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How Long Do Acute Symptoms Of Hiv Last

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how long is acute in terms of onset symptoms of hiv

I recently had unprotected sex with someone, and although he did not ejaculate in me, i still know that the virus could have been trasmitted. I asked him when the last time he was tested for HIV and he said it had been a few months prior to that...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is highly unlikely that you would experience symptoms that close to infection. Some research indicates that people develop symptoms approximately 2-4 weeks after infection, though it is feasible that someone could develop symptoms before two... Read more »

Does Acute HIV Infection symptoms last this long?

First off I was told I was HIV positive 2 weeks ago, and now waiting for all the baseline test you... Read more »

Acute Phase v. Viral Load Symptoms

I became ill with symptoms on July 20 (fever, aches/pains/night sweats/etc). I was tested on July... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...infection, most likely within the past two months. If both tests are positive, then HIV infection probably occurred a few months or longer before the tests. In June 2010 the FDA approved a new HIV test that detects both antibodies to HIV and HIV... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...or noticed yet. Talking to your doctor, taking a thorough medical history, and checking a full range of blood tests can go a long way in diagnosing other possible infections. Special Concerns for Women, Children and People Over 50 Few if... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...BETA . It is important to note that this definition of AIDS may apply to HIV positive individuals who have never experienced symptoms of HIV disease. Receiving an AIDS diagnosis does not necessarily mean that the diagnosed person will die soon;... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment Interruptions

...their treatment. It found a higher risk of AIDS-related diseases, less recovery of CD4 counts, and higher rates of death as long as eight years after the treatment interruption. Two types of "cycling" were studied. The first type put patients on... Read more »
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ARS symptoms don't linger

Posted by Malk, 1 Reply
...Izzabella posted thatt we now know that symptoms don't linger. Does that mean that they dont last for longer then a few weeks or that they do not keep coming back? I have stomach/bowel problems for 16 weeks now and what appears to be Read more »

How long before you can see any symptoms?

Posted by dopey33, 2 Replies
Lets say you are infected with HIV, can you see symptoms within days? Maybe 2 days? or does it take weeks to months? Read more »

Duration of Acute HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...having acute HIV infection? (Oral sex, no ejaculation, protected anal, rimming, a lot of deep kissing, saliva on ass, etc.) How long do the nodes remain swollen in Acute infection -first onset? Thanks to all Read more »

Acute HIV Infection Overview

Posted by Anonymous
...magnitude before reaching a viral setpoint. This set-point following resolution of the acute infection is a strong predictor of long term disease progression rates [1]. Several factors can influence viral replication during acute infection and... Read more »