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Are acute HIV symptoms contagious?

If one develops flu-like symptoms shortly after contracting HIV (sore throat, congestion, cough), are the symptoms contagious? In other words, would someone within the vicinity who has not been in sexual contact with the serconverted individual...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."flu-like," HIV and its symptoms are not transmitted like flu or the common cold, which have respiratory modes of transmission (cough, sneeze, etc.). So the basic answer to your question is no.Dr. Bob Read more »

wet kiss

Dear Dr, 1 year before i had wet kiss one hiv positive women.after one month i have symptom... Read more »

Worried symptom

Dear Doctor,In March 2002, I engaged in one unprotected sexual encounter. In November 2002, I... Read more »
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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...However, histoplasmosis is not a common disease in HIV-positive people. Symptoms: Fever Fatigue Shortness of breath Cough Weight loss Diagnosis: Confirmation of the organism in sample of blood, sputum, or other tissue ... Read more »
The Well Project

Pneumonias

...of a lung. Pneumonia often requires hospitalization and can even lead to death. Symptoms: Shortness of breath (dyspnea) Cough with sputum (materials such as mucus and pus that are coughed up from the lungs) Dry cough Fatigue Fever ... Read more »
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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 Read more »
The Well Project

Tuberculosis

...disease. People with active TB disease may develop symptoms including: Cough lasting more than 2-3 weeks Coughing up sputum (phlegm) or blood Chest pain Fever or chills Night sweats Fatigue (unusual tiredness) Loss of appetite ... Read more »
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White Coating+sore throat+cough=ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Its been 2 weeks today since exposure. I've been coughing and had a mild sore throat for the past week (dry cough). This morning woke up with white coating which rubbed off, but came 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 »

Fluid in the liungs

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is this a symptom of HIV or is it further down the road ? and is having the flem constantly coming up a symptom of HIV ? Read more »

PCP

Posted by Anonym, 2 Replies
What are the symptoms of PCP...if you have been through it please let me know..thanks Read more »