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What Are The Symptoms Of Cervical Incompetence

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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 feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks...
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I was involved in fisting a sex worker. I reported to a Doctor who prescribed PEP six days later. Please advise if I stand a serious risk of infection and if the PEP would be helpful at all.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,A doctor recommended PEP six days after a potential exposure??? What??? Another incompetent nincompoop of a physician??? I think that's the third post this evening in which PEP has been inappropriately prescribed by a physician! If more than 72... Read more »

Dr says I shoulda taken Pep, I screwed up,is it too late (INCOMPETENT DOCTOR, 2009)

Dear Dr Bob Thanks for your last reply.Im the guy that refused to take pep due to a kiss when my Dr told me to.I agreed with your answer when I read it but just recently he got my wife and I worked up when he saw a rash on my hands.At first it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello OMG!-Guy,You do not need PEP! Rather, what you need is a more competent physician! Your HIV-acquisition risk is completely nonexistent. Your rash is not at all consistent with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). Your dental/oral problems are... Read more »

My primary care provider is incompetent; I'm pissed!

Yesterday had my first consult for Stem Cell Transplant for my lymphoma which has come back. While seeing the Doctor he made several comments on my past chemotherapy and was appalled at the fact that I was on 40mgs Prednisone and Chemotherapy and...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Your anger is very palpable. I'm sorry to hear that your lymphoma has recurred. I too would be pissed if I were to have lymphoma, which came back. I'm not in a position to judge the competence of your doctors.I wish you well. BD. Read more »

Incompetent HIV+employee who is threatening to sue

I work with a small not for profit organization that provides homes and community for adults with developmental disabilities. All "staff" live in the homes with these adults with dd. About six months ago, a man was hired into the community as a...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Please do not allow yourself to be held hostage by this out of control employee. The ADA is not job insurance. It is guidance for employers on accommodating disabilities in employees who are fulfilling all of the essential functions of the job. It... Read more »
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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

What Is HPV? How Is HPV Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How Are HPV Infections Treated? The Bottom Line NOTE: In the U.S., counseling and referrals are available on a national human papillomavirus (HPV) hotline. Call... Read more »
The Well Project


Table of Contents What is Cancer? Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) Lymphoma Cervical Cancer Conclusion What is Cancer? Cancer refers to the abnormal and uncontrolled growth of certain cells that can interfere with normal body functions.... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

In the general population, anal cancer is a rare disease. Few people knew about it before Farrah Fawcett made public her struggle with the illness. Among men who have sex with men (MSM), and especially HIV-positive MSM, the incidence of anal cancer... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop... Read more »
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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 »

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... Read more »

Symptoms Symptoms Symptoms!!!

Posted by plantation84, 1 Reply
Hey Everyone, Ok where to start... I stood on a needle on holiday 2 months and 13 days ago. I went to the doctors in the country I am currently working in. (which also jails you and takes ur visa if you contract hiv or hep) They told me not to... Read more »

Same symptoms, tests trump? but symptoms persist..

Posted by SRCHFRANS34
So, fellow posters & experienced responders. Why is it that positive individuals and negative testers have such similar symptoms..?At approx. 6 MONTHS post possible exposure had Unigold instant blood :NEGATIVE , Elisa blood draw full panel... Read more »