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Worried About Early Signs Of Hiv

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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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Are my Symptoms a sign of early HIV infection

Hi, I recently posted a question on this site about my risk of catching HIV. My post was responded and it told me I had ZERO-Risk! However, I'm still a little worried and want to know if the symptoms I'm suffering from are HIV related. My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Heineken-up-the-Heinie Guy,Are you back again??? Exactly what part of "nonexistent risk" are you having difficulty understanding. Dude, HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. Consequently, your symptoms could not possibly be HIV... Read more »

Not sure if early signs hiv

On Sept. 22, 2002 had sex with a male that stated to me he was HIV- for sure, so I had unprotected anal sex with him, I inserted my penis only. It was brief, I'm not circumzied, and had no cuts or scrapes on my penis. A few days later I got a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,He told you he "was HIV- for sure." Hmmmmm . . . . Did he also want to sell you some swampland in Florida, or a used car that "for sure" was good as new? Let's face it. Guys like to have sex and will sometimes say almost... Read more »

Thrush - an Early Sign?

Hi Dr. Bob,I developed thrush (Dr confirmed) about 2 weeks ago. Now it appears to be coming back. I can't sleep worrying about some activities a couple of years ago. Even though I believe my activities were low risk my mind won't stop...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thrush as your first and only symptom of HIV disease would be extremely unlikely.Why are you having sleepless nights worrying about HIV when you could get a rapid HIV test and have a definitive answer in as few as 20 minutes? Thrush or no thrush,... Read more »

worried about having signs

I am a 42 year old woman.It has been two years since my last HIV test. I just went to the doctor a month ago and was tested for signs of mentapause, all my blood work came back very good. The doctor said that I was in very good health, and my...
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
Not necessarily. It is necessary to have a specific test for the antibodies to HIV or for HIV viral nucleic acides (PCR). You have waited more than three years already since you learned of your lover having HIV infection. Please, talk to your doctor... Read more »
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nodule on Parotid Papillae early sign of HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello people,

First i'd like to say that The Body is a great site and i think it has many visitors from outside the US. So do i from Holland.

I'm suffering whith the following problem:

In august 2001 I have had protected oral and latex protected... Read more »

Early signs of Hiv Infection

Posted by greatday77, 2 Replies
I have a question that im sure alot of people want to ask, If Infected with the Hiv Virus when can you expect to have early signs/Symptoms of infection Many websites Say you would have ars 2-4 weeks after infection , Other websites say 6 weeks. Also... Read more »

early hiv, worried

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi folks, just wondering if you guys who are HIV+ out there can remember when you first got infected, if you experienced any of the suite of symptoms known as acute retroviral syndrome (ARS, also called AVS acute viral syndrome). This means, sore... Read more »

worried2002

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am also glad your still on this board.I have a question if you have read anything about neuropathyy being an early sign of hiv ,I always thought it was due to treatment or in advanced cases.I read somewhere it could be an early sign also, i think... Read more »