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Signs Ans Symptoms Of Hiv

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The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...worse including: Coffee and other beverages with caffeine (cola, some other soft drinks, tea, etc.) Alcohol Chocolate Fried, fatty, and spicy foods Hard to digest (insoluble) fiber such as raw vegetables, potato peels, beans, and brown rice Dairy products (milk and cheese) Some foods can help to relieve diarrhea, such as the BRATT diet: Bananas White rice Apple juice or apple sauce Toast Herbal Tea Nausea, Vomiting and...
Ask the Experts

Hepatitis ans HIV

I found blood on my floor in my home. I am not sure who it belonged to. I sprayed it with cleaner, threw toilet paper on it, then took more toilet paper to pick it up. I wasnt sure if I had a cut on my finger or not. What would be the chances of...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I don't see any reasons to be concerned about this. No testing needed. Read more »


hello Dr. Frascino, I know that HIV is more your area of expertise but I was wondering if you knew anything about hpv. I was diagnosed with hpv about 10 years ago and was reading recently that some percentage of people actually clear the infection,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...through skin-to-skin contact during vaginal or anal sex with someone who has the infection. Condoms do not totally prevent transmission. Even though many people who have HPV don't know it, they can still pass it on to someone else.Genital HPV is... Read more »


Dr BobActually the Lab called me that they had reconfirmed the test and its negative.I am feeling really good now. Thanks. I will follow your advise and test only after 3 monthsPositive HIV DNA PCROct 17, 2008 Dr Bob, I just received my HIV DNA PCR...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Excellent news! I'll post your update immediately, as I'm sure your initial post worried some of our chronic worried wells! Like you, they too will be relieved.WOO-HOO!Dr. Bob Read more »

molluscum a sign of HIV?

Dear Dr.I've been diagnosed with Molluscum in the genital area and have been suffering for over 7 months now. I tested NEGATIVE for HIV 3 months and then again 6 months after having a random unprotected sexual encounter, in which I was worried that...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Molluscum has no direct connection to HIV infection. Your negative antibody tests at three and six months after exposure confirm that you were not infected with HIV.RMK Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the most important organs in your body. It is also the largest -- about the size of a football. It is protected from injury behind the lower... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...the back of the eye. It can quickly cause blindness unless treated. CMV can spread throughout the body and infect several organs at once. The risk of CMV is highest when CD4 cell counts are below 50. It is rare in people with 100 or more... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
The Well Project


...certain cells that can interfere with normal body functions. Cancer can spread (metastasize) from where it originates to other organs and parts of the body. Cancer can destroy healthy cells and cause illness and death. A normally-functioning ... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »

Symptom: Diarrhea

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello all. I am currently in limbo between having a high-risk exposure and my window period of 3-months. I have some questions. I have not been experiencing any of the known symptoms besides diarrhea. Can anyone here explain to me exactly the... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey, my lymph nodes have been swollen for the past 3 months, they started about 10 minutes after my encounter. Is this ARS or HIV? No other symptoms... only had up insertive oral Read more »