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Common Symptoms Of HIV Virus

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What cardiac problems/symptoms does HIV virus itself cause?

I see from your bio that some of your specialties include cardiovascular complications of HIV.Can you please explain what complications you see from the virus itself, what symptoms to look out for and what diagnostic tests to take? I ask, because I...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
The most common complication of HIV infection is coronary artery disease (CAD). This is related to atherosclerosis, or cholesterol/lipid plaques that develop within the walls of the blood vessels. Populations of HIV-infected patients are more... Read more »

What cardiac problems/symptoms does HIV virus itself cause?

Can you please explain what complications you see from the virus itself, what symptoms to look out... Read more »

When working as a volunteer health care worker, is it possible I contracted the HIV virus?

Two summers ago I volunteered in a developing country. I work mostly in a clinic for men and women... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...is about 600 to 1,500) How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Do I Start?

...control. Many people with HIV infection live a long and healthy life. No one can predict how long it may take to develop any symptoms of HIV disease. When you first find out that you have HIV, you'll need to adjust to this change in your life.... 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 »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...TB and other mycobacterial infections, accounting for about 2 in 5 of the total IRIS cases. However, many other bacteria and viruses can contribute to IRIS. The box at right provides a list of the known infections. Some chronic conditions,... Read more »
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ARS symptoms means virus can be detected?

Posted by jxr
...short time frame. After all, the symptoms of fighting the infection are already present, so will the test be able to detect the virus at that time? Thanks. Like others of you I went through this a few years ago as well and promised that I would... Read more »

joel gallant believes in other viruses!!!

Posted by uhohblita, 3 Replies
...many cases of anxiety-induced fever, pharyngitis, or lymph node enlargement. Moreover, in your opinion, do you note that other viruses (e.g., adeno, coxsackie, pox, emergent newer viruses, etc.) are on the rise which might serve to explain these... Read more »

The ARS virus

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Does anyone know who the ARS virus is transmitted? What is the most risky way of contracting it? Is it sexually transmitted? I'm so confused?? Read more »

other viruses that cause ARS symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Are there very many other viruses that cause ARS symptoms? I once read about a certain strain of herpes that doesn't cause any sores, or harm the immune system, Read more »