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Cold Chills And Hiv

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...it's perfectly pink. Your mind can also make you feel tired and lethargic even though you're perfectly well-rested. It can make you break out into rashes, elevate your heart rate or cause you to wake up at night drenched in a cold sweat. In short, your mind can convince you that you have HIV when you don't. This can happen for any number of reasons, including guilt, stress or obsessive-compulsiveness. The key is to realize when your fears...
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Chronic Fatigue and HIV+

Dr. Bob: I was diagnosed with CFS for the past 5 years and have been HIV+ for the past 7. I am extemly fatigue, lots of chills and getting cold old the time. My T-cells are 550 with 0 viral load but feel horrible constatntly. Is it normal to have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Fatigue in the setting of HIV disease is incredibly common, but Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is not! I would suggest you read the archives of this forum Read more »

$100 what is my status

i have sex with a girl 10 month agovery first symptoms was fever with chills then after some day i have very severe flu at the same time i have typhoid after that for 4 week i have severe chills and within these days i have candida in mouth soon...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your negative ELISA test five months after your potential exposure is conclusive. HIV is not your problem. You are HIV negative. I can't diagnose the cause of your symptoms over the Internet, but I can tell you Read more »

Help me with CHILLS

Hi I had a potential exposure a month ago. I want to ask if chills are a typical symptom of ARS? And if so, what exactly are chills? Would you have to have shivering? because I will have freezing hands for a few minutes and then they will warm up...
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
...Chills and shivering are usually a sign of fever. All of these can be associated with ARS. You need to get followup HIV antibody testing.MH Read more »

HIV FROM Cigarette Contamination.. PLEASE HELP

Dear Dr Bob:I am constant worried 24/7. In early May this year, I was sharing a cigarette with a person who is HIV positive. About a week later, I came down with a low grade fever, chills, inability to sweat and recognize hot warm weather...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV risk is completely nonexistent. Your "symptoms" are not at all consistent with or worrisome for HIV. Even though I do not feel Read more »
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...supplements of gamma-linoleic acid (GLA) and Biotin. They both seem to slow the spread of candida. GLA is found in several cold-pressed oils. Biotin is a B vitamin. The Bottom Line Candidiasis is a very common yeast (fungal) infection.... Read more »
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...schools, are also at higher risk. What Are the Symptoms? Many people talk about having the flu when in reality it's just a cold. (The term stomach flu is somewhat inaccurate because the flu virus doesn't affect the stomach, though some... Read more »
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Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
...had sex with a prostitute and was so drunk(and stupid) i couldn't think of any possible dangers. The prostitute had several cold sores on her body. We had unprotected oral sex (lasted less than a minute) and 2 times protected vaginal sex. Next... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...till the end of 3rd Week Post Exposure and the Symptoms Included: Feverish Feeling (But NO FEVER) Dizziness along with HOT and Cold Flushes (Throughout the 3rd Week) Abdominal Inflammation with Pain(Continued from Later half of 3rd Week till the... Read more »

a tenacious cold?

Posted by pozartistsd, 2 Replies
...just caught some kind of bug from one of my family members when i was visiting. I had a flu shot but still got some kind of flu/cold like illness, more like a cold actually. I was worried for about a week since i only have around 300 tcells, that... Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...has lasted for a good 6 weeks now, although the muscle aches and fatigue are gone (only lasted 2-3 weeks). However, I still feel cold chills, and I have constantly cold hands and feet. I've read that the main cause of these can be anxiety, due to... Read more »