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Acute Viral Syndrome
      #4718 - 06/01/00 06:31 PM

Would Anyone with HIV please explain the Acute Viral Syndrome to me? What were your experiences? What type and how long did your symptoms last? Do they re-occur? Please explain.... Thanks



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Re: Acute Viral Syndrome new
      #4999 - 06/06/00 07:57 PM

My understanding is that the acute phase occurs in the first few months after infection, when HIV replicates very quickly because the body's immune system does not yet recognize HIV as a threat. I may be wrong. Shortly after becoming infected, I had severe flu-like symptoms -- extreme fatigue, major body aches and pains, fever, night sweats, etc. My doctor gave me an HIV antibody test, which came back negative. He thought I had mono, but that test came back negative, too. I was really sick for about four weeks. I tested again for HIV two months later -- negative again. I had major fatigue and headaches for another several months, then tested positive for HIV at the end of last year. (I guess the other tests mus

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Re: Acute Viral Syndrome new
      #5029 - 06/06/00 10:50 PM

How shortly after being infected did you develope the symptoms? Do your nodes hurt or cause minor discomfort? Did you develope thrush? What about nausea? what about a minor sore throat that lingers? Please let me know, I'm desparate... Thanks for your time..



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Re: Acute Viral Syndrome new
      #5541 - 06/13/00 03:45 PM

In order to give you a satisfactory answer, need to know how long you have been infected.



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