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Hiv Early Symptoms During Acute Stage

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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection?
Ask the Experts

end stage hiv symptoms

Is it possible to progress to late stage hiv symptom stage within a yr of infection. ie: thrush, parathesia, sinus infections...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.Let's be clear here. Neither thrush nor sinusitis are end-stage HIV/AIDS symptoms. They can occur in persons who don't have HIV, persons with recent or late-stage HIV.That said, a small proportion Read more »

devastating acute phase/low VL

I was diagnosed in the acute phase of my infection. I had my first blood draw when I was still experiencing extreme fatigue, sore throat, glands like golf balls in my neck and underarms. I was undetectable to 400 ppml so the Dr ordered a second...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...hypothesis makes sense to me too and fits with the notion that a robust initial immune response might translate into severe early symptoms, but favorable long-term immune control of viral replication. There are some data on long-term follow-up on... Read more »

Bi Polar, Low testosterone acute HIV stage

Dear Dr HorwarthI have mixed affective bipolar disorder and am in the early stages of acute HIV infection. I havent had a manic period for some time, stabilised by lamotrogine but had a major depression early this year. My testoserone levels are...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...replacement treatment should not have an effect on your likelihood of having a manic episode. Testosterone replacement in men with HIV and depression has been shown to be effective in treating the symptoms of depression (fatigue, low energy,... Read more »

thrush during acute viral stage

Dear Doctors,I have posted this questions several times without an answer.Assume a person is HIV positive after an exposure two months ago. Only acute viral syndrome symptom was thrush(no fever, rash, or other common symptoms). Is this common...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...People may or may not have any signs or symptoms when they first get HIV. In some series, up to 10% of individuals may have thrush when they first contract HIV. I cannot give you a more precise percent Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

... HIV Is a Continuum Infection Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...like the liver, in lymph nodes, in nerve fibers, and even in areas outside organs like your immune system. Inflammation can be acute or chronic . Acute inflammation is when your body first responds by sending white blood cells to the... Read more »
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Faith in Prevention Training Manual: Tools for Your HIV/AIDS Ministry

...impacted. Endnotes Basic Information regarding HIV/AIDS. Available at www.cdc.gov/hiv/topics/basic/index.htm What are the early symptoms of HIV infection? Available at www.youandaids.org/About HIVAIDS/Symptoms/index.asp How can I... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...be used to try and combat that as well. There is research suggesting that between 10-50% of new infections happen during the acute infection stage. Many feel that identifying and making interventions during this period will greatly reduce... Read more »
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Asymptomatic Stage Hiv

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
...positve and gets a cold they might not get painful lymphnodes. If anyone could give me any information about the asymptomatic stage that would be great. Read more »

4 stages to HIV disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...AMFAR AIDS HANDBOOK (Chapter 4, Page 53 ) There are four stages to HIV disease 1) Acute Infection Stage (500-1200 CD4s)- begins immediately after hiv enters the body and starts multiplying in infected cells. Acute Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...gonorrhea, or bacterial vaginosis appears, you may be more susceptible to getting HIV infection during sex with infected partners. EARLY SYMPTOMS OF HIV INFECTION If you are like many people, you will not have any symptoms when you first become... Read more »

Acute Primary HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...have consulted the doctor YET again on 29 Dec 99 with the same complaints. What are the signs and symptoms of the Primary Acute HIV infection stage? To me, it seems that it comprises of flu-like sickness and resembles the one I'm having now.... Read more »