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Hiv Symptoms Time Frame

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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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Primary HIV symptoms and timing...

I think this refusal to committ to a time frame and proper set of symptoms is really frustrating, and in turn causes more harm than good.Why are we not hearing from more HIV+ people as to what their primary symptoms were?I have been following the...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
...The dilemma is that it is difficult to identify acutely infected persons in real time, and therefore describing in detail the symptoms of acute HIV infection has been problematic. Even in the best case scenario, Read more »

How quickly will symptoms manifest with an aggresive HIV strain?

My fiance was just diagnosed with AIDS, CD-4 count is 6 and the viral load is off the charts. He believes he may have been exposed to an "aggresive" strain of HIV 2 1/2 years ago. How long after exposure (if untreated)will it take an aggresive...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...He could be within the time frame of a rapidly progressive course. There are not alot of cases reported in the medical literature, only case reports, so Read more »

Time frame for undetected HIV Virus?

My husband and I have been married for over 11 years. Prior to this, I don't know whether either one of us was ever exposed to the virus. What is the likelihood of either one of us being HIV+ after all this time, and is it possible for someone to...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
... The best way to tell if you are HIV infected is to get an HIV antibody test. Refer to Approximate timeline of testing and symptoms of HIV/AIDS.Another way to have a better understanding of the odds for being infected is by examining your risk... Read more »

time frame from infection to symptoms?

what is the most common time frame from infection with hiv to symptoms.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question.When we're talking about the time framefrom infection to the symptoms of AIDS, the average period of time is about10 years. Keep in mind that this is an average, Read more »
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What Is HIV?

...married or single. It's what you do, not who you are, that puts you at risk for HIV. How Long Does It Take to Feel a Symptom of HIV? People can have HIV for 10 years or more and never show any symptoms. Other people can get symptoms... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Starting Anti-HIV Medications

...to start treatment. How will I know when to start anti-HIV medications? It's time to start treatment if: you have severe symptoms of HIV infection or are diagnosed with AIDS your CD4 count is below 500 cells/mm 3 (especially below 350... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...the process. For the most part, acute inflammation is normal and healthy. By contrast, chronic inflammation persists over time. In this case, your body shifts the types of cells that are present. This causes a situation where cells and tissues... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Exercise and HIV

...pain in the feet (neuropathy, see Fact Sheet 555 ). Start exercising while you are still healthy. This can help you hold off symptoms of HIV that make you feel bad. Vary your exercise routine so that you do not get bored. Find new ways to keep... Read more »
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ARS symptoms means virus can be detected?

Posted by jxr
...and these symptoms are actually a sign of HIV infection, will the PCR test be able to detect the presence of HIV in that short time frame. After all, the symptoms of fighting the infection are already present, so will the test be able to detect... Read more »

DNA PCR HIV

Posted by jade2008, 1 Reply
...and these symptoms are actually a sign of HIV infection, will the PCR test be able to detect the presence of HIV in that short time frame. After all, the symptoms of fighting the infection are already present, so will the test be able to detect... Read more »

Concerned about exposure time frame & OHL (Oral Hair Leukoplakia)

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...that rub off without any pain/bleeding that mainly accumulates in the morning. I don't smoke and did drink heavy on occasion 2 times every other week. I do have fillings and noticed that when I sleep that my tongue rests or migrates on the side... Read more »

some symptoms, time frame question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...think one may have been there before) and not much like an std symptoms I have seen on the internet. Is this too early for HIV symptoms or not? I have an appointment with my doctor later in week but Im quite nervous, my health care coverage is... Read more »