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Beginning Symptoms Of Hiv

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How long is it from being born with HIV to when symptoms and AIDS begins?

is it possible for a new born child with hiv not to show symptoms for ten years or more. what is the maximum period for a new born baby with hiv to develop symtoms or to progress to aids
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...significantly improved over the past few years, the length of time from infection, to when symptoms begin, to when full-blown AIDS begins, have significantly increased (both in children and adults). Because treatments have improved so... Read more »

how long?

I just resently started on the hiv medication. but I still feel weak.How long does it take to see... Read more »

what are beginning stages of HIV

just got blood tested for HIV and std's. My penis is constantly burning during an erection and... Read more »
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 »

Starting Anti-HIV Medications start treatment. How will I know when to start anti-HIV medications? It's time to start treatment if: you have severe symptoms of HIV infection or are diagnosed with AIDS your CD4 count is below 500 cells/mm 3 (especially below 350... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...and personality shifts. Though IRIS can react to a specific infection like TB, IRIS symptoms may not appear like the symptoms originally did for the TB. This can hold true for other infections. IRIS symptoms are mostly different than and should... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...Afterwards, fluconazole is used for maintenance In milder cases of meningitis, oral fluconazole is sometimes used from the beginning Histoplasmosis Histoplasmosis is caused by infection with the Histoplasma capsulatum fungus, which is... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous
...What is the consensus of this board as to when symptoms of HIV will first begin to appear after infection that are in the post ARS phase, that is once the ARS period has elapsed, 1 to 3 months Read more »


Posted by Maximus, 4 Replies
I just have developed a rash on my upper body. Splotches on both arms, and neck. BIG TIME. Sore throat. NOW I AM SHITTING BRICKS! Oh man, I need some one to talk to. I am so damn scared! My exposure was protected sex with a prostitute. I had... Read more »

34 year old hetero male

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply possible to get a sytemic fungal infection from a sex act with a prostitute, or do you think these are the beginnings of HIV symptoms. After seroconversion, in theory there is supposed to be an asymptomatic stage, why these symptoms so... Read more »

Symptoms of HIV or Anxiety?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Howdy, For 7-8 weeks now I have been experiencing random pains (all over) that last seconds before hitting another part of my body - it happens every day but I will go an hour or two at times without feeling them. Amongst all this I have... Read more »