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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 »

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 »

recent sero conversion and when to begin treatment

I had a negative HIV test April 18th, followed by a positive test May 5th which was confirmed by Western Blot. I was very ill for 5 days when I had the first test with flu like symptoms, sore throat, and swollen glands but no fever. My doctor...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
It's not possible to estimate the duration of infection from the level of the viral load and CD4 cell count. Usually the viral load values are quite high with a recent infection (often one million or more), but the range is fairly wide, and... Read more »

recent sero conversion and when to begin treatment

I had a negative HIV test April 18th, followed by a positive test May 5th which was confirmed by Western Blot. I was very ill for 5 days when I had the first test with flu like symptoms, sore throat, and swollen glands but no fever. My doctor...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Based on what you have outlined it sounds like you had seroconverted by May 5th and the symptoms of primary HIV infection occurred about 3 weeks before that. A viral load of 107,000 is not out of range for this May 5th time point. Very high viral... Read more »
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On the First day of Christmas My dryer Hose was a missing.
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On the Second Day of Christmas my child is a leaving.
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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 »