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Significance Of Severe Acute Retroviral Syndrome Hiv

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If not hiv, then what?

Hello Dr. Bob. I would first like to wish you the best in health and success. I also enjoy your humor. This is my 2nd question to you. My first went unanswered. I will ask again if need be. I had unprotected anal(top) sex with an hiv positive...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation No additional HIV tests are warranted. Your current "symptoms" are not suggestive of or worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). Rather, they are highly consistent with anxiety.As for what you acquired, I cannot diagnose medical... Read more »

another 'should i get tested?'

Ok so you've probably heard all of this before and you'll probably say to just get tested but I... Read more »

infection due to spiliage of infected material

hi, i and my wife , both are healthcare profesionals. recently (on nov 2nd, 1.30 pm) my... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...blood cell counts), particularly during the first three months of therapy in people with advanced HIV. Potential exists for severe anemia requiring blood transfusion, erythropoietin injections, or hospitalization when used on its own or in... Read more »

An Overview of Retrovir (Zidovudine, AZT) serious and may lessen or disappear with continued use of the medicine. Less serious side effects of this medicine include severe headache, trouble sleeping, muscle soreness, and nausea. Individuals should tell a doctor if these side effects... Read more »
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Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

...drug. If you get anemia, your health care provider might reduce your dose or switch zidovudine for another ARV. If the anemia is severe and you have to keep taking zidovudine, you may need a blood transfusion, or you might take the drug... Read more »
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Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Read more »
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HIV acute viral syndrome on the 18th week

Posted by marinero, 1 Reply
...may 2009 which is the 18th week since possible exposure, i got 4 day fever, rashes,diarrhea and muscle pain,does acute viral syndrome can occur on the 18th week? could this be hiv symptoms? Read more »

Acute HIV Infection Overview

Posted by Anonymous
...exposure to HIV, most infected individuals present with an acute flu-like illness. Acute HIV-1 infection is a very heterogeneous syndrome and individuals presenting with more severe symptoms during acute infection and a longer duration of the... Read more »

Acute Retroviral Infection

Posted by DDS, 1 Reply
...I was just diagnosed last week. My HIV doctor thinks that I am experiencing, based on my symptoms, and Acute Retrovirial Infection. He and I believe that I am very recently infected (July). He said there are some new treatment paths Read more »

ARS from non HIV retroviruses?

Posted by bobarama
...can you get ars, sexually or through blood transfusion, from retroviruses other than HIV? Read more »