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Are Cough Fever Runny Nose Sore Neck Hiv Symptoms

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Flu Season and Living With HIV

...Here are some ways to help tell the difference between them. Colds tend to be less severe than the flu, come on slowly and last only a few days, usually less than a week. Common symptoms are sore throat, sneezing, coughing, runny nose and congestion. Older children and adults rarely get more than a mild fever, if at all. Flu symptoms usually come on suddenly. They may include a high fever, body aches, extreme fatigue, headache, cough,...
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Likelyhood of getting HIV after protected sex with a hooker--so stressed and scared

Dear Dr.,This forum is amazing. My fears and anxiety are starting to consume me so I figured I'd try to ask some questions to clear things up.Almost a month ago I had protected sex with a hooker in california. I used a latex condom and she gave me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Stressed Out on the East Coast,Your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail (break).Your "symptoms" are not consistent with nor worrisome for HIV ARS (acute retroviral... 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
...hospital.Although I do not suggest analyzing "symptoms," as they are so variable and unreliable, I will advise you that your isolated fever six weeks after a potential exposure is not worrisome for HIV ARS. Symptoms associated with HIV ARS... Read more »

Runny nose

I have been told that having a runny nose is a sign or could be a sign of hiv. Is this true?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
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A response would be SO appreciated. My symptoms might even shock you...

Hello Dr. Bob. It's the worried girl from Canada again. I told you I was going to ask you a question soon so here it comes (I waited for all possible symptoms to show up). Okay so it's been 7 weeks since my "exposure" (shared a drink with a very...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV risk is nonexistent, even with the dreaded backwash!2.Your symptoms are not consistent with ARS! "Very odd intermittent fever . . . weird type of rash on chin that no one can see . . . burning feeling in intestines and anus . . . ." Sorry... Read more »
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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 »

Coryza (runny nose), cough, or nasal congestion

Posted by Anonymous
..."Challenges of the Acute Retroviral Syndrome" from "Infections in Medicine" by Jeffrey P. Nadler, MD: "Common symptoms include fever, malaise, adenopathy, sore throat, myalgias, and often a transient truncal rash. Headache, photophobia, and other... Read more »

Confused

Posted by understood10, 1 Reply
...and stiff neck due to my sore throat. I did not have any aches or pains in my muscles, body, or joints. I also did not have a fever or chills. I went to the emergency room and they immediately thought I had Mono. They concluded that I had a... Read more »

Runny nose?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Sorry if this sounds stupid but I know ARS brings around flu like symptoms and was wondering if a runny nose was one of them? Read more »