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How Long Does It Take For HIV Symptoms To Show Up

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How long do HIV symptoms last?

I had unprotected sex with a long time friend. I know she tested negative for HIV long before we had sex. About 5 weeks after that i caught a cold from my brother. It was on and off then about 8 weeks later i began to have constant headaches, a...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Symptoms by themselves are never a reliable way of diagnosing an HIV infection. An anti-body test, outside the 90 day window is the best way to find out what your status is. For those suffering from the flu-like symptoms commonly associated... Read more »

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

is it possible for a new born child with hiv not to show symptoms for ten years or more. what is... Read more »

Long Term HIV without ANY symptoms

I was diagnosed with HIV in May of 1997 (I have documented proof from my doctor). I have no idea... Read more »
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The Well Project

Stress Management and HIV

Table of Contents Stress and HIV Signs of Stress Common Causes of Stress How to Decrease Stress Depression Other Tips for Reducing Stress Stress and HIV Everyone deals with a certain amount of stress every day. But if you are... Read more »
Ortho Biotech

Many With HIV Accept Symptoms of Fatigue as "Fact of Life"

Bridgewater, NJ -- Since HIV was first diagnosed more than 25 years ago, treatment of the disease and its symptoms has come a long way, with patients today living longer than ever before. 1 However, despite improvements in treatment for the... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Diagnosis

Because early HIV infection often causes no symptoms, a healthcare provider usually can diagnose it by testing blood for the presence of antibodies (disease-fighting proteins) to HIV. HIV antibodies generally do not reach noticeable levels in the... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Infection in Women

Overview Current Research Transmission Signs and Symptoms of HIV Infection Gynecologic Screening Survival Among HIV-Infected Women Early Diagnosis More Information References for Statistics Overview The number of women with HIV (human... Read more »
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for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
And for anyone interested. Its my first post. Great site, helping probably millions of people. Wonderful work!

This is maybe not the right place to do this but still:

There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of people suffering from long lasting... Read more »

How long after "symptoms" would you test positive?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
How long after "symptoms" would you test positive regardless if you have ARS or not..... Read more »

How long before symptoms surface??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
For those who are infected with HIV, How long was it after exposure before the symptoms surfaced? Weeks? Months?? Years even?? Second question, What are the most common symptoms of the virus?? If someone out there could explain what they've... 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 »