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First 2 Weeks Hiv Symptoms

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks...
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Peripheral Neuropathy first symptom??

What are the chances of Peripheral Neuropathy being the first symptoms of HIV? I was tested this past week and waiting for my results. I have mild sensations on the bottom of my feet, mainly in the heel and palms of my hands. I have no other...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Peripheral neuropathy, whether it's pain or tingling in the feet or hands, is VERY common and can be caused by many many diseases. It would be most unusual for this to be the first symptoms of HIV. I would highly suggest you get HIV-tested.... Read more »

"Freaking Out" with HIV Symptoms 3 weeks after possible exposure

22 days ago I had a encounter with a stranger that resulted in me receiving a blow job were I did ejaculate in her mouth. I also fingered her and she placed those fingers in my mouth for about 10 seconds. There was no intercourse of any kind....
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,The risk of HIV transmission with oral sex is extremely low. It is even reasonable to state that for the person receiving oral sex (that is on whom oral sex is being performed) the risk of acquisition of the virus is practically zero. For... Read more »

Started Meds 3 Weeks ago, just got first lab results back

Hi Dr, I was diagnosed HIV+ 6 weeks ago after having some mild fatigue but no other symptoms. Clearly I have had the virus for awhile because I found that my CD4 count was 58 and my viral load was 1.5 million. 3 weeks ago I started meds on a...
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
Your response in 3 weeks would be considered somewhat better than average. Keep up the good work.... Read more »

first lab results in first five weeks?

Ive been on treatment for 5 weeks now on sustiva viread and emtriva originally my vl was 44000 and t cell of 12 my test came back vl of 60 and t cell of 34 while Im excited that I went down to 60vl allmost undetectable in five weeks Im a little...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your question.You're viral load response is excellent and a very important prognostic indictator. I'm not too concerned about the CD4 count, as it takes longer to see improvement in the immune measures. Basically, the viral... Read more »
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what are first symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi i am getting tested in a week and i just wanted to know what symptoms occurred that are related to hiv. I could maybe be 6 yrs positive now would I be having any symptoms and also is karposis sarcoma very rare in women Read more »

What are the first symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I am a female. I was just wondering if some of the women out
there that have hiv/aids would tell me what some of thier first
symptoms where. I would really apprectate it. Thank You.


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Had Sex with TG Woman 5 Weeks Back - Have Symptoms - Now Terrified

Posted by IntrospectiveOne, 1 Reply
Hello,

This in my first post on this forum. I had sex (anal insertive) without a condom (I know, poor decision) with a TG woman five weeks back (on two consecutive evenings). I met her on CL, and she invited me over within a few emails. (Note: she... Read more »

For HIV - first test between 9-12 weeks

Posted by nomoreworry4me
For HIV - first test between 9-12 weeks (by that time about 95% of positives come back positive). Then test at 6 months, and then at one year (by one year 99.9% of positives are positive).

For STDs - it depends which one you are referring to - some... Read more »