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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

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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HIV/AIDS Symptoms ?

What are symptoms of HIV/AIDS? I just lost my only brother who lived in Europe, and might have been heterosexual active. My family have told me some changes my brother was exhibiting, but are not sure if it was HIV indicators. Please explain to us...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
The symptoms of HIV/AIDS can include weight loss, fatigue, diarrhea, headaches, night sweats and many other non-specific problems. If you are worried, I would strongly recommend getting HIV tested to know for sure. It is very important to make a... Read more »

AIDS/HIV symptoms in infants and children

What are some of the symptoms of AIDS/HIV in infants and children ?...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Some of the more common symptoms include fevers, thrush, failure-to-thrive, diarrhea, developmental or neurological problems, skin problems (seborrheic dermatitis) and frequent usual (ear infections) or unusual infections. Pneumocystis carinii... Read more »

How long is it from being born with HIV to when symptoms and AIDS begins?

is it possible for a new born child with hiv not to show symptoms for ten years or more. what is the maximum period for a new born baby with hiv to develop symtoms or to progress to aids...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. As treatments have significantly improved over the past few years, the length of time from infection, to when symptoms begin, to when full-blown AIDS begins, have significantly increased (both in children and adults).... Read more »

Symptoms of Stress and Symptoms of HIV/AIDS

Can stress cause thrush and/or other symptoms of HIV infection?Thanks....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.Emotional stress (due to anxiety, depression, and many other causes), can itself cause many symptoms that are very similar to those of HIV/AIDS, and many other diseases. Some people who are suffering from severe... Read more »
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hiv negative aids symptoms

Posted by My3Cents, 2 Replies
Idiopathic CD4+ T-lymphocytopenia, or ICL, is an immunodeficiency syndrome in which human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, cannot be detected. Because HIV is the causative agent of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), ICL can be referred to as... Read more »

hiv- w/ lots of aids symptoms

Posted by My3Cents, 3 Replies
"...ICL, is an immunodeficiency syndrome in which...HIV, cannot be detected...ICL can be referred to as Non-HIV AIDS...Non-HIV AIDS may also be transmissible.." http://www.autoimmune.com/Non-HIVAIDSGen.html Read more »

Hiv ARS symptoms STRAIGHT into full blown AIDS?

Posted by anxious66, 1 Reply
I have posted about my risk before, unprotected oral (msm) me giving, no ejaculation. tested negative at 6 weeks with a 4th gen duo.

my question is more out of curiosity, although i am scared it MAY apply to me too. Kaposi's sarcoma is an infection... Read more »

initial symptoms of hiv - most common symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I need some help from others with hiv. What was and when did it hit you the inital onset of strange symptoms. I know one said they felt whipped out with tired feeling. Was that immed. after sexual episode or acouple weeks later. Also, were... Read more »