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Are Coughing And Sneezing Hiv Symptoms

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Are acute HIV symptoms contagious?

If one develops flu-like symptoms shortly after contracting HIV (sore throat, congestion, cough), are the symptoms contagious? In other words, would someone within the vicinity who has not been in sexual contact with the serconverted individual...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) symptoms are caused by HIV. Even though these symptoms are often referred to as "flu-like," HIV and its symptoms are not transmitted like flu or the common cold, which have respiratory modes of transmission... Read more »

Could I have HIV?

I've been with my bf for a year and a half. I was a virgin before I was with him but his first... Read more »

Rape Survivor - HIV NEGATIVE at 3 months/13 weeks?

I (I'm a female) was raped by a formal friend who tested HIV negative and is with the police. I... Read more »
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The Well Project

Pneumonias

...places with crowded living conditions and poor ventilation, such as homeless shelters, nursing homes, and prisons. Symptoms: Coughing Night sweats Chills Weight loss Fever Fatigue Diagnosis: A simple skin test called PPD is... Read more »
The Well Project

Tuberculosis

...the immune system Active TB Some people infected with TB develop active disease. Active TB usually causes symptoms like coughing and weight loss. People with active TB can spread it to others. Active TB may develop either soon after infection... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Tuberculosis (TB)

...who live in areas where TB is common might develop extrapulmonary TB. Active TB in the lungs can cause the following symptoms: coughing for more than 3 weeks, weight loss, constant fatigue, night sweats, and fevers, especially in the evening.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...thought to occur in the same way that seasonal flu spreads. Flu viruses are spread mainly from person to person through coughing, sneezing or talking by people with influenza. Sometimes people may become infected by touching something -- such as... Read more »
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ARS for Certain, or No?

Posted by ChapmanH, 1 Reply
...I was reading that ARS can be distinguished from common respitory diseases since a runny nose, congestion, sneezing, and a productive cough are not symptoms of ARS. So, if someone had flulike symptoms such as a sore throat, low grade fever, Read more »

ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi people, I have been reading a lot about acute viral syndrome and I have a question which I hope some of you can answer. I developed a cough a while after a possible exposure that lasted for a week. IF I am infected, this probably means I have... Read more »

Question about symptoms and about aids charities

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had what some would say is a low-risk exposure a couple months ago. I performed oral-sex on a gay man of unknown hiv status. i was sick at the time with a bad throat infection and bronchitis. but, still, i have been told that the chances are very... Read more »

Sneezing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...and ive been sneezing about ten times a day for over three months also my nose feels itchy just at the opening could this be a symptom of hiv. Read more »