Diarrhea Symptoms In Acute Hiv

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Acute HIV Infection

... What Is AcuteHIV Infection? Testing for AcuteHIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating AcuteHIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating AcuteHIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is AcuteHIV Infection?
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Re: Dr Bob, Please Answer, Will Donate

Dr. Bob, thank you for replying to my question. I tried to send a donation via the online credit card system but it didn't work, not sure if it was my card or a problem with the website. Anyways, I shall set up international transfer tomorrow and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Matt,1.Having one isolated symptom, such as diarrhea, would be extremely uncommon for HIVacute retroviral syndrome (ARS).2.George Bush got reelected; consequently anything is "possible," no matter how unlikely or unfortunate!3.Fever Read more »

"ARS symptoms"

Hi Dr. Daar and thanks in advance for ur help. Despite the fact that symptoms are never reliable to diagnose acute HIV infection. (1)Is it possible to have a sore thorat with diarrhea ,abdominal pain,fatigue and muscle aches, then in a few days the...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...they usually do occur within a few days if not hours of each other and the lymph nodes are diffuse. It would be unusual for acute infection to manifest with an isolated lymph node. The most important thing is that if you believe you might have... Read more »

Donation following answer!!! 30 Days after sex, showing symptoms, terrified it may be Acute Hiv!!!

Hello Robert, I'm a 24 yr old male. 30 days ago I had sexual contact for the first time with a young lady.I wore a condom, but stupidly only rolled it up a little more than halfway.I penetrated her vagina for a while, then we finished with her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...condom, even if you only rolled it halfway down your tallywhacker. Having the "business end" covered is what's crucial as far as HIV transmission is concerned. Assuming the condom stayed on your one-eyed monster and did not break, your HIV risk... Read more »


DEAR SIR,Today it is 48 days after I had sex with a prosititute. I am having pain in lymph nodes recurrently and skin rashes. I have not had fever or diarrhea or loss of appetite. Is it HIV? If not, what other viral infection can it be? I am very...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...The symptoms you describe may be due to acuteHIV infection but are certainly not specific for it. At this stage, I would strongly suggest you undergo testing for HIV and Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...can cause dehydration (loss of water and nutrients) and wasting (unintentional weight loss). You have diarrhea if you have watery stools or if you have three or more bowel movements each day. If your diarrhea lasts for more than a few days,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

... HIV Is a Continuum Infection Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease Read more »
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...copies/mL, as well as in persons at higher risk for cardiovascular disease." The manufacturer recommends that people with symptoms of acute respiratory disease consider HSR even if another diagnosis such as pneumonia, bronchitis, or flu is... Read more »
The Well Project


...(2003). The use of calcium carbonate in nelfinavir-associated diarrhea in HIV-1 infected patients. HIV Medicine 4(1). 48. AcuteDiarrhea Patient Handout. McKesson Clinical Reference Systems Patient Education Advisors. Accessed at ... Read more »
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