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Does Fever Mean I Have Hiv

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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 »
HIV Prevention Justice Alliance

Health Care Reform, HIV Prevention Initiatives, and HIV Criminalization

Materials now available from the 3/16 HIV PJA Strategy Webinar: Implementation Fever -- Making Health Reform & NHAS Tools for Prevention Justice. The three-part agenda included a health care reform update, information on new National HIV/AIDS... 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

fever no other symptoms = hiv?

hii just want to say that by just reading around, i think you are doing great work, and i have read several comments about donations to your foundation.....i would like to donate if you would show me how (excuse my ignorance)anyway, to my question i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unprotected receptive anal sex (including broken condom sex) does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. That and that alone is the reason for HIV testing and concern about HIV acquisition. Symptoms are notoriously... 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 »

PCR negative, HIV positive, what does it mean?

Last week, after been with fever for 2 weeks, I was diagnosticaded with a process of syphilis secondary, but also in the several test they did me, I finally was positive in CMV, and positive in eliza and Western Blot for VIH 1(p17,p24,gp41,p31(week,...
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
You can certainly have a positive HIV test and have a negative PCR test and still be HIV infected. It would be useful to repeat the western blot to see if those results are still present. The HIV specialist should be able to sort that out.... 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 »
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No Fever?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
since up to 90-95% of ars victims experience high fever, wouldn't it be reasonable to assume that other symptoms like rash, sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, possible thrush could be ruled out as ars symptoms if not accompanied by a high fever? or... Read more »

no fever? no ars?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i have not had a fever yet. does this mean i am not experiencing ars?

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Fevers

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How common is it to get a fever after you get infected? Would it normally be a high fever? Another website I was on stated that fever was predominantly present during the conversion phase where you show symptoms?
-Carl Read more »

low risk contact but fever and rash??

Posted by bob111, 2 Replies
i am male, had an encounter with another guy 2.5 weeks ago, involved kissing and oral both receive and giving. i gave only for a short amount of time, not sure how much precum was in mouth and had a canker sore in mouth. i had two cold sores that... Read more »