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How Fast Can Hiv Symptoms Appear

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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...triglycerides and cholesterol. It helps show your risk of heart disease. Test at baseline and at least every year, or more often if you are taking medications that raise blood fat levels. The test should be done in the morning after fasting overnight. Blood sugar (See fact sheet 123 ): This measures diabetes or insulin resistance. Test at baseline and about once a year. Test in the morning after fasting overnight. Pap smear (See fact...
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Newbie with peripheral neuropathy after only 4 months being poz

I read many of the posts and am confused regarding the onset of PN with and without meds. Everything points to advace HIV for my symptoms to appear. I just started to notice nummess on my feet and ankle and arms over the past 4 days. Mostly on my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV-related peripheral neuropathy usually progresses slowly and is usually symmetric involving the toes/feet first before climbing to ankels and then up the legs. Many other conditions can cause similar symptoms so a good clinical evaluation is... Read more »

Symptoms...What REALLY is causing them!?

Hi Dr. Bob! Yet again, I am emailing you with a question of mine. I'm not sure if this has been answered but if it has, I understand if it isn't answered a second time! :)As I wrote to you only a few days ago, my car was touched by a naked man...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...made it seem as though his intent wasn't too hurt me - but he was maybe drunk or on drugs or just out of it. I drove away as fast as I could and as I did so, he grabbed my mirror. About 5 - 10 minutes later (no less than 5, no more than 10), I... Read more »

Non hiv aids (IDIOPATHIC CD4 LYMPHOCYTOPENIA) (ICL)

Dr. Bob, I read that about 1% of all aids cases do not involve an hiv virus that can be found. Could that be the cause of a number of us who from every indication other than a test believe we might be hiv positive. I have tested negative past two...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...2005 Youve ignored this before and im asking again because i know its not in the archives. Simple question! Can someone have symptoms of HIV infection and then develop ICL? or is ICL independent of HIV like symptoms? Response from Dr. Frascino... Read more »

how fast can hiv show itself

How quickly can the symptoms of hiv show up? I have recently been with someone orally (about 1 1/2 months ago) who I know nothing about. I am in the military and am trying to keep things quiet, so I'm asking you guys first. I know I need to get...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Symptoms of HIV can manifest within weeks of infection. However, many people acquire HIV infection without overt symptoms. The only way to be Read more »
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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 Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...Player 9 is required. CDC Video Player. Flash Player 9 is required. In children: Fast breathing or trouble breathing Bluish skin color Not drinking enough fluids Not waking up or not interacting ... Read more »
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 »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

Introduction What Is Inflammation? What Is IRIS? How 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... Read more »
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Suspected hiv notice coming.

Posted by diego47, 2 Replies
...kept getting diarrhea or having loose stool. I went to pcp and tested for everything (STD) and was negative for everything. Fast forward to November 19th. I had to go to the emergency room with severe stomach pain and cramps. Turns out my... Read more »

How fast are antibodies produced?

Posted by veryscared1, 2 Replies
...I have had unprotected sex with someone who is now experiencing early HIV symptoms (vomitting, numbness/tingling, thrush, herpes outbreaks). He was tested at the 3-week mark and 6-week mark after our sexual Read more »

ARS SYMPTOMS, MAYBE?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
IF YOU EXPERIENCE SYMPTOMS 3 WEEKS AFTER POSSIBLE EXPOSURE, EG. HEADACHES AND BODY ACHES, NAUSEA THAT CONTINUALLY PERSIST, BUT ARE MILD AND THEN AT 9 WEEKS DEVELOP MORE SYMPTOMS IN CONJUCTION WITH THE ONES MENTIONED ABOVE THAT ARE REOCCURING, COULD... Read more »

ars creeps or ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Just wondering if hiv symptoms would creep up on you slowly or if they would just hit you hard and fast? Read more »