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How High Is The Hiv Fever

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...covered in the white spots that sometimes indicate thrush , when in fact it's perfectly pink. Your mind can also make you feel tired and lethargic even though you're perfectly well-rested. It can make you break out into rashes, elevate your heart rate or cause you to wake up at night drenched in a cold sweat. In short, your mind can convince you that you have HIV when you don't. This can happen for any number of reasons, including guilt,...
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HIV and High LFTs

I just tested positive for HIV after going to the dr. for a rash that turned out to be syphilis. The dr. performed the HIV test without previous consult and I had no idea one was even being performed or even given the opportunity submit to an...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...related to hepatitis viruses. However, there is something called "syphilitic hepatitis" which could certainly cause this and the elevated alkaline phosphatase is characteristic of this. Syphilitic hepatitis should improve with treatment. Further... Read more »

HIV induced fever

For several decades I've carried a science article in my head that proved that mechanically increased body temperature (like a sauna) increased white blood cells. Could the fact that the HIV virus's lack of high fevers result in a less than full...
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
...count and decreased amount of infectious virus in blood, but is not a cure. The blood is only one small compartment that has HIV in it. Heating a person for prolonged periods of time to destroy virus in all parts of the body would also probably... Read more »

Having fever and loss of appetite now..am i down with HIV? Please help! Worried sick...

Dear Dr. Frascino,I'm worried sick about the condition that i am in right now. I hope this question has never been asked before (i did a search but couldnt find something close to it).About roughly a month ago i had protected sex with 2 prostitutes....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

acute retroviral infection: low or high fever?

Please tell me whether a high fever of 101.6 can be a symptom of acute retroviral infection. I thought only a low grade fever could be a symptom of ARI. Thank you.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Syndrome and full-blown AIDS, the severity of symptoms can vary dramatically from person to person. Therefore, people with fevers during either Acute Viral Syndrome or full-blown AIDS, can have either a low-grade fever, a high-grade fever, or no... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

...flulike symptoms and sometimes organproblems, including liver failure), Stevens-Johnson syndrome (severe skin rashaccompanied by fever, fatigue, muscle or joint aches, blisters, facial andtongue swelling) Special... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...drug side effect. If they continue or get worse, it may be a sign that you have an infection, especially if you also have a fever. Some AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs) affecting the gut include: Cryptosporidiosis Microsporidiosis ... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

... High blood pressure (hypertension) Angina (chest pain) Rheumatic heart disease (damage to the heart caused by rheumatic fever) Stroke (interrupted blood flow to the brain, usually caused by a blood clot or burst blood vessel) Symptoms... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...the people who get infected don't notice anything. Symptoms generally occur within 2 to 4 weeks. The most common symptoms are fever, fatigue, and rash. Others include headache, swollen lymph glands, sore throat, feeling achy, nausea, vomiting,... Read more »
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Traveling to Africa/Yellow Fever Vaccination

Posted by travelingguy
...traveling to Togo and Benin in about three months. I CAN NOT get my doctor to give me the "blessing" to go ahead and get the Yellow Fever Vaccination. Although, I have had it once before back in like 1994, and DID NOT experience any issues at... Read more »

What about a "low grade" fever???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Does that happen in early HIV?? Or is the fever fairly high? Im running about a 99 degree temperature do to some sinus/throat issues. (6 weeks past exposure) No other symptoms. Read more »

acute hiv after condom breakage???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...later, i noticed that the lymph nodes under my armpits became VERY swollen... soon followed by the lymph nodes in my groin... NO FEVER, NO RASH, very mild sore throat... i didn't think anything of it till i had this dream that i was hiv poz,... Read more »

1/2 hour fever

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Would a 1 day 1/2 hour fever be considered an ARS symptom 2 weeks after possible exposure? It was about 100 - 101 degrees... Read more »