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First Symptoms Of AIDS

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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 »

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 »

Describe your first time experience

Hello Shannon. First of all I'm sorry to know that you've been living with HIV for last 20 years but my question to you is what were your early symptoms and how long did it take to show up since your exposure to HIV?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThanks for your question.Everyone experience symptoms and signs of HIV differently. If you have a specific question about HIV or from your own experience I will be happy to answer it for you.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

First Regimen/Severe Itching

Hello Dr. Young. I've known of my HIV status for a year and a half now...and was asymptomatic for the first year. After a recent biopsy revealed the beginnings of KS I began HAART with a once a day regimen of Truvada, Reyataz (300mg), and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your post and question.It definitely sounds like you've had a great response to your first-line treatment. While many HIV medications can cause rash, what you describe sounds more like a case of bad dry skin (xerodermia).... 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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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 »

hiv negative aids symptoms

Posted by My3Cents, 2 Replies
Idiopathic CD4+ T-lymphocytopenia, or ICL, is an immunodeficiency syndrome in which human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, cannot be detected. Because HIV is the causative agent of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), ICL can be referred to as... Read more »