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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
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flipped is crying constantly-why don't you answer?

Dr. Bob: I have written at least 4-5 times and no answer! PLEASE help me. I am soo worried that I am sick. I can't eat or sleep! I am worried about stepping on that pin/needle at the dress shop! What if the pin/ needle had hiv on it? What are my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tell me the truth and not worry about upsetting me. (I don't mean to sound harsh). I think I still have the out of proportion fear of hiv. Everyone says they would be flipped out by the eye rubbing incident. Dr. Bob, my head is spinning around... Read more »

Flipped got tested (ANOTHER FLUFFERNUTTER, 2010)

Dr. Bob: Well, I did it! I got tested. I went at 81 days instead of 84-is that OK? Figured since I had no risk, that would be OK? I also stopped in the dress shop to talk to the seamstress and she said it was a pin from the bottom of the dress that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tell me the truth and not worry about upsetting me. (I don't mean to sound harsh). I think I still have the out of proportion fear of hiv. Everyone says they would be flipped out by the eye rubbing incident. Dr. Bob, my head is spinning around... Read more »

Flipped has questions about testing

Hi Dr. Bob: I'm BAAAACK and still worried. I have about 2 weeks to be tested(stepped on pin at dress shop). I have counted the days and wonder if 84 days is OK to be tested??? That would be 7X4=28x3=84. Would that be conclusive? I also would like to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tell me the truth and not worry about upsetting me. (I don't mean to sound harsh). I think I still have the out of proportion fear of hiv. Everyone says they would be flipped out by the eye rubbing incident. Dr. Bob, my head is spinning around... Read more »

Please help-psychologist said to ask you (FLIPPED, 2010)

Dr. Bob: Yes, it is Flipped out! I know you would like to choke me for bothering you, but I really need your advise. I have written 3 or 4 times with no answer, so I am praying that you will answer this time. I am going to my shrink and I would like...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tell me the truth and not worry about upsetting me. (I don't mean to sound harsh). I think I still have the out of proportion fear of hiv. Everyone says they would be flipped out by the eye rubbing incident. Dr. Bob, my head is spinning around... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

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Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...Lactic Acidosis? Lactic acidosis can develop when your cells make too much lactic acid orwhen your liver isn't working properly. HIV drugs in the nucleoside reversetranscriptase inhibitor (NRTI) class can sometimes cause these problems: ... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...affect the risk of HIV infection. Some Hispanics/Latinos may avoid seeking testing, counseling, or treatment if infected out of fear of discrimination. The stigma around homosexuality adds to prevention challenges (e.g., traditional gender roles... Read more »
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Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...just celebrate my life and beat it. That was my choice." Click here to read or listen to how other people disclosed their HIV status. D'Jaun Black Diagnosed in 2004 "Being HIV positive has been the greatest adventure I've ever... Read more »
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HIV fear

Posted by oen111, 2 Replies
...and after intercourse , when i had removed the condom ,that uncovered part including hair may touch with the penis and cause HIV. 2) second thing is it possible, that vaginal fluid pass through the upper part of condom ( as i have mentioned... Read more »

HIV fear induced coma!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...fever, and was sick for 2 weeks, Dr also thought I had pneumonia (sp). Everything seemed okay, I never even concerned myself with HIV. (So ignorant of me). I have unprotected sex with a different girl of unknown status January 3, then 5 days... Read more »

Dont let HIV Fear Steal the Day

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...anger and self pity, but it is important to manage these emotions with the good sense of knowing that we waste today if we let fear of tommorow overwhlem us. Cant afford to waste today , no matter what cause today I got up one side and down the... Read more »

I know I have HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I've been all over the web and studying like a med student, I've done experiments, I'm losing it. The only thing that fits is HIV. I know I'm dead, but worse I've destroyed others lives. I will get tested but don't want to find out. I wish I... Read more »