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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...without you noticing their symptoms, like herpes or HPV. This is called a subclinical infection -- something that hasn't been diagnosed or noticed yet. Talking to your doctor, taking a thorough medical history, and checking a full range of blood tests can go a long way in diagnosing other possible infections. Special Concerns for Women, Children and People Over 50 Few if any data show that women, children or people over 50 have any...
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How soon do hiv symptoms appear?

I have read conflicting information on hiv symptoms. Do most people show the severe flu type symptoms (high fever, cold night sweats) after the initial infection? And how soon do they appear after initial infection? It seems that I have also heard...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Viral Syndrome, and in those that do get it,the severity can vary from person to person.In regard to the symptoms related to full blown AIDS itself, they don't usually begin until literally years after infection. Before that time, a person can... Read more »

How long before symptoms

I was raped when I was fifteen years old by an African man in his twenties. I am now eighteen and terrified that I may have contracted the virus. I have had unsafe sex since and I may have passed it on. I live in Ireland and am unsure as to were I...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...westernized countries, including many European countries. I'm not sure about how available they are in Ireland. In terms of the symptoms of HIV/AIDS: When we're talking about symptoms, it's important to remember that there are actually 2 periods... Read more »

extended sore throat, dizziness- sign of hiv

Dear Dr. Sowadsky, About a year ago, I had unprotected sex with a woman I did not know. The penetration lasted less than a minute since I was afraid of STDs. That evening, I returned to my apartment to find small red dots appearing on the head of my...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Viral Syndrome, and in those that do get it,the severity can vary from person to person.In regard to the symptoms related to full blown AIDS itself, they don'tusually begin until literally years after infection. Before that time, aperson can look... Read more »

Oral thrush = HIV true or false?

Dear Dr BobDoes oral thrush mean I have HIV? - sounds silly doesn't it...but I'm a healthy, fit and active 30 year old male, but after a single episode of drunken vaginal sex with a sex worker on a stag party in Spain (with a condom) I am sure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...essentially nonexistent.I see two major problems here:1. The "BANG." Looking at a few medical websites and deciding you have full-blown AIDS is like me watching the Lord of the Rings movies and then deciding Middle Earth and Hobbits really do... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Exercise and HIV

...pain in the feet (neuropathy, see Fact Sheet 555 ). Start exercising while you are still healthy. This can help you hold off symptoms of HIV that make you feel bad. Vary your exercise routine so that you do not get bored. Find new ways to keep... Read more »
The Body

HIV Testing 101

...testing? Read through these excellent overviews: HIV Testing: The Facts Are You Positive You're Negative? What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS? Ways to Test for HIV Types of HIV Tests Deciding if and When to Be Tested From... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...switching anymedications. Injections, implants, and plastic surgery: Some people haveprocedures done to restore fullness in the face. Injections of fat or syntheticfat substitutes can fill out sunken cheeks, as can cosmetic cheek... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...situation. Use the guidelines as a resource to help you makewell-informed treatment decisions that are right for you. The full version of the guidelines is available at aidsinfo.nih.gov/contentfiles/AdultandAdolescentGL.pdf . Read more »
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Oral thrush will not go away...

Posted by Sal, 3 Replies
...me. I know you all will say my risk was low because I wore a condom. But when you look up oral thrush there are about a hand full of things that give you that symptom. HIV is one of them. It's pretty easy to deduct some of the other things from... Read more »

HIV Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...fever/sweat through sheets), I proceed to get this 3 weeks later and then 3 weeks after that, the 3rd time I got strep I got a mouth full of sores in my mouth, then yesterday (2 weeks after sores) I got a yeast infection. I have only had one... Read more »

REDGIRL got tested after a full year of worry

Posted by redgirl, 5 Replies
...BACK...AS I HAD BEEN LIVING IN FEAR FOR A YEAR... So what i just want to say to all the worried people who think that they have got symptoms of HIV is that you really cant be sure of symptoms.......i mean i can still feel about 10-11 lymph nodes... Read more »

Anybody Feel Like Me????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I dont know about all you guys but im getting quite bored of this board. Even though this is the best one ive encountered on the net. Im still in the window period, still scared,still needing and wanting more information.But there isnt anything... Read more »