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Is Chest Cold A Sign Of AIDS

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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact Sheet 509 ), herpes simplex causes painful skin eruptions. Itching and tingling are usually the first signs, followed by a blister that breaks open. The infection stays dormant in nerve cells. This is called "latency." However, it can become active again with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs....
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The FENGSHUI BOOK IS NOT ALWAYS.....(SIGNS FROM HEAVEN 2010-ENHANCED VERSION) (BURD TURDS AS HIV SIGN FROM HEAVEN... AGAIN, 2010)

Hi Dr Bob,Wrong! (Continue from the title) I consult my FENGSHUI book and selected a date to do my HIV rapid test, which was supposed to be on the Feb 1(any other dates before that is not too good for me), However I got too incredibly anxious after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello again Bird-Turd-Guy,What do you mean you feel "digested?" Did someone swallow you?I'm going to hold you to your word that these are your last questions! It's important to note that "no bands" is not an... Read more »

Frequent Colds a sign of HIV?

Hi...if i have one cold per month since 2 or 3 years ago...do you think this could be an alarma to be tested...?I mean is COLD sign of HIV ? Are 12 colds per year to many to worry about it ?With Love...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Frequent colds-- even one a month-- have nothing to do with HIV.... Read more »

cold sore as an early sign of HIV infection?

Mr. Sowadsky-- About six months ago, I had sex with an old boyfriend, andalthough I do remember using condoms with him, I'm not sure because I was extremely intoxicated. At anyrate, this summer I had an outbreak of cold sores on my nose after a...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.Cold sores are due to the Herpes Simplex viruses. A person can have theherpes viruses and NOT have HIV. They are two seperate infections.Stress (both physical and emotional), can activate the herpes viruses, andlead... Read more »

Signs of HIV worsening?

I have a friend who has yellowish bruising marks on his chest and under arms. Is this a sign of Hiv getting worse? Or is it unrelated?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.While not specific, increased bruising can be a sign of problems of platlets- I'd have your friend see his doctor for a quick evaluation. BY... Read more »
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Morning diarrhea and other issues.. a sign?

Posted by worried_dude, 2 Replies
Right, so here is what happened.

About 10 weeks back, whilst on holiday, I had sex with a sex worker. At the end of the session, I withdrew and was shocked to see that the condom had totally slipped off; it was inside the girl. I immediately washed... Read more »

rotten teeth a sign of aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i have several really rotten teeth. does anyone know if this is a sign of aids?

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Chest rash & numb hands = ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had u/p vaginal sex with a unknown female, 5 weeks later I develop a sore throat and cold. A couple of night sweats and some pain in my groin nodes. My hands began going numb in my sleep waking me up. At 7-8 weeks I develop a rash on my chest... Read more »

recurrent colds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Are recurrent colds (within the first 5 months of infection) a sign of HIV? I mean, my immune system is clearly weakened since I've been getting sick so often. I've had about 3 or 4 since having unprotected sex twice with someone of unknown status.... Read more »