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Hiv Symptoms After One Year

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you
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wet kiss

Dear Dr, 1 year before i had wet kiss one hiv positive women.after one month i have symptom fever, dry cough. this symptom hiv infected to me?after one year i tested elisa is negative.is reliable elisa test?pls tell me about the wet kiss.
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Thank you for your question. It is extremely rare to contract HIV in the way you describe. As I recall, there was one case of HIV transmission when both individuals were engaging in deep kissing, had severe gum disease and active gum bleeding and... Read more »

prog:

hello!!!I want to know somethings and I hope you reply.I am now suspecting my self.i want to know what are the symptoms of HIV infection within one year of the act.What would the prognosis be if i m treated lately and what if i take treatment early?...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
..."clinical latency". Before we could measure viral loads we did not know that the infection was very active during those early years. Treatment responses would be excellent if you stay adherent. Rather than guess, you should get yourself... Read more »

10 yrs later Hiv symptoms/Tests neg.

Had exposure 10 yrs. ago and for the last 8 yrs. have had health problems. Have seen numerous dr's. and had 20 Hiv tests all negative or indeterminate. Now it's all in my nervous system,spine, severe neuritis and neuropathy(hands and feet)....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Given the duration of time since your exposure and the number and type of tests that have been performed, this is not HIV infection.MH Read more »

HIV Symptoms and worried

I haven't had sex for almost a year and haven't had unprotected sex for over a year. In the past 2 weeks I have experienced canker sores, white coating on tounge, sore throat, shortness of breath, and some body aches (around chest area). I know...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...It is highly unlikely that you would experience symptoms related to acute HIV infection one year after exposure. See Acute HIV Infection... RMK Read more »
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Older People and HIV

...diseases among older people, as they do for younger people. Physicians may not diagnose HIV infection in older people. Some early symptoms of HIV disease may appear to be signs of normal aging. The stigma of having HIV/AIDS may be worse for older... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...Some infections may appear as though they're well under control, such as TB disease. Some may have resolved many months or even years ago. However, other infections may have occurred without you noticing their symptoms, like herpes or HPV. This... Read more »
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What Is HIV?

...is about 600 to 1,500) How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands,... Read more »
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Acute HIV Infection

...up as lower CD4 cell counts and higher viral loads. These are associated with higher rates of disease. Older people (over 40 years old) have weaker immune systems. They do not respond to ARVs as well as younger people. However, not everyone with... Read more »
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I had hiv symptoms for the last two years and still..............

Posted by testednegative
...have started showing some symptoms of it and are afraid to go and get checked. This is the story of my life and about the 2 years i spent (wasted) in deep despair thinking i had this great disease. I am male, 21 yrs and living in a small town. I... Read more »

HIV or Wot?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...and I think you are the only ones who can help me get rid of this paranoia. I am a gay man who had unprotected sex more than a year ago. 3 months after the exposure and than every three months until now I got tested for HIV it was ELISA what they... Read more »

can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...last one week.However the pain has decreased a lot.I had no dry cough but a running nose.Can these be an counted as acute hiv symptoms. Doc currently I am in my last year of my Information tech course.Since last 1 month I am not able to... Read more »

symptoms of hiv+ve and precautions to be taken

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I want to know the sypmotms of a hiv + woman,My girl freind was tested hiv + but i doubt bcause she looks healtly and had a fever 12 months back there is no change in weight infact it has increased a little .wat are the tests to be done .I love hera... Read more »