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Early Hiv Infection Symptoms

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Early symptoms after HIV infection

What kind of symptoms can occur short after a primary infection of HIV? I was recently diagnosed but I feel very well. I'm not on treatment yet and my CD4 count is 600. No viral load result available yet. How long can a person live without...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The range of outcomes with HIV infection without treatment is very broad (varies from person to person) anywhere from immediate life threatening problems to survival Read more »

Are my Symptoms a sign of early HIV infection

Hi, I recently posted a question on this site about my risk of catching HIV. My post was responded... Read more »

Floaters and early infection of HIV

Please note that I have also sent this question to Dr Judith Feinburg,M.D. I would appreciate a... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Experimental Drug Blocks HIV Infection Early, Scientists Report

...being developed by small privately held Hannover-based firm VIRO Pharmaceuticals, is called VIR-576 and reduced the amount of HIV infection in the blood by as much 95 percent in an early-stage trial of 18 patients," Reuters reports (Kelland,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Causes of Early Mortality in HIV-Infected TB Suspects in an Ugandan Referral Hospital

...cause of death in Africa, particularly among HIV-infected patients. The study authors evaluated pneumonia cases associated with early mortality among hospitalized HIV-infected patients at Mulago Hospital in Kampala. A prospective cohort study... Read more »
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Abstract No. 398: Treatment with d4T + ddI + Nelfinavir + Hydroxyurea for Early or Recent Primary HIV Infection

...study designed to assess the efficacy of a four-drug combination -- ddI/d4T/nelfinavir/hydroxyurea -- for patients with "early" HIV infection (defined as asymptomatic patients with a T-cell, or CD4, count above 500) or for recent HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy on Incidence of Early Syphilis in HIV-Infected Patients

... The study authors sought to evaluate the incidence of early syphilis based on time from initiation of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in HIV-infected patients. HIV-positive Read more »
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Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...The first group of drugs used to treat HIV infection, called nucleoside reverse transcriptase (RT) inhibitors, interrupts an early stage of the virus making copies of itself. These drugs may slow the spread of HIV in the body and delay the start... Read more »

Difference between RNA-PCR and RNA-bDNA tests?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...accurate? Any false negative or false positive results? Are they worth taking to evaluate early HIV infection when possible early HIV infection symptoms are present? Is there a period after a possible HIV exposure when these tests are valid or... Read more »

Forearm and bisep pain for 2 months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can someone tell me if these are symptoms of early hiv infection. Other than this I do not have any other symptoms. Thank you Read more »