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What Are The Main Symptoms For Aids?

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2nd Time (thrush main symptom)

Dear Dr. Bob,I had written once more, but did not receive a reply. As suggested, I have also searched the forum for answers to queries similar to mine but did not find a very close situation (some were similar though), and so my question to you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible. Stomatitis means inflammation of the mouth. It does not mean you have or had thrush. There are many causes of mouth inflammation.To address your specific concerns:1.Negligible. FDA-approved rapid tests are... Read more »

Sperme sur main - Aidez-moi Docteur

Bonjour Docteur,Il y a 2 semaines , aprs avoir touch le sexe d'un travesti (statut HIV... Read more »

Gay boy in Rural Maine needs answer!

Dr. BobI had unprotected anal sex as a top on several occasions with my (at the time) boyfriend. I... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of HIV/AIDS Cases in Maine Increasing, Mirroring National Trend

The number of new HIV/AIDS cases in Maine has increased for the first time in several years, according to state Bureau of Health statistics released on Tuesday, the Bangor Daily News reports. Between Jan. 1 and July 24, 2003, 33 new HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Main Outcomes From World AIDS Forum

Strong scientific evidence presented at the 18th International AIDS Conference (IAC) in Vienna showed clear progress is possible in fighting HIV/AIDS, though economic woes have made the resource gap wider. Researchers presented results from a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maine: State Weighs HIV Testing Policy Change

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (MCDC) wants to make HIV testing routine in order to make it more accessible to some one-third of residents who are HIV-infected but do not know it. However, any changes in HIV testing policies... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Eastern Maine AIDS Network Walk to Fight AIDS Scheduled for Saturday

The Maine AIDS Walk, sponsored by the Eastern Maine AIDS Network and the Wabanaki Mental Health Association, will take place Saturday, Oct. 13. Registration starts at 10 a.m. at EMAN, 370 Harlow St., and the walk is set to begin at 11 a.m.... Read more »
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Maine

Posted by skye56, 2 Replies
Hiv + since 1984,looking to correspond with other hiv gay men Read more »

Anyone in Maine that I can talk to about my HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I am really depressed about my HIV and would love to find a positive friend that I can talk to in Maine. Im in South Portland Read more »

Anyone went directly to aids defining symptoms?

Posted by Brickwall, 2 Replies
Is there anyone that went directly from infection to aids defining symptoms?

I had a severe primary infection 3 weeks after risk, then it has stayed/got worse now 20 weeks..

Please help! Read more »

ARS symptoms:

Posted by Anonymous
This is not diagnostic, some people are asypmtomatic but...

In a Seattle study in which 46 patients with primary HIV infection were carefully evaluated, the 5 most common symptoms were fever (mean 38.9oC), sore throat, fatigue, myalgia, and weight... Read more »