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Major Symptoms Of HIV

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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 feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks...
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When do ARS symptoms generally start? What are the major symptoms of ARS?

Dear Dr. Bob,Thanks for the wonderful work that you do to help people everyday dealing with this deadly disease. I am a health teacher and I want to see if you can provide me some professional knowledge on two questions.1. When do ARS symptoms...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Health Teacher,The information you desire was already waiting for you in the archives. See below.Dr. BobARS (ARS SYMPTOMS, 2010) Mar 11, 2010Dr. BobHey doc i noticed you tell alot of people there symptoms are not ars. What would a typical ars... Read more »

Why Do You Continue to Evade The Novel Questions: MEDICAL Textbook Symptoms, Part II (MAJOR Apology)

Dear Dr. Bob:I received your reply, and I read it several times. I noticed after reading it that I was totally being selfish, and acting like my problem was more important than other people's problem.I'm really sorry, Dr. Bob. I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Apology graciously accepted and appreciated. In reality, I do understand the all-consuming panic and irrationality that can surround HIV/AIDS. That's why I felt you needed a reality check before you sunk even deeper into the morass of... Read more »

Another major symptoms showup in weeks 12. freaking out. Afraid to get tested.

Dr. Bob please help. I went to KTV ( gentleman club private karaoke room, you drink, sing and mess with women) in almost 3 month ago and I had spend like 4 hrs with a club girl ( they do provide sex).I kissed her like about 10 second suck her tilt...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You sucked her "tilt" and have a red dot on your "tight"??? Hmm . . . OK, if you say so.Your HIV risk is completely nonexistent. Your symptoms are not suggestive of HIV. Do I think you are HIV infected? No, of course not!To... Read more »

HIV+, treatment naive, major fatigue -- help please

Dear Mr. Molaghan -- In the last year I've gotten so many tests for my fatigue. I am positive 5-6 years, treatment naive; while my #s are holding at decent counts, I am concerned about the time when/if I will have to start treatment considering...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloIt's good to hear that your blood counts are stable. You've identified several important points in your question. First, you stated that some doctors have thought you were depressed. Don't interpret this negatively.... Read more »
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Tested Negative; Major Symptoms; Comments?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Any comments would be appreciated regarding this. I tested HIV negative in April. My last sexual encounter was in January (13+ weeks). I am just wondering if I should be satisfied with the result or if I should be re-tested. The reason I am... Read more »

Please help - Minimal Risk but major symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Here is the story:

I was getting a lapdance and the dancer slid her hand down my pants. Her hand was wet with something (spit or vaginal fluids I guess). Anyway, I pushed her off me, she yelled, and the bouncer threw me out. I drove home about twenty... Read more »

Tested Negative at 3 months; have major symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Starting in April, i began to feel lightheaded and blurry. I had every test imaginable, some more then once and all came back good. I even had a CT scan done. My doctor recommended STD tests. I immediately went crazy thinking that I could... Read more »

Fear of HIV Infection is a major disease

Posted by GaryNPA, 3 Replies
I have been posting on this board in an attempt to help folks for a long time now. Person after person after person has a low risk exposure, experiences guilt and anxiety - then loses sleep and runs down their body - and then gets ill all over... Read more »