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is it primary hiv? please an answer. it is 4th time

hello doctor,firstof all sorry for my englishbefore eight months I went with a prostitute . i wore condom , which i checked at the end of sex.14 days later a Sunday. I got up to 38 fever (axilla temp), I got a ponstan( like advil) and I was fine.no...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you experienced, are quite common, and can be caused by both viruses or bacteria. This type of symptom is not suggestive of HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS).Condom-protected sex is indeed "protected," assuming the latex condom was used... Read more »

HSV + HIV in early stages

Does it make sense that, when I used to have frequent HSVII outbreaks, I have not had one for several (>9 months months) after being infected w/HIV (I know appro. when I was infected)? Although I've had other manifestations of HIV (apthous ulcers...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...My best guess is that you have been lucky; there is no reason that HIV infection should suppress your HSV infection, in fact HIV infection can exacerbate HSV infections because of the immunodeficiency Read more »

set point

Dear Dr. Bob,I love those three quotes (Bernard Shaw in particular).Perhaps you have time for one more question.Indeed I was exposed only four months ago and, as you suggest, my immune response might still kick in. Is this primary infection? Can...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey Pietro,If indeed you contracted HIV four months ago, yes, this would be considered "primary infection" and could account for some of your symptoms.Di niente. Ciao.Dr. Bob Read more »

Mouth ulcers two weeks after sex

I'm a guy and I have had an unprotected sex recently-- (I received an unprotected oral sex from a prostitute, I never inserted my penis into her vagina though.) A couple of weeks after that, I developed mouth ulcers. Does this mean that i have...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...unlikely that you would have been infected through receiving oral sex. There is no evidence that HIV is transmitted this way, the primary reason being that saliva is not a fluid that transmits HIV. Furthermore, mouth ulcers are commonly... Read more »
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hiv oral manifestations?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...with the oral "issues" seen on hivdent would the other oral manifestations aside from oral candida and mouth ulcers be OI's? or would they to be something that would "sprout" early after seroconversion? Read more »

genital ulceration days after exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...so I wasn't too suprised about having an outbreak. The sore on top cleared up, but the one on the bottom has more or less remained open. In the last couple of days I have developed an itchy rash in my upper inner thigh region. In addition I... Read more »

Percent of HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
...Fever and rash 46% 8.3 (3.6-19.3) From: Hecht FM et al. Use of laboratory tests and clinical symptoms for identification of primary HIV infection. AIDS 2002, 16: 1119-1129 The symptomatic phase of acute HIV-1 infection lasts between 7 - 10... Read more »

HIV Thro' Mouth Ulcer ?!?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...opened easily. Hence, after having applied some of it on my hands, washed it then I rinsed my mouth and in that process, the HIV virus may have gotten in my blood stream via my mouth. 2. Some tap water splashed against the blood &... Read more »