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Is Itchy Vagina An Acute Symptom Of AIDS

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... 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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Is Acute Thrombocytopeania AIDS-defining?

I was hospitalized after being positive for about 1 year due to low platelets with symptoms; after bone marrow ruled out whatever it rules out,decision that lo p's were due to virus and I had to go on meds. Now I don't have that anymore . . . but...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Having low platlets is a common side effect from having HIV infection. This can occur at any stage of the infection...early or later on. The virus can cause low platlets due to effects Read more »

Trying again. - please help

Hi doc, I see that you fixed the answer that was misplaced at my first post "ARS - please, please help - I'll gladly help with a donation!".Would it be possible to answer it again? I know that you are incredibly busy, but I am truly falling apart....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...over the Internet. Could stress/anxiety be playing a role? Yep!2. No. Your symptoms are not suggestive of or even worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS).3. None really. Most folks just feel "achy" flu-like symptoms that are... Read more »

Wrong answer to "- ARS - ease, please help - I'll gladly help with a donation"

Doc. I believe you misplaced the answer to the question I sent you yesterday. "ARS - please, please help - I'll gladly help with a donation!" The answer makes not much sense with the question. :)Could you please answer the question again?Hi Dr., I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...over the Internet. Could stress/anxiety be playing a role? Yep!2. No. Your symptoms are not suggestive of or even worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). 3. None really. Most folks just feel "achy" flu-like symptoms that are... Read more »

Are acute HIV symptoms contagious?

If one develops flu-like symptoms shortly after contracting HIV (sore throat, congestion, cough), are the symptoms contagious? In other words, would someone within the vicinity who has not been in sexual contact with the serconverted individual...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) symptoms are caused by HIV. Even though these symptoms are often referred to as "flu-like," HIV Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...Hi; I am a 25 year male from India.In my country no one gives a proper advise about HIV/AIDS.People feel shy to talk about sex.Thats the reason I am writing to you.Doctor I had sex with a sex worker with double condom Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

acute hiv symptoms? very worried....

Posted by veryworried, 1 Reply
...recurred.the following days i got better gradually but remained very tired for no apparent reason. are these possibly symptoms of acute hiv? the woman said she often had unprotected sex. i'm very scared :-( i only started worrying about a week... Read more »

possible Acute HIV Infection symptoms?

Posted by humblonian, 1 Reply
...had unprotected sex with someone, and a few days later he fell ill with the same symptoms. Does anyone here that has tested HIV+ have a story similar to this? I'm going to get tested soon to find out for sure, but I wanted to come to the... Read more »