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Is Groin Pain An Acute Symptom Of HIV

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Acute HIV Infection

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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. The guidelines for post-PEP... 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 »

at higher risk than most on here, will donate (ARS SYMPTOMS) (PRIMARY HIV INFECTION SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS)

i am going crazy and wont have access to a test again for 4.5 weeks, trust me i am getting one as soon as i step foot off the plane in the usa. however, until then i am going absolutely crazy. the reason is that my neck has been pressured and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...repeating for months! Also, I have experienced discomfort in my armpit area- just away from armpit, closer to bicep. Are these signs of HIV? 3. Is an HIV test routine during early pregnancy? Please help! After my possible exposure, I had about... Read more »

HIV Fear

Dear doctor,I had sex with a prostitute 3 months back. I had used a condom, don't know it got torn or not. I am having hedache and fungus infection in behind my knees and around the groin area. Some time there is pain around the neck. I feel warm...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...Your symptoms are quite non-specific, and not typical for acute HIV infection (although you muxt remember that some individuals get acutely infected and have absolutely no symptoms of any kind). Read more »
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...be used to try and combat that as well. There is research suggesting that between 10-50% of new infections happen during the acute infection stage. Many feel that identifying and making interventions during this period will greatly reduce... Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...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 »

Symptoms of HIV or Anxiety?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Howdy, For 7-8 weeks now I have been experiencing random pains (all over) that last seconds before hitting another part of my body - it happens every day but I will go an hour or two at times without feeling them. Amongst all this I have... Read more »

Yet another symptoms question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Sorry to clutter up the board with another question on this topic, but does anyone know if the symptoms of acute infection occur all at once? Or can one have diverse symptoms that come and go? For instance, about a week ago I had one noticeable Read more »

HIV related AVN (Avascular Necrosis) - Bone Death

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...has been undetectable. My HIV treatment has always been without complications, until February 99 when I suddenly started with acute pain on my left groin. The pain was crippling and never went away. After months of pain, which eventually began... Read more »