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How Long Does The Hiv Fever Last

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Ask the Experts

Fever resulted from HIV

I would like to ask that if a person is infected by HIV and has fever symtom, how long will this symtom last or it will last for couple of days and then come back again? ...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
About 85% of people who become infected with HIV will develop symptoms of what is known as "primary HIV infection." This is an acute viral syndrome that appears within a few days to weeks after infection and lasts and average of 2 weeks.... Read more »

Having fever and loss of appetite 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... Read more »

fever no other symptoms = hiv?

hii just want to say that by just reading around, i think you are doing great work, and i have read... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Obama, McCain Silent on HIV/AIDS Epidemic Facing the Black Community, Opinion Piece Says

The HIV/AIDS "plague has long been the single biggest health issue in poor black communities" in the U.S., which is "all the more reason" for presumptive presidential nominees Sens. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) to "speak out on... Read more »
HIV Prevention Justice Alliance

3/16: Implementation Fever: Making Health Reform and the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Tools of HIV Prevention Justice

Join us Wednesday March 16 for an HIV PJA Strategy Webinar: Implementation Fever: Making Health Reform & the NHAS Tools of HIV Prevention Justice Wednesday March 16, 2011 @ 3:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. CT/1:30 p.m. MT/12:30 p.m. PT Click here... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

Coping With Stress

Clinicians who treat patients with HIV disease have long accepted the notion that stress affects immune function. Indeed, this belief is nearly as old as the epidemic itself: counseling patients to reduce the number of stressors in their life has... Read more »
HIV Prevention Justice Alliance

Health Care Reform, HIV Prevention Initiatives, and HIV Criminalization

Materials now available from the 3/16 HIV PJA Strategy Webinar: Implementation Fever -- Making Health Reform & NHAS Tools for Prevention Justice. The three-part agenda included a health care reform update, information on new National HIV/AIDS... Read more »
Connect With Others


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi...i really hope someone could help me....about a year ago...i had up sex..not too long after...i developed breast and armpit pain....then couple months after..i had been experiencing bad pain in my right shoulder-MRI-tendonitis...then now i think... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've read that those who are infected almost always have a fever up to week 4 at least. Is this true? Can someone seroconvert without any fever? Is it possible to have a fever from week 4 onwards?

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Posted by scared_to_death, 5 Replies
I had a semi risky exposure back in 10-1998. I scared shitless after that. Within 6 weeks or so, I discovered I had a persistant low grade fever of 98.8 to 99.4. The fever always starts around noon and slowly subsides after about 8pm at night. ... Read more »

Got a high fever

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hi guys. Im really scared. My last risk exposure was 3 weeks ago and i started having stomach problems and last night i had a fever of 102.5. I have never gotten such a high fever ever since i can remember. i still have nausea and i cant eat and the... Read more »