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Hiv Infection And Sub Grade Fever

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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV in the blood gets very high within a few days or weeks after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This first stage of HIV disease is called "acute HIV infection" or "primary HIV infection." About half of the people who get infected don't notice anything. Symptoms generally occur within 2 to 4 weeks. The most common symptoms are...
Ask the Experts

Possible ARS: update

Hi, dr Bob. It's the bulgarian med student writing again. I just wanted to update you on my concerns about possible acute retroviral syndrome. On the 5th month following my risky exposure, I tested again with Insti rapid hiv1/2 test. Thanks God, it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Bulgarian Medical Student,Thanks for the update. Congratulations and WOO-HOO!Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »

is this hiv or what?

Hello doctor, I have had LAB CORP ICMA HIV 1/o/2 test which came out repeatedly reactive, western blot negative. I have tested same four times. My viral load test is undetectable up untill now. My cd 4 count is 614 cd 4 % is 25.5, My CD 8count is...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...plenty of things that can cause the symptoms that you describe and a focus only on HIV as a cause obfuscates a search for the underlying cause(s). Clearly, you've engaged the care of a healthcare provider-- this is the best strategy for looking... Read more »

diffrence between hiv infection and hiv 1/2 eia oositive and confimation negative

i was tested in september and was eia1/2 positive but confimatory westernBlot1 negative so am i called hiv positive or negative? in my lab test report it was written that negative westernBlot does not exclude hiv infection what does it mean? and i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...negative confirmatory Western Blot is considered to be a "negative HIV-1 screening test."The disclaimer about not excluding HIV infection refers to situations such as people being tested within their "window period." By the way, all laboratory... Read more »

Low Grade Fever

Dear Dr.A couple of weeks ago I had flu like symptoms, diarreaha, vomiting and fever. It lasted for approximately two days. Not long before that illness (maybe a week or two) I had unprotected sex with another man. Since the illness I have had...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
You should go get tested. If your symptoms are related to HIV, then your test will confirm this. If not, then you will be relieved.More importantly, you can save yourself from this type of unnecesary anxiety by refraining from having unprotected... Read more »
Articles
Tibotec Therapeutics

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Labeling Update for Prezista to Include 96-Week Data in HIV-1 Infected Adult Patients

...patients achieving virologic response, defined as confirmed HIV RNA Important Safety Information Prezista does not cure HIV infection or AIDS, and does not prevent passing HIV to others. Drug Interactions Coadministration of Prezista/r... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

U.S. Updates Clinical Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

...HIV-infected children and childrenwho were HIV-exposed through birth to an HIV-infected mother." Dr. Mofenson said. In recent years, HIV infection has increased among adolescents. "We hope that doctors and clinicians make use of these new... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...This means that olderwomen are often misdiagnosed and/or not diagnosed with the virus until theyhave reached a late stage of HIV disease. Calling Attention to Transmission and Prevention It is important to prevent new HIV infections in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...vaccination directly prevent pathogen-specific morbidity and mortality, they might also contribute to reduced rate of progression of HIV disease. For instance, randomized trials using trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) have documented that... Read more »
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persistant low grade fever

Posted by mobieorly123, 1 Reply
I went had some flu like symptoms about 2 weeks ago and now I've noticed that I get a raise in body temp approx 99.5-99.8 more or less at the same time of day Could this be an indicator if I was exposed ? Read more »

Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
...vaginal sex. Next day i started recalling all the facts and gone crazy. 3 days after the incident i started to have chills , fever(100 F) runny nose & sneezing which lasted for 3 days. After 3 days the fever continues and now i have a sore... Read more »

What about a "low grade" fever???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Does that happen in early HIV?? Or is the fever fairly high? Im running about a 99 degree temperature do to some sinus/throat issues. (6 weeks past exposure) No other symptoms. Read more »

Acute Primary HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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. I... Read more »