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Early Hiv Spots

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cheap, Ultra-Sensitive Color Test Spots Early HIV, Cancer

Researchers at the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, United Kingdom, have developed a test to detect viruses and disease biomarkers. This new test is reported to be 10 times more sensitive than the best available today.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many U.K. Physicians Missing Early Signs of HIV, Group Says

As many as 50% of early-stage HIV cases are being missed by physicians in the United Kingdom, largely because they overlook symptoms that are flu-like in nature, the National AIDS Trust said recently, BBC News reports. According to NAT, people... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Follow-Up of Infants Diagnosed With HIV -- Early Infant Diagnosis Program, Francistown, Botswana, 2005-2012

The 2011 prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among pregnant women in Botswana was 30.4%. High coverage rates of HIV testing and antiretroviral prophylaxis have reduced the rate of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Botswana from as... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Early HIV treatment

Dear Dr Pierone,I have the early symptoms of HIV, sore throat, white tongue, abdominal discomfort,burning tingleing sensation in the legs, tenderness in the groin area that would not go away. Dose it mean that I am a rapid progressor and should I...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Treatment of HIV depends on many factors including viral load, CD4 count, symptoms. If you have been exposed to HIV and are worried about possible infection then I would refer you the forum on modes of transmission of HIV and testing. Good luck!... Read more »

KS early HIV?

BIG FAN! I spend way too much time in The Body. You have been extremely reassuring in my current uncertain times. I have reason to beleive that I am HIV + (all the symptoms, even though I had just unprotected oral and protected anal). I am waiting...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,If you've been an avid reader of this forum, you probably have read many, many times that:1. Oral sex carries a very low risk for HIV transmission.2. "Protected" anal would indeed protect you from HIV if the latex condom was... Read more »

Early symptomatic HIV?

Hi there. I am a 20 y/o gay male. I got involved with a much older man back in late Feb/early March, and I was tested for HIV in April, June, and August, all the tests coming out negative for HIV antibodies. The man I was with used a condom, but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Please note questions about possible HIV transmission need to be posted to the Safe Sex/HIV Prevention Forum and not here, the Fatigue and Anemia Forum. The Fatigue/Anemia Forum is devoted to patients who are confirmed to be HIV positive.... Read more »

Early-stage symptoms of KS?

Over the course of the last month, I've had about ten occurrences of 'red spots' appear on my lower legs and soles of my feet. They are tiny, no larger than a pinhead, and do not itch. These spots appear in a straight line on my...
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
If it were KS, it would be unlikely that they would vanish. Sounds like you need to see a dermatologist.MH... Read more »
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Early HIV symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've had weird symptoms for the last month (more intense the last two weeks).

They started with itching and then came a huge headache (constant with front and back of the head), pain in my neck, a little bit of diarrhea (gone now), a white tongue... Read more »

Wool spots or floaters!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
To tell people that floaters or wool spots are nothing is BS! HIV retnopathy can occur very early in the infection Read more »

Early Skin Changes

Posted by Anonymous
i was wondering, if there are any early skin changes once your infected with HIV, (pimples, dark spots)...and i was also wondering if there's any mild weight loss in early HIV stage....(3-12months)...
i'm freaking out and need some solid... Read more »

brown spots

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had a possible exposure 4 months ago tested neg at 1o weeks ,now ive had brown spots on face that resemble age spots never had this before and now have about 10 of them that just appeared,iwas reading that brown spots could be a sign of hiv ,does... Read more »