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How Long Until You Feel The First Symptoms Of Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

How Do I Start?

...(HIV). There is no cure for HIV disease, but there are treatments that help keep the disease under control. Many people with HIV infection live a long and healthy life. No one can predict how long it may take to develop any symptoms of HIV disease. When you first find out that you have HIV, you'll need to adjust to this change in your life. Family members or friends might be able to help you, or you could talk with a counselor or social...
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How Long Have I Been Positive- Feel Like I am Wasting Away

I have been married for almost two years and over the past month my sweet wife and I both have been extremely tired. Looking back on it she has been getting minor headaches for almost a year and my skin has been tingling for quite some time.She is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Before worrying about lifespan and HIV/AIDS staging, don't you think it would be an excellent idea to find out if you're even HIV infected? I certainly do. So get tested. If you're HIV positive, I'll address the other issues. OK?Dr. Bob Read more »

got hiv having all the symptoms

Hello Doctor,I have sent you two but mails but not got any reply. I understand the reason doctor that there are too many persons like me who needs youBut doctor I really need your guidance so please if you can!!!!!!!May be it will be a bit long but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Really Worried Polo,Your level of worry is way out of proportion to any degree of real risk! Your Amsterdam-Wham-Bam-Thank-You-Ma'ams were "protected." If the latex condom was used properly and did not fail (break), your HIV transmission risk... Read more »

How long before symptoms

I was raped when I was fifteen years old by an African man in his twenties. I am now eighteen and terrified that I may have contracted the virus. I have had unsafe sex since and I may have passed it on. I live in Ireland and am unsure as to were I...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...westernized countries, including many European countries. I'm not sure about how available they are in Ireland. In terms of the symptoms of HIV/AIDS: When we're talking about symptoms, it's important to remember that there are actually 2 periods... Read more »

muscle fatigue and HIV

Hey Dr, I had unprotected sex about 2 weeks ago...About a week later i started to get severe headaches and my body felt very weak...especially on my left side...Right now my headache is easing up but my body feels weak, mainly in my legs (hamstrings...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
These symptoms probably have nothing to do with HIV. They are much more likely to be due to anxiety about your unprotected sex and potential exposure to infection or to a lower back problem.I advise using precautions every time you have sex. If you... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...infection, most likely within the past two months. If both tests are positive, then HIV infection probably occurred a few months or longer before the tests. In June 2010 the FDA approved a new HIV test that detects both antibodies to HIV and HIV... Read more »
The Body

What Is HIV?

...Illustrations of How HIV Works How Your Immune System Works History of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic Origins of HIV What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS? Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...your body doesn't get enough blood that carries oxygen. Anemia can be mild, moderate, or severe. It can also be temporary or a longer-lasting problem. With severe or long-lasting anemia, the lack of oxygen in the blood can damage the heart,... 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 »
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Ur Stories on Early HIV Symptoms.

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

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

Posted by ajpooboy, 5 Replies
I am a white male Nordic background and have never been sick.I have 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... Read more »

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

Posted by testednegative
...know that i was playing with fire. A friend of mine (male) seduced me when i was 15 and i had been having sex with him for a long time. One day he persuaded me to give him a blowjob and i had to give in, he also gave me oral stimulation and it... Read more »

When Can I Feel Safe?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...not infected? I recently developed a swollen lymph node gland and am totally paranoid as I have researched the common early symptoms of hiv infection and that is one of them. Someone please respond if you have knowledge on this issue. Read more »