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CAN ARS HAPPEN WITHOUT FEVER

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Fever or no fever?

I've been positive over 20 years, health good, on meds. Recently I had a terrible flu with body aches, chills, feverish but not hot and no temperature. My HIV buddy told me that when your immune system is compromised you cease to have "normal"...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
No. Sounds like you had a normal heathy response to a viral infection. 'Flu is no more common or more severe amongst people with HIV than the general population. If you CD4 is above 200 you should respond to vaccination normally, worth thinking abut... Read more »

low grade fever

Could you please tell me what intermittent low grade fever means? Read more »

Thailand, Underwear and ARS w/o Fever???

1. Exactly 6 weeks ago I had sex with a sex worker in thailand. I had a small cut on the shaft of... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS-Ravaged Swaziland Gears Up for Circumcision Fever

In Swaziland, where UNICEF estimates up to 40 percent of adults are living with HIV/AIDS, circumcision is increasingly being viewed as a tool in containing the epidemic. Results from recent circumcision trials in Kenya and Uganda showed 53 percent... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...with sick people. If you are sick with flu-like illness, CDC recommends that you stay home for at least 24 hours after your fever is gone except to get medical care or for other necessities. (Your fever should be gone without the use of a... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Ziagen (Abacavir)

...should stop taking it and tell a doctor right away if they have a skin rash or any two or more of the following symptoms: sudden fever; severe tiredness or achiness; diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, or stomach pain; sore throat, shortness of breath,... Read more »
The Well Project

Pneumonias

...breath (dyspnea) Cough with sputum (materials such as mucus and pus that are coughed up from the lungs) Dry cough Fatigue Fever Chills Diagnosis: Abnormal chest X-ray Sputum sample for stain and culture (Sometimes a person can... Read more »
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What about a "low grade" fever???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Does that happen in early HIV?? Or is the fever fairly high? Im running about a 99 degree temperature do to some sinus/throat issues. (6 weeks past exposure) No other symptoms. Read more »

ARS is more fever/swollen lymph than cough

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...On most web sites it seems ARS Symptoms are more fever/swollen lymph nodes achy body than coughing sore throat type of symptoms. Am I on the right track? Read more »

ARS is more fever/swollen lymph than cough

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...On most web sites it seems ARS Symptoms are more fever/swollen lymph nodes achy body than coughing sore throat type of symptoms. Am I on the right track? Read more »

Fever..and other sysmptoms..how soon? Please help.

Posted by fab_77, 2 Replies
...of ARS? (it says 2-4 weeks but is it possible to get them much earlier like in 4 days) And with regard to the level of the fever, do people get high levels of fever? What is meant with a low-grade fever... I began to develop just fever after... Read more »