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Hiv Virus Symptoms

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What cardiac problems/symptoms does HIV virus itself cause?

I see from your bio that some of your specialties include cardiovascular complications of HIV.Can you please explain what complications you see from the virus itself, what symptoms to look out for and what diagnostic tests to take? I ask, because I...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
The most common complication of HIV infection is coronary artery disease (CAD). This is related to atherosclerosis, or cholesterol/lipid plaques that develop within the walls of the blood vessels. Populations of HIV-infected patients are more... Read more »

What cardiac problems/symptoms does HIV virus itself cause?

Can you please explain what complications you see from the virus itself, what symptoms to look out... Read more »

What are the symptoms of HHV-8, the virus that causes Kaposi's sarcoma?

What are the symtoms of HHV-8, are they the same as HIV? I have already tested negative for HIV... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Disease Causes AIDS-Like Symptoms but Not Spread Through Virus

"Researchers have identified a mysterious new disease that has left scores of people in Asia and some in the United States with AIDS-like symptoms even though they are not infected with HIV," the Associated Press reports. "This is another kind of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 (HSV-2) Seroprevalence at the Time of HIV-1 Diagnosis and Seroincidence After HIV-1 Diagnosis in an Ethnically Diverse Cohort of HIV-1-Infected Persons

Researchers in the current study sought to determine herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) seroprevalence at HIV-1 diagnosis and seroincidence one year or more after HIV diagnosis. HSV type-specific antibodies were detected using enzyme immunoassay in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 2

Which Countries Have a High Prevalence of HIV-2 Infection? What Is Known About HIV-2 in the United States? Who Should Be Tested for HIV-2? Are Blood Donors Tested for HIV-2? Is the Clinical Treatment of HIV-2 Different From That of HIV-1? What... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Coinfection With HIV and Hepatitis C Virus

Overview Persons with HIV, especially injection drug users, may also be infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV). HCV infection is more serious in persons with HIV. Many persons with HCV don't have any symptoms. HCV infection can be treated. ... Read more »
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ARS symptoms means virus can be detected?

Posted by jxr
Hi...If you have ARS symptoms two weeks after an unsafe episode 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... Read more »

other viruses that cause ARS symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Are there very many other viruses that cause ARS symptoms? I once read about a certain strain of herpes that doesn't cause any sores, or harm the immune system, but it does cause a brief illness after infection similar to ARS. Are there many other... Read more »

Sbjct: 2nd POST-Virus Replication & OTHER Things

Posted by DUDE
Fellas fellas fellas,,,,
It's certainly time to move one. These HIV tests are very sensative. If you are infected with the HIV virus (or any virus for that matter)
the human body produces anti-bodies. The body reacts. THink of it like this. If you... Read more »

VIRUS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Do people with HIV always feel run down, is HIV like other viruses that cause one to feel unhealthy? I would think that while one has a virus and no antibodies that they would feel really sick. does anyone know if this could extend after the ARS. ... Read more »