Minor Symptoms Of Aids

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...your immune system tries to mount a defense. That defense can cause many people to develop symptoms that usually go away after a few days. Here's the catch: Those symptoms, when they do occur (most people experience only very minor symptoms, some people experience none at all), are almost impossible to tell apart from symptoms you might get if you have another type of viral infection, such as the flu. Symptom Possible Symptom of...
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HIV2/major or minor concern

With the relatively low incidence rate of this disease what conditions exist that should make someone feel the need for testing? I read where this disease is considered to be less virulent than HIV1. What does less virulent really mean? Thank you.
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Many of the current antibody tests already test for both HIV-1 and 2. Exposure risk to West Africans might suggest further scrutiny. Less virulent means that the disease takes many years Read more »


What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I was watching a youtube video of a news report from Houston about these researchers working on a cure. I noticed in all the comments on youtube, most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...no surprise that child welfare officers are investigating the case. And what of the three doctors who stood by and saw only a minor illness as this child slipped from life to death? The only thing that can be said in their defense is that... Read more »

CDC Biostatistians Claiming HIV/AIDS takes 16 years off your life

I have a question that has been eating away at me since the CDC in their infinite wisdom issued their findings, as usual, without caveats, additional resources, or other possible ways of more fully understanding their pronouncements.The question: I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Infections (CROI). Using a statistical model, she concluded an estimated 16 years of life are lost per person on average due to HIV in the United States for patients who receive guideline (U.S. Treatment)-concordant care compared to... Read more »


Just so that we're clear, I mean "ooops" on the unprotected oral sex, not being a republican.I just recently found out that a man that I performed oral sex on 3 years ago was HIV postive at the time. He has denied any allegations so I'm left to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Conservative Republican Minority Gal,I'm not surprised you could not remember all the details of a sexy tryst three years ago. I can't even remember what I Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HHS Secretary Establishes Committees to Address Minority HIV/AIDS Initiative, HIV Issues for Minority MSM

...advocates and established several committees to examine "longstanding issues critical to the AIDS community," including addressing HIV research, prevention and care for minority men who have sex with men and the funding and implementation of the ... Read more »

HHS Awards $3.5 Million to Expand HIV/AIDS Care Capacity for Minorities

...care and treatment to about half a million Americans living with HIV/AIDS -- and provide expanded care and treatment for minority patients that have been impacted by the disease. The first three-year grant, funded by the Health Resources... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Florida HIV/AIDS Advocacy Groups, Health Departments to Increase HIV Awareness Among Minorities Ahead of National HIV Testing Day

... HIV/AIDS advocacy groups and health departments in Florida are planning several events aimed at increasing awareness about HIV among Read more »
National Minority AIDS Council

New National Policy Partnership Unites Leading Organizations to Speak Out on HIV/AIDS in Minority Communities

... Washington, DC -- The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC), which is commemorating twenty years of advocacy to support minority communities seriously affected by Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Can any of you remembger when you got sick ? how severe were your symptoms for HIV and how mild were they ? how many didnt have any symptoms ? did anyone have sex and a condom broke and got HIV ? Read more »

6 month

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hey if they say you should get tested again after the 6 month mark if symptoms persist then why are they all saying 6 months is a for sure neg. result ? im confused about that and i thought symptoms can be almost anything and will dissappear ? Read more »

living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...share this philosphy please e-mail me anytime. A little about me - My name is Jonathan, I live in Florida I am HIV positive and my partner is NEGATIVE. I am 27 years of age and have a professional career. I plan on... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i will find out on monday the results of my first hiv test after 11 years of protected/unprotected sex with hetero men. i am such a basket case. it is the only thing i have thought Read more »