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Acute Infection 5 Days After Exposure

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Can acute infection starts soon as 5 days after possible exposure?

I'm not sure if a condom were to break, it is evident. Most of the websites say the only way it breaks is by tearing, but some people have reported it can get little holes in it somehow. Let's say that there was a hole in the condom and...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

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HiCondom breakage most often happens to due to misuse of the condom or a condom that has expired. Always remember when placing the condom on to pinch the tip in order to leave room for fluid to build up in.You are correct that there would have to be... Read more »

Can acute infection starts soon as 5 days after possible exposure?

Hi,I am a single gay male who doesn't have sex very often, but on 11/18/12 (Sunday) I had sex... 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... Read more »
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acute infection- PLEASE REPLY

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can somebody please answer the following questions for me?
1. What is the timeframe for someone to experience ARS, IF they were to experience them, after exposure?
2. Where would the rash consistant with ARS occur?
3. What does the rash look like? Is... Read more »

acute period working like clockwork? strange days.

Posted by troubledguy, 1 Reply
I have never thought i would go thru something like this in my life.

17 april my potential risky one time exposure -
19 april burning / tingling sensation when i peed -
21 april a strap infected cyst forming on my left chest -
24 april skin infection on... Read more »

SYMPTOMS of Acute Primary Infection!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,

Can somebody pls fill me in on this.


I may have caught the HIV Virus. It's EXACTLY 7 weeks after the exposure. There are recurring bad/sore throat, swell-like inflammed area under the tongue. I even had an ulcer on the palate of my mouth... 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 »