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How Long Do Initial Symptoms Of HIV Last

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How long a person not show any symptom of Hiv

can a person remain perfectly healthy after 9years of direct exposure
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
A person can be HIV infected for over 9 years and not show any symptoms. Read more »

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... Read more »

How long is it from being born with HIV to when symptoms and AIDS begins?

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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...anti-fungal drugs interact with HIV drugs. Candidiasis can come back repeatedly. Some doctors prescribe anti-fungal drugs on a long-term basis, but this can lead to drug-resistant Candida that is more difficult to treat. Candidiasis of the... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

...the first few weeks or months after a person is infected. Afterwards, the virus can lie hidden and inactive in the brain for a long time. Sometimes HIV can cause damage to important parts of the CNS. Damage to cells in certain sections of the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

U.S. Antiretroviral Therapy Guidelines

...using a genetic test, HLA-B*5701 before starting abacavir (see Fact Sheet 416 ). When to Start Treatment Patients with symptoms of HIV disease or with less than 350 CD4 cells should all be treated. Treatment is recommended for patients... Read more »
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Connect With Others

question for HIV Positives

Posted by solost, 2 Replies
How many of you experienced any initial symptoms the day after your exposure? 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 »

initial symptoms of hiv - most common symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I need some help from others with hiv. What was and when did it hit you the inital onset of strange symptoms. I know one said they felt whipped out with tired feeling. Was that immed. after sexual episode or acouple weeks later. Also, were... Read more »

Seemingly Recurrent fungal infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...August, I developed a yeast infection. Alarmed (I get these rarely), I had an HIV test. It came back negative. In Nov., my long-time boyfriend developed (what he claimed his dr. said was) a bad case of jock itch. His HIV test was negative. ... Read more »