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Is It Possible That Hiv Doesn't Show Up For 6 Months

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Ask the Experts

Symptoms at 2 months - HIV possible?

Hey Dr. Bob,First, let me say your story is a true inspiration to the many readers and contributors of this forum. It is proof that life does not end with the unfortunate contraction of HIV. Second, I was quite impressed with the fact you are a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I absolutely agree your anxiety is indeed getting the best of you.1.Common? No. ARS symptoms generally manifest themselves at two to three weeks following primary infection with HIV. Possible? Hell, almost anything is possible. We even elected an... Read more »

Is there an HIV med that doesn't hurt the liver

My boyfriend is HIV/AIDS for 21/10 years. He has had a hard time finding a cocktail that works for... Read more »

My doc doesn't think an HIV test is necessary

Typical scenario. I married my husband in 1999. We are healthy and happy and went on to have 2... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Post-Sex Washing Doesn’t Lower HIV Risk, Study Says

Researchers who had hoped post-sex washing of the penis might confer circumcision-like protection against HIV infection were disappointed by a study presented today at the 4th International AIDS Society Conference in Sydney. The trial, involving... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV/AIDS Doesn't Increase Swine Flu (H1N1) Death Risk, Study Suggests

Having HIV doesn't make you any more likely to die from H1N1 influenza (also known as swine flu), according to a new French study . 1 Many HIV-positive people had feared that HIV might be among the "underlying conditions" that have been named as... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Aldo Doesn't Monkey Around, Gets to Point in AIDS Awareness Ads

Aldo, the Montreal-based footwear and accessories company, is erecting outdoor ads around Chicago this month aimed at raising AIDS awareness among people ages 15-24. The ads feature celebrities -- including Charlize Theron, Adrien Brody, Avril... Read more »
Housing Works

D.C.'s Housing Waitlist Doesn't Budge -- Leaving Nearly One Thousand HIV-Positive Residents in Limbo

Image courtesy of justmeans.com. One month after the International AIDS Conference in Washington, DC, housing for people living with HIV/AIDS continues to be a major problem. As you may remember, it was this pivotal issue that drew fierce... Read more »
Connect With Others

I love him but my family doesn't approve....

Posted by Other, 3 Replies
My boyfriend of a couple months just got diagnosed. I know what you're gonna say, it's only been a couple months, how can you love him? But the thing is we've been best friends since like 10 or 11 and weboth had this secret crush on each other but... Read more »

this doesn't make any sense, please read

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I was exposed, I had unprotected anal sex me being the insertive partner, the thing is I didn't go down on this guy neither I french kissed him.

However I got tested for all std's and hiv a week and a half after the exposure and all came back... Read more »

My husband doesn't want to burden me

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My fiance had been acting very strangely the past few weeks: doing things that he was sure would make me leave him, and ultimately running away to god knows where. He called me yesterday and told me that it was probably best that we were just... Read more »

Possibility of Negative at 3 months turning positive later ?

Posted by Niv, 1 Reply
What is the chance of negative hiv test (4th gen cmia) at 3 months into positive later ? High risk heterosexual exposure experiencing ARS like symptom presently .... Sore throat, fatigue, rash, swollen lymph on the neck. I am so confused as many... Read more »