Do Headaches Indicate HIV Infection
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San Francisco General HospitalHelloMany people suffer from clinical symptoms of fever, sore throat, body rash, weight loss and fatigue during acute infection with HIV disease. Many viral infections other than HIV also cause these synmptoms. A positive heterophile antibody test... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello B,Unprotected sex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. The only way to determine if you acquired the virus is to man up and get the... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,The only test that gives an indication of HIV is an HIV-specific test. Other tests, such as the ones you listed cannot be used as surrogate indicators for HIV.I agree with both you and your partner: Oral sex carries a very low risk. However,... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineYour friend's situation is indeed precarious. Since his doctors are considering toxoplasmosis or lymphoma, these causes of a brain damage are indicative of a damaged immune system. The reason the docotrs can't distinguish between these 2... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI wanted to share briefly with everyone that just because you may have symptoms of HIV does not necessarily mean that you are HIV positive.
I would come onto this website everyday for hours and surf the web for the risks, symptoms, exposure rates,... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesAs an old timer of this board having had ALL the ars symptoms and 20 negative HIV tests including PCR&#8217;s DNA bDNA I recently received the results from a blood count that shows my lymphocyte percentage which was 45 right at the top of the... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI know that you cannot confirm or rule out HIV infection by a CBC alone. But would something on a CBC during seroconversion give you a hint of possible seroconversion? If so, what would that indicator be? Thanks for your help.
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesAll web sites say you after seroconversion you dont get symptoms for up to ten years but the same sites then state hiv causes seb. dermatitis, thrush, folliculitis and they can occur at any time. Which is it ten years or anytime Ive got every... Read more »
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