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What Do I Do If I Think I Have Been Infected With Hiv

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You think you are lonely try being HIV + and a OTR hetro trucker with a moral code about infecting

Posted by dknswm45, 2 Replies
I have been infected thru hetro sex since May 17, 2011. Got very sick for 2 weeks following intercourse. Was tested and given the news. I thought my life was lonely being a trucker now it is non exisitant. Is it a wonder I am not in a padded cell.... Read more »

I think I'm infected!?!?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
First off I want to say that my story was posted on 8/3/01 around 2:00 AM regarding unprotected oral sex and condom breakage with a girl I met at a bar at the Rio who informed me that she was "working". I would appreciate it if others would read my... Read more »

If you think you are infected read this (follow up

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am the person who posted this and feel I should list all the symptoms I have endured, caused through my own severe stress and anxiety.The experts call us worried well, I do not agree with this as there are many levels of worried.If there was a... Read more »

I think I'm infected - please help?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Please read my story. I think I became infected over the weekend in Las Vegas. On Sunday morning I was headed back to my room at the Rio. While intoxicated, I noticed two women at the bar and started a conversation with one of them. 15 minutes... Read more »

So you think you are infected?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I met this girl online and we had cybersex. Since that terrible experince I have had the following symptoms.

- Guilt
- Anxiety
- Insecurity
- Stress

I have seen every doctor at the clinic and 2 at the E.R.
they all tell me I am fine. I think they are all... Read more »
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HIV infection cure? Was told on CNN. What do you think? Mommy of three. (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010)

Hello my beloved Dr. Bob. I hope you are feeling wonderfully. I am writing because I came upon this article today on CNN's news page. I think I know you enough to figure out what you think about it, but truly want to hear all you have to say...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,See below!Happy Healthy Holidays to you and yours.Dr. BobDoctors in Berlin claim to have found a "cure" for HIV (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) Dec 18, 2010Hi Dr. Bob. I was on the internet and ran... Read more »

I need your OPINION!!!!!! I really think I'm infected.

I had unprotected anal and was receptive. I know, I'm a fool. I came down with all of the hiv symptoms after 2 weeks. Started with feeling exhausted. Anyway, I tested positive at 2 weeks. Since then, i've taken several tests. About...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Relax Max! Your first test was undoubtedly a "false positive." Your 11 subsequent negative tests out to 11 weeks are more than ample evidence that the first test, not the subsequent 11 that followed, was wrong. I would advise a... Read more »

Something to think about regarding ARS (PRIMARY INFECTION, NO ARS SYMPTOMS)

Hi Dr. Bob!HIV Rookie here again (am I still a rookie 3 months after diagnosis?). Anyways, I continually find comfort, reassurance, and laughter on your site. I don't really have a question, but thought that I would write and you could post...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello HIV Rookie,Considering I've been "virally enhanced" since January 1991, yes, your three months and counting does indeed still qualify as rookie status in my book. Thank you for writing in and vividly demonstrating with your real... Read more »

Do you think I am infected?The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Rick, I had protected vaginal intercourse with a prostitute 4 months ago in SE Asia. At 4 months, post possible exposure - I tested negative for HIV via a home testing kit. And in addition, I had PCR RNA viral load test performed. The results...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.If you had protected sex with this prostitute, and you used the condomcorrectly and it did not break, your risk of infection was small. Condoms,used consistently and correctly, significantly reduce (but do not... Read more »
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Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS: More Common Than You Think -- This Month in HIV

Table of Contents Introduction Figuring Out Bone Disease Prevalence in the HIV-Positive Population Defining Low Bone Mineral Density Causes of Low Bone Density or Osteoporosis in HIV-Positive People Screening for Bone Disease Debate: DXA... Read more »
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THINK: Things to Think and Talk About on World AIDS Day 2010

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THINK: Things to Think and Talk About on World AIDS Day 2011

How are people thinking and talking about the role that HIV plays in their lives and in their communities. Below is a diverse compilation of first-person perspectives about the epidemic ranging from Word on the Street , to blogs and guest columns,... Read more »
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HIV-Infected Women Who Breast-Feed Face No Greater Risk of Mortality Than HIV-Infected Women Who Formula Feed, Study Finds

In this study summary, Shahin Lockman, M.D., of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Mass., summarizes her study on the effect of breast-feeding versus formula feeding on maternal HIV disease progression, mortality and micronutrient levels in a... Read more »