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Early HIV symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've had weird symptoms for the last month (more intense the last two weeks).

They started with itching and then came a huge headache (constant with front and back of the head), pain in my neck, a little bit of diarrhea (gone now), a white tongue... Read more »

Could Edema be an early symptom?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I think I may have been infected by my cheating husband even though he tested negative by PCR at 1 month. I am experiecing pitting edema in my legs, headaches, loose bowels, dizzyiness, and acne. Can someone please tell me if these are signs or... Read more »

Ur Stories on Early HIV Symptoms.

Posted by thinker, 3 Replies
Hello to all,

I would really appreciate it if some of you out there would share your stories with me about your experience with ARS (early symptoms) before you were diagnosed HIV +. What type of symptoms did you have? How long after your exposure... Read more »

Symptoms and neg early test

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Can anyone give me an opinion on this. I recieved unprotected oral sex from a escort. then protected insertive sex. 3 weeks later and I have intense pins and needles in both legs also have had a sore throat and mouth ulcer.
I had proviral DNA scan... Read more »

on my last leg,symptoms that will not go away

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
hello and thank you for reading my post,i am all alone in this and i dont have anyone to talk too,and i have no car to go to consuleling,i am very scared,because i cannot diagnose my self and i have been going to the doctor 2 times a month since... Read more »
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Is what I'm feeling signs of early HIV symptoms???

Hello,I'm feeling very stressed out and was hoping that you could give me a few answers/opinions. I haven't seen a response where you have answered this. But, I'm sure that you may have before.A month ago this week, I had sex with a...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,1: These are not signs of an HIV infection. This could be stress/anxiety, or something else. It is not HIV.2: At one month they are accurate and reliable, but not conclusive. Follow up with an antibody test at 90 days for a conclusive... Read more »

Early-stage symptoms of KS?

Over the course of the last month, I've had about ten occurrences of 'red spots' appear on my lower legs and soles of my feet. They are tiny, no larger than a pinhead, and do not itch. These spots appear in a straight line on my...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
If it were KS, it would be unlikely that they would vanish. Sounds like you need to see a dermatologist.MH... Read more »

leg pain and rash

I have been having right leg pain for the past week and originally thought it was from a little working out. Now the pain is getting worse and a rash is developing quickly over that leg. It's a raised rash with blister type bumps. Should I...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
I would recommend you discuss this with your doctor right away. This could be an early and potentially severe side effect of medications, such as non-nucleoside agents or abacavir. It could also be the result of your immune system improving while... Read more »

newly positive leg pain

Hi Dr. Bob,It meant a lot to me that you answered my question about 10 days ago.It was just really reassuring.Anyway, you might not answer this one but I wanted to ask anyway...I saw my HIV specialist. I think he'll be great and he seemed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The key statement in your question is ". . . *sigh* I just get overwhelmed on the rollercoaster of this unpredictable thing . . . mixed with my lack of knowledge of it." Life in and of itself is unpredictable and, in essence, is a... Read more »
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