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THANKS FOR ANSWERING MY QUESTION JOSEPH I JUST HAVE ONE MORE QUESTION

DOCTOR MCGOWAN; I JUST WANT TO THANK YOU FOR ANSWERING MY LAST QUESTION AND I JUST HAVE THREE MORE QUESTIONS FOR YOU IN ARS IS IT VERY COMMON FOR IT TO START OFF WITH A SORE THROAT FOR A FEW DAYS BEFORE THE FLU? AND ALSO IS IT VERY COMMON IN ARS...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...may feel fatigue, swollen glands, sore throat, have oral sores or a rash on the body. Respiratory symptoms, such as a cough, runny nose or congestion are usually not seen with ARS. Read more »

Likelyhood of getting HIV after protected sex with a hooker--so stressed and scared

Dear Dr.,This forum is amazing. My fears and anxiety are starting to consume me so I figured I'd... Read more »

Worth the worry?

Dear Dr. Bob,Thank you for all of the great work that you do here -- it's a really informative and... Read more »
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Flu Season and Living With HIV

...flu, come on slowly and last only a few days, usually less than a week. Common symptoms are sore throat, sneezing, coughing, runny nose and congestion. Older children and adults rarely get more than a mild fever, if at all. Flu symptoms ... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Frequently Asked Questions About AIDS (II)

...(headaches, body aches, fevers, fatigue, etc.). These symptoms do not appear as cold symptoms (coughing, sneezing, congestion, runny nose, etc.). A rash is sometimes seen, primarily in the upper portion of the body. The rash may or may not... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...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 infection." About... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...metabolic disorders and mitochondrial disorders) Weakened immune system due to disease or medication (such as people with HIV or AIDS , or cancer , or those on chronic steroids) People younger than 19 years of age who are receiving... Read more »
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Acute HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...after the encounter. What worries me is my SO got a flu like symptom about a week after me. The flu lasted about a week with runny nose, aches and mild fever. Is it common for the acute HIV flu-like symptoms to occur over two months after... Read more »

Acute Symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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 colleague. Read more »

Acute Primary HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...been infected from an incident sometime in early Oct '99. 10 weeks later, on 23 Dec 99, I've developed a low grade fever, runny nose, bad cough, sore throat and a lot of thick yellow phlegm/mucus. After having taken the medicine, I feel not... Read more »

Verification of Primary Acute HIV infection.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...story. http://bbs.thebody.com/eshare/server?action=150&board=45&article=433 Shortly, from 10 to 16 May, I had a bad throat, runny nose, slight cough, felt very tired and feverish for about 7 days. Beginning 17 May 99, my leg's muscles/joints... Read more »