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Is Pain In Urethra An Acute Symptom Of HIV

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Acute HIV Infection

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silly question by an educated guy

Hey Dr BobGreetings!I am Steve and have a doctorate in development studies. I just got married. 3 weeks back, I was doing my fieldwork in Tanzania, and I had to stay temporarily in a dilapidated boarding house. There was only one bathroom and is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. Your current symptom list is not worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS).3. HIV testing is not warranted medically, but might help psychologically to put your... Read more »

HIV worry has caused my body to fall apart (JUST MADE A DONATION OF 70$)

Thank you for all that you do, Doc.I had protected oral and vaginal sex with a sex worker in Spain on the 7-8th of June. Since then, I have had some STD tests done. My initial symptoms included frequent urination but that went away after a week and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...kidney stones) and with your general medical doctor for your other complaints, none of which, by the way, are worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). I do not believe you have an immunodeficiency or immune system problem based on the... 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 and Read more »

Insertive Oralisterine Sex, Dry Cough, Chest Pains (LISTERINE 2010)

Dear Dr Bob, I only ask this question as I am genuinely unable to find the answer to it in the archives. The closest question to my question is the one titled "Oral Sex with Listerine" dated November 8, 2005 in the Oral Sex forum, which was in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...liquid breath freshener!Regarding your symptoms (and those of your family), these are not suggestive of or worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) or HIV disease.My advice:1.Get an HIV test three months or more after your last potential... 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 »

HIV acute viral syndrome on the 18th week

Posted by marinero, 1 Reply
...exposure, i got 4 day fever, rashes,diarrhea and muscle pain,does acute viral syndrome can occur on the 18th week? could this be hiv symptoms? 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 »

Antimicrobial & Acute Hiv

Posted by sickofit, 1 Reply
...A person is exhibiting classic signs of acute hiv ie: sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, muscle pains, general fatigue. They take the antimicrobial zithromax and have all Read more »