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Neurological ARS 4 Months Negative

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The Feminization of an Epidemic

...treatments with bisphosphonates and calcium/vitamin D supplementation in HIV-positive patients on ARVs and have found these to be safe and effective treatments for osteoporosis. Most authors argue that vitamin D deficiency should be ruled out in any HIV-positive patient with significant osteoporosis to determine the need for extra supplementation. The bottom line here is that women with HIV need to be screened for osteoporosis regularly, and...
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ARS Symptoms yes HIV negative

Dr. Bob, Hi. Not to waste your time so here is my question: Unprotected oral sex from a female which resulted in these symptoms 5 days the incident: adenopathy, pharyngitis, rash, myalgias, diarrhea, hepatosplenomegaly, thrush, neurologic symptoms....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV is not the cause of my problems?" Absolutely! Your negative HIV-1 and HIV-2 antibody test and p24 antigen tests out to six months plus your undetectable HIV PCR DNA qualitative test at nine months are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not... Read more »

please answer my question? (ARS SYMPTOMS, 2009)

1. after 8 weeks of my possible exposure develop dizziness for almost 3 weeks now...this is ARS? I WILL SEND DONATION TO YOUR FOUNDATION..
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...74% Pharyngitis 70% Rash 70% Myalgias 54% Headache 32% Diarrhea 32% Nausea or vomiting 27% Hepatosplenomegaly 14% Thrush 12% Neurologic symptoms 12% The duration of symptoms is generally 1-3 weeks. Regarding your lover's use of the computer, now... Read more »

please help dr, i feel like a lone warrior

Hi dr. bob, I pray that you will answer my question and solve my problem with ur magic wand. My financial situation has worsened dramatically in the last few months to add to my worries. I dont even have money left to donate to your institution,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation magic wand is up and ready for action (as all good magic wands should be!).1.You've had four ELISAs and one PCR out to 5.5 months post-exposure, all negative. That means HIV is not your problem. No way. No how.2.You can't have ARS (acute... Read more »

Donated 50.00, please answer

Ok, I should have copied the text of this message. Now I have to type it again because I typed in the verification code wrong. A few minutes ago I made a donation to your foundation of 50.00 and have donated in the past because I truly believe you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...two to four weeks before they show up. Consequently, your symptoms would not be HIV related.2.The CDC would recommend a six-month confirmatory test following a three-month negative test for those individuals who had a significant and confirmed... Read more »
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CD4 Cell Tests

...the strength of the immune system, official treatment guidelines in the US suggest that CD4 counts be monitored every 3 to 4 months. See Fact Sheet 404 for more information on the treatment guidelines. Read more »
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Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests

...see how things are changing over time and with treatment. You should get your CD4 cell count checked about every three to sixmonths -- or as often as your health care provider recommends. You will need morefrequent CD4 cell tests if your count... Read more »
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What Are Opportunistic Infections?

...system loses too many CD4 cells, you are less able to fight off infection and can develop serious illnesses, cancers , and neurological problems. These are called opportunistic infections (OIs) because they take advantage of the body's weakened... Read more »
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Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...mouth) are not considered part of the ARS because they occur fairly rairly, and cannot be linked to it statistically. Sometimes neurologic symptoms occur. I shall quote Dr. Keith Henry, I hope he doesn't mind. The most common neurologic symptoms... Read more »

test results

Posted by GPPG, 4 Replies get my six months test this week. Though my 3 months elisa and 6 weeks -ve pcr's were conclusive. But my bad ars and the neurologic problems for which i had to go through a surgery, was a concern. Also had below normal cd4s and rising, high... Read more »

Unusual case. Ongoing Low CD4 - HIV possible?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 4 Replies
...times, then some in between and way beyond the window (many rapids, several blood draw Elisas, and a couple of PCRs - out to 17 months). All tests came back negative/non reactive/undetectable. In June of this year, one of the physicians I was... Read more »

Please need respond

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...accupancture treatment...the procedure didn't help me at all........but after 4 weeks I got a flu like symptoms, white coated tounge,neurology problems,it's been 6 months since I have all this problems..I have reacuring couth,my tounge is swallen... Read more »