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What Are Sings And Symptoms Of HIV And AIDS

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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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singing and HIV

I'm not sure which forum to ask this question on but here goes...I enjoy singing and I'm afraid the HIV virus will affect my singing voice. I already hear a difference. Also lately I've been very congested, especially in the nasal area. Everyone...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...HIV rarely directly effect singing (the throat/larnyx). More often chronic irritation from drainage (from allergies for example), over use from singing, smoking, Read more »

Freking Out With Concern!!

Hi Dr. Bob you seem like a great guy and I will be more than happy to donate to your foundation. Doctors such as yourself should be supported in any cause. Partly why I want to ask you about my low 1 in 2 million risk, though I know you probably...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,As the old song goes, "You must remember this, a kiss is just a kiss . . . as times goes by." Kissing is not a risk for HIV transmission/acquisition. Your recent ailment is not HIV related. No way. No how. You're not exactly "losing Read more »

Symptoms of HIV versus Diabetes: Immune System Integrity

Hi Dr. Bob,Could my constant worrying/fear have weakened my immune system to the point for me to have this bout of flat warts on my hands? I've had them for over 4 months now and they don't look as if they are going away.Given my predisposition for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...help for your anxiety, depression, irrational fear and alcohol abuse. Your problem is psychological, not virological!Dr. BobSymptoms of HIV versus Diabetes Apr 13, 2010Hi Dr. Bob,I know symptoms mean nothing in terms of HIV. The same probably... Read more »

Symptoms of HIV versus Diabetes

Hi Dr. Bob,I know symptoms mean nothing in terms of HIV. The same probably goes for diabetes. Only blood tests can ascertain what one might have. However, I'm trying to gauge what could possibly be causing my symptoms. Yes, I'm still...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you remember the lyrics to the old song: "You must remember this, a kiss is just a kiss, as time goes by." I suggest you start singing it (and believing it) frevinsakes!Dr. BobDoes my cat think I have HIV?: Acquiescence is upon us! Mar 9, 2010Hi... Read more »
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Annie Lennox: Singing Out Against HIV

...to do? For Annie Lennox, the answer is become an HIV advocate. Inspired by a Nelson Mandela speech, in 2007 Lennox founded SING -- an activist group that uses music to raise both awareness and money to help women and children living with... Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...right. But remember: Some unproven treatments might be harmful to your health. Health insurance will not pay for them. Using unproven treatments could make you delay using other treatments that really work, giving your illness time to get... Read more »
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Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...interactions can beharmful. The possibility of drug interactions should be discussed with yourhealth care provider when choosing a new HIV drug combination or when any newdrug is added to or removed from an existing combination. How Drugs... Read more »
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What Is HIV?

...married or single. It's what you do, not who you are, that puts you at risk for HIV. How Long Does It Take to Feel a Symptom of HIV? People can have HIV for 10 years or more and never show any symptoms. Other people can get symptoms... Read more »
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TRY TO SING THIS SONG WHEN YOU GET WORRIED

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
When I was just a little girl, I asked my mother, 'What will I be? 'Will I be pretty? 'Will I be rich?' Here's what she said to me: 'Que sera, sera, 'Whatever will be, will be; 'The future's not ours to see. 'Que sera, sera, 'What will be, will be.... Read more »

To the poster of "try to sing this song"

Posted by ItsFaith, 1 Reply
You know Mr. Anon...I'm having a horrible time of things...unrelated to HIV...that I won't get into, but I've been especially worried and anxious lately and I took your advice today....everytime i would start to fill up or hypervenhilate I would... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Similar symptoms to HIV but not HIV

Posted by Redeye77, 1 Reply
...After doing much research and still experiencing some symptoms it seems like there is something out there that mimics HIV symptoms but is quite difficult to diagnose. Maybe it's new STD? Seems like reiters syndrome will fUse many of the same... Read more »