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Can Hiv Symptoms Begin In 3 Days

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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 advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks...
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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
Thank you for your question. As treatments have 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).... Read more »

HIV - possible ARS symptoms at 5 days.

Hello Erik.i'm 22 year old gay male.I had receptive anal sex with a guy from my university but the condom broke during intercourse.On the fourth day since possible transmission I developed a light soar throat and a cold. By the fifth day, I...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,It sounds like you're taking the steps you need to in order to learn what your status is. I understand. The waiting can be the hardest part.Symptoms are really tricky though. The direct answer to your question is yes,... Read more »

No Symptoms/Low CD4 Count at Beginning of Tx./Why?

I "was" a healthy 27 year old man, dx last week with HIV..CD4 276 & Viral Load 13,000. Infection was some time in the last year. I have no symptoms. Why would my CD4 count by so low at the beginning of Tx? What does that mean? Thank...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
It's all a function of where your immune system was before HIV infection. We don't normally know what our CD4 counts are before infection. There is a normal range between 500-1500. Also during acute infection (within the first few months... Read more »

When should medication begin.

I have been HIV positive since 1989 and have never been sick. I am presently overweight and have no symptoms. I am reluctant to start any medication or treatment for fear of increasing my insurance risk or leading to its cancellation....
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
It all depends on your CD4 count. If it is above 350, most people would not recommend you start therapy. If it is below 200, most would, as your short-term risk of developing a life-threatening complication of HIV infection becomes significant. If... Read more »
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On the First day of Christmas My dryer Hose was a missing.
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On the Third Day of Christmas My best friends house got broken into.
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Can symptoms of HIV arise in 8-9 days of a risky activity?

Posted by vaibhav87, 1 Reply
I had unportected oral sex 10 days ago. I become conscious during the process, and i asked her to stop within a minute of the act. I understand that the risk of HIV from insertive oral sex is very low. However after 8 days of the act, i had a sore... Read more »

Symptoms 2 days later HIV

Posted by Jay12312, 3 Replies
About 2 weeks ago I had unprotected sex. 2 days later I started to experience the symptoms of HIV. Is this to early?? I have read on many sites that symptoms start to show in days all the way to weeks and months. Does anyone know the correct... Read more »

The waiting really begins...

Posted by jerri, 8 Replies
Hi all. I first posted here after my druken stupid mistake one night. I have marked the days and weeks off until I could take the antibody test. And, finally, today was the day. I had my blood drawn this morning but won't find out the results until... Read more »