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Are Early Flu-like Symptoms Of Hiv Contagious

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...If using gel, rub your hands until the gel is dry. The gel doesn't need water to work; the alcohol in it kills the germs on your hands. What should I do if I get sick? For information about what to do if you get sick with flu-like symptoms this season, see What To Do If You Get Sick: 2009 H1N1 and Seasonal Flu . A downloadable flyer containing this information also is available. ** What should I do if I have a fever? Fever can be...
Ask the Experts

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 »

earliest symptoms

what are the earliest symptoms of hiv infection and how does it take to start its first manifestations
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Transient symptoms can occur a few weeks after acute infection. This can consist of flu-like symptoms: fever, headache, muscle aches, fatigue. Read more »

arv and contagion(FINDINGS SUGGEST HIV CAN BE TRANSMITTED FROM MSM WITH UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD 2008)

friend on arv for 2 years says he is no longer contagious is this possible
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...continual problem, determining the timing of exposure is aided in some cases by the emergence of acute retroviral syndrome (often flu-like symptoms, including fever and fatigue) in the person presumed to be reinfected. It is not known whether... Read more »

Rape and HIV fear

3 weeks ago, I was date raped by this guy. Of course, he didn't use a condom. 12 days after the incident, I got flu-like symptoms which come and go - sore throat and sometimes my legs/arms are hot as if I have a fever. But when I check my body...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
First, you should report the rape. There is no reason to let him get away with this.The symptoms you are having are very non-specific. They could be due to anxiety or a variety of other causes other than HIV. The only way to know if you've been... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...toHep C treatment? Yes. Almost all people taking treatment for Hep Cwill experience side effects. Some common ones are: flu-like symptoms such as fatigue, headachesand/or muscle pain depression anemia irritability Side effects often... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...(RBV). PEG-IFN is injected once a week. RBV is a pill taken twice daily. These drugs have some serious side effects, including flu-like symptoms, irritability, depression, and low red blood cell counts (anemia) or white blood cell counts. Talk... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Interleukin-2

...syndrome. This causes weight gain, swelling, low blood pressure, and other problems. At lower doses, people taking IL-2 get flu-like symptoms, including fever, chills, and muscle aches. Because IL-2 stimulates the immune system, it can make some... 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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are flu-like symptoms passable?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Okay, I know this is gonna sound like a stupid question, but I need an answer for it. abou three weeks ago i met someone online. all we did was oral and some fingering (we're both guys). a few days later me and a friend go to the movies, we both get... Read more »

HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Symptoms Show: Study Reuters Health 10.18.01 HIV may be highly transmissible before an infected person experiences its first, flu-like symptoms, and before HIV tests can detect the virus, researchers reported last week. The findings underscore... Read more »

Flu-Like Symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Would Flu-like symptoms start immediately after exposure, like a day or 2, or is there a time period before they start. Also, what is the sore throat Read more »

FLu-like symptoms after possible exposure

Posted by Anonymous
I had an encounter with a transexual male exactly 3 weeks ago. We performed oral on each other (no condoms) and later he was receptive anal (with condoms). at 2 weeks more or less, I freaked out about the posibility of getting an std/hiv (i had... Read more »