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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had a very low risk exposure-possible vaginal fluid in a small open wound. I had a swollen lymph node after a week and a half plus some other symptoms like diarhea for a day a nd tonsillitiplus arthritis like joint pains. It is already more than 8... Read more »

Joint pains particularly

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I did not have any penetrative vaginal sex with the girl, although there was 'naked' rubbing together. There was a lot of deep kissing. I did finger her for only about 10 s and may have afterwards masturbated wiht the same hand. I was in Africa... Read more »

Joint pain

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
When you talk about joint pain associated with ARS, Is it more like arhhritis type pain or more like the joint pain you experience with a flu. I been having arthritis type pain for a 5 weeks now along with some sickly feeling and am wondering if it... Read more »

Joint pain

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know if joint pain is a symptom of ARS, and what if it started to occur after 6 months. Whats the earliest symptoms could occur for HIV that is after ARS?

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Joint Pain caused by liver, HIV, meds, arthritis?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
Has anyone experienced joint pain that was diagnosed as relating to either HIV or the meds? Don't laugh now, but my elbows are warm to the touch, and I have a burning pain in them. I have liver problems which cause my right shoulder and the right... Read more »
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5-6 week joint pain

Hi Dr. Bob,I've been looking at your archives for a while now and have been very reassured by them. One quick question though: Could you get infected from removing a condom and getting fluid on the end of your urethra? I understand from reading...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The chances of getting HIV infected while removing a condom are essentially nonexistent. Your 26-day negative OraQuick is encouraging, but not diagnostic. (Tests taken before the three-month mark are not considered to be conclusive.) Your... Read more »

Joint Pains, pharyngitis, joint pains

I had a severe nick at a barber while being shaved which resulted in bleeding (the razor was not sterilized though having a new blade). This was about 3 months ago and since then I have had 3 quick episodes of joint pains (I am slightly arthritic...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I think I answered this on a previous question. I think these symptoms are related to the underlying process or meds. The current testing algorithm is to test up to 6 months after a high risk exposure to definitively rule out HIV infection. Most of... Read more »

are the following symptoms: muscle pain, joint pain, throat pain, night sweats, lymph gland pain all together only connect to hiv?

are the following symptoms: muscle pain, joint pain, sore throat, night sweats, lymph gland pain, oral thrush all together only connect to hiv? There are no other diseases it could realte to really, right?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Those symptoms are all related to HIV, and many other viruses including flu, mono and others.MH... Read more »

Risk of HIV infection vaginal sex without ejaculation - ARS symptoms

I am extremely anxious and feel almost certain that I have contracted HIV through my stupid actions. I am living in the UK and I met an Iranian guy who has been living in the UK for 10 years. We started dating and became sexually active fairly...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,1. Not in the slightest.2. Unprotected vaginal sex is a higher risk activity. Especially for the receptive partner. Since he never ejaculated in you the risk was lower, but still there.3. There is no way to tell.You can test 28 days from... Read more »
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Vaginal Candidiasis

Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Treating Vaginal Candidiasis Prevention Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Practical Prevention Tips Food as Prevention! Anti-Fungal Drugs and Pregnancy Conclusion ... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Vaginal Health

It's hard to get information about HIV and women's health issues. Yes, I'm talking about birth control, yeast infections and menopause. As a woman living with HIV, what do I need to know about my health down there? -- E.R., Kamloops, BC ... Read more »
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What is vaginitis? Vaginitis is a term for any infection or inflammation of the vagina. What are the symptoms of vaginitis? In general, vaginitis may cause itching, irritation, or abnormal vaginal discharge. There are a several different kinds of... Read more »
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Gynecological Conditions and HIV/AIDS

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