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How Long To See Hiv Symptom In Body

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What Is HIV?

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Follow-up: I'm sorry doc but I know whats going on with my body, you dont !!

Hi Dr.Bob;K with you. At 12 weeks post now, havent tested yet as testing not available where i live/work. Travelling back to my home country to test in a couple of weeks.Developed itchy eosinophilic folloculitis cluster of 4 or 5 pimples aorund...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...specifically in ribs/arms/skull/legs when infection was establising itself in the bone marrow.All of this happened well before the body was able to produce antibodies when i felt slow and significant reduction of HIV plasma viral load at around... Read more »

How long can HIV lay dormant in the body?

My partner and I are living out of the USA and have been together for almost 30 years. For the last 10 years as part of our regular physicals we have been checked for HIV and have come up negative each time. Now he has turned up positive and says...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...two-second kiss and some dirty dancing (no matter how sweaty) is essentially nonexistent. (See below.) 2. Your seven negative HIV-antibody tests and undetectable DNA PCR are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. 3.... Read more »

how long?

I just resently started on the hiv medication. but I still feel weak.How long does it take to see the difference in your body that your health is better?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
... In general, I expect my patients to feel measurably better within a month of starting on treatment (assuming that they had symptoms of HIV to begin with).If you've been taking medications for over a month and still feel poorly, I'd let your... Read more »

Long Term Survivor

I just read a letter from a newly infected patient about the long term prognosis for HIV infection. I have been living with HIV for 14 years (10 years in the category of AIDS). I am getting tired; tired of taking the meds, tired of the side...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...people with diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, hypertension. Treatment is especially difficult when you are not experiencing symptoms of HIV, but are experiencing side effects of the medication.There is no easy answer to this problem, but... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Exercise and HIV

...pain in the feet (neuropathy, see Fact Sheet 555 ). Start exercising while you are still healthy. This can help you hold off symptoms of HIV that make you feel bad. Vary your exercise routine so that you do not get bored. Find new ways to keep... Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...drug combination or when any newdrug is added to or removed from an existing combination. How Drugs Are Metabolized The body metabolizes (breaks down) the drugs you take. This process involvesthe liver and kidneys: Proteins in the... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...condition. What Is Inflammation? Inflammation means to put on fire , and it's a complex response that results when your body attacks germs or repairs damaged tissue. A simple example of it is the redness, swelling and soreness that emerges... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV? about 600 to 1,500) How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands,... Read more »
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ARS symptoms don't linger

Posted by Malk, 1 Reply
...stomach/bowel problems for 16 weeks now and what appears to be folliculitis. I also have been tested hiv negative at 14 weeks (p24/anti-body test) . So should I stop worrying that these symptoms are about HIV and see my doctor? Read more »

Ur Stories on Early HIV Symptoms.

Posted by thinker, 3 Replies 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 they occurr? How long did they last? What was going through your mind? I have searced the... Read more »

I had hiv symptoms for the last two years and still..............

Posted by testednegative fear of memory loss. I think that is 100% psychological and i can overcome that. I now believe in the power of mind over human body. Our mind believes what it is made to believe and will make the body believe so. I feel extremely relieved and... Read more »

Hiv+ for 20yrs/No meds having night sweats/rash

Posted by ajpooboy, 5 Replies
...never been on Meds ever. Been Poz for 20+ yrs but now am having night sweats/day sweats and have developed a rash all over my body. Mt CD4 has always been around 600 and my VL around 1300. Doctor says that now they are saying people like me are... Read more »