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Hiv Fevers How Long They Last

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The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...infection, especially if you also have a fever. Some AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs) affecting the gut include: Cryptosporidiosis Microsporidiosis Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) Severe or long-lasting GI problems can lead to serious health problems and can prevent HIV drugs from entering the system and fighting HIV. It's best to report these symptoms to your health care provider to determine if they...
Ask the Experts

Fever resulted from HIV

I would like to ask that if a person is infected by HIV and has fever symtom, how long will this symtom last or it will last for couple of days and then come back again?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...infection." This is an acute viral syndrome that appears within a few days to weeks after infection and lasts and average of 2 weeks. Fever is the most common symptoms, but it may also include fatigue, swollen lymph nodes, headache and rash. Read more »

sinus fever and mild cough

Hi I was diagnose in March. Then to make matters worse I found out, in April cd4 count was 145 vl 120000. I seriously had no idea because never felt sick. My doctor said I been positive for a very long time. But only been sexually active for 3...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...infections so an evaluation for that is warranted (often might need decongestant and perhaps another antimicrobial). Taking meds for fever is usually OK but would inform your HIV provider for monitoring and individualized advice. KH Read more »

Fever

Started ART two weeks ago, cd4 240. I am on truvada and efivarenz. started having fever at night but fine during day time
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Fever could be part of a drug reaction, immune reconstitution syndrome, or from infection (either HIV-related or unrelated) so long list of possibilities. Observing pattern, level of fever, and watching for other symptoms is recommended as well... Read more »

fever no other symptoms = hiv?

hii just want to say that by just reading around, i think you are doing great work, and i have read several comments about donations to your foundation.....i would like to donate if you would show me how (excuse my ignorance)anyway, to my question i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...hospital.Although I do not suggest analyzing "symptoms," as they are so variable and unreliable, I will advise you that your isolated fever six weeks after a potential exposure is not worrisome for HIV ARS. Symptoms associated with HIV ARS... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...infection, most likely within the past two months. If both tests are positive, then HIV infection probably occurred a few months or longer before the tests. In June 2010 the FDA approved a new HIV test that detects both antibodies to HIV and HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...deadly, infections. These are called opportunistic infections (OIs). When someone dies of AIDS, it is usually OIs or other long-term effects of HIV that cause death. AIDS refers to the weakened state of the body's immune system that can no... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...Over the years, drugs have been developed that can treat a wide range of medical problems, including HIV, and help people live longer and healthier lives. All drugs are tested to make sure they are safe and effective enough to be allowed on the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...coughing or sneezing. Children are normally vaccinated against these diseases with an "MMR" shot. The vaccine usually gives life-long protection against these diseases. If you were born after 1957 and did not get these vaccines as a child, you... Read more »
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Anyone have a strong seroconversion and lived long

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...sweets and severe headaches.. continued for for 3 months. I was wondering if anyone else had something like this and lived long before developing AIDS. Thanks for you answer Read more »

fever?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...hi...i really hope someone could help me....about a year ago...i had up sex..not too long after...i developed breast and armpit pain....then couple months after..i had been experiencing bad pain in my right shoulder-MRI-tendonitis...then Read more »

How long and how severe can seroconversion be?

Posted by rufenough, 3 Replies
...chest when i breath (feels like deep inflamation in lungs)...these symptoms have persisted and changed gradually over time (no long got a rash no fever for a few nights) Lymph nodes remain aching in neck all the time though, the symptoms in fact... Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...weeks after this, around end of November, I came down with a flu-like illness -- fatigue, cold chills, and muscle aches. No fever, though. THIS was when the madness began -- I started going on the Internet, and my HIV-hypochondria/obsession... Read more »