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Acute Hiv Syndrome

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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 period of time can we rule out symptoms like...
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... Read more »

HIV Question I have not seen Addressed anywhere

...definatly going through Acute Retroviral Syndrome or Acute HIV Syndrome, what is the likelyhood... Read more »

a high risk experience in a high risk part of the world

...issues i.e. spleen and liver pains as symptoms to acute hiv syndrome. how do you feel about... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Turning Attention From Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome to AIDS

...government is beginning to show signs that it is turning its attention to fighting HIV/AIDS now that the last 12 patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, have been declared free of the virus, the Wall Street Journal reports. ... Read more »
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Faith in Prevention Training Manual: Tools for Your HIV/AIDS Ministry

...HIV. Some, however, will get a flu-like illness within three to six weeks after exposure to the virus. This illness, called Acute HIV Syndrome, may include fever, headache, tiredness, nausea, diarrhea and enlarged lymph nodes (organs of the... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Study May Shed Light on Acute Retroviral Syndrome

...and his colleagues in Birmingham, Ala., described the occurrence of a febrile (feverish) illness that was consistent with the acute HIV syndrome and occurred after interruption of antiretroviral therapy. The patient, a 30-year old HIV-infected... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Frequently Asked Questions About AIDS (II)

...symptoms. Within the first four to six weeks after infection, some people with HIV (up to 70%) show symptoms due to what's called acute HIV syndrome or acute viral syndrome (AVS). This occurs during your bodies initial response against the... Read more »
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HIV acute viral syndrome on the 18th week

Posted by marinero, 1 Reply
...first week of may 2009 which is the 18th week since possible exposure, i got 4 day fever, rashes,diarrhea and muscle pain,does acute viral syndrome can occur on the 18th week? could this be hiv symptoms? Read more »

Blood transmission...scared

Posted by SBGuard, 1 Reply
...sore, I have a really bad headache, and I'm exhausted. I looked up early symptoms of HIV and found that my symptoms matched Acute HIV Syndrome. I don't know whether I'm just getting sick from being so stressed out about the situation or whether... Read more »

HIV RNA?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...not do the HIV RNA there. From an article posted on The Body: Shortly after getting infected with HIV, many patients have an acute (or "primary") HIV infection, a period of flu-like illness with symptoms like fever and malaise that could be... Read more »

hic

Posted by Anonymous
...Home > News & Publications > Journals > AFP > Vol. 60/No. 2 (August, 1999) How to Recognize and Treat Acute HIV Syndrome BARBARA LEE PERLMUTTER, M.D., PH.D., JORDAN B. GLASER, M.D., and SAMWEL O. OYUGI, M.D. Staten Island... Read more »