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Is Vomiting An Early Sign Of HIV

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Acute HIV Infection

...HIV test that detects both antibodies to HIV and HIV proteins. This new test should produce results faster than a test for antibodies alone. Risk of Immune Damage Some people think that there's not much harm done in the early stages of HIV infection. They believe that any damage to their immune system will be cured by taking antiretroviral therapy (ART). This is not true! Up to 60% of infection-fighting "memory" CD4 cells (see Fact...
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Delayed HIV seroconversion can take 7 years or more

Look at the article from http://www.hivsymptomsonline.com/seroconversion.html is information correct? i have negative hiv test uot to 18 months but i am concerned about the conclusiveness of the results! Your comment on the articleSeroconversionThe...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The text is misleading. They are trying to say that symptoms related to HIV may take seven years or longer to manifest. The detection of anti-HIV antibodies in the blood (seroconversion), however, occurs Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infected.If you think you might have been exposed to HIV, you should get tested as soon as possible. Here's why: Even in the early stages of infection, you can take concrete steps to protect your long-term health. Regular check-ups with a doctor... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infected. If you think you might have been exposed to HIV, you should get tested as soon as possible. Here's why: Even in the early stages of infection, you can take concrete steps to protect your long-term health. Regular check-ups with a doctor... Read more »

HIV and Disability

HI--as a HIV+ man for several years now--I cope with the usual fatigue, digestive problems and sometimes slight fevers. My viral load is undectable thanks to Atripla!I recently lost my job after 27 years and my Dr. put me on state disability-which...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...local television stations. Sometimes they will pick up a human interest story of gross incompetence resulting in hardship for HIVers.Good luck. Write back and let us know how your case progresses.Dr. Bob Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...least one other opportunistic infection (OI). Routine blood tests from people with low CD4+ cell counts can detect MAC at an early stage when it can be treated fairly easily. Drugs can also be used to prevent MAC disease in people with low CD4+... Read more »
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An Overview of Zerit (Stavudine, d4T)

...reverse transcriptase from completing its job. This prevents the HIV DNA strand from being formed and halts the HIV life cycle. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Stavudine was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on June 24, 1994, for... Read more »
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An Overview of Emtriva (Emtricitabine)

...may lower the amount of HIV-1 in the blood, and it may also allow the number of immune cells called CD4+ cells to increase. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Emtricitabine in capsule form was approved by the FDA on July 2, 2003, for use with other... Read more »
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An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

...reverse transcriptase from completing its job. This prevents the HIV DNA strand from being formed and halts the HIV life cycle. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Tenofovir DF was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on October 26, 2001... Read more »
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vomit and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...leg and I saw no blood, but I had a little cut on my leg from 20 days ago that was not actively bleeding. Could I face risk of HIV? Read more »

Dr. Bob answered my question about safe sex!!!

Posted by dj1979, 4 Replies
...indicated by an elevated protein level, and CBC returning to normal. Have you ever advised against any sexual intercourse in the early stages of HIV infection? Is this really the best thing to do for now? Response from Dr. Frascino ... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...The first group of drugs used to treat HIV infection, called nucleoside reverse transcriptase (RT) inhibitors, interrupts an early stage of the virus making copies of itself. These drugs may slow the spread of HIV in the body and delay the start... Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »