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Hiv Symptoms At 3 Weeks

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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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Feeling like im always contracting hiv from bizzare conditons

Dr Bob, I want to start of by saying I am 23, I never engaged in any sexual act and never did any drugs or shared any needles. I feel though since I was 14 that I have been contracting hiv every day or so from bizzare conditions. Just to name a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you've thought you've contracted HIV exactly 3285 times! YIKES! That's a whole lotta worry! Plus, you've had "every single acute HIV symptoms exactly 2-3 weeks after the event" for several of these events!?! Interestingly you also report you have... Read more »

I've already lost family members to AIDS ,will donate $300

I am really scared.I am a young black male. STD free hopefully still. I recieved unprotected oral sex from a Filipino crossdresser from Secausus NJ that i met on craigslist.(stupid i know).he is a smoker but i didnt see any blood. I also had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Protected insertive anal sex is considered "protected," assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail (break). Unprotected insertive oral sex carries only a very negligible risk for acquiring HIV. Symptoms are notoriously... Read more »

Hiv symptoms and tests

I had a needlestick injury in january 11th. The patient tested negative on a rapid hiv test so I did not get pep. 3 weeks after, I developed muscle aches and anxiety. I lost my appetite and lost 15 pounds in 2 months. I alos developed a sore throat...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...months and six months, using HIV-antibody testing.Your four negative HIV-antibody tests plus an undetectable HIV PCR DNA at 14 weeks following an occupational exposure from a patient who tested HIV negative on rapid testing are sufficient to rule... Read more »

Am I done with HIV and HepC testing at 22 / 28 weeks?

Good day Dr McGovern , I'm a 39 year old , slightly overweight male in the UK, smoker and drinker. Following a high risk exposure of unprotected sex with a woman on her period (what was I thinking!) who turns out is HIV+ I had an ARS-like symptoms 3...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...a great deal of testing and I suspect that your symptoms are not related to hepatitis or HIV viruses. The symptoms around 22 weeks could be related to hepatitis - but if there was no new risk - your HCV antibody should have been positive by now.... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...arrange for HIV testing at any Public Health office, or at your doctor's office. Test results are usually available within two weeks. In the US, call the National AIDS Hotline, (800) 342-2437. The most common HIV test is a blood test. Newer tests... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...treatment for hep C is a combination of two drugs, pegylated interferon (PEG_IFN) and ribavirin (RBV). PEG-IFN is injected once a week. RBV is a pill taken twice daily. These drugs have some serious side effects, including flu-like symptoms,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...hours, but most test sites send samples to outside labs, where they are tested in batches, so you may have to wait one to two weeks for results. Beyond the Window Period ELISA tests are very rarely "false negative." This means if you have a... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...BETA . It is important to note that this definition of AIDS may apply to HIV positive individuals who have never experienced symptoms of HIV disease. Receiving an AIDS diagnosis does not necessarily mean that the diagnosed person will die soon;... Read more »
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Should I worry anymore?

Posted by Iowa18, 2 Replies
...and hiv and I keep think I have some of the symptoms. Even the littlest pimple of skin blemish I think it could possible be symptoms of hiv or an std.....ahhh someone help!!! Im going back to get test in a week cause it has been 25 days since the... Read more »

Prolonged menstrual period an HIV symptom?

Posted by anonymous34134, 1 Reply
...But recently, I got my period, and it seems to have lasted more than a week. This has never happened before. Could this be an HIV symptom? Should I get tested again? Read more »

lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
When lymph nodes are swollen from HIV, does it typically last longer awhile? i.e more than a day or two of soreness, I am not sure if mine were even swollen. Read more »

connection onset ARS-symptoms and HIV-antibodies

Posted by Dutchman, 2 Replies
...Determine rapid test in my case.) I've heard that if you think you've experienced ARS symptoms and you take a HIV Elisa test after 3 weeks since ONSET of those syptoms, you can exclude that symptoms were related to ARS if the result is HIV... Read more »