Is Bruising A Symptom Of Hiv

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Im really scared. Well on may 25th i had a sexual encounter with a homosexual. He was 19 years of age and i have known him for about a year and a half. There was making out,unprotective oral(i was receiving it), and protective anal(i was on top). i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV acquisition risk is very low (unprotected insertive oral, protected insertive anal). Your negative HIV ELISA at 11.5 weeks is conclusive (although we would prefer a full 12-week test!). Your fears about the blood draw for your DUI are... Read more »

Scared. Very afraid. Please answer.

I received protected "toothy" oral from a woman I did not know, once about 35 days ago, and again,... Read more »
The Body

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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Enfuvirtide (Fuzeon) provider). Also, dont inject where you have had a reaction from a previous injection or into moles, tattoos, scar tissue, bruises, or your navel. A new injector (the Biojector) was considered for use with enfuvirtide. However, in October... Read more »

An Overview of Fuzeon (Enfuvirtide, T-20)

...can cause some unwanted effects. The most common side effect is reaction in the skin where the shot was given that may cause bruising, cysts, itching, nodules, pain, and redness. Ninety-eight percent of patients will experience skin reactions.... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...deeper than intended, for example, into the muscle. Always rotate injection sites frequently. Never inject into moles, scars, bruises, nodules, or the navel. Switching to smaller needles, like insulin syringes, may also help with ISRs. Fuzeon can... Read more »