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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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Unprotected Top/Symptoms

Dr. Kull,Twelve days ago I had unprotected insertive anal sex with a bottom that I have since found out was HIV+. I was probally inside him for 5 minutes...I got off but I put it back in for 30 seconds in order for him to get off...I don't use...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Having unprotected insertive anal sex (being the "top") with an HIV infected person puts you at risk for infection. While one exposure does not guarantee infection, the fact that you know you were exposed suggests that you take important... Read more »

ARS SYMPTOMS OR ADVANCED HIV SYMPTOMS?

Ill went in Bahrain last April 31, 2009 to May 1, 2009 (one night only) Meet two Chinese prostitutes in the bar. Invite them to our room. 1st Chinese Prostitutes 1.Blowjob with condom, inserted the finger with her dry vagina. What is the risk for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Sounds like you had a very busy night in Bahrain!Responding to your specific questions:First Chinese Prostitute:1.Nonexistent assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break and that the skin on your fingering finger was also... Read more »

HIV Risk for a Top (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010)

Dr. Frascino,I'm a 29 year-old male who was recently in Miami for work conference. I'm a total top (never have bottomed) and had unprotected sex with a guy I met from online. We probably had sex for what seemed like 10 minutes (15 max)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Joel,Obviously you understood the potential catastrophic consequences of playing Brokeback Mountain with Mr. Miami McBarebacker and that was enough to scare the happy out of your Mr. Happy. As for the dude claiming to be HIV negative, I... Read more »

Condom Broke: HIV+ bottom, HIV- Top... Chance of infection?

Hi Robert,First, I want to thank you for being such an incredible resource for those of us out here who are trying to find information on HIV. I was diagnosed as positive a year and a half ago and you've been there since week one. So thanks,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for your very kind comments!Regarding your negative top-gun stud, condom failure does place him at some degree of risk for HIV. Certainly that you are on effective combination antiretroviral therapy that has driven your plasma HIV viral... Read more »
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HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello,

About mid February, I noticed was slight swelling of the glands in the upper part of the neck. The glands continue to be slightly swollen.
About mid March, my tongue was slightly swollen too. The symptoms of a swollen tongue are that the... Read more »

HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
Hello
I have some serious questions since Ive been very concerned lately, quite honestly the last year or so. I have not been tested and understand I should be tested. I would just prefer for someone's Professional advice. Sorry for the long read.

I... Read more »

I had hiv symptoms for the last two years and still..............

Posted by testednegative
I am submitting this post because i know that there are many ppl out there who are worried they have hiv because they have started showing some symptoms of it and are afraid to go and get checked. This is the story of my life and about the 2 years i... Read more »

ARS Symptoms 12 months ago HIV + ex GF

Posted by withoutyou, 1 Reply
Regarding my X from the get go I knew she had HIV I always wore condoms for vaginal sex. There were instances when I had a cold sore(very small and not open) and I performed oral sex on her or cuts on my fingers early on, I wasn't overly worried... Read more »