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Itchy Testicles After Unprotected Vaginal Sex Sign Of HIV AIDS

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...lasts for six to 12 weeks after you've been infected. Once that period ends, you may well go years without your body giving away any sign whatsoever that you have HIV. This is why it's so important for everybody to get tested for HIV regularly (preferably once a year as part of a routine health checkup). Having HIV may be scary, but having HIV and not knowing it is a lot scarier, as we're about to explain. Having "AIDS" means your...
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HIV Expose and bizarre PEP treatment

I received oral sex (penis and anal) from a homeless woman whose HIV status is unknown. After 9 days of the exposure I went to see an internal medicine physician for testing. He told me that since the infection was recent he could give me a PEP of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...comments about PEP are far from "bizarre." They are flat out wrong.You are correct: PEP must be started within 72 hours.Regarding HIV diagnostic screening. HIV PCR tests are generally not recommended, due to their rate of false-positives, other... Read more »

Can Antibiotics taken after exposure delay seroconversion (ANTIBIOTICS AND HIV TESTING, 2010)

Dr. Bob, I want to thank you for taking the time to answer my questions in the past. Unfortunately I am still very worried. I still have symptoms I cant explain and now I have a rash on my body 12 weeks later after my possible exposure and I am so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the results of HIV tests, nor do they alter the duration of the window period. So yell, "WOO-HOO" (or perhaps "Ding-Dong the Witch is dead. Which old witch? The Wicked HIV Witch.")Stay well.Dr. BobPlease help me woo hoo, I will donate !!!!!! Dec... Read more »

HIV infection by licking pussy , sucking nipples ?

Hi , I need a urgent help.History/Background : I had sex with a sex-worker 8 days back.I used condom for the intercourse.But in foreplay i licked the pussy and sucked her nipples.Issue/Reason for Worry: From next day morning I had watery...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...rashes on chest and thighs, swollen lymph nodes (4) on thighThree months - ten months after exposure: swollen nodes remain, red itchy rashes on and off, muscles start paining with limited activity (very quick lactic acid formation)Guess you could... Read more »

hpv infection (HPV, HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS AND HIV/AIDS, 2010)

hello Dr. Frascino, I know that HIV is more your area of expertise but I was wondering if you knew anything about hpv. I was diagnosed with hpv about 10 years ago and was reading recently that some percentage of people actually clear the infection,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...also at risk, especially those with HIV or who have had anal intercourse.SymptomsMay be no symptomsAnal bleeding, irritation, itching, or a burning sensationIn very advanced stages, there may be abscesses, lumps, ulcers, and anal... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...here . In Conclusion The numbers of HIV women are growing. This means that all women should beaware of the risk and be tested if there is any possible reason to think theymay have been exposed to HIV. If you test negative, you can take... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...high among Hispanics/Latinos. Cultural factors may affect the risk of HIV infection. Some Hispanics/Latinos may avoid seeking testing, counseling, or treatment if infected out of fear of discrimination. The stigma around homosexuality adds to... Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...make you think that a treatment is valuable even though there may be no proof that it works. The treatment was discovered and tested in another country , or is only available outside the US . Certainly, valuable treatments are developed and... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement,... Read more »
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HIV Window after having unprotected vaginal sex.

Posted by Nelson44, 1 Reply
... I hope I can explain my situation to be best of my abilities. I dated a woman for 5 months. After 8 weeks of dating we got tested for HIV and STD's and everything came out negative. She told me that her last sexual encounter prior to our was... Read more »

I spent so much time worrying

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
...sexual relations with 21 men. Some protected, some not. I had an abortion when I was 20 and Genital Warts when I was 22. I got tested when a friend of mine announced she was pregnant. I have wanted to have a child for a long time, and finally... Read more »

Q for HIV+ people about swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...another way the lumps disappear. 8: For about a month I have felt like I have water in my right ear, my ear is not soar or itchy just feels like I have water stuck in my ear that wont readily come out with q-tips. I noticed the water type... Read more »

testing for HIV Aids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...which exposed me to ghonorea. got treated n m very much ok but was so worried i could have contracted AIDS as well. have been tested n i tested Negative. but the tester said HIV Aids virus may not appear before 3 months after infeection. so have... Read more »