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Can You Have Symptoms Of HIV And Not Have It

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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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Are this symptoms are HIV symptoms.

Sir I had Oral sex 4 months back and she did blow job with condem and she was naked at that time. Now I have rashes of body colored on both my trunk back side and some purple patches on my arm and some time my hip and leg knees are paining and will...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, there:Your risk for HIV was very low. These symptoms have nothing to do with HIV. I would suggest a visit to the doctor so as to determine what the cause of these symptoms is. In health,Richard... Read more »

Symptoms of Stress and Symptoms of HIV/AIDS

Can stress cause thrush and/or other symptoms of HIV infection?Thanks....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.Emotional stress (due to anxiety, depression, and many other causes), can itself cause many symptoms that are very similar to those of HIV/AIDS, and many other diseases. Some people who are suffering from severe... Read more »

HIV symptoms but HIV-negative

Dear DoctorAlmost 4 years ago, I had a heteosexual contact with a peson who I strongly suspect to have beem HIV-psoitive. I have had NO such exposure since then.Several days later I developed flu-like symptoms: sore throat, night sweats and enlarged...
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
Although your symptoms are perplexing, given the long standing negative HIV tests, I don't believe you have HIV infection. You did not say what other work up or tests you have also had. If you haven't already, I would consult an infectious... Read more »

persistent low fever and other HIV symptoms but HIV tests all showed negative, please help!!!

Hi doctor, my husband had his penis head (unprotected ) touched by a sexworker's vaginal secretion 17 months ago, no intercourse, just the sexworker used her finger to insert her vagina and used the same finger to touch my husband's penis...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
HIV and HPV are transmitted differently. HPV is transmitted via skin-to-skin contact and is much easier to transmit. The risk of HIV transmission in this situation was extremely low. It could even be called a no-risk situation. There is no Thai HIV... Read more »
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initial symptoms of hiv - most common symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I need some help from others with hiv. What was and when did it hit you the inital onset of strange symptoms. I know one said they felt whipped out with tired feeling. Was that immed. after sexual episode or acouple weeks later. Also, were... Read more »

Similar symptoms to HIV but not HIV

Posted by Redeye77, 1 Reply
After doing much research and still experiencing some symptoms it seems like there is something out there that mimics HIV symptoms but is quite difficult to diagnose. Maybe it's new STD?

Seems like reiters syndrome will fUse many of the same symptoms... Read more »

Engaged in High-Risk Behavior - Had Many Symptoms - Am HIV Negative (Phew!)

Posted by IntrospectiveOne, 1 Reply
I'm posting this to let others know that hallmark symptoms of HIV that occur a few weeks after a high-risk sexual behavior don't necessarily mean one is infected. As I posted on July 1:

"I had sex (anal insertive) without a condom (I know, poor... Read more »

Symptoms of HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
When does one start to develop the regular symptoms of HIV after the date of infection, i.e. syptoms past the ARS stage. Is five years too conservative, or is this around the average? And what are these symptoms that people develop? J

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