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Hiv Acute Retroviral Syndrome

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acute HIV infection, acute retroviral syndrome

Hi there doctor,Just afew questions I'd like to ask,How common does acute HIV infection or acute retroviral syndrome occur when people are first infected with hiv?Also after possable infection,after what period of time can we rule out symptoms like...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...avoiding this guessing game can save them from a great deal of anxiety.Recent HIV infection (acute HIV infection, acute retroviral syndrome) should only be considered if ALL of the following are true: 1) You had unprotected vaginal or anal sex... Read more »

when to have an H.I.V. Test?

Hi Dr. Bob. My name is kevin from Kenya. Iam glad of the work you are doing and I will be sure to... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Study May Shed Light on Acute Retroviral Syndrome

...syndrome and occurred after interruption of antiretroviral therapy. The patient, a 30-year old HIV-infected man, began taking antiretrovirals approximately three months after a high-risk HIV exposure event. This person's acute HIV infection... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Report on the First International Acute HIV Infection Conference

...different results. Challenges for Identifying Acute Infection Probably 70% of people infected with HIV have an "acute retroviral syndrome," characterized by flu-like symptoms: fatigue, diffuse aches, swollen lymph glands in the neck, sore... Read more »

An Overview of Retrovir (Zidovudine, AZT) make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Zidovudine was approved by the FDA on March 19, 1987, with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV infection in adults and in children 3 months of age or older. This medicine... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...primarily used in the fixed dose combinations Combivir or Trizivir. Since the approval of other more convenient and safer antiretrovirals, the use of AZT in HAART therapy has decreased significantly. There is one time when AZT is still considered... Read more »
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Posted by babygirl30, 2 Replies
...I think I have hiv and I have been very sexually active with a couple of men as well as having an affair with a married man for 5 years.It sounds Read more »

HIV acute viral syndrome on the 18th week

Posted by marinero, 1 Reply
...may 2009 which is the 18th week since possible exposure, i got 4 day fever, rashes,diarrhea and muscle pain,does acute viral syndrome can occur on the 18th week? could this be hiv symptoms? Read more »

Acute HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies worries. I started to feel somewhat feverish with swollen gland about 2 weeks after the encounter. My question relates to Acute HIV symptoms though. I got what could be described as flu-like symptoms about 2.5 months after the encounter. What... Read more »

Unsure of diagnosis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Lyme antibody can made the ELISA false-positive - or is that just wishful thinking on my part? I think I had acute retroviral syndrome - any opinions? I had repeat HIV test drawn Tues., will be 3 weeks for result. Hematologist I'm seeing seems... Read more »