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Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question. Besides HIV, another STD that can producesymptoms due to Acute Viral Syndrome is Herpes. Information about thesymptoms of Herpes (including Acute Viral Syndrome) can be found in the post,"How is herpes... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicinePeople can certainly pick up hepatitis B or C at the same time as they get HIV. Actually, hepatitis B is many times more contagious (easier to get) than HIV. So it is possible to get both, either or neither from a sexual contact. I don't... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolCytomegalovirus (CMV) is a virus which most HIV-infected individuals have been exposed to, and which can reactivate and cause disease when you become immunosuppressed, almost always when your CD4 cell count has fallen below 50.The most common form... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineIf you have an "anti-cytomegalovirus", that means that you have antibody to cytomegalovirus (CMV), which is a protein made by your immune system that recognizes this virus. This could only happen if you have previously been infected by... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI thought the meaning of the word acute meant temporary and not long lasting, as opposed to chronic, which means persisting. I hear a lot of people think they have "acute" retroviral syndrome when their symptoms last for weeks or months. They'll... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesi think i'm having acute syndrome. i had sex with my girlfriend who is poz, the condom slipped off. 3 weeks late i got sick. i have been sick for 3 weeks now. i was diagnosed with bronchitis 1 week ago. i cannot get over this flu. i have had no... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesWhat is the normal time that acute symptoms will show after HIV has been transmitted, I have heard anything from a few days to 6 weeks, whats the average? Is a blocked up runny nose a symptom, I had flu 48 hrs after an encounter with a female... 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 »
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