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Hiv Symptoms Show Up After 5 Years

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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...Is It Diagnosed? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Treat IRIS? What Can Help to Ask My Doctor? Special Concerns for People Living With HIV Special Concerns for Women, Children and People Over 50 What Does the Research Show? Commentary Introduction It's a mouthful of a phrase, but immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) is a serious condition that can be challenging to diagnose...
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5 years of hiv fear

after a possible risk of infect HIV, after 6 months i developed some weird symstoms like white patch on the cheek until now 09, 1 night of fever,headache, night sweat, stomatch pain go with diarea happened a lot a while since o4, rash, fatigue and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your problem. No way. No how. No further need for additional HIV testing or even worrying about HIV related to this event five years ago. Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. I cannot diagnose the... Read more »

Symptoms of HIV?

Hello, Say a person does not now that he or she is HIV postive, but it has been 5 years since that time of sexual activity and no other activity has been engaged since then. IF that person became HIV infected, would that person definitly show some...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...It is possible to progress to AIDS-related symptoms 5 years after infection. The amount of time it takes for someone to progress from HIV infection to AIDS varies from person to Read more »

Same Old Question?

I know you have answered these questions so many times...and I have read your message board so much, but I have finally mustered up the courage to ask you a question that I have spent so long fretting over...and even more time scouring the internet...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,CliffsNotes response: Your fears are unwarranted. If you don't believe me, get tested. There are no other options. Thanks for your donation (www.concertedeffort.org). Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »

My Dr Has Scared Me - 5 YRS??!!!

Two years ago I was unknowingly exposed. He died last month of AIDS. 15 months after the fact I learned of my exposure and tested negative. I assumed I had nothing else to worry about. Yesterday I confided to my Dr (family medicine) and he told...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Your physician may be confused; while it may take many years to show symptoms of HIV, the antibody test becomes positive within several weeks; the fact that you tested negative 15 months after the exposure means Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

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 »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...HIV they might get other "HIV" tests. These measure how quickly the virus is multiplying (a viral load test, see Fact Sheet 125 ) or the strength of your immune system (a CD4 count, see Fact Sheet 124 ). How Do I Get Tested? In September... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...discussion. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that young people between the ages of 15 to 24 account for approximately half of all new HIV infections in the world, and represent almost a third of the total... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...HIV annually. However, of more than one million people living with HIV in the U.S., it is estimated that about one-quarter (252,000 to 312,000 persons) are unaware of their HIV status. Because they do not know they are infected, these individuals... Read more »
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Symptoms Appear After 5 Days??

Posted by SelfRevelations
...Hiv related. Just yesterday, he tells me that he had unprotected sex w/ a female who claims that she started having symptoms 5 days after they had sex. She went to get tested & her results were positive. She was having excessive weight loss... Read more »

I had hiv symptoms for the last two years and still..............

Posted by testednegative
...such experiences at a young age, little did i know that i was playing with fire. A friend of mine (male) seduced me when i was 15 and i had been having sex with him for a long time. One day he persuaded me to give him a blowjob and i had to give... 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

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...When does one start to develop the regular symptoms of HIV after the date of infection, i.e. syptoms past the ARS stage. Is five years too conservative, or is this around the average? Read more »