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Hiv Infection And Fever

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Fever blister chance of HIV infection?

Hi! Just want to start off saying I am always so worried about this disease! I don't know why, I always am worried about catching it. Here's my problem. I got sunburnt on my lips last week and a fever blister appeared. It is healing, it...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HIHIV transmission does not occur through casual contact, this includes drinking after someone. Transmission of HIV from a contaminated surface would require massive exposure to blood or other infected liquid from prolonged period of time also HIV... Read more »

Fatigue, fever,bacterial infection

Hello from Belgium Dr. Frascino !I'm 41y HIV+ man (testet + end 2000). CD4 is still OK but... Read more »

Recurring fever with infections with no obvious symptoms

I'm 33, asian, male. CT4 around 350 and viral load more than 90000. just started taking meds... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS-Ravaged Swaziland Gears Up for Circumcision Fever

In Swaziland, where UNICEF estimates up to 40 percent of adults are living with HIV/AIDS, circumcision is increasingly being viewed as a tool in containing the epidemic. Results from recent circumcision trials in Kenya and Uganda showed 53 percent... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Influenzavirus Infection Is a Primary Cause of Febrile Respiratory Illness in HIV-Infected Adults, Despite Vaccination

"There are, to our knowledge, no prospective studies of respiratory tract infections in [HIV]-infected adults in the highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) era. We performed a surveillance study of outpatients who presented with fever and... Read more »
University of Liverpool

Biologists Discover Why 10% of Europeans Are Safe From HIV Infection

Liverpool, UK -- Biologists at the University of Liverpool have discovered how the plagues of the Middle Ages have made around 10% of Europeans resistant to HIV. Scientists have known for some time that these individuals carry a genetic mutation... Read more »
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 (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used to thinking of... Read more »
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Yellow Fever Vaccination

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
My HIV doctor has advised against a yellow fever vaccination before my trip to Kenya; and, a vaccination is not required for entry into Kenya. It does seem advisory to me given that I will be in Yellow Fever country around Mt. Kenya for part of my... Read more »

PHI Fever

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know you cannot determine you HIV status based on symptoms alone, but It seems that close to 95% of people who experience PHI do develop a fever. So is it in any way safe to say if you do not have a fever, than most likely any symptoms you may be... Read more »

fever

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've read that those who are infected almost always have a fever up to week 4 at least. Is this true? Can someone seroconvert without any fever? Is it possible to have a fever from week 4 onwards?

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Fevers

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How common is it to get a fever after you get infected? Would it normally be a high fever? Another website I was on stated that fever was predominantly present during the conversion phase where you show symptoms?
-Carl Read more »