Acute Infection Testing 7 Weeks
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Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesBefore I say anything about your question, please remember that any symptoms that you experience that cause you concern should be checked out with your doctor. At least 80% of people recently infected with HIV will experience symptoms related to... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Nick,Thanks for your kind comments.Proceeding directly to your specific questions:1.Even though I have no idea what "possibly lesious" means, I would absolutely agree your HIV risk is negligible to nonexistent.2.Whether it's... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,"When is the most likely time for ARS symptoms to occur???" Well, as you point out, "the literature says 2 weeks" after the exposure. I agree with "the literature." ARS symptoms generally become evident several weeks... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Is it possible to get CMV retinitis during acute HIV infection? No. It is not. CMV retinitis related to HIV is an opportunistic infection that occurs only when the immune system is severely compromised.You do not have CMV retinitis. You... Read more »
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Posted by mrlife, 3 Replieshi, i had un protected sex with my gf the other week. She claims she is clean. Shortly after 2 weeks, i have muscle and joint pain mainly in my arms is been 2 weeks already, i am still experiencing uncomfotable feeling around my neck and pain in my... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 7 RepliesI got fever 4 weeks after a sex worker gave me unprotected oral sex. The fever was 99F with headache, weakness, night sweats, funny sensations in my body, tingling in my hands and feet. This fever has lasted 6 weeks and aint going. In the 2nd and... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHello,
I may have 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... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesCan 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 »
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