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Please Dr. Bob, Please Please just answer one more question

Dr. Bob, Please just answer one more question, I am very scared and I still have symptoms that I cant explain.To make sure I understand you correctly. If my hiv/pcr rna test is non detectable less than at 8 weeks, what about where I have read...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Just because you "still have symptoms that (you) can't explain" doesn't mean you have HIV! Remember, "symptoms" are notoriously unreliable in predicting who has HIV!As for your specific questions:1. You would be expected Read more »

posting for 6 weeks please a minute i will donate...

Hi dr, thanks for all the work done here,my risk situation with an hiv positive female, she give me unprotected oral sex, and then vaginal sex with condoms, but do not know if she bit the condom un purpuse when she put it, I have results to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,A "low risk" or small amount of virus in the inoculum does not change the duration of the window period. Once HIV gets inside the body it takes off and replicates at a furious pace (well over a billion times per day). Consequently fears that Read more »

Red Pimple-like Rashes on Body

My friend who was recently diagnosed HIV+ was also found to have syphilis. His CD4 and viral load status are healthy so he is not on any medication now. However, he went on a penicillin treatment to cure his syphilis. After the penicillin treatment...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...localized skin eruptions and mucosal lesions. Lesions may be mild or florid and usually include a wide morphologic variety of rashes--ranging from macular, papular, pustular, papulosquamous, to annular--that may cover the palms and soles.... Read more »

How Long Have I Been Positive?

First of all - I love THE BODY! It has given me a lot of hope and knowledge about my disease.Having struggled with some fatigue, constant thrush and a weird rash for 6 months, my doctor recommended an HIV test. To my shock I tested positive and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...Thanks for your post and comments. As always, I'm sorry to hear about recent HIV+ diagnoses.It's really difficult to try to estimate the duration of HIV infection-- though it's understandable why you might Read more »
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HIV Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Please, I need answers today. First I had a rash (shoulders to stomach that did not itch), 2 weeks later I had the worse case of strep throat in my life (heavy fever/sweat through Read more »

HIV RASH

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I know there is little one can say about the HIV rash but I have had a rash now for over 2 months on my forehead. Could that be accociated with HIV? Read more »

ARS - The Dilemma

Posted by Anonymous
...occurs in over 95% of the cases. 2. Swollen Glands - occurs in 75% of the cases. 3. Sore throat - 70% 4. Fatigue - 70% 5. Rash - 50-70% Alot of people come on this board looking for info on ARS. My intention is not to worry you all with... Read more »

Question for GaryNPA

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...those going through seroconversion experiencing flu-like symptoms? I ask this because a friend of mine who found out he had HIV last year was asked if he ever had a major illness in his past. He recalled that four years earlier he had had... Read more »