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Durations Of Symptoms Of Aids

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Duration of Symptoms - conflicting info

Hello. I am a student conducting some research in the field of HIV infection.I have read elsewhere that acute symptoms can last for several weeks and evenmonths, especially when symptoms are very severe or when the patientexperiences asceptic...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

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Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. When we are talking about any aspect ofany disease in medicine, whether it is AIDS, Cancer, Heart Disease, etc., ifyou look hard enough, you will always find some variability in healthinformation. This is because... Read more »

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Dear Dr.HolodniyI had a possible exposure in May 1998, ever since then I have had genneralised... Read more »

herpes duration and AIDS

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duration of symptoms?

Posted by anonymouslad, 4 Replies
What is the rough duration that symptoms will last after someone is infected with HIV? I think I read somewhere else that they only last around a week. So if someone is getting symptoms which are lasting 2, 3+ weeks is it safe to assume that... Read more »

Duration of Acute HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello: Generally, if I had a sore throat 3 weeks ago and now my nodes are slightly swollen in my neck and armpits, but never any rash or fever or oral signs, what is the risk of my having acute HIV infection? (Oral sex, no ejaculation, protected... Read more »

Duration of Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi,

My understanding is that if ARS presents itself, it is usually a constellation of symptoms, begins 2-4 weeks after infection and lasts 1-2 weeks.

Given that I began experiencing myalgia (alone - no other symptoms) at the beginning of week 7 after... Read more »

Severity and duration of ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi all,

I recently read somewhere that genereally the severity of ARS symptoms has an impact on the duration i.e. a person experiencing severe symptoms will usually experience them for a longer duration than someone experiencing mild symptoms.

Can... Read more »