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Are Flu Symptoms A Symptom Of HIV

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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... Read more »

g-day from australia dr bob.how do i donate?

hello dr bob i am from australia so gday mate.i just wanted to say what i strong individual you... Read more »

How soon do hiv symptoms appear?

I have read conflicting information on hiv symptoms. Do most people show the severe flu type... Read more »
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Question regarding the white patch on tongue

Posted by shuda, 1 Reply
...along the sides of my tongue? 3. I would also take like to take this opportunity to ask another unrelated question. One of the symptoms of HIV is FLU like symptoms, is this ?FLU? contagious, i.e if I have it can the FLU be passed onto others who... Read more »

Am I Infected?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...changed toothpaste. After changing my toothpaste it never happened again. I aslo have caught the flu. And i read aroud that some symptoms of HIV are flu like symptoms. And this has gotten me real worried. My gf tested for HIV before, but this was... Read more »

are flu-like symptoms passable?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...later he asks me if i'm feeling sick, cause hes got a cold. i do too at that moment. the question is, if you're experincing the "flu-like" symptoms from HIV, can you pass them to someone else like a cold or are they exclusive to you? Read more »

What exactly are "flu like symptoms"....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...stomach trouble was a result of not sleeping, not eating, stress, anxiety, on medicine, then off medicine.....and not early HIV signs. Stress and anxiety can do all that to a person correct?? And "flu like" symptoms in terms of ARS are... Read more »