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Questions Asked By Hiv Patients To Their Doctors

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

What is the difference between HIV and AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? What are the symptoms of HIV? What are the symptoms for AIDS? How long after a possible exposure should I be tested for HIV? I have heard there are many different types of HIV tests. How do I know which one I should take? What is the difference between an Anonymous and Confidential Test? What do the test results mean? If I test Positive,...
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hiv test after pepMy AntiHiv (ab & p24 ag) result is Negative after 18 days. My question is can i trust the result? I asked two doctors and they said you dont need any other tests and the result is accurate and you're clean! Please tell me what do you

I have unprotected sex with a csw at 4 Feb 2014 and I used PEP 28 days included Lamzidivir and Zidovudine, Kaletra at 43hours after exposure. 18 March 2014 is about 2weeks after finish PEP I have taken HIV combo Ab/Ag test is Negative. after...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
If combo test is negative at 6 and 8 weeks after your exposure, you are not infected. DW... Read more »

may i ask a question doctor?

dear dr if a person had stiches removed from lip early today and kissed me good bye on cheek where i had pimples and person is hiv+can i get it that way ?Thank you for your time. ...
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
Unlikely.MH... Read more »

Doctors in Berlin claim to have found a "cure" for HIV (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010)

Hi Dr. Bob.I was on the internet and ran across this article: was wondering what you think about its potential and whether you think it holds up scientifically. I'm currently in medical school and am amazed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,We have been following the story of "The Berlin Patient" for a number of years. Due to a recent publication in the medical journal "Blood," the story has resurfaced with great fanfare. So it's time for an update on not... Read more »

Kid from Arkansas asking hick question about boxers

Hi Doctor,I just graduated from high school in Arkansas, so be patient with my bad sex ed! Here is my predicament: I hit on a girl in a bar (had fake id), headed to her house, she stripped naked but I kept my boxers on (which are worn adn old, but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Bob,Never mind not learning a thing in your abstinence-only sex education classes. Didn't your mama tell you never to go out of the house in old worn-out underwear, particularly if you were planning on using your fake I.D. to get into bars,... Read more »
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Asking Questions of Doctor

Posted by hivhelp, 3 Replies
Asking Doctor Questions

A month ago my 19 year-old brother-in-law (Bryan) told us (my husband and I) that he is HIV positive and has been for a year. He had stopped going to... Read more »

I asked the doctor ---

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

I wrote to this board yesterday. I took my first HIV test and will call the dr later next week for the results like he told me to do.

I asked him, what if I don't call and under what circumstances would he call me?

He said it is always up to the... Read more »

lymph question(never asked)

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
can poking lymph nodes actually enlarge them? I know it can make them sore but can it actually enlarge them? i have it it can enlarge them and i have also heard the opposite. any answers? thanks Read more »

can i please ask you guys a question

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I had sex with this guy the other night. He entered me for a few seconds and then we proceeded to have sex with a condom. When he came, he pulled out, the condom was still on. Do you think I should worry? Read more »