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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks...
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Was shot with a ball (containing needles) at a rave... HIV? PLEASE HELP! (NEEDLE STICK) (URBAN LEGEND, 2009)

Hi Doc. I've read the previous questions about needle stick injuries and pin pricks at this forum and you have answered all of them the same way. However, MINE IS DIFFERENT! PLEASE HELP ME OUT DOC!!! About a week ago, I went to a Electric Daisy...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Actually your experience is not different and my response about being stuck with potentially HIV-tainted sharp objects at raves remains exactly the same. No risk. It's all urban legend. (See below.) If my reassurance is not sufficient for... Read more »

Potential Needle Laceration, Happy Ending

Hi Dr. Bob,I wrote you a few days ago to ask about the likelihood of HIV from a dirty needle laceration that may or may not have occurred while trying to help a homeless boy. It had been causing me quite a lot of anxiety, superimposed on the anxiety...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Jeremy,". . . quite a lot of anxiety superimposed on the anxiety associated with (your) generalized anxiety disorder????" Oh, that sounds uncomfortable. Angst on top of angst is always worrisome. Thanks for writing in and sharing your... Read more »

Scary "happy ending"

Hey Dr. Bob,I recently had a drunken foul-up and went to an asian massage parlour. When the masseuse was "down-low" rubbing and kissing, she kissed my scrotum and the tip of my penis. Since I was drunk, my fears took over and I went back...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The HIV-acquisition risk from your rub-and-tug is nonexistent. Your fears are unwarranted and prompted primarily by guilt. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. My advice is that you level with your girlfriend. It's the best way to... Read more »

My story -- It's a happy ending because I made it so.

Hi there! I'm hoping you can post this for others to see. Maybe add some of your wit and charm as a response, if I play my cards right...It's Justin Case... remember me? Anyways, I'm waiting the last week before getting my 3-month HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Justin,Just as Maulder would say, "The truth is out there." In your case, you'll know the truth about your brief "Wham Bam Thank You Dan" episode in a week. Rumor has it even Scully thinks you'll be negative. Well,... Read more »
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My doctor is refusing to treat my HIV until I sign

Posted by Garth, 2 Replies
Hello world,
As a newly diagnosed HIV gay man, living in Edmonton Alberta, ( diagnosed 1 year now) I am facing what I beleive to be discrimination and bullying by my doctor. My counts when first diagnosed were CD4 500 and viral load 16,000. Over... Read more »

Why am I not as happy?

Posted by daisy07, 10 Replies
It is funny I go through the post and read about all of these people who are feeling great, happy to be alive, and moving on with thier life. Me on the other hand....I am still self medicating with alcohol, crying nightly, and struggeling to survive... Read more »

happy anniversary

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
today is the six months anniversary of my HIV diagnosis. i am almost more scared today than i was on the day i got the news --- all the realities of what an HIV+ diagnosis means are sinking in. I am 25, female, live in the U.S., i have no health... Read more »

Time to END THIS............

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I don't have the balls to call the girl I slept with, and I'm so stressed over still thinking I'm HIV POS, I have decided to see an ID or HIV specialist this week. To let you all know, I tested negative on many different ELISA's 1/2 done at 3... Read more »