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Common Early Signs Of Hiv

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Shingles and HIV

I wanted to confirm something. I see people saying that Shingles is a common early symptom of HIV infection. I had shingles a couple years ago (39 yrs old at the time) and my doctor said the same thing to me. I had been tested for HIV a few years...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
.... so let me get this straight. You had a bout of shingles three years ago and your doctor advised you shingles was a common early sign of HIV infection. So rather than test for HIV, you decided just to sit around and wait to see if you croaked... Read more »

Acute hiv in children

What are the symptoms of acute hiv infection in children? Are they any different than those seen in... Read more »

me again....bathouse

Simple question . Could my elevated liver enzymes be an early symptom of HIV... Even though I... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many U.K. Physicians Missing Early Signs of HIV, Group Says

...executive, said, "It is very worrying that" physicians "and other health care professionals are often missing the signs and symptoms of HIV infection." Jack added, "This can mean they become seriously ill in the longer term and respond less well... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

... has more information on CD4 cells. Without treatment, your CD4 cell count will most likely go down. You might start having signs of HIV disease like fevers, night sweats, diarrhea, or swollen lymph nodes. If you have HIV disease, these problems... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

...diseases among older people, as they do for younger people. Physicians may not diagnose HIV infection in older people. Some early symptoms of HIV disease may appear to be signs of normal aging. The stigma of having HIV/AIDS may be worse for older... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Depression and HIV

...probably depressed: Fatigue or feeling slow and sluggish Problems concentrating Low sex drive Problems sleeping; waking very early or excessive sleeping Feeling guilty, worthless, or hopeless Decreased appetite or weight loss Overeating ... Read more »
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Ur Stories on Early HIV Symptoms.

Posted by thinker, 3 Replies
...all, I would really appreciate it if some of you out there would share your stories with me about your experience with ARS (early symptoms) before you were diagnosed HIV +. What type of symptoms did you have? How long after your exposure did... Read more »

Please help me!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...ARS etc...I understand you can get thrush from other things, not just HIV. Gary S. contridicts everything & says it can be an early sign. i have emailed him but of course no response. thanks Read more »

i had unprotected sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...taken any antibotics.and ive never had thrush b4! so im very scared that i have hiv and i read on web sites, its the most common early sign of hiv. i went to take a 6 month test and the nurse said that there was no need to take another test.... Read more »

please help, reply

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...just a fungal infection and gave me some tablets to take but it didn't clear it up. i have read where thrush is the most common early sign of hiv, but i tested neg bot htimes just tuesday i took another test, 6month test, haven't got the results... Read more »