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... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV
/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV
and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you
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I suffer from itchy skin and I'm worried it might be a cancer. Going through your site/forum, I read this piece of information from you:"Itchiness is not an uncommon finding in lymphoma patients, and in AIDS patients in general."Does this means that...
iness is not an uncommon finding in lymphoma patients, and in AIDS patients in general." There are so many causes for itchy skin
, ranging from the less serious causes (e.g. new detergent, poison ivy, misquito bites, new medication, and so... Read more »
Hi Bob,I wanted to email you, not with a question but with some info that may be of help to all those people who are worrying themselves sick over possible ARS / HIV symptoms and how powerful the human mind can be.Holidaying in Bangkok a few months...
Hello Cole,Thanks for your thanks and kind comments and for taking the time to write in and share your story. Hopefully it will help other worried wells escape their own self-induced worried-well hells!Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »
Hi Dr.Robert :My warm regards.I had one night casual encounter on May 18 08 with a male. I am 34 years old bi male and had anal intercourse with another men , Condom was used but torn halfway but i never realized till i pulled my penis out.A week...
...Hello,I answered your question last week (see below). Did you really think I would change my opinion and assessment within one week?
In addition to the recommendations I've already made, I would add that you should seek treatment for your "severe... Read more »
Doc,"Protected Exposure" (Not sure if apparatus worked as I noticed no semen in condom) with massage girl back in March. Have had crazy symptoms starting about 10 days afterwards to include diarrhea (green and tan stools, liquid) vomiting,...
Hi,I would say the chances of aliens having pooped in your brain are infinitely greater than the chances you are HIV infected.Dr. Bob Read more »
...It has been used to treat skin lesions caused by Kaposi's sarcoma (KS). Advocates of DNCB claimed that it could clear up all symptoms of HIV
disease, except for pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP). DNCB's supporters claimed that antiretroviral drugs... Read more »
...married or single. It's what you do, not who you are, that puts you at risk for HIV. How Long Does It Take to Feel a Symptom of HIV?
People can have HIV for 10 years or more and never show any symptoms. Other people can get symptoms... Read more »
...woman who is undiagnosed but gets recurrent vaginal yeast infections should consider being screened for HIV Symptoms include itch
ing, burning, and pain around the vagina, labia, or anal area and thick, curd-like vaginal discharge HIV-positive... Read more »
...diseases among older people, as they do for younger people. Physicians may not diagnose HIV infection in older people. Some early symptoms of HIV
disease may appear to be signs of normal aging. The stigma of having HIV/AIDS may be worse for older... Read more »
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...Week i,e. Monday I was feeling Perfect with no HOT COLD Flushes and No Dizziness. So my concern is Was it Sero Conversion Time??
Now at the end of 4th week i developed some Pinkish Pimple like Rashes in middle of my chest which are like spreading... Read more »
...Please, I need answers today. First I had a rash (shoulders to stomach that did not itch
), 2 weeks later I had the worse case of strep throat in my life (heavy fever/sweat through sheets), I proceed to get this 3 weeks Read more »
...Hey guys, Ive been a lot of people worried about there symptoms and they include dry itchy skin
. Is this a symptom of HIV?
Does it happen early or later on?
I dont remember this being a symptom. reason asking is ive had very dry itchy skin
the... Read more »
...possible exposure but i never really thought about HIV, utill now. Ive been having problems with itch
y dry skin all over. Is this a symptom of HIV?
Will be testing i a week. thanks. Read more »