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What Does Herpes Look Like When It First Appears

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Kaposi's first appearance

Doctor Frascino , I want to express to you the admiration for all the great information this site provides plus your humorous , friendly answers to even the most stupid questions from many of us , internet users ...and well , im afraid here is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for your kind comments. Regarding Kaposi's sarcoma, it can present at any stage of HIV disease, although it's much more common in late-stage disease after the immune system has been decimated by the virus. I'll repost below... Read more »

When do side effects first appear?

My son has been on meds for 1 month now. He has tolerated them extrememly well. However, in the... Read more »

How soon do hiv symptoms appear?

I have read conflicting information on hiv symptoms. Do most people show the severe flu type... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Premier Appears on TV Visiting With AIDS Patients; First Senior Chinese Official to Publicly Address AIDS Epidemic

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Monday appeared on Chinese state television greeting AIDS patients and appealing to the country to treat HIV-positive people with "care and love," marking the first time a senior Chinese leader publicly addressed the... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

A First Step Toward a Cure for AIDS? Novel Procedure Appears to Have Eliminated HIV

We need a cure for AIDS. We can't treat our way out of this epidemic. Anti-HIV therapy is a lifelong commitment, accompanied by many life-altering and some potentially life-threatening side effects. And for every person placed on treatment, two to... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Innovative Rapid HIV Test Appears to Detect Acute HIV; OraQuick Rapid Saliva Tests Found to Be Not Very Accurate for High Risk Testers

My name's Chris Pilcher and I'm a HIV researcher from UCSF [University of California, San Francisco]. I'm principally interested in HIV diagnostics and particularly in detecting and managing acute HIV infection. The poster is appropriately titled,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uganda: HIV Superinfections Appear Common

A new study in Uganda suggests that people infected with HIV can pick up a second strain more commonly than might be expected. However, other people with HIV who continue risky behavior apparently resist such superinfections, a difference scientists... Read more »
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how quickly do symptoms appear

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hiya, ppl. I know I'm prolly freaking out here, but I could use
some assurrance. I gave oral sex to a chick 3 weeks ago (well, yeah,
we did other things, too, oral sex being the only unprotected
part) and - surprise, me being hysteric at these... Read more »

Looking 4 help on having a baby with hiv+ hubby

Posted by Charlie, 5 Replies
Can anyone give me some addvice on having children with my hubby who is positive.
We are living in the UK and have looked into sperm washing but we would have to pay 5,000 for each treatment which we cant aford to do so the only other option for us... Read more »

hiv / herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i have read that oral sex is low risk for hiv, but what about herpes?
if u get herpes in the mouth, how long does it take to show up after contact and what does it look like ? Read more »

condom broke - got herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey,
My case seems somewhat different from others at least to me. I contracted herpes as a result of 30 seconds exposure to sex worker's vagina during intercourse as the condom broke. I have not been feeling well ever since. I have not had any... Read more »