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HIV Symptoms A Few Days After Exposure

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5 Day Symptoms after exposure

Hello, After unprotected sex with a partner, 5 days later I had a moderate fever and diarreah. This only lasted about 3 days. I have been tested a few months after the event and am currently waiting on the results. Do you believe the fever and...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiSymptoms for HIV would not normally show up that soon. I suspect you just picked up a viral infection. The guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks then again at 3 months, if both of these tests are negative then so are... Read more »

hiv- after six months exposure to hiv+ person's fluids with many many symptoms,desparate and suicidal

Hi Micheal and thank you for being so wonderfull , supporting people and coping with this horrible... Read more »

Can HIV symptoms appear in three days from exposure

Hi!I am a 22 year old and on Saturday(3 days ago)I had protected sex with a female college student... Read more »
Articles
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Few Patients Attend HIV Clinic After Emergency Department Visit for Post-Exposure Care

This article was reported by Healio . Healio reported on a study of patients' HIV clinic attendance after an emergency department (ED) visit for nonoccupational postexposure prophylaxis (PEP). Researchers from the University of Toronto and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention: Promoting Safe and Effective Use in the United States

New Tool to Reduce the Risk of HIV Infection Among Gay and Bisexual Men In November 2010, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced the results of the iPrEx trial, a large research study examining whether a pill containing drugs used to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Interim Guidance: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in Men Who Have Sex With Men

An estimated 56,000 human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections occur each year in the United States. 1 Men who have sex with men (MSM) account for 53% of the estimated incident infections, and surveillance data suggest that the annual number of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Antiretroviral Postexposure Prophylaxis After Sexual, Injection-Drug Use, or Other Nonoccupational Exposure to HIV in the United States

Summary Introduction Evidence of Possible Benefits from nPEP Evidence of Possible Risks from nPEP Cost-Effectiveness of nPEP Evidence of Current Practice Evaluation of Persons Seeking Care After Potential Nonoccupational Exposure to HIV ... Read more »
Connect With Others

Is it possible to start showing ARS symptoms 4-5 days after potential exposure???

Posted by dpj, 2 Replies
Is it possible to start showing symptoms 4-5 days after potential exposure??? Read more »

Worried well with alarming symptoms, few questions

Posted by scaredstiff, 4 Replies
Long post, I apologize. But alot is going on with my body right now.

I am a previously healthy, 24 yo white male. I am exactly nine weeks post-exposure, so I am still in my 13-week window period. From reading Dr. Bob's past posts, I know this to... Read more »

Non Risk Exposure Gave Me Symptoms After 10 Days?

Posted by WorriedWell, 2 Replies
HI GUYS!!!
WORRIED AGAIN..IF SOME ONE CAN TELL ME .. WITH MY RISK EXPOSURE OF KISSING A FEMALE OF UNKNOWN STATUS and PUTTING A BADAID on an open wound of a female of unknown status.. IS RISKY????IF I had only couple of 1/2 inch cracks due to dryness... Read more »

UPDATE ON ME AFTER EXPOSURE AND SYMPTOMS..

Posted by johnson147, 2 Replies
Hie my friends at the body just wanna update yall on how im doing well as of a few days ago I finally told myself im gonna stop tryna contact the girl that I feel infected me. she told me in so many words that she was poz but I don't wanna believe... Read more »