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...germs, you can take medicine that will prevent you from developing TB. If the person with AIDS gets yellow jaundice (a sign of acute hepatitis) or has chronic hepatitis B infection, you and everybody else living in the house and any people the... Read more »

HIV - AIDS Transmission

Hi, my mom is infected by HIV, i help her appllying pain releif ointment on her back bone, i see the blood scratches on her body.. is there any chance that it is transmitted to me. Please help i am in big delima.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...germs, you can take medicine that will prevent you from developing TB.If the person with AIDS gets yellow jaundice (a sign of acute hepatitis) or has chronic hepatitis B infection, you and everybody else living in the house and any people the... Read more »

Concerns Careing from HIV patient (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

I recently started caring from my brother who has Full blown AIDS with Cryptococcus meningitis. I wasnt paranoid about it until my toddler covered herself over with his throw and suddenly got a rash on both her arms and face. She had been inside all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...germs, you can take medicine that will prevent you from developing TB. If the person with AIDS gets yellow jaundice (a sign of acute hepatitis) or has chronic hepatitis B infection, you and everybody else living in the house and any people the... Read more »

Blood in Semen

I am a 50yo Hiv+ man. Have been doing well for several years now, undetectable with about 500 T Cells. I think because of depression I have been very non sexual the past couple of years. Now when I do masterbate my semen seems to contain blood. It...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Have had an evaluation by a urologist looking for prostate or vas deferens region related problems? Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Said to Differ in Blood, Semen

... HIV in seminal plasma differs from HIV in blood plasma, according to a study led by researchers with the University of North Carolina Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Effects of Early Syphilis on CD4 Counts and HIV-1 RNA Viral Loads in Blood and Semen

...syphilis (n=63, 27 receiving antiretroviral therapy) to those before and after syphilis and with controls with non-systemic acute sexually transmitted infections (STIs) (n=104, 39 receiving ARVs). In a prospective substudy of subjects not... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...be used to try and combat that as well. There is research suggesting that between 10-50% of new infections happen during the acute infection stage. Many feel that identifying and making interventions during this period will greatly reduce... Read more »
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Faith in Prevention Training Manual: Tools for Your HIV/AIDS Ministry

...HIV. Some, however, will get a flu-like illness within three to six weeks after exposure to the virus. This illness, called Acute HIV Syndrome, may include fever, headache, tiredness, nausea, diarrhea and enlarged lymph nodes (organs of the... Read more »
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Possible HIV transmission/infection ???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...first instance ? 2. In relation to Q1, are sore throats and feeling feverish coupled with runny nose and tiredness a sign of Acute Primary HIV infection. I'm having these illness since 10 ~ 15 May 99, which is about 3 weeks after the... Read more »

Blood in semen?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...is blood in semen a symptom of HIV? Had a small amount appear in my semen this morning. Read more »

You scared...READ THIS!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...they will ONLY show up between 2-4 weeks post exposure. Not 1 day after, not 5 days after. 2-4 weeks is the key. Common ARS (acute retroviral symptoms) include diarrhea, muscle aches and pains, swollen lymph nodes in groin, armpit, and neck... Read more »

What if...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What if I have a small cut under a wisdom teeth ? Will saliva exchanging be risky ? And how long usually does the symptoms last ? On average.Are they long or just a few days ? Can Vaginal fluid enter the bloodstream via the tip of the penis ? ... Read more »