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Negative At 4 Months Recurring Symptoms

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Bartholin's Glands - Recurring

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Thanks for reading....I have been experiencing bumps on my labia several times during the past six months. They start out hard under the skin and sometimes come to a head like a pimple. I have been to the doctor and they have described them as... Read more »

Recurring Vaginal Thrush

Posted by Roper2008, 2 Replies
Hello Everyone, I know I have had a negative test so I should be happy. But my Girlfriends recurring vaginal Thrush over the last 9 months has me in a state of panic. Add to that bouts of Diarrhoea, her Tongue looking the same as mine; White and... Read more »

Sore Throat and Mouth Sores the Recur

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello would anybody have some insight for me, I had an exposure to HIV 9 months ago. Tested negative to HIV 1/2. The exposure came from a women from sex worker from korea, since then I just haven't felt right. Lots of strange symptoms. So I... Read more »

22 months of negative tests but still positive

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 5 Replies
Ok guys now I am freaking out again I just got a call from the Immunology Dept of all children's Hospital and they think I might have PCP they want copies of all 9 elisa and both viral load tests I got along with a copy of the NAT I took. because of... Read more »

7 month negative but previous positive with symptoms

Posted by Alextabs1, 1 Reply
Hi there. Back in late may 2012 I had sex unprotected with a girl, who at the time said she was negative HIV. I got tested for an std due to discharge, it was thrush from her. I was worried and nhs said come back in a month for HIV test to count the... Read more »
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recurring flu like symptoms off meds

I have been poz for over ten years, on meds most of that time. I have been off of meds for about 7 months now and am doing well, t-cells at 550 and viral load about 20,000. I keep getting hit by migraine, fever, severe joint pain, sore throat. This...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Some HIV+s who have had a good response to therapy and then stop it are thought to have an illness that's like acute retroviral syndrome. That's one possibility. The other is that you have had separate bouts of "the crud" as... Read more »

Symptoms after exposure, 3 months negative but wife also showed the same symptoms

Dear Sir/Madam,I am from India and live in south africa. I had an exposure with csw in 7th march 2013. It was protected vaginal but in the end I found the condom is leaked. South africa have know high numbers of hiv people living there 20% are...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Your testing shows that you are not HIV+. I am unsure why your wife became ill and it may have nothing to do with you or the event you describe.DW... Read more »

Recurring fever with infections with no obvious symptoms

I'm 33, asian, male. CT4 around 350 and viral load more than 90000. just started taking meds yesterday. I get sick easily about once of month. I would have a really bad fever at night with no coughing, sore throat or any obvious symptoms to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Many conditions both HIV related and unrelated could be contributing to your chronic symptoms. Ruling out tuberculosis or some form of pneumonia is important. Starting HIV medications is generally a good idea. If HIV is contributing to your symptoms... Read more »

Symptoms at 4 months and a half and tested negative

4 months and a half ago I had a contact with a woman sexworker with condom.After that I took aroun 6 tests, all results negatives (at 3,6, 9, 12, 15 and 19 weeks) and for my anxiety a viral load test by bDNA, the result was undetectable at 15...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe testing guidelines for HIV are to be initially tested at 3 weeks then again at 90 days as long as there were no other exposures during this time than the results are conclusive. Your history of having testing done at 15 weeks showing negative... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: April Is STD Awareness Month

More than 80 percent of people do not know that they have an STD because most people show no symptoms, according to Ohio's Muskingum County Health Department. Southeast Ohio Regional Epidemiologist Kristen Baker declared, "There were over 200 cases... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Infection in Women

Overview Current Research Transmission Signs and Symptoms of HIV Infection Gynecologic Screening Survival Among HIV-Infected Women Early Diagnosis More Information References for Statistics Overview The number of women with HIV (human... Read more »
Women Alive

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire

The article below, titled "Greed and HIV," was written by Steve Whitson, Ph.D. (editor), and is reprinted from the January/February 1999 issue of Positively Aware , the monthly newsletter from Test Positive Aware Network in Chicago. You can contact... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Survival Normalizes to HIV-Negative Rates Despite More Advanced Disease at Diagnosis

High levels of treatment response to chemotherapy for Hodgkin's Lymphoma (HL) in the HAART era were reported in a combined analysis from five clinics, showing similar rates of event-free and overall survival compared to HIV negative controls. ... Read more »