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Odds Of Having Hiv With No Symptoms

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Hallmark symptoms? Odd timing?

Posted by KenC, 1 Reply
Hello everybody. I am still learning about ARS and HIV symptoms. So please bear with me. When does oral hairy leukoplakia or candidiasis start to come in when a person has been exposed and infected to HIV? Does it occur during acute infection? ... Read more »

DR gave odds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i was tested for HIV at 1 month from possible vaginal exposure, the results came back negative. The dr told me before the results came back that it would be 70% of being accurate, does that hold water? He also said that i could test again at 3... Read more »

had an odd flu, should I get tested

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
This past summer, I went out with a guy I hardly knew. We kissed a few times and that was it. But I'm worried that I might have caught HIV. I'm afraid that I might have had microscopic cuts in my mouth or maybe him. I think this was August. During... Read more »

Odds?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Four weeks ago I had unprotected anal intercourse (I was receptive). His HIV status is unknown. Let's assume that he's positive though. I'm not going to go over all the stress I've been going through. The only so-called symptom that I've had has... Read more »

What are my odds???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi, I read this bulletin board quite often and now I need your advice. I'm married and have had protected vaginal sex with prostitutes, oral a few times unprotected. I cannot deal with the consequenses of possibly being hiv positive, so I... Read more »
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My odds of contracting HIV?

Heya Dr Bob,I've been reading the body for a while now and really do appreciate the constant replying you do (dont you ever get a little tired of it all?) =)I'm a 22 year old heterosexual male from Sydney (but a really horny one). I had a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »

Odd lumps after HIV DX

Hi Doc,I am a 33-year-old male who tested positive in July. I believe I was infected in April or May. I have yet to have the blood work-up for virtual load and CD4 count. I will be meeting with Dr. Henry in mid Aug.In the meantime a have become...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.Sounds like you might be seeing the famous Dr. Keith Henry in Minnesota. He's certainly a very highly respected HIV specialist.From what you've described, you may have enlarged lymph nodes (aka "glands") in... Read more »

Resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum: My odds & HIV

Heya Dr Bob, I've been reading thebody.com for a while now and really do appreciate the constant replying you do (dont you ever get a little tired of it all?) =) I'm a 22 year old heterosexual male from Sydney (but a really horny one). I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello "Really Horny" #1 Aussie Fan,"Number 1 Aussie Fan?????" Hmmmm . . . I'm not sure about that. I've heard you have some "stiff" competition on Oxford Street, Paddington.Your HIV risk broken-condom sex... Read more »

Odd Tingling Sensation

Thanks for answering my last question regarding Trizivir and insomnia. I forgot to include the following question. Because I am having trouble with insomnia, my psychiatrist put me on Remeron, 45mg, Trazidone, 50 mg and Clonazepam, .5 mg. I get a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
What you are describing would be unlikely caused by the Trizivir. Your psychotropic drugs would more likely be associated with those symptoms. KH... Read more »
Articles
ACRIA and GMHC

The Odd Couple: HIV and Bacteria

There are more than a thousand types of bacteria thatlive in our bodies -- on our skin, in our mouths, andin our gut. Of those bacteria, only 50 are known to beharmful. The rest, what we will call "healthy bacteria",have important roles in the body... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Odds and Ends From CROI 2005: CD4+ Testing, Enfuvirtide Site Reactions, Erectile Dysfunction and Cancers

Introduction PointCare: A CD4+ Cell Test for Resource-Limited Settings Severe Enfuvirtide Injection Site Reactions Tied to Lack of Subcutaneous Fat Erectile Dysfunction Underdiagnosed Among HIV-Infected Men Good News, Bad Situation: HAART... Read more »
Project Inform

Odds and Ends

Benefits of Resistance Testing During Pregnancy The usefulness of resistance tests for HIV-positive pregnant women may outweigh their drawbacks. Resistance testing -- a way of measuring to which drugs a person's HIV is likely to be resistant -- is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Two- to Sixfold Decreased Odds of HIV Risk Behavior Associated With Use of Syringe Exchange

This community study of the San Jose, Calif. syringe exchange program (SEP) compared the HIV risk behavior of exchange clients with that of nonclients. The researchers followed a prospective cohort of 259 untreated injection drug users a mean of... Read more »