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Will I Get Herpes If I Sleep With Someone Who Doesn't Know They Are Infected

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I'm fatigued and sleep 12 hrs a day. Doctor doesn't know why.

I'm a 28 yr old grad student. For the last month to six weeks (exactly when is a little obscure), I have been really tired, and needing to sleep as much as I can. I also feel light-headed when I go to school(specifically, when I go out, but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Graduate school can be stressful. Stress, anxiety, and depression are all linked with fatigue. You report being under "a lot of stress" and getting "very nervous." Your hives and shortness of breath symptoms are most likely... Read more »

Help !! I am going to lose him because he doesn't know the truth

DEAR EXPERT,I am a 24 year old mother of one and just this year I found out that I am HIV positive.... Read more »

You know I'm infected and don't want to start a panic?!? Donation made!

Dear Dr. Bob, This is actually the fifth time I've written, no answer so far! I know my... Read more »
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Body Positive

When Only One of You Doesn't Test Poz

Illustration by Carlos N. Molina There's a new kind of "mixed marriage." It requires some new ways of coping with a virus. Gay couples have faced the specter of HIV for two decades, and we've pretty much done well. We've risen above the terror... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What Adults With HIV Infection Should Know About the Novel H1N1 Flu (Formerly Called Swine Flu)

Are people with HIV/AIDS at greater risk than other people of infection with the 2009 H1N1 flu? What can people with HIV/AIDS do to protect themselves from the 2009 H1N1 flu? What are the symptoms of 2009 H1N1 influenza? What should... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada Doesn't Treat All HIV/AIDS Patients Equally: Activists

Activists at the 16th International AIDS Conference said Wednesday that access to drugs and treatment is so uneven across Canada that people with HIV/AIDS are sometimes forced to change provinces to get the care they need. "It is a total myth that... Read more »
UNAIDS

"Decriminalization Works, Criminalization Doesn't": Leadership Panel

From left: Michel SidibĂ©, UNAIDS Executive Director, Joao Gulao, Gill Greer, Tim Barnett and Festus Mogae, Former President of Botswana agreeing on an anti-discrimination resolution at the Leaders on Discrimination session the 18th International... Read more »
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wound doesn't know

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
After having sex (worn condom) , I discovered some minor wound outside the condom covered area , it is caused by rubbing during sex. Maybe it is very common but not all people would observe this. Now, my question is that whether it is an risk, if... Read more »

Doesn't anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous
I have not received any replies to my post (STD Symptoms), is it because nobody knows or they do not want to tell me that I may be infected?

May 15, 2003, I had a man cum on my face, it ran down to the corner of my mouth, some may have gotten in my... Read more »

Want to know the chances I could be infected

Posted by holladr, 1 Reply
Recently, I (a 20-y-o female) engaged in two rounds of unprotected oral sex with an African American male who goes to my school. I asked him if he's had a lot of partners, and he'd said "not very many" and when I asked if he's had STI testing... Read more »

My dad has HIV, but he doesn't know I now know......

Posted by ibookg414, 5 Replies
Well, I just recently found out my gay dad is HIV positive, but he doesn't know that I know. I was over at his house recently (my parents are divorced) (im 18, he's 50) and I opened 1 drawer, which I had no clue was his medicine cabinet, saw all... Read more »