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Hiv Infection Early Symptons

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Can Thirsty be a sympton of early infection?

Doctor, help!A book says because of the virus violates the internal secretion system, a special sympton for early infection can be thirsty.I underwent 2 weeks of weird thirsty, that horrified me :-((...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Two weeks of "weird thirsty" horrified you? Oh my goodness, let's hope you never get a headache, because you may die of fright, worrying it's a brain tumor. No, "weird thirsty" is not a symptom. Go have a drink.... Read more »

Lipodistrophy as HIV Infection Sympton?

Dear Dr Bob.First of all, I would like to thank you for the wondeful work you are doing. I have... Read more »

what is this etc added to the flu symptons.....?????

Hi Doctor,I have read the answers given by you to this question.Can you please clarify me this... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Treating TB, HIV Co-Infections Early, Aggressively Can Save Lives, Multiple Studies Show

"Treating tuberculosis (TB) and HIV infections at the same time can be a challenge for patients and their doctors, but attacking both diseases early and aggressively isn't harmful and could save the lives of those who are sickest," according to a... Read more »
BETA

Short Course of Early Treatment Offers Later Health Benefits

During the earliest weeks of HIV infection, known as primary HIV infection (PHI), the virus replicates rapidly before the immune system begins producing antibodies against it. Recent evidence -- from a Mississippi child and members of the French... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Early Detection of TB Among HIV-Infected Could Avert Many Deaths

Early detection and treatment of TB among HIV-positive individuals could avert a significant number of deaths in South Africa, suggests a new report. Of 240 people ages 20-45 who died at a KwaZulu-Natal hospital in a recent 10-month period, 94... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Experimental Drug Blocks HIV Infection Early, Scientists Report

"Scientists are reporting early but promising results from a new drug that blocks HIV as it attempts to invade human cells," HealthDay News/ U.S. News & World Report . "The approach differs from most current antiretroviral therapy, which tries... Read more »
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Salivary Gland Infection - Early Sign of HIV ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Has anyone ever heard of a salivary gland infection being an early
sign ( 7-10 weeks after oral exposure ) of HIV ? Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »

Early signs of Hiv Infection

Posted by greatday77, 2 Replies
I have a question that im sure alot of people want to ask, If Infected with the Hiv Virus when can you expect to have early signs/Symptoms of infection Many websites Say you would have ars 2-4 weeks after infection , Other websites say 6 weeks. Also... Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection

Posted by ScotCharles
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000603.htm Read more »