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Hiv Symptoms Early Warning Signs

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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...terms of sleep. It may make your children worry that if they fall asleep, they'll never wake up. Offer reassurance. Stress that while HIV is serious, it is preventable. Talking to Children of Different Ages It's never too early to talk to your children about HIV. In fact, by the third grade, most children have already heard about it. Talking to children about HIV is not a one-time-only conversation. Children will be ready to accept...
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High Viral Load

Hi cd4s are 364 Just got back my viral load 2,700,000 I am just wondering do people with high viral load just drop dead without warning or will we get sick first I dont want to drop dead without having a chance to say goodbye. Steve
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...to prevent disease progression, and yes, dropping dead.FWIW, generally patients don't die suddenly of HIV disease, there are early warning signs and symptoms. Acted on, these early signs should prompt treatment, not a fatalistic view of the... Read more »

Is this an early warning of HIV?

Hi, about 11 days after I had casual sex -the condom broke-, I got one of theworst flus that I ever had... chills followed by high fever, severe muscle aches, etc. The flu symptomslasted about 3 days and then subsided. I heard that people infected...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.What you are describing is called "Acute Viral Syndrome". Within the firstfew weeks after infection, some people with HIV show symptoms due to AcuteViral Syndrome. This occurs during your bodies initial response... Read more »

MY LIFE IS IN DANGER!

First of all, I would like to thank you for all the marvellous advice and solutions you have given to scared people like me. When I read what you say to others I just want to kiss you through the web. I am a 17 year old Nigerian boy (young and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...quite rare auto immune disease which thankfully can be treated. Whilst I`m not suggesting that worried people who think they hav HIV symptoms will also have it or anything similar, in my case it was only once I had taken the test and received a... Read more »

hiv and early warning signs

are there any kind of early warning signs such as serious stomach problems?
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am not a doctor and therefore am not qualified to respond to medical questions.Michael Shernoff, MSW 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 »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Check It Out Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...drugs can make you better faster and may also prevent serious complications. It's very important that antiviral drugs be used early to treat flu in people who are very sick (for example people who are in the hospital) and people who are sick with... Read more »
The Well Project

How to Read a Package Insert

...been found, there may be a "Box Warning" on the first page of the package insert. As the name suggests, this information is clearly displayed using capital letters surrounded by a black box so it will not be overlooked. You should pay attention... Read more »
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A warning to all women

Posted by capri75, 2 Replies
Just to let you know that there are scammers on HIV+ dating sites. They know how vulnerable we are and they are ready to attack as quick as they can. They will tell you how much they love you and wanting to marry you as in yesterday. They would also... Read more »

Worried well with alarming symptoms, few questions

Posted by scaredstiff, 4 Replies
...possible to experience a noticeable increase in eye floaters this soon after exposure? 8. Is it possible to experience early symptoms of HIV disaese this soon after possible infection without ever having a fever? If yes, how likely is it? I... Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »

The reason not to use a PCR (WARNING)

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...neuropathy question and it went something like this HIV Consulear: Your in the Clear HIV Doctor: Neuropathy would not start this early. Viral load could still be undectable CDC: Neuropathy would not start this early. We don't discuss unaprroved... Read more »