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Acute HIV Infection

What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV in the blood gets very high within a few days or weeks after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This first stage of HIV disease is called "acute HIV infection" or "primary HIV...
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Acute HIV, Diahrre & Medication; Medical reasons for early testing?; Acute HIV treatment??

colonising more of me than just my stomach. Considering the low probability of my having contracted HIV and suffering some degree of Acute HIV, do you think it is advidable to Not take the pills?3) Only a post-3 month test can give certainty....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
the 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 »

acute HIV infection, acute retroviral syndrome

Hi there doctor,Just afew questions I'd like to ask,How common does acute HIV infection or acute retroviral syndrome occur when people are first infected with hiv?Also after possable infection,after what...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
should 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 »

acute hiv

would someone who is hiv positive experiecnce acute seroconversion again. thanks...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
That happens occasionally if super infected (new strain) or if effective HIV meds are stopped (primary infection symptoms can re-occur). KH... Read more »

acute hiv

Is it possible develop thrush,Candidiasis, during acute HIV?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Yes, it is possible.... Read more »
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extremely worried about acute hiv infection

Posted by rmds, 1 Reply
need 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 »

Antimicrobial & Acute Hiv

Posted by sickofit, 1 Reply
A 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 »

Acute HIV Infection

Posted by lafcadio, 1 Reply
I 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 »

Acute HIV Infection Overview

Posted by Anonymous
1. Acute HIV-1 Infection
Marcus Altfeld and Bruce D. Walker


Introduction

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 »