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Are There Immediate Signs And Symptoms Of Hiv

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Immediate presence of symptoms?

I had unprotected oral sex and deep kissing with another male in a hot tub that might have had too much chlorine (I say this to give some context). The next day, I got a painful cankersore in my mouth (on the gums) and about 11-12 days later, I...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThis is too soon for HIV symptoms to show up. I would say that you either got too much chlorine or you may have picked up as you say a cold or your sinus's. Oral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission. You may want to follow up with... Read more »

Distress Sailor needs immediate help.

Dear Doctor,I am a sailor & presently sailing on board a container vessel.I has a sexual... Read more »

Possible exposure and immediate symptoms?

What a wonderful forum, its been a god send to HIV+ members of my family and for that I thank you.A... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Quebec Medical Association Adopts Policy Requiring Doctors to Disclose HIV Status to Immediate Supervisors

The Quebec Medical Association has adopted a policy requiring HIV-positive doctors to disclose their status to employers, Dr. Andre Senikas of the association said on Wednesday, CP/Yahoo! News reports (Levesque, CP/Yahoo! News , 2/4). The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Russian Government Needs Immediate, Accelerated Response to HIV/AIDS Epidemic, Opinion Piece Says

The Russian government needs an "immediate, accelerated and significantly scaled-up response" to the country's HIV/AIDS epidemic or it "risks undermining, and even reversing, Russia's prospects for economic growth and human development," Cristina... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Millions of Children Living With HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries Need Immediate Access to Treatment, Group Says

There is an immediate need for the provision of antiretroviral therapy developed for children, including smaller pills and combination therapies, as well as enhanced medical training to provide care to HIV-positive children in developing countries,... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIH-Funded Studies Show Benefits of Immediate Antiretroviral Treatment for HIV-Infected Infants

What Results from two studies presented today at the 19th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Seattle demonstrate the importance of identifying and treating HIV-infected infants within the first year of life both to... Read more »
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No symptoms after 4 weeks - good sign?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi all,

I don't want to sound repetitive since this may have already been touched on but I just had to know:

I had a possible exposure about 4 weeks ago when a condom
broke on me on a HIV+ receptive partner. So far, I haven't had any sign of "flu"... Read more »

week 13 symptoms stop is that a sign. thanks riverprincess

Posted by dolly2012, 2 Replies
So at week 13 all my symptoms have stopped apart from i still have my swollen node, which has been there for 12/ 13 weeks what i no of. All my syptoms came one after another apart from i had headache, nausea and
diareeha together which lasted about... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What are the first signs of H.I.V.(if exposed) during the first 8 weeks? Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »