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Vaginal Sore And HIV Testing

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AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...control methods do not protect against HIV. Women who use intravenous drugs should not share equipment. Women should discuss vaginal problems with their health care provider, especially yeast infections that don't go away or vaginal ulcers (sores). These could be signs of HIV infection. Women planning pregnancy should seek care prior to becoming pregnant to ensure good health and assess their HIV status.
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Wanglepecking Teeth !

Hi Bob,Just a wobble moment in my continuing recovery !I have just been diagnosed with periodontal disease, which is reasonable severe, and not responding to first line treatments.This is giving me the jitters despite many, many, many HIV negative...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...indeed all in your head! To specifically address your current concerns:1. No chance.2. I can't diagnose the cause of your wife's vaginal ulcers over the Internet. However, I can advise with great certainty that HIV is not the cause.Finally, I... Read more »

Love is like a wanglepecking butterfly

Dear Bob,Please can you help me ?I am exhibiting signs/symptoms of Chronic Sinusitis (PND/facial tenderness/ear pain etc) that has gone on for ten weeks now. Can I be 100% confident that, even if I did have this condition, that, thanks to my 30+, 24...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...all in your head! To specifically address your current concerns: 1. No chance. 2. I can't diagnose the cause of your wife's vaginal ulcers over the Internet. However, I can advise with great certainty that HIV is not the cause. Finally, I don't... Read more »

The Dire Straits of Razor Burn and HIV

Dr. Bob-You have been a great friend through many hard times. Unfortunately, it seems that I have a major concern which has not yet been answered on this forum. Three days following the bare-backed shaving of my genital area, I participated in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello NVF,HIV from razor burn? No, even with the happy hooker perched firmly on your bucking-bronco-one-eyed monster and riding like a rhinestone Read more »

Could it be trush and should I start Hiv Treatment

Should I start treatment?Dear Docor I have read every article here about thrush and even looked at the website Hivdent.org and still i cannot tell if i havve thrush. Everytime I go to the doctor what ever it is, it goes away.I see to have a white...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
...in the setting of a lot of other symptoms. If you are having fevers, swollen lymph nodes, fatigue and perhaps mouth sores or vaginal sores, you may want to get an HIV PCR done now, since the antibody test may not be positive yet. If you are not... Read more »
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The Body

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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

... How Do You Get Infected With HIV? How Can You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...found to be infected, it can assist in getting early treatment and avoiding infecting others. For more information, refer to " HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women ." Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? A... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

... Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Read more »
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Apthous Mouth sores (Canker Soars)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been getting several Apthous mouth sores the last month. I got 2 in the last 4 weeks and I am going crazy!! I have a negative elisa at 5 months. I had protected sex with a prostitute in Cancun... Am I seroconverting? I am also getting... Read more »

Really Worried

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...and legs almost a constant hot flush feeling. Feeling very guilty and stupid, I mustered the energy to go get tested at an HIV clinic (5days later). Every thing comes back negative. Six days later I began developing red spots on the edges of my... Read more »

HIV/aids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... yes hello this is some one out in the world who needs an answer. Here it goes, can you get HIV or aids if you masturbate to much? theis is no joke! If any one has an answer to my Q's please write back as soon as posi Read more »

Sore throat, please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was wondering of anyone can answer my question. I'm a male and I tested negative ofr hiv after 9 weeks of hving unprotected vaginal sex, but I have been having s sore throat for like a month now, I dont think its hiv Read more »