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Sinus Infection After Topping Without Condom Does It Mean I Have HIV

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Condoms are inadeguate (CONDOMS VERSUS PrEP FOR HIV PREVENTION, 2010)

Condoms are inadeguate and after decades of experience we should know that very well. They aren't the perfect tool of protection. They occasionally slip, broke and even if not important for a purely medical and preventive point of view they steel...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not accurate. HIV plasma viral loads can change suddenly due to blips, vaccines, intercurrent common infections (colds, flus, sinus infections, etc.), medication non-adherence and the development of drug resistance. Also, the viral load in the... Read more »

sinus infections

Hi! I've been hiv positive for 18 years. My VL is 480 and my Hiv is less than 50.It just seems like... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

... What Are Condoms? What Are They Made Of? How Are Condoms Used? Using a Male Condom Using a Female Condom Nonoxynol-9 Condom Myths Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...sharing needles, even needles only used for insulinshots. Women who have gone through menopause often don't think about condoms because they donot need them for birth control. However, condoms can prevent STD transmissionat any age. It is... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Using Latex Diaphragm With Condoms Had Same HIV Incidence as Those Who Only Used Condoms, Study Says

... Women who used latex diaphragms and condoms as an HIV prevention method had the same HIV incidence as those who only used condoms, according to a study published online Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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Uh oh. Allergies/Sinus infection...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...sinus drainage in my throat. I went to the dr. today and he's pretty convinced I have alleriges, along with a little bit of a sinus infection. I know, and have read even, that HIV+ people have more trouble with these kind of things, than... Read more »

17 and scared

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...hi, my name is mark. i had a potential high risk incident. the condom actually came off inside the female. i did not notice until we were done. i took a baseline test at 10 weeks and it was negative. Read more »

help my sibling please-debtex, gman, ravi, experts

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...fever/chills, achy, a little tired, infected throat (per the Dr. who looked at him)- Dr. gave him an antibiotic for what he said was a sinus infection, woke up the next morning with a rash- Dr. said he was allergic to the medicine- gave him a new... Read more »

Allergies/sinus infections....symptoms or NOT!???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I see where a lot of people are asking about their current allergies or sinus infections. Worrying that they might be symptoms of HIV. Most everyone answers "no....those are not symptoms"..... Yet, not to be the Read more »