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Does Fever Mean I Have AIDS

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HIV Prevention Justice Alliance

3/16: Implementation Fever: Making Health Reform and the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Tools of HIV Prevention Justice

Join us Wednesday March 16 for an HIV PJA Strategy Webinar: Implementation Fever: Making Health Reform & the NHAS Tools of HIV Prevention Justice Wednesday March 16, 2011 @ 3:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. CT/1:30 p.m. MT/12:30 p.m. PT Click here... Read more »
TheBody.com

What Does H1N1 (Swine) Flu Mean for People With HIV/AIDS?

[Editor's Note: This interview was initially posted on April 29, 2009, when the virus formally known as novel influenza A (H1N1) was just beginning to spread worldwide. We will continue to periodically update this article as needed to ensure its... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Fact Sheet on HIV/AIDS Malignancies

What Is a "Malignancy"? The word malignancy means a cancer. Specifically, cancer is an abnormal growth of cells that divide uncontrollably and may spread to other parts of the body. There are many kinds of cancer, which can involve just about any... Read more »
Ask the Experts

it broke my heart when i heard what it means to be a hiv/aids victem

it was on today's news that the government of my country is going to start treating people with anti-aids medication. but they will start treating people with a "stage 3" level of aids. what does it mean to be a stage 3 sufferer?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your question.I can't be certain, but one grading scale for severity of HIV disease is the Center for Disease Control's (USA)-- in this scheme, persons have category A, B or C, depending on their health.Category A are... Read more »

Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) and HIV

How common is a recurrence of Coccidioidomycosis in people living with HIV/AIDS? What are the most thorough forms of diagnosis and which treatments that are compatable with HIV medications?...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
The risk of recurrence of coccidioidomycosis (Cocci) in people infected with HIV is quite high (over 75% if not on chronic suppressive antifungal therapy). Most experts favor using amphotericin B or high doses of fluconazole for initial treatment of... Read more »

fever blister and oral sex

My lover who is HIV+ had an open, but almost healed fever blister on his lipwhen he performed oral sex on me. I then masturbated to ejaculation. I didn'tsee any danger because there were no visible open sores or cuts on my penis.Should I be...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Your risk of infection for HIV was low,even under the circumstances mentioned in your question. This is because itwas unlikely that you were exposed to his blood or semen. However, you wereat possible risk for... Read more »

Swollen lymph nodes & recurrent unexplained fever

What does this mean? A friend explained this symptoms but has no futher information. Could he be HIV+? ...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
These are very nonspecific findings and could be the result of many different kinds of diseases.... Read more »
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A little scared - fever won't go away

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello all, I have an id doc and are being monitored every 3 months. I have had hiv for almost two years but seem to be a fast progressor, I have gone from 565 cd4 down to 300 cd4 in the last two years. My viral load has gone from 1500 to now last... Read more »

fever

Posted by Anonymous
I would like to ask anyone here what is considered a fever when dealing with HIV/ARS ? I have a fever of 99 and a cough.
Is 99 a typical ARS fever ?

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SCARLETT FEVER

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
IS HIV LINKED TO SCARLET FEVER IN ANYWAY ? Read more »

What about a "low grade" fever???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does that happen in early HIV?? Or is the fever fairly high?

Im running about a 99 degree temperature do to some sinus/throat issues. (6 weeks past exposure)

No other symptoms. Is this something to be concerned about???? Read more »