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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 »

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 »

Beggingplease respond--just once and Ill never bother you again.

Im the one whos written to you several times about the kiss of death asking if you can sing me the song. I cant seem to shake all of these symptoms (I know symptoms dont mean a thing) since May, started with a 1 week sore throat and then two weeks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I completely concur with your doctor. Your problem is anxiety, not HIV. You should stop abusing alcohol. I'd also suggest you get counseling (psychotherapy) to help with your anxiety and irrational fears.Good luck.Dr. Bob Read more »

-Donated- Now can you help sing it with me..Woo-Hoo?

Hey Dr.Bob,I just got my 12 week negative and I feel absolutely Ecstatic!!! Even though everyone told me I had nothing to worry about including you, I wanted to relieve any doubt in my head about the window period -ESPECIALLY since I got sick AFTER...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Nutty! (Or should that be Mr. Case?),Either way, Woo-de-frickin'-hoo! Sure I'll play it on the piano. Shall I mix in a bit of "Happy Days Are Here Again" with the "Happy Birthday" tune?Thank you for your donation. Yes, helping others does indeed... 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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Atripla

...Name: efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir disoproxil Brand Name: Atripla Class: Dual-class fixed dose combination; single dose regimen -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTI or nukes) and... 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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Older People and HIV

...diseases among older people, as they do for younger people. Physicians may not diagnose HIV infection in older people. Some early symptoms of HIV disease may appear to be signs of normal aging. The stigma of having HIV/AIDS may be worse for older... 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 »

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 »

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 »