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The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...loses too many CD4 cells, you are less able to fight off infection and can develop serious, often deadly, infections. These are called opportunistic infections (OIs). When someone dies of AIDS, it is usually OIs or other long-term effects of HIV that cause death. AIDS refers to the weakened state of the body's immune system that can no longer stop OIs from developing and becoming so deadly. What Is the Difference Between HIV and AIDS?...
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How Long Have I Been Positive- Feel Like I am Wasting Away

I have been married for almost two years and over the past month my sweet wife and I both have been extremely tired. Looking back on it she has been getting minor headaches for almost a year and my skin has been tingling for quite some time.She is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Before worrying about lifespan and HIV/AIDS staging, don't you think it would be an excellent idea to find out if you're even HIV infected? I certainly do. So get tested. Read more »

Known Positive, Though Undetectable Partner, Oral Sex Slip-up: Risky Encounter? (ORAL SEX AND HIV/STD RISK, 2010)

A few weeks ago I hooked up with a guy I met online; he did not reveal his status on his profile. He told me later that, because of this, he assumed that I assumed he was positive - which in fact he was. I foolishly did not notice or ask. However, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...parasites (amebiasis), and hepatitis A.Oral Sex and Reducing the Risk of HIV TransmissionThe consequences of HIV infection are life-long. If treatment is not initiated in a timely manner, HIV can be extremely serious and life threatening.... Read more »

Truth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

I have been tested at 3 months, 6 months and a year all negative. I was told that I should test up until six months from a possible exposure. The year test was the start of yearly testing I want to begin as part of my routine exams. I also tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mouth. Find alternatives Try massage or mutual masturbation. Use a vibrator (use a condom when sharing). Avoid vigorous, prolonged oral sex ("deep-throating"). Avoid mouth or throat trauma caused by a large number of partners in a short period of... Read more »

Donation Sent; Question Regarding Oraquick (RELIABILITY OF ORAQUICK ORAL TESTS, 2009)

Hi Dr. Bob....I sent a donation (cheque) 3 weeks ago via mail but I dont believe that the money has been withdrawn yet. I am in Canada, so maybe it'll take a little longer.I wanted to ask for follow-up information regarding the issue with the rapid...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to its FDA-approved claims," Lee said. Wood said that the department has sent its data to physicians and clinics in the area along with a recommendation to test blood rather than oral fluids when possible. "Our recommendation is that people... Read more »
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HIV Testing 101

...world. Even if you don't have health insurance, you can get free HIV treatment and if you take care of yourself, you can live a long and healthy life. Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...happens, you will test positive for HIV. After the first flu-like symptoms, some people with HIV stay healthy for ten years or longer. But during this time, HIV is damaging your immune system. One way to measure the damage to your immune system... 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 »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...diseases that have come to be associated with AIDS in Africa -- such as wasting syndrome, diarrheal diseases and TB -- have long been severe burdens there. However, high rates of mortality from these diseases, formerly confined to the elderly and... Read more »
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HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...the time they do get tested it is often too late! HIV reacts in each individual differently, there is no way of knowing how long before illness occurs. This is why people who have tested positive but seemingly have no signs of illness, are... Read more »

6 weeks test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...InfoNet Why Should I Be Tested? - The Benefits of Knowing Immune system monitoring and early treatment can greatly improve your long term health. Knowing you are positive may help you change behaviors that would put yourself and others at risk. ... Read more »

hey aids2hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...As sick as you were when you went to the hospital...did and Hiv test come back positive for you?? Or did they diagnose it by other means? I am freaking out...see my post entitled the same! Read more »

really scared

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i had unprotected oral w/o ejaculatio..tested at 5,8,11 and 12 weeks all negative..should i test again at 6 months thankyou Read more »