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Uncertainty Related To Hiv

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HIV Uncertainty

Dr. Doc,In December 2007, I gave unprotected oral sex to a male partner and swallowed his semen. About a month latter I came down with the flu symptoms (fever, sore throat, aches). I've been told by the doctor I am anemic. Most recently, I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »

Symptoms and uncertainty

Hello Dr. Frascino,I had unprotected sex with a woman on Jan 31st 2008. I took a PCR DNA test 6-7... Read more »

starting treatment uncertainty

I am a 50 year old male who seroconverted in Jan 08. My cd4 count has been consistently in the 800s... Read more »
Articles
Treatment Action Group

Hopes Raised by HDAC Inhibitor, but Uncertainties Remain

This past Wednesday in the journal Nature , Nancy Archin and colleagues from the laboratory of David Margolis published results from a trial investigating whether the approved cancer drug vorinostat can reverse HIV latency. Vorinostat (also known... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uncertainties of Incidence Estimates of HIV/AIDS Diagnoses Adjusted

According to the current study, "Reporting delay occurs frequently in the case surveillance of a disease such as HIV/AIDS. To evaluate the current trend of incidence, it is important to consider incidence estimates adjusted for reporting delays and... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Psychological Issues and HIV: Dealing with the Uncertainty of Changing Treatment Strategies

Speakers: Robert H. Remien, Ph.D., New York State Psychiatric Institute Michael Shernoff, M.S.W., Private Practice I have been attending HIV treatment forums at St. Vincent's for over two years, and have found them extremely useful for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Massachusetts Lawmakers Should Require HIV Testing of Rape Suspects to Ease Fear, Uncertainty of Survivors, Editorial Says

Massachusetts lawmakers should require that suspected perpetrators of rape or sexual assault be tested for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases "to reduce some of the fear and uncertainty that victims face and to assist them in making... Read more »
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Uncertainty

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
I was diagnoised with AIDS exactly two years ago. No, that's not a mistype, the Doctor came into my hospital room and just said that I had AIDS! This was the first that anyone had ever suggested to me that I was ill. I had always felt well and had... Read more »

7 Week Test, Uncertainty Regarding Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I got a 7 week negative, but still am afraid that perhaps, my body just didn't produce enough antibodies to trigegr a reactive test. A few days after a low risk act, I got a sore throat, I'd wake up in the middle of the night sweating, very dry... Read more »

Life Uncertainties

Posted by Cyrus, 8 Replies
Hi all! Its been 5 months now since I was diagnosed. Had enough of self-pity and cried a lot. I basically gained the support of my family and friends who knew about my concerns and I dont know why there are times my mind would turn to the dark side... Read more »

My close relative has HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have evidence that one of my closest relatives is HIV positive. My relative has not been open about it and lives as if nothing has changed. The only concern is that my relative is still dating but I really doubt if his partners are aware. I... Read more »