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How Long Do The Early Symptoms Of Hiv Last

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does it take hiv early symptoms to manifest after the initial contact
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
For people who are not in treatment, the average time between initial infection and symptoms is 10 years. This is an average; the range can be very broad. Read more »

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Ur Stories on Early HIV Symptoms.

Posted by thinker, 3 Replies
...all, I would really appreciate it if some of you out there would share your stories with me about your experience with ARS (early symptoms) before you were diagnosed HIV +. What type of symptoms did you have? How long after your exposure did... Read more »

Cunilingus, possible hiv???

Posted by stressed1, 1 Reply
...Good morning, Please offer some advise! approx 4 weeks ago, I was in a lap dancing bar, and very drunk, To cut a long story short I basically performed oral sex on her for no more than 20 seconds, no intercourse took place At the time of this Read more »

HIV ARS stories

Posted by thinker, 3 Replies
...all, I would really appreciate it if some of you out there would share your stories with me about your experience with ARS (early symptoms) before you were diagnosed HIV +. What type of symptoms did you have? How long after your exposure did... Read more »

Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have read a lot about people who experience symptoms and people who don't experience symptoms of HIV. Does experiencing/notexperiencing symptoms have anything to do with life expectancy? I got very sick with acute HIV--do I have Read more »