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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
Hello,The recommended HIV screening for an occupational exposure to HIV that doesn't warrant a course of PEP, is immediately, three months and six months, using HIV-antibody testing.Your four negative HIV-antibody tests plus an undetectable HIV PCR... Read more »

Do I have HIV? PLEASE help!

I know this is the standard "Do I have HIV" question and I know you are going to say to me "the only way to find out is get tested" But right now I cant calm my brain and I am feeling like ending it all as I am convinced I have HIV.Please bear with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...-Difficult swallowing food -Complete loss of appetite -Nausea big time - General feeling of being unwell - Clicking joints, back ache, could not walk yesterday.... - Dizziness, - sore throat, chesty cough 6 weeks, persistant... - blocked ears,... Read more »

upper back pain...HIV symptom??

(1)im 22. 5'11.. 130 lbs..22 yrs old. after i had unsafe sex w/ a woman. the following day i suddenly felt swelling or sore or burn sensation at my upper back for 5 days.. on the 6th day my upper back is aching (particularly my back ribs) and still...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
That would be highly unlikely to be related to HIV infection. Most likely it would be a muscle or tendon sprain/injury. I would have a good primary care doc take a look at you if the symptoms persist for another week or so. KH Read more »

chronic upper back aches

Dear Doc,Does chronic upper back aches or stiffness going up to the back neck associated w/ hiv infection??Because I do experienced it, it get worse every time I woke up in the morning. So, far, I had oral thrush on the tongue and in the cheeks and...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Chronic back pain is not specifically associated with HIV. Read more »
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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 »

im weak......7 weeks negative is useless

Posted by regretidiotz, 7 Replies
...of thoughts....maybe i have hep and hiv co-infection (which delayed antibodies detection), maybe also other stds. i have some back aches and adbominal aches (not diarrhoea) which may or may not be there before, but just playing on my mind. i just... Read more »

Ur Stories on Early HIV Symptoms.

Posted by thinker, 3 Replies
Hello to all, I would really appreciate it if some of you out there would share your stories with me about your experience with ARS (early symptoms) before you were diagnosed HIV +. What type of symptoms did you have? How long after your exposure... Read more »

Can someone explainn "flulike symptoms" to me?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Ok,they say one of the signs of HIV infection is a flu-like illness. However, I've (to my knowledge) never had the flu yet back in december had a bad (not BAD bad, Read more »