Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Are Purple Spots An Acute Symptom Of HIV

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection?
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 Read more »

Acute Viral Hepatitis or HIV ?

Hi Doctor Bob, Recently I had 4 encounters with prostitutes, all protected vaginal and oral(condom did not break). Also I inserted my finger(with no cut or bruise) in one other lady and also sucked(no lactation as far as I could see) breasts of 3-4...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have had an HIV-exposure risk, you should get an HIV test at the three-month mark. However, this is a separate issue from your acute hepatitis.Thank you for your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org).... Read more »

please describe Acute Retrovirus Seroconversion rash that you have seen.

Dr. Bob,Hello good man. Gay male, neg, awaiting hopefully another 45 days for a 90 day woohoo after getting the mild assurance of a 25 day woo hoo after "low risk" one night unproteceted oral and topping non insertive anal frottage with another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV cannot pass through intact latex. No way, no how. 2. Your "symptoms," as mentioned above, are not consistent with HIV ARS (acute retroviral syndrome) or HIV disease. 3. Your six-week negative HIV oral rapid test is extremely encouraging,... Read more »

Just donated- Bless your Heart

Hi Dr. Bob,How are you? I would like you to know that my donation is on its way to your wonderful foundation today. I dont know if you remember me but my subject line was called, Happy 4th- please hlep me. (The one with the palm rash and recurring...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV cannot pass through intact latex. No way, no how. 2. Your "symptoms," as mentioned above, are not consistent with HIV ARS (acute retroviral syndrome) or HIV disease. 3. Your six-week negative HIV oral rapid test is extremely encouraging,... Read more »
Articles
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Check It Out The Bottom Line What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? HIV fraud is the promotion,... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...like the liver, in lymph nodes, in nerve fibers, and even in areas outside organs like your immune system. Inflammation can be acute or chronic . Acute inflammation is when your body first responds by sending white blood cells to the... Read more »
The Body

What Is HIV?

...Illustrations of How HIV Works How Your Immune System Works History of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic Origins of HIV What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS? Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

acute hiv symptoms? very worried....

Posted by veryworried, 1 Reply
...recurred.the following days i got better gradually but remained very tired for no apparent reason. are these possibly symptoms of acute hiv? the woman said she often had unprotected sex. i'm very scared :-( i only started worrying about a week... Read more »

my story

Posted by lily, 1 Reply
...right side and now on the left (they are painful), and I got patches of purpura on my legs. Does anyone recognize these as early hiv symptoms?? Please help... Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...or bacterial vaginosis appears, you may be more susceptible to getting HIV infection during sex with infected partners. EARLY SYMPTOMS OF HIV INFECTION If you are like many people, you will not have any symptoms when you first become infected... Read more »