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AIDS InfoNet

Choosing an HIV Care Provider

...regularly get expert advice on HIV issues. Training and Experience Many people with HIV/AIDS get their care from physicians who are specialists in infectious diseases. However, especially now that people are living longer with HIV, it's important to deal with all of your health issues. You might prefer to have a family practitioner or a specialist in internal medicine as your primary physician. No matter what their specialty, you...
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just tested positive (CHOOSING AN HIV SPECIALIST 2010)

iknow i got infected on jan 5th 2009,three weeks after that a had a throat infection.3-4 months after that i develop a lympnode in my neck,both side,arm pit,groin area.8- 9 months after that had a slight night sweat which goes on and off. till date...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...feelings came and went and I got the nerve to test. It was positive... I don't know what to do now and I don't even know if I have long left cause of how bad I had the ARS and weight loss...I want to live... I want to live a long happy life... I... Read more »

Indeterminate HIV Western Blot Test

Dr. Frascino:I tested positive about 10 years ago when I was treated for non-pcp pneumonia. At that time I do not know if a western blot test was performed or not. However, I do know that I had a detectable viral load and a low t-cell count. at...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...feelings came and went and I got the nerve to test. It was positive... I don't know what to do now and I don't even know if I have long left cause of how bad I had the ARS and weight loss...I want to live... I want to live a long happy life... I... Read more »

How long could I have had HIV? (LIFE EXPECTANCY, 2009)

Hi Dr. Frascino,I am in my mid 20s, and I was recently diagnosed with HIV (it's been about a month now). I was tested about 6 months ago and the test result was negative. I was tested 6 months prior to that, and was negative then as well. I guess...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...give you a definitive answer to your question. The reason is that the newer, more effective HIV medications haven't been around long enough for us to know! HIV is never really "dormant." Certainly you can have a protracted period in which an... Read more »

HIV Positive and pregnant (CHOOSING AN HIV SPECIALIST 2009)

I tested positive in 2006 and haven't gone for any check up's to check my cd4 count and now I'm pregnant and still afraid to go for a check up. My husband is also positive and we still have sex without a condom, what are the chances that our baby...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...feelings came and went and I got the nerve to test. It was positive... I don't know what to do now and I don't even know if I have long left cause of how bad I had the ARS and weight loss...I want to live... I want to live a long happy life... I... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

How Do I Start?

...cure for HIV disease, but there are treatments that help keep the disease under control. Many people with HIV infection live a long and healthy life. No one can predict how long it may take to develop any symptoms of HIV disease. When you first... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...although HIV might be able to enter the penis, especially if it has contact with HIV-infected blood or vaginal fluids for a long time or if it has any open sores. Some men think that they can't transmit HIV if they pull their penis out before... Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...treating HIV. Studies have shown that an HIV-positive person whose health care provider treats many HIV-positive people lives longer than a person whose health care provider treats a few HIV-positive people. Even though there is no cure for HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...treatment with thecapsaicin patch reduced pain for up to three months. A follow up of the studyis continuing to examine the long-term effectiveness of the patch. Amultinational trial has started to confirm these findings. Additionally, research... Read more »
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Grad student who just tested positive

Posted by yandus8, 11 Replies
...progress in terms of treating the disease, but I don't know what to expect. Can I actually live a somewhat normal life? How long can someone who gets HIV in 2008 expect to live? The only people who know about my condition are my doctor and my... Read more »

Tested positive on Saturday

Posted by LightningJynx, 6 Replies
...rather cold, but it's the truth. This wasn't a complete shock and I now have to live with and move forward. Sorry about the long post, this is just the first time I'm really able to put down some of these thoughts without having to hear... Read more »

Anyone have a strong seroconversion and lived long

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...sweets and severe headaches.. continued for for 3 months. I was wondering if anyone else had something like this and lived long before developing AIDS. Thanks for you answer Read more »

New worried male

Posted by TorturedSpirit, 1 Reply
...symptoms till now, I read alot of information on this site, so what I have to do is to get tested on three months mark, thats long period for me, im so scared, im in country where i cant get confidental HIV test and if im positive i will get... Read more »