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Are Itchy Testicles An Acute Symptom Of AIDS

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...very minor symptoms, some people experience none at all), are almost impossible to tell apart from symptoms you might get if you have another type of viral infection, such as the flu. Symptom Possible Symptom of Flu? Possible Symptom of Acute HIV? Fever Yes Yes Chills Yes Yes Night sweats Yes Yes Rashes Yes Yes The only time you're likely to develop any symptoms of HIV is during the "acute" phase,...
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Can Antibiotics taken after exposure delay seroconversion (ANTIBIOTICS AND HIV TESTING, 2010)

Dr. Bob, I want to thank you for taking the time to answer my questions in the past. Unfortunately I am still very worried. I still have symptoms I cant explain and now I have a rash on my body 12 weeks later after my possible exposure and I am so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...numerous times before. A quick search of the archives would have revealed this. See below!Dr. BobCan antibiotics affect test Results? Mar 8, 2007Can antibiotics affect the results of an HIV Test? I was tested awhile back, and was possibly on... Read more »

acute hep vs hiv

Hello.I have had unusual symptoms that even have my doc stumped... starting 2 weeks ago, I would wake with horrible arthritis in my knuckles, wrists, knees, ankles (I've never had any history of this)... by late morning, it would clear... however by...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...When testing for HCV acute infection, I would recommend that you have testing for HCV RNA as well. This can be positive before the antibody is reactive. Read more »

Dr. Bob, should I test again?

Hi Dr BOB, I made a donation and asked a coule of long questions and after re-reading my post realized why you migh not have answered my question.So I wanted to ask in this manner:Im a straight male, non drug user and the last time I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...just wanted to add other physical symptoms I had during my first 2 to 7 weeks after exposure. I had severe dandruff and dry itchy skin everywhere. My skin was flaky and I even got a flaky dry looking rash on my arm near my shoulder, it was the... Read more »

tehy REFUSE to test me for acute hcv HELP

Hi Dr McGovern,I really need the help of someone reputable. I work for a charit and as i was going through a bag something pricked my finger i dont know what it was it could have been a pin, a safety clip, or a possible syringe that was left in a...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Without any clear instrument of risk (since you did examine the bag), I would not pursue testing for this exposure. Read more »
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Acute signs?

Posted by 559guy, 2 Replies
...still having problems with my throat where i need to be drinking water constanly. How long should i wait to be tested again? I understand there are different ways to be tested and one that detects the virus which can be detected with in a few... Read more »

Sunburn or Acute HIV Rash??????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...the normal facial pores etc. I had no odd rashes anywhere else. Is it possible my face had to get worse before getting better? My boyfriend and I are still together and he says he tested negative in Nov '05 with no risk after. Our... Read more »

Rash

Posted by eh3572, 1 Reply
...Can someone tell me what the rash looks like for acute HIV and also if it itches? Read more »

Question about symptoms and about aids charities

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...concerned is because i read a post earlier about a man who had been infected with hiv and he said that his only symptom was itchy skin. but, i guess my itchy skin could be due to a million other things, too, huh? so, performing oral sex on a man... Read more »