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Is Bloody Nose A Sign Of Acute HIV Infection

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Acute HIV Infection

What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV in the blood gets very high within a few days or weeks after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This first stage of HIV disease is called "acute HIV infection" or "primary HIV...
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Is a stiff neck a sign of acute HIV infection

Hi, 3 weeks ago I received unprotected oral sex from someone i know injects drugs. A few days ago I got a itchy red rash around my genitals and anus. I also had what appeared to be a swollen gland in my neck that went away but I know have a stiff...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »

OCD update - bloody towels, bloody toilet, bloody everything

Dr. Bob,Im one of the paranoid OCD people who seem to swarm to you. HIV is a common fear for OCD-ers with contamination issues. I dont know if youre at all curious about my progress; Id like to think so because you seem to care about people in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your HIV fears are completely irrational and totally unwarranted. Your problem is psychological, not virologic. I urge you to continue to work with your therapist. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. (No McCain. No Sarah "I can see... Read more »

casual contact, bloody nose

Dr Bob,If you came into close facial contact with a HIV positive person that you knew had recently snorted drugs and had a bloody nose, what would be the risk if any with talking with them quite closely and inhaling any air/vapour from their nose?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Nonexistent. HIV is not transmitted by inhaling air/vapor. Period. Dr. Bob... Read more »

Bloody Nose while giving oral sex

Hi Dr. FrascinoRecently I gave oral sex to a guy that I had just met. While I was giving this guy head my nose started to bleed alittle, and I wiped my nose off with a napkin. Shortly after this happened he ejactulated down my throat. I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Worried in Florida,You got a bloody nose while sucking a penis Popsicle? Hmm . . . that's usually a mood breaker. That it didn't seem to bother you or Mr. Throbbing Tallywhacker suggests you must be damn good at your "job" (so... Read more »
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Acute Primary HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello,

I may have been infected from an incident sometime in early Oct '99.

10 weeks later, on 23 Dec 99, I've developed a low grade fever, runny nose, bad cough, sore throat and a lot of thick yellow phlegm/mucus. After having taken the medicine, I... Read more »

are new moles signs of acute hiv? please respond

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
i woke up today and i noticed that besides having some raised skin spots on hands, back and stomach i also have like 4 new moles on my shoulders and hands which im 100% sure never had from what i've been reading people with compromised immune system... Read more »

Nose Bleeds?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Could frequent nose bleeds be a sign of HIV infection, or are they common amongst people with HIV/AIDS?

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Verification of Primary Acute HIV infection.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,

I may have contracted HIV through an unusual encounter (not via Sex nor Drugs nor blood)in April 1999. Refer to the URL for the story.
http://bbs.thebody.com/eshare/server?action=150&board=45&article=433

Shortly, from 10 to 16 May, I... Read more »