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Is Groin Pain 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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Dr. Bob Please help (desperate) Will make donation next week

Dr.Bob, I was exposed to HIV unprotected oral sex from a women on Nov.8,2010 who it turns out is HIV positive and have been having the following symptoms for almost six weeks now.Sore feeling on roof of mouth,weight loss 27 lbs.,loss of appetite...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1. Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. The risk of acquiring HIV from oral sex is very low.2. HIV PCR DNA testing is not FDA-approved for HIV-diagnostic testing.3. Read more »

oral insertive

Hello Doctor BobFirst of all I want to thank you for this site and for many encouraging answers. But let me tell my story which make my life a nightmare.I had unprotected oral sex with a prostitute at the end of November. One contact which lasted 1...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...acquisition."Symptoms" that begin two days after an HIV exposure would not be related to HIV infection, as the symptoms associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome general manifest themselves two to three weeks (not days) after HIV primary... Read more »

PCR CHEATING TEST

IVE BEEN READING A LOT OF THE WORK IS DONE AT YOURE FOUNDATION AND ITS VERY ENCOURAGING. PELASE KEEP GOING!, FIRST OF ALL IM NOT NATIVE ENGLISH SO EXCUSE ME FOR MY POSSIBLE MISTAKES.. IM LIVING IN EUROPE (JE PARLES UN PEU DE FRANCAIS AUSSIE MAIS...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1. The symptoms associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) are quite variable from case to case. Generally speaking, they begin two to three weeks after viral Read more »

Really Worried

Dear Doc Bob,First of all, I would like to commend you for a very noble effort by providing advise and helping those who need quick, professional answer with regards to their health concerns/issues. May I ask if cheque donations are accepted in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. Your particular symptom complex is not suggestive of or worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). In fact, your symptoms are very consistent with anxiety, which would go along with... Read more »
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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 Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement,... Read more »
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Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...since last one week.However the pain has decreased a lot.I had no dry cough but a running nose.Can these be an counted as acute hiv symptoms. Doc currently I am in my last year of my Information tech course.Since last 1 month I am not able to... Read more »

So worried about groin pain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...So my stupid ass had sex with two prositutes in the Dominican Republic a few weeks ago. I know that the HIV rate there is extremely high, so I am very worried that one or both of the women may have been positive. I used a condom both Read more »

Question about symptoms and about aids charities

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I had what some would say is a low-risk exposure a couple months ago. I performed oral-sex on a gay man of unknown hiv status. i was sick at the time with a bad throat infection and bronchitis. but, still, i have been told that the chances are Read more »

ARS symptoms clarification

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I hear that 85-90% of people get symptoms if they are infected. Most common are fever and/or rash accomanied by some other symptoms. Is this true. Has anyone heard of cases where there are isolated symptoms. Sore Throat? Read more »