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A Period Of Time During Which A Person Infected With Hiv Has No Symptoms

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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
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Not your usual "symptoms question" (NATURAL HISTORY OF HIV, 2009)

I will proudly donate for a simple answer. I'm studying more about HIV since my friend got recently diagnosed. I'm confused about one topic...symptoms.Am I understanding this correctly.. First someone would get ARS (Which is 2-4 weeks after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...we refer to the condition as advanced-stage AIDS because of the severity of the immunodeficiency. It's important to note that HIV/AIDS is treatable at any stage!Thanks for your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation... Read more »

period between HIV infection & Symptoms

I would like to know how long it takes for a person infected with HIV takes to really get down with AIDS assuming no medication is applied.
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...The average time between the initial infection with HIV and the development of AIDS (in the absence of treatment) is ten years. It's important to remember that this is an average. Read more »

time frame from infection to symptoms?

what is the most common time frame from infection with hiv to symptoms.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...they don'tusually begin until literally years after infection. Before that time, aperson can look and feel totally healthy with no symptoms at all. As for thespecific symptoms of AIDS, there are no specific symptoms you could list. AIDS is... Read more »

How soon do hiv symptoms appear?

I have read conflicting information on hiv symptoms. Do most people show the severe flu type symptoms (high fever, cold night sweats) after the initial infection? And how soon do they appear after initial infection? It seems that I have also heard...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...don't usually begin until literally years after infection. Before that time, a person can look and feel totally healthy with no symptoms at all. As for the specific symptoms of AIDS, there are no specific symptoms you could list.AIDS is actually... Read more »
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Acute HIV Infection

...that this is probably not true. The Bottom Line It's not easy to identify people with acute HIV infection. Some people have no symptoms. If they have symptoms, several other diseases, like the flu, might be causing them. If you think you... Read more »
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The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...determine the rate and severity of HIV disease expression. Similarly, some people infected with hepatitis B, for example, show no symptoms or only jaundice and clear their infection, while others suffer disease ranging from chronic liver... Read more »
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symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
do flu like symptoms of a mild raised temperature and muscle ache that last for only 12 hours or so sound like ARS? I had a single swollen lymph node in my groin as well and now with these 'flu-like' symptoms, I am freaking out that it may be ARS!... Read more »

Ars

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...What exactly are the symptoms of ARS, when do they occur, can one symptom show up at a time or do they all happen at the same time. I've had night sweats, diahrea, and a rash on my cheek, but it seems to be a couple of Read more »

ARS symptoms clarification

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I hear that 85-90% of people get symptoms if they are infected. Most common are fever and/or rash accomanied by some other symptoms. Is this true. Has anyone Read more »

Can Joint Pain be the only symptom?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...All, I was definaitly exposed via sex to someone of HIV+ status. Can Joint Pain be the only symptom someone experiences when affected for those of that do show symptoms or is there Read more »