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Physical Signs And Symptoms Of Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Depression and HIV

What Is Depression? Is Depression Important? What Are the Signs of Depression? What Causes Depression? Treatment for Depression The Bottom Line What Is Depression? Depression is a mood disorder. It is more than sadness or grief. Depression is sadness or grief that is more intense and lasts longer than it should. It has various causes: events in your daily life chemical changes in the brain a side effect of medications...
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Update 3 lives in danger

Hi Dr. Bob How are you? Sorry to be writing again and I'll try and be brief. I saw an Infectious Disease Specialist who ran a CD4 test on me. The results were CD4 of 1318, a CD4% of 46% and she said the CD4/CD8 ratio was normal. A CBC also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...exposure in Thailand who also had white hairlike projections on side of tongue. Is this OHL? Does it sound like OHL? or normal physical findings? I thought the side of the tongue is smooth and everything I read suggests what I have is OHL and it... Read more »

AWESOME RESPONSE TO May 28 "Beyond Poz" I am beyong believing I am HIV poz! (ANOTHER I'M POSITIVE I'M POSITVE, FLUFFERNUTTER MAXIMUS! 2010 ,May 28, 2010)

You go man! What is really impressive was your last sentence of "Good Luck..apology accepted."You are a better man than all of us out here! I am not worthy!!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...as accurate or specific as believed. There is something out there. Yet no one seems to pay attention to those of us with real HIV symptoms because of the result of a simple test. So what do we do. Honestly should we just wait till PCP hits us and... Read more »

I am beyong believing I am HIV poz! (ANOTHER I'M POSITIVE I'M POSITVE, FLUFFERNUTTER MAXIMUS! 2010 ),

Dr Bob,I will apologize ahead of time as I have a feeling you will not like what I have to say to you. 1st off please understand my words are mixed with frustration and confusion. Regardless I still respect everything that you have done thru-out the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."find this hard to accept." What are the odds all three doctors, including two HIV specialists, would be wrong about a simple physical finding???You have had numerous HIV-antibody tests and an undetectable quantitative ultrasensitive RT HIV RNA.... Read more »

Physical Signs of Infection

What types of physical signs would someone exhibit during the first year of infection? Which are the most common?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
The acute infection syndrome of HIV is usually manifested by fever, headache, swollen glands, rash on the back and chest and other flu-like symptoms. These are usually transient, lasting a few days to a couple of weeks. Some patients can have... Read more »
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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Depression Is More Common in Women How Do I Know if I'm Depressed? Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Treatment Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Recreational Drugs and HIV

How Does Recreational Drug Use Affect HIV? Drugs And Getting Infected With HIV Drug Use And HIV Disease Drug Interactions The Bottom Line For More Information How Does Recreational Drug Use Affect HIV? Recreational drug use can... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Heart Disease Basics Symptoms of Heart Disease/Attack Risk Factors for Heart Disease HIV and Heart Disease Reducing the Risk for Heart Disease Taking Care of Yourself Heart Disease Basics Many women... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

Table of Contents Introduction HIV-Associated Brain Problems Diagnosing MCMD and HAD Treatment for MCMD and HAD Help for Memory Problems Taking Care of Yourself Introduction The brain is a very important organ. It... Read more »
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ARS symptoms always appear?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If i had a risky exposure on July 5th, would i experience any symptoms by now if i were seroconverting to HIV+. I had an experience with a prostitute (protected) and immediately after i lost my appetite for about a week, i lost about 10lbs. But i... Read more »

Depleted emmotionally and physically!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am the "It's all over folks" poster on page 5 of this forum if you want more background information. The good news is I did test neg at about 5/6 weeks. The bad news is that I have been sick for about a month now. Never been this physically ill... Read more »

HIV or Syphillis??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone have a view on this? Day1 Unprotected V Sex with unkown status female, sex worker. Day 3 symptoms of Ghonerea Day 20 visit clinic Ghonnerhea diagnosed and antibiotics given Day 28 3 days after finishing antibiotics...fevers return,... Read more »

Symptoms of Stress

Posted by gregg629, 1 Reply
I have seen a lot of people on here post symptoms that they report days, weeks or months after a risky or sometimes even non risk encounter. In most every post they say that they are freaking out over the possibility of becoming infected with HIV,... Read more »