Could Chest Cold Be A Sign Of Primary HIV Infection
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,I'll be brief, as I've answered many similar questions before. (Check the archives!)Your HIV risk is extremely low (unprotected oral, vaginal fingering with healing non-bleeding cut). Protected sex is indeed protected, assuming the... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question.Cold sores are due to the Herpes Simplex viruses. A person can have theherpes viruses and NOT have HIV. They are two seperate infections.Stress (both physical and emotional), can activate the herpes viruses, andlead... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolDear db:1) Although fever and enlarged lymph nodes can and usually do occur after HIV infection, as well as after any viral infection, there is no guarantee that each and every patient gets them. I've certainly seen patients without much in... Read more »
University of North CarolinaHello thereI can't open your CBC but I while can say that your symptoms do not sound suspicious for acute HIV, I would certainly recommend that you test now to ease your concerns. If you last exposure was over a month ago, an ab test would be... Read more »
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I may have contracted HIV through an unusual encounter (not via Sex nor Drugs nor blood)in April 1999. Refer to the URL for the story.
Shortly, from 10 to 16 May, I... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHello,
I may have been infected from an incident sometime in early Oct '99.
10 weeks later, on 23 Dec 99, I've developed a low grade fever, runny nose, bad cough, sore throat and a lot of thick yellow phlegm/mucus. After having taken the medicine, I... Read more »
Can somebody pls fill me in on this.
I may have caught the HIV Virus. It's EXACTLY 7 weeks after the exposure. There are recurring bad/sore throat, swell-like inflammed area under the tongue. I even had an ulcer on the palate of my mouth... Read more »
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