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What Do Hiv Sores Look Like

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Dr. Frascino is a sore like this indicitive of HIV infection?

Dr. Bob,I've had 12 negative HIV tests in all. Possible exposure was July or August of 2003 and that was it. Had 8 tests of all kinds done back then, PCR, bDNA, Blood Antibody, Oral Antibody...Then in Sept. of 2009 started having swollen lymph...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Matt,Thirty-two thousand dollars of tests??? WOWZA!!! Dude, you are definitively and conclusively HIV negative. You are also singlehandedly bankrupting the healthcare system! Do you have any idea what $32,000 could do for charity? Read more »

PEP and sore neck/ars (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST 2008)

Hi Dr. BobI just finnished PEP (zodivudine, lamivudine, crixivan) a week ago. After taking PEP... Read more »

Canker Sores and HIV

Doctor, how common are canker sores as an early symptom of HIV infection? I had one encounter of... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Finds Decreased HIV in Circumcised Males Not Caused By Reduction of STI Sores

... The decreased incidence of HIV infections in males who were circumcised is not primarily due to a reduction in sores from conditions such as herpes, according Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Learn Why Even Treated Genital Herpes Sores Boost the Risk of HIV Infection

...conducive to HIV infection, explaining why STIs in general are a risk factor for acquiring HIV. For more information about HIV/AIDS research, visit the NIAID HIV/AIDS portal , and for more information about HSV-2 research, go to NIAID's ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...antiretroviral treatments in the 1990s. HSV and HIV HSV is not one of the infections that are part of the official diagnosis of AIDS. However, people infected with both HIV and HSV are likely to have more frequent outbreaks of herpes. These... Read more »
The Body

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 Read more »
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Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
...mean by infected by an std (like syphilis or herpes) which can easily be transmitted with a simple contact can i be infected by HIV just by getting one of these STD? Is there any chance to be infected by herpes by a simple contact and in this... Read more »

lip sores unprotected oral hiv risk

Posted by smkl, 1 Reply
...protected frottage with her. Also, I did not wash my penis after the oral - and immediately put on the condom I dont know her hiv/std status- so I am worried and wanted to ask the foll: 1) Is HIV transmission possible in this case-(I did not... Read more »

Sore Throat, HIV or Anxiety

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...bacterial infection (no tests were taken). I am feeling much better but with less of an appetite, and I know symptoms don't mean hiv, but ever since my sore throat occured, it's been questionable. My tongue still looks more white and hairy than... Read more »

Sore throat and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hey there, just have a quick question for the experts. Does a sore throat have any direct relation to HIV. I've had an ongoing sore throat that just won't go away. Along with that I have a swollen node right under my ear that's pretty Read more »