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How Do Hiv Symptoms Feel

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I feel like I have symptoms of HIV..Scared

Hi, about 6 weeks ago I was engaging in sexual activities with a male friend. Before we had "full on" sex (which we used a condom for) he entered me a couple of times for just a few seconds without a condom. Now I am freaking out because I have...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Trying to determine your HIV status based on symptoms you are experiencing is unwise, anxiety provoking, and unreliable. Recent HIV infection (acute HIV infection, acute retroviral syndrome) should only be considered if ALL of the following are... Read more »

Follow up Q: flushing, faster pulse rate, feeling of higher BP as symptoms of viremia/HIV infection

Hi, I noticed in a post today that a guy, who was describing his first time on Combivir and... Read more »

Feeling like im always contracting hiv from bizzare conditons

Dr Bob, I want to start of by saying I am 23, I never engaged in any sexual act and never did any... Read more »
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... 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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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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HIV Testing 101

...testing? Read through these excellent overviews: HIV Testing: The Facts Are You Positive You're Negative? What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS? Ways to Test for HIV Types of HIV Tests Deciding if and When to Be Tested From... Read more »
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Do you feel better or worse with meds?

Posted by nnhood, 3 Replies
...as well that come and go. I just wondered in people who feel okay for the most part, when they start treatment do the small symptoms of HIV go away as the CD4 goes higher and the virus gets suppressed? Or do you feel worse just because of the... Read more »

Muscle Twitches

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...exposure and I have started experiecing muscle fasciculations (twitches) all over (mainly in the limbs). Is this is any way a symptom of HIV infection? Does peripheral neuropathy ever present itself in this way in HIV recently infected... Read more »

HIV SYMPTOMS???

Posted by nomanalone, 1 Reply
...I have heard that lymph nodes do not hurt when experiencing HIV symptoms. Is this true? Otherwise I feel fine. Are these symptoms of HIV? It is getting really annoying and starting to freak me out a little. Please, and help is appreciated. Read more »

need advise, help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have tested negative at 90 and 180 days on the Elisa. I also took a pcr Thanks and best to all. Read more »