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Symptoms Of AIDS In Females

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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 advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks...
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Female HIV+ ****Healthy *** Tired*** No other symptoms

I m a female heterosexual - HIV+ for over 10 years - CD4 - 500 - VL <2700. On combo therapy. Work long days, director of a marketing dept., travel around the world a few times ayear.. and I am so tired - Feeling like "Stop the world I...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloI don't know how you do it. Yikes, what a busy schedule. First of all, no, it is not unusual to be healthy for so long. Many people with HIV live healthy lives with no symptoms for many years. It sounds like you're doing almost... Read more »

female to female transmission

i am a bi curious married hiv+ woman. I have been married to my wonderful hiv+ husband for 4 yrs but lately cant get the idea of being with a woman out of my head. If I do pluck up the courage to do it, not sure what we would do sexually but have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Generally speaking, frottage (body rubbing) is not considered to be an HIV-transmission/acquisition risk. The theoretical risk of tribbing would involve getting a sufficient quantity of infected vaginal/cervical secretions from the poz partner... Read more »

female

How will you know that you have hiv what are some of the symptoms...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
There are no symptoms which are diagnostic of HIV infection. You need a laboratory test such as an HIV antibody test to determine whether you are HIV infected.BJ... Read more »

Female partially woohooing after 6 years torture!!! Can I really Woohoo doc?

Hey doc! After 6 years of torturing myself & being convinced that I had HIV I finally built up the courage to test today by a free rapid blood test that took 30 minutes at a free clinic, and it was NEGATIVE so I'm woohooin....I think?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You shouldn't have been "petrified" to test because of your symptoms (night sweats, vaginal yeast infection, fatigue, sinus infection, etc.), but rather because your "fair share of fun in the lovin department" was... Read more »
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Seeking a (female) partner

Posted by James1941, 1 Reply
Ok sweets, so I got HIV, so I am old fart (65), so - - - I still like women. I live in Melbourne (Montmorency) Victoria, I don't have a car because I drink too much, I also smoke and I don't fornicate at all !!!! Shit a brick - I have always... Read more »

Scared Female....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello,

I feel like I may have contracted AIDS from my boyfriend. I have never thought about AIDS until now. I am 39 and a single mother. I have been feeling funny for about 6 days now. Weird headache. yesterday, I just started to sweat while... Read more »

Female to male transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is there any truth that female to male transmission of HIV is rare? Where can I get some truth on this matter? I had a 1 night stand with somone that I met online. It was unprotected vaginal sex. Please someone tell me that my chances are very... Read more »

symptoms, hiv not from females

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have symptoms for some time, swollen gland, cough, sweats, itchy skin, headaches, tired. Went to my doctor who asked me if I was homosexual, I am not, and he said I don't need any hiv test, that I will not get it from females, I live in Seattle. ... Read more »