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Is Dizziness An Acute Symptom Of AIDS

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks your immune system. During its initial assault (which is known as acute infection or primary infection ), your immune system tries to mount a defense. That defense can cause many people to develop symptoms that usually go away after a few days. Here's the catch: Those symptoms,...
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Mon AM sucked a casinoe cocktail waitress nipple who was apparantly engorged an post partum ( dumb ) handjob, I touched her pantylined groin do not remember any fluid at all and it was for a few moments extensive handjob never came I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...present. Symptoms that appear within days of a potential HIV exposure are not related to HIV! The symptoms associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) become manifest two to three weeks (not days!) after primary HIV infection. Many of... Read more »

please answer my question? (ARS SYMPTOMS, 2009)

1. after 8 weeks of my possible exposure develop dizziness for almost 3 weeks now...this is ARS? I WILL SEND DONATION TO YOUR FOUNDATION..
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Very doubtful. Dizziness is not a common symptom of HIV acute retroviral syndrome, particularly if it's an isolated symptom. You can read much more about ARS symptoms in the archives. Have Read more »


Hello Dr. BobI congratulate you for the great job you are doing helping people out there... The body is the most useful resource about this topic available on the web.Last week I engaged in what i have always considered to be a low risk activity... ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...moderation and decreased stress. Your HIV-acquisition risk from frottage is nonexistent. Your symptoms are not consistent with HIV acute retroviral syndrome. Your fears are unwarranted. If my reassurance isn't enough for you to shake your fears,... Read more »

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Dr Frascino,About three weeks ago I had unprotected anal sex with a man who turned out to be HIV positive. I was the top. I was exposed only to his precum, his saliva and anal mucus. I was not exposed to his semen nor to his blood. Within 24 hours...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation, AmasResponse from Dr. FrascinoHi Amas,Simple question, yes. However, the answer is not quite so simple! HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) symptoms are quite variable from case to case. These symptoms are also "non-specific,"... Read more »
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Scary symptoms

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...should wait and be tested at three month. Based on what I know these symptoms are too long lasting and severe to be part of the acute retroviral stage. My question to everybody is "Is it possible to have severe HIV related symptoms one week ... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...June 9 02 I began noticing some strange happenings with my body. I 've been having a weird headache from that day forth with dizziness and loss of balance. I'm having shooting pains all over my body, tingling,abdominal pain that shoots from side... Read more »

more fromt before...please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Tahnk you so much !!! :D plus my mouth is dry...very dry lately..and i think im coming down with something... (nasuea, headach, dizzy) nothing right? wow, i feel paranoid, but atleast i know stuff now! thanks so much just that last question :D Read more »