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What Are The Symptoms Behind Hiv

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HIV is behind me

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello everyone, i am a veteran of this board and although i rarely posted, this board has helped me a great deal. its been approxamitly 14 months since my risk. I had every single symptom including some that were believed to be "indicative". the... Read more »

Tightness behind the Ear and Jawline

Posted by Anonymous
I have had unprotected sex with a girl I met at a bar in Bangkok. She was not a sex worker.

Two weeks later, I have developed this weird tightness behind both my ears and jawline and a constant Aeroplane Ear feeling. I don't have swollen lymph... Read more »

Thought I put this worry stuff behind me

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I little over three weeks ago I had anal sex (bottom) it was the first time in more than a year as I just returned home from Iraq, well sometime during this sex he removed the condom while we changed positions without telling me, he was so big that... Read more »

Hiding behind HIV

Posted by Magnet, 4 Replies
I write this question in the hope of gaining insight from both HIV positive gay men as well negative men in "magnetic partnerships".

I only now discovered this term "magnetic", as it relates to my life! It can no longer be a twist of fate that my... Read more »

THE PAIN BEHIND THE STIGMA

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WE NEED EVERYONE WHO IS HIV POSITIVE TO COME OUT IF WE ARE TO GET RID OF THE STIGMA ASSOCIATED WITH HIV.

The United Nations Population Fund has... Read more »
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Dr. David Wohl, one last follow up, do you recommend any other tests or can we put this behind us?

Dr. David, THanks once again for your precious time. Here are my previous questions. http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q224840.html"http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q224645.html"This was our previous question Dr. Wohl....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I think I have replied with all the answers I can supply. I do not believe that the child has been infected. You can imagine all sorts of scenarios but none of them fit as best as the one that your doctors and I have described: she had a false... Read more »

FINALLY BEHIND ME! no pun intended.

Dr. Bob, Maybe my little story can help other WW people.I began testing for HIV, of course I had every symptom about 1 years ago, rash, swollen glands, sore throat, white spots, night sweats, the runs...you name it I had.I took an oral test from a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Vinny's Dad,Thanks for taking the time to share your story. Now let's hope our readers will do as you say (get tested and believe the results) and not as you did (get multiple tests and not believe the results).Stay well! Congrats!Dr.... Read more »

Stressing Out - Rash behind knees now

PLEASE RESPOND AS I AM STRESSING OUT. I am a heterosexual male, married, two children. My wife and I seldom ever have sex (I'm talking 4 or 5 times a year). Sometime this past summer (June, July, or August) I was in an adult arcade and gave...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Your symptoms are not HIV-related. Receptive oral sex is a low-risk activity. Your test in December cleared you of any STD's from the incident. Since this is skin-based, it sounds like a Dermatologist might be your best bet. Again,... Read more »

Trying to put the past behind me...

Doctor Holodniy,Thank you for such a great service! I had one encounter with a pretty promiscuous young woman when I was 17. I don't know whether or not she is infected. I am now 25, I'm getting married soon and I want to be sure I...
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
No followup test needed.MH... Read more »
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Sticking to Your Meds While Stuck Behind Bars: Tips From a Prison Doctor

You woke up nauseated in your cell and decided to skip a dose. You transferred facilities but your medications didn't transfer with you. You ran out of commissary and didn't have food to take your meds. Or, you just forgot to take them. Ever... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Behind the Walls

Illustration: Raymond Biesinger . Douglas Foreman knows firsthand what it is like to live with HIV in prison. At 52, he is a veteran of the Canadian correctional system, incarcerated in 11 different institutions since his first sentence in 1978.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Virus Used to Transport HIV Vaccine Into Body May Be Behind Failure, Study Suggests

Preliminary results that suggested an increased risk for HIV infection in a vaccine trial that was ultimately halted in 2007 , may have been caused by using the common cold adenovirus to transmit the vaccine into the body, according to a study... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: HIV Testing Campaign Far Behind Targets

AIDS activists say the government's campaign to offer voluntary HIV counseling and testing to 15 million South Africans by June, or nearly 1 million people a month, is lagging due to poor communication. President Jacob Zuma announced the testing... Read more »