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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you
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Acne and facial rash

I am female and started taking Truvada and Efavirenz six weeks ago after being diagnosed with HIV during a routine medical. I have developed an itchy rash on my face that disappears for a day or two when I use hydrocortisone ointment.I also got acne...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Some patients seem to develop reactive (almost teenage like) skin when starting HIV meds perhaps as a part of the spectrum of immune reconsitution. Flares of seborrhea can also be seen as well as occasionally Read more »

early conversion frm HIV to AIDS

I have been annually tested for HIV for a number of years. Three years ago the test showed sero-positive. My viral load and CD4 were just beginning to change. Now three years since my early detection, the CD4 level is 225 and my Dr. suggests I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There is a wide range (some rare patients progress within months of infection while others are still doing well after 15-20 years) of progression rates from infection to severe immunosuppression. The differences are due to a number of factors but... Read more »

Life Insurance medical exam/Similar symptoms to HIV/AIDS

Hello I have 2 questions:1) What happens if an individual has been declined for life insurance due to having the HIV virus or the AIDS virus yet unaware? Does the Life Ins. Co. normally notify the individual (by mail, ph, etc?)and advise...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...him how to get more information with respect to why coverage was denied. I do not know what disease has symptoms closest to HIV but it is probably some immune deficiency disease. Read more »

Acne...is it true that acne is common in HIV+ers??

Dear Dr Dezube, in one of your reply, you've mentioned that acne and pimples are common in HIV+ers. Is this true? Does that means that HIV+ers are prone to develop acnes? After sudden burst of swollen lymph nodes, I'm now experiencing a sudden burst...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...It is indeed true that HIV'ers are more prone to develop acne. Many of my HIV+ patients, who haven't had acne since they were teenagers, are now coping with it. Fortunately there are MANY Read more »
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The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement,... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...Tests Who Is at Risk for Diabetes? What Problems Can Diabetes Cause? How Are Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Treated? HIV and Diabetes Taking Care of Yourself What Is Diabetes? Diabetes and pre-diabetes are serious conditions in... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...Flushes and No Dizziness. So my concern is Was it Sero Conversion Time?? Now at the end of 4th week i developed some Pinkish Pimple like Rashes in middle of my chest which are like spreading in 2.5 to 3.0 inches of diameter. (Scattered Red... Read more »

Worried well...or maybe not.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...encounter was not considered to be particularly "high-risk". Ten worried days after the encounter, however, I developed boil-like pimples on my neck, with the underlying lymph gland swollen. This development has sent me into total panic mode,... Read more »

ARS SYMPTOMS, MAYBE? A LONG STORY FROM 7/26 POSTIN

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...screening for STD's. Everything came back fine. Early March, my throat started bothering me. I got pink eye, started developing acne and spots on my face. In June, whenever I went into a cool place, I got these chill sensations that would last a... Read more »

Could Edema be an early symptom?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...though he tested negative by PCR at 1 month. I am experiecing pitting edema in my legs, headaches, loose bowels, dizzyiness, and acne. Can someone please tell me if these are signs or early HIV? Read more »