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How Many Days Before Symptoms Of Hiv Can Be Present

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Symptoms of HIV after 4 days

You have been an inspiration for people terrified and panicked with exposure to HIV. My story is that for the first time in my life I had protected sex(vaginal and oral) with 2 prostitutes and 1 protected oral sex with the third one last week. After...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...consistent with or suggestive of HIV ARS (acute retroviral syndrome). Symptoms associated with ARS take weeks to manifest, not days. If you remain worried, an HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark will provide a definitive answer. The odds... Read more »

Donation following answer!!! 30 Days after sex, showing symptoms, terrified it may be Acute Hiv!!!

Hello Robert, I'm a 24 yr old male. 30 days ago I had sexual contact for the first time with a... Read more »

Will symptoms of HIV show in just days

Hello, your Q and A's are very comforting to me you seem to be a very positive doctor the world... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...improved somewhat but then the rash returned along with a fever and rapid heart beat. Singulair was prescribed and within five days his symptoms had settled. The doctors suggest that leukotrienes may play a role in IRIS. Although this case does... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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Acute HIV Infection

...HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV in the blood gets very high within a few days or weeks after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This first stage of HIV disease is called "acute... Read more »
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Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...changed drastically in the past 15 years. Now, most people in developed countries only need to take medications once or twice a day to keep HIV in check for many years. Side effects are milder and less common than they've ever been. It's... Read more »
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Symptoms 2 days later HIV

Posted by Jay12312, 3 Replies
...About 2 weeks ago I had unprotected sex. 2 days later I started to experience the symptoms of HIV. Is this to early?? I have read on many sites that symptoms start to show in days all the way to weeks and months. Does anyone Read more »

question for HIV Positives

Posted by solost, 2 Replies
...How many of you experienced any initial symptoms the day after your exposure? Read more »

Tested at 50 days with symptoms

Posted by dave1030, 1 Reply
...After my possible exposure the next day i felt really tired & slept all night.I woke up the following morning with a sore throat that lasted a month without going Read more »

my symptoms...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i had a cold (sore throat, runny nose, and sneezing) and a couple cold sores which cleared up after about 3 days. are these symptoms of hiv? i realize that you cant diagnose the desease from symptoms, but could these be ARS symptoms? Read more »