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First Signs And Symptoms Of Being Hiv Positive

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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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at higher risk than most on here, will donate (ARS SYMPTOMS) (PRIMARY HIV INFECTION SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS)

i am going crazy and wont have access to a test again for 4.5 weeks, trust me i am getting one as soon as i step foot off the plane in the usa. however, until then i am going absolutely crazy. the reason is that my neck has been pressured and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll be brief, as I've answered many similar questions before. (Check the archives!)Your HIV risk is extremely low (unprotected oral, vaginal fingering with healing non-bleeding cut). Protected sex is indeed protected, assuming the... Read more »

FIRST signs of hiv/aids?

I was wondering if neurological signs (coma) could be the first sign of hiv/aids with no other symptoms before that?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You're wondering if coma could be a first sign of HIV. I'm almost afraid to ask how you ever came up with such a notion.No, silly person, coma is not the first thing to happen. First your arms, legs and tallywhacker fall off, then... Read more »

HIV/First Signs

I just recently found out I have HIV. My T-Cells are above 900 and viral load at approxiamately 14,000. I have swollen lymphnodes on the back of my neck and head, as well as headaches. If the swelling does not go down, what will the doctors most...
Susan Little, M.D.

Response from Susan Little, M.D.

University of California San Diego
Swollen lymph nodes are a common physical finding in individuals with HIV infection. This is typically the result of the HIV replication within the cells of your lymph nodes and your body's response to the infection within the lymph nodes.... Read more »

tested positive and no visible signs

hi - i tested negative in 03 and 04. last week tested again and my primary doctor was shocked that i tested positive. my normal blood work is excellent -wbc/rbc and lymps. my cd count is 360. i have no symptoms except, occassional diarrhea. i do...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.I'm sorry to hear about the health issues of your family. With your new HIV doctor-- I'd start by asking about their experience with HIV (how many years in practice, how many patients under direct care); does he or... Read more »
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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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Devastated: All of the hallmark signs of HIV

Posted by DSKMan, 8 Replies
I though oral sex was low risk, but I was wrong. Now I have all of the hallmark signs of HIV ARS. fever, cough, rash, mouth ulcers, odd rash, painful nodes in the neck. I just know I have HIV now, and I am in shock. I am planning on doing an HIV... Read more »

what were your first symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Those of you with HIV or AIDS what was your first simptome you notices that began the curriousity that you may have been infected
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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 »