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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundationthe three-month mark. Testing prior to that is not considered to be definitive or conclusive. As for treatment of HIV during acute HIV infection ("primary infection"), despite some initial information that looked encouraging, more recent... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related Servicesshould be checked out with your doctor. At least 80% of people recently infected with HIV will experience symptoms related to acute HIV infection approximately 2-4 weeks after exposure. Symptoms can vary in each individual, the most common symptoms... Read more »
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Posted by rmds, 1 Replyneed help and guidence from the experts on this board as i am extremely worried about catching the acute hiv infection. I am a 41 year male who has frequented few csw for the past 2 years (received uncovered oral from the girls few times). always... Read more »
Posted by sickofit, 1 ReplyA person is exhibiting classic signs of acute hiv ie: sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, muscle pains, general fatigue.
They take the antimicrobial zithromax and have all signs of this supposed acute hiv quickly vanish.
Would this rule out the symptoms... Read more »
Posted by lafcadio, 1 ReplyI came down with text book Acute HIV Infection three weeks ago after having unsafe sex. My lymph nodes got swollen and achy, I got these little shivers running through my body, I feel like I have bleach in my veins. I'm tired and sweat constantly. I... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous1. Acute HIV-1 Infection
Marcus Altfeld and Bruce D. Walker
Acute HIV-1 infection presents in 40 - 90 % of cases as a transient symptomatic illness, associated with high levels of HIV-1 replication and an expansive virus-specific immune... Read more »
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