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Acute Hiv And Eye Problems

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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...redness and pain. Inflammation can appear nearly anywhere in your body. It can occur in an organ like the liver, in lymph nodes, in nerve fibers, and even in areas outside organs like your immune system. Inflammation can be acute or chronic . Acute inflammation is when your body first responds by sending white blood cells to the damaged area. Your circulatory and immune systems assist in the process. For the most part, acute...
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Does Acute HIV Infection symptoms last this long?

First off I was told I was HIV positive 2 weeks ago, and now waiting for all the baseline test you recommend to come back to find out "the details" of my infection. TB did already come back neg. Doc said I had Acute HIV Infection.My question is, how...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The symptoms associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) following primary infection generally occur two to three weeks after initial infection and persist Read more »

Terrified5: HIV symptoms after Oral Sex and Fingering

Dr Bob, I an new to yoru site. I an/was a HIV - man. On Oct 29, I went to a strip club. The dancer/CSW said, "Everything I do is protected, I value my life." In my drunken state I exercised extremely poor judgement. She placed a condom on me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1. Your HIV risk is so remote it's essentially nonexistent.2. No. Symptoms associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome become manifest two to three weeks after HIV primary infection.3. Absofrickenlutely. Just peruse the archives Read more »

out of luck this time?

Doctor, thanks for your help in the past. Im back in the US now for the new years and sending my donation as mentioned in the past, can I use my visa card or cheque is the only way? I will send $150.00 within this week. This is Mark if you remember...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV, you should get an HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark. I should also point out that symptoms associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) take weeks to become manifest, not three days. Unfortunately I cannot diagnose the exact... Read more »

Unresolved eye problem....

I would like to know if there is an opportunistic eye infection which could slowly destroy your retina without leaving any scar tissue? The reason why I'm asking this is because something is going on with my eyes and my opthamologist, who is a...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...I don't know of any other OI that slowly destroys retinal tissue without scarring. There is an entity caller Acute Retinal Necrosis (ARN) that destroys the retina and typically occurs at T cells counts similar to yours, but this is a fast-moving Read more »
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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 Read more »
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Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...effect. If they continue or get worse, it may be a sign that you have an infection, especially if you also have a fever. Some AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs) affecting the gut include: Cryptosporidiosis Microsporidiosis ... Read more »
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Hepatitis: Overview

...G viruses, or HAV, HBV, and so on. Over 90% of cases of hepatitis are caused by hepatitis A, B, or C. Viral hepatitis can be acute or chronic. Acute means the first few weeks to months after you get hepatitis. You may feel sick for a couple of... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks your immune system. During its initial assault (which is known as acute infection or primary infection ), your immune system tries to mount a defense. That defense can cause many... Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...since last one week.However the pain has decreased a lot.I had no dry cough but a running nose.Can these be an counted as acute hiv symptoms. Doc currently I am in my last year of my Information tech course.Since last 1 month I am not able to... Read more »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...that eye floaters occur in HIV+ people. It is true, they occur in people with ADVANCED DISEASE when the person develops severe eye problems. That's when this symptom is meaningful. However, many HIV- people have them too, I have them myself since... 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 Read more »

I think I am doomed

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...ago i had a risky episode of unprotected sex with a female (I am male). Never developed any kind of symptoms except for an acute red eye problem and some problems with gas (DAMM flatulence) My eyes are constantly red and always look sleepy. If... Read more »