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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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hiv symptoms?

I have a 21 yr old son who is a IV heroin addict for the past year. He claims he has never shared a needle but has shared a spoon and cotton on several ocassions. Last week he became sick with swollen glands a high fever between 101 and 103 for 7...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'm glad your son is in a detox program. Even though he never shared a needle, there is still some risk of bloodborne diseases from sharing other drug paraphernalia. Your son needs to be screened for HIV and hepatitis.His symptoms could be due... Read more »

HIV symptoms

Hi Doc,Thanks for answering my previous question regarding HIV infection due to sex with a Russian hooker in Bangkok. I also wanted to know what are the symptoms of HIV if it is contracted at all. Its been more than 72 hours since the incident took...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...many times before. I'll repost below just one of the questions that addresses the signs and symptoms associated with primary HIV infection.Stay well. Be informed, not worried, O.K.?Dr. BobMe again! Aug 14, 2005Hi DOc,You responded to my initial... Read more »

HIV Symptoms please help me

Dr. Bob,please help me. i am so scared. please sir reply my question. I did unprotected sex with a girl whom i dont know. She has so many partners i know that. after 2-3 weeks of incident i had night sweets, loosing weight, sore throat, now swollen...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. 2.Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected.3.HIV-antibody tests taken prior to the three-month mark are not considered to be definitive or... Read more »

fever no other symptoms = hiv?

hii just want to say that by just reading around, i think you are doing great work, and i have read several comments about donations to your foundation.....i would like to donate if you would show me how (excuse my ignorance)anyway, to my question i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unprotected receptive anal sex (including broken condom sex) does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. That and that alone is the reason for HIV testing and concern about HIV acquisition. Symptoms are notoriously... Read more »
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What Is HIV?

...Illustrations of How HIV Works How Your Immune System Works History of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic Origins of HIV What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS? Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...is about 600 to 1,500) How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands,... Read more »
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Starting Anti-HIV Medications

...to start treatment. How will I know when to start anti-HIV medications? It's time to start treatment if: you have severe symptoms of HIV infection or are diagnosed with AIDS your CD4 count is below 500 cells/mm 3 (especially below 350... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

... has more information on CD4 cells. Without treatment, your CD4 cell count will most likely go down. You might start having signs of HIV disease like fevers, night sweats, diarrhea, or swollen lymph nodes. If you have HIV disease, these problems... Read more »
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Similar symptoms to HIV but not HIV

Posted by Redeye77, 1 Reply
...After doing much research and still experiencing some symptoms it seems like there is something out there that mimics HIV symptoms but is quite difficult to diagnose. Maybe it's new STD? Seems like reiters syndrome will fUse many of the same... Read more »

can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...last one week.However the pain has decreased a lot.I had no dry cough but a running nose.Can these be an counted as acute hiv symptoms. Doc currently I am in my last year of my Information tech course.Since last 1 month I am not able to... Read more »

HIV SYMPTOMS???

Posted by nomanalone, 1 Reply
...I have heard that lymph nodes do not hurt when experiencing HIV symptoms. Is this true? Otherwise I feel fine. Are these symptoms of HIV? It is getting really annoying and starting to freak me out a little. Please, and help is appreciated. Read more »

HIV Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Please, I need answers today. First I had a rash (shoulders to stomach that did not itch), 2 weeks later I had the worse case of strep throat in my life (heavy fever/sweat through sheets), I proceed to get this 3 weeks later and then 3 weeks after... Read more »