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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 feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks...
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Symptoms HIV related ?

Hello,my boyfriend has been diagnosed with HIV last week. He was exposed in February and had his ARS in March (now: CD4=450, VL=50,000).We are both dealing well with this, and believe what doctors keep telling us: a long life and a relatively good...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello, and thanks for posting. I would emphasize that you are not losing going to lose your partner because of HIV and you are not over-optimistic in your thinking. The symptoms you describe sound minor and would not be considered an indication for... Read more »

symptoms related to HIV infection

I have read that there are two points when HIV infected patients should consider starting meds. One is when CD4 count drops below a certain level. The other is if they are experiencing symptoms. I would assume that is someone experiencing...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
HIV-related symptoms may include fatigue, skin rashes, oral thrush, neuropathy, swollen lymph nodes, fuzzy thought processes, recurrent herpes infection, and diarrhea. Since many of these symptoms are non-specific it may be difficult to know if... Read more »

Aids-related symptoms...again!!!

First of all, thank you very much for responding me. I'm the girl with so many aids related symptoms, but negative hiv testing. Sorry for my english,I didn't mean I had sexual encounters with the possibly hiv positive man for eight years,...
Don Kurtyka, ARNP

Response from Don Kurtyka, ARNP

University of South Florida School of Medicine
If you have only been to internists, I'd suggest you track down the best infectious disease specialist in your area for a thorough evaluation of HIV and other infections that may be causing your symptoms. Many cities have multi-specialty... Read more »

symptoms related to AIDS

If one experiences any symptoms related to AIDS after a high risk exposure, can he immediately go for a test? or should he wait for the window period of 3-6 months??If the test is -ve should he still wait till the window period or can he be rest...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
HIV antibody testing is not reliable if performed when someone is experiencing symptoms related to a recent and significant risk exposure. You can't really be sure of a negative HIV test result unless the window period has elapsed (at least... Read more »
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I've had EVERY symptom related to HIV so depressed

Posted by Anonymous, 21 Replies
Hey guys,

I've had practically every symptom in the past year and I'm hoping to God that it's something else because i'm scared to death to get tested to find out that I'm HIV positive. I've had white tongue, swollen lymph nodes in my throat,... Read more »

AIDS related motor deficits.

Posted by bnthecliff
Sorry for the lengthy post.

I was diagnosed with HIV over 12 years ago. I had a CD4 count of 33 but was never sick. Two months later, I started meds..........AZT, Videx and Epivir.............about 2 months after that, I started feeling very... Read more »

HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
I have some serious questions since Ive been very concerned lately, quite honestly the last year or so. I have not been tested and understand I should be tested. I would just prefer for someone's Professional advice. Sorry for the long read.

I... Read more »

Hiv ARS symptoms STRAIGHT into full blown AIDS?

Posted by anxious66, 1 Reply
I have posted about my risk before, unprotected oral (msm) me giving, no ejaculation. tested negative at 6 weeks with a 4th gen duo.

my question is more out of curiosity, although i am scared it MAY apply to me too. Kaposi's sarcoma is an infection... Read more »