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What Are The Early Symptoms Of Hiv In A Woman

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The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...sheet called AIDS Defining Conditions ) A CD4 cell count of 200 cells or less (a normal CD4 count is about 600 to 1,500) How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the symptoms because the symptoms are mild, or...
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HIV (Pregnant Woman)

Dear Doctor,My girlfriend is pregnant past 8 months.We did test for HIV in a well reputated hospital in August and fairly it was negative.But after having test she went to her mother house.There she went to a district hospital as a place is not well...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...old heterosexual male. About 5 weeks ago I experienced a burring sensation in my urine after having non protective sex with a woman who now I am dating. I went to a walk in clinic and they prescribed me bacterium. After 1 week of that not working... Read more »

Early Symptoms?

Hi Doctor!. I am a a 32 year old healthy male.Exactly 5 weeks ago I had an incident with this woman. I met her at a bar (visiting from a different state) and we went to her hotel room. The first time we had a vagina intercourse I used a condom and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello George,Your HIV risk is very brief unprotected (broken-condom) insertive penile-vaginal sex with a partner of unknown serostatus. Consequently your HIV-acquisition risk is very low. The estimated per-act statistical risk for acquiring HIV from... Read more »

Anemia and HIV

Hi Dr. And thanks for your great Job especially on this site. My husband is HIV+ and I have tested recently HIV-, but I am still worried and have had two flu symptoms over a month, I am very tired sometime during the day, L have lost some of my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'm sorry to learn about your husband's HIV diagnosis.Your negative ELISA and undetectable PCR DNA at 13 weeks are extremely encouraging. You will still need an additional HIV-antibody test at the six-month mark per the CDC testing guidelines, as... Read more »

HIV and Lyme

Dear Mr. Robert J. Frascino, M.D.,I am a 28 year old heterosexual male (never used drugs). Over three years ago, I have had two instances of unprotected sex. The first instance was with a woman of my age, who claimed she only had sex once before,...
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 and... Read more »
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The Well Project

Considering HIV Treatment

...also start HIV treatment, no matter what your CD4 count: You have or had symptoms of AIDS (such as OIs) You are a pregnant woman You have HIV-related kidney disease You need treatment for hepatitis B (HBV) HIV treatment is recommended... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

... You have or had symptoms of AIDS (such as opportunistic infections, also called OIs) You are a pregnant woman You have HIV-related kidney disease You need treatment for hepatitis B (HBV) ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...lack of timely HIV testing and treatment of pregnant women. However, the antibody test may not be sufficient for a pregnant woman who has had known recent exposure to HIV. In such cases, a viral load test that tests for the actual virus... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...six months before they become pregnant, or during pregnancy. Men should not use RBV for at least six months before they get a woman pregnant. Hep C treatment usually lasts from 3 to 12 months. The goal of HCV treatment is to get rid of the... Read more »
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acute hiv symptoms? very worried....

Posted by veryworried, 1 Reply
...get ill & i haven't thrown up once in 15 yrs. worst thing i got must've been a cold. i had unprotected vaginal sex with a woman about a month ago. exactly 6 days later, in the evening, i became very nauseous, couldn't sleep when i went to... Read more »

Not so much an HIV question

Posted by Blue_Rage, 2 Replies
...off fantastic resource here. Now to my question. I am a male who received unprotected oral sex for less then a minute from a woman of unknown status. From what I understand, the chances of an HIV transmission, assuming she was even positive... Read more »

Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...itself early, perhaps within the acute infection period. Does it resemble red dots with white centres sometimes? Also, if a woman with KS were to perform oral sex on you, would that make your chances of HIV transmission more receptable? Thankyou. Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...or bacterial vaginosis appears, you may be more susceptible to getting HIV infection during sex with infected partners. EARLY SYMPTOMS OF HIV INFECTION If you are like many people, you will not have any symptoms when you first become infected... Read more »