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Hiv Symptoms Two To Six Week

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The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...sheet called AIDS Defining Conditions ) A CD4 cell count of 200 cells or less (a normal CD4 count is about 600 to 1,500) How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the symptoms because the symptoms are mild, or...
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ARS Symptoms But Neg Test

Hi Doc,Im 4 weeks out of a pep course and have had night sweats every night now for 2 weeks and yesterday I came out with a huge cold sore.I had a HIV test last week whilst all this was happening and it showed up neg (it should have been at the 6...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have absolutely nothing to do with HIV. Your "symptoms" are also not occurring in the expected timeframe for ARS (two to three weeks after primary HIV infection). PEP would not delay ARS symptoms. PEP either works, in which case it aborts an HIV... Read more »

fever no other symptoms = hiv?

hii just want to say that by just reading around, i think you are doing great work, and i have read several comments about donations to your foundation.....i would like to donate if you would show me how (excuse my ignorance)anyway, to my question i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...do not suggest analyzing "symptoms," as they are so variable and unreliable, I will advise you that your isolated fever six weeks after a potential exposure is not worrisome for HIV ARS. Symptoms associated with HIV ARS generally present two to... Read more »

Non-Specific Symptoms

Is Hiv infection the only disease that has non-specific symptoms?When I told the Infectious Disease Specialist I was eperiencing Night Sweats and Trouble Concentrating he told me my symptoms where not specific.What then are the specific symptoms of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Stay well. Be informed, not worried, O.K.? Dr. Bob Me again! Aug 14, 2005 Hi DOc, You responded to my initial question a few weeks back - thank you so much. You also responded to my partner who was recently diagnosed positive - that was so... Read more »

pcr test reliability at around six months

Hi doc. I would just like to start off by saying i think it is incredible that you guys have this website and valuable life changing information available to people who desperately need it. I ask that if there is anyway you could please answer my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. To briefly answer your questions:1.No, that is not possible.2.In essence, this is exactly the same question as #1 above!3.This question is nonsensical, because you did not "pick up the virus."4.I can't... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...arrange for HIV testing at any Public Health office, or at your doctor's office. Test results are usually available within two weeks. In the US, call the National AIDS Hotline, (800) 342-2437. The most common HIV test is a blood test. Newer tests... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...treatment for hep C is a combination of two drugs, pegylated interferon (PEG_IFN) and ribavirin (RBV). PEG-IFN is injected once a week. RBV is a pill taken twice daily. These drugs have some serious side effects, including flu-like symptoms,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...hours, but most test sites send samples to outside labs, where they are tested in batches, so you may have to wait one to two weeks for results. Beyond the Window Period ELISA tests are very rarely "false negative." This means if you have a... Read more »
The Body

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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Very worried, need help please

Posted by John1, 1 Reply
...next day I felt tired throughout the day. And day 11, I started to pee a lot. Day 12, I had jointpain (had joint pain for two weeks) , chest pain (temporarily), and frequenturination. I had frequent urination for almost a week. On day 13, I had... Read more »

swollen lymph nodes

Posted by lkeller4u, 1 Reply
... Now 6 weeks later I got a sore throat again but it lasted only two days as well. No fever though. Could I be experiencing hiv symptoms. Please help me I am really scared. Read more »

going for test tomorrow

Posted by tmjoad, 2 Replies
...A couple weeks ago my doctor scared the crap out of me. At first thought I had a viral infection(fever, sweats, vomiting, aches and pains, plus Read more »

Can anyone reassure me?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...some more antobiotics for that, and while there got the doctor to look at my tongue, who said it looked nothing like it, and hiv symptoms of that kind would be very rare so soon anyway (this was 4 weeks aftewards). She said the tonsils were... Read more »