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How Many Years Before Hiv Symptoms Appear

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AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

...maintain an erection may contribute to increased rates of sexual activity and sexually transmitted diseases among older people, as they do for younger people. Physicians may not diagnose HIV infection in older people. Some early symptoms of HIV disease may appear to be signs of normal aging. The stigma of having HIV/AIDS may be worse for older people. This can result in hiding their infection from family and friends. Is HIV Disease...
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my pregnant wife of 3years tested HIV+ , and i Testede -

hi doctore bob, im in love with your site and your new blog that you write!my wife if 3years tested testes HIV Positive in her seventh month of pregnancy and i tested negative, since we were together i tested regulary and she didn not, she used to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...negative.Good luck.Dr. Bobblot test (INDETERMINANTE WESTERN BLOT) Sep 26, 2007I AM A 22 YR. OLD FEMALE THAT HAS BEEN MARRIED FOR 6 YRS. AND HAS 4 KIDS NOW. WHEN I WAS PREGNANT WITH MY LAST CHILD THEY DID A HIV BLOOD TEST AND IT CAME BACK POSITIVE... Read more »

10 yrs later Hiv symptoms/Tests neg.

Had exposure 10 yrs. ago and for the last 8 yrs. have had health problems. Have seen numerous dr's. and had 20 Hiv tests all negative or indeterminate. Now it's all in my nervous system,spine, severe neuritis and neuropathy(hands and feet)....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Given the duration of time since your exposure and the number and type of tests that have been performed, this is not HIV infection.MH Read more »

HELP!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!!!

Dr. Bob,Please help me by answering this question. I cannot find it anywhere on the internet. Ok, two years ago I desperately needed deodorant and I didn't have any so I randomly took some strangers deodorant and applied it to my armpits. Could I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...pits to cause you to steal a random Ban roll-on??? And it appears you've been worried about HIV ever since . . . for two whole years??? Something smells funny here . . . . Oh, that's you again. Never mind. Your HIV risk is nonexistent. HIV is not... Read more »

How soon do hiv symptoms appear?

I have read conflicting information on hiv symptoms. Do most people show the severe flu type symptoms (high fever, cold night sweats) after the initial infection? And how soon do they appear after initial infection? It seems that I have also heard...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...from person to person.In regard to the symptoms related to full blown AIDS itself, they don't usually begin until literally years after infection. Before that time, a person can look and feel totally healthy with no symptoms at all. As for the... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...Some infections may appear as though they're well under control, such as TB disease. Some may have resolved many months or even years ago. However, other infections may have occurred without you noticing their symptoms, like herpes or HPV. This... Read more »
The Body

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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Lymphoma

...B-cells multiply quickly for many years, more mutations occur. Some of these mutations cause cancer. About 4% of people with symptoms of HIV disease develop NHL each year. The rate of NHL in people with HIV is over 80 times higher than for the... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...Informed About Side Effects Helps Women and Side Effects Taking Care of Yourself Side Effects and HIV Drugs Over the years, drugs have been developed that can treat a wide range of medical problems, including HIV, and help people live... Read more »
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I had hiv symptoms for the last two years and still..............

Posted by testednegative
...the story of my life and about the 2 years i spent (wasted) in deep despair thinking i had this great disease. I am male, 21 yrs and living in a small town. I have been masturbating ever since i was 8. I was sexually abused by my cousin(male) ... Read more »

HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello, About mid February, I noticed was slight swelling of the glands in the upper part of the neck. The glands continue to be slightly swollen. About mid March, my tongue was slightly swollen too. The symptoms of a swollen tongue are that the... Read more »

No ARS symptoms = lower chance of HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'd had a risky experience earlier this month. ARS, as I understand it, appears in the majority of cases (50-70%) of HIV infection within three to six weeks of infection. I haven't noticed any flu-like symptoms. If I don't, does that mean that my... Read more »

symptoms

Posted by mf1, 1 Reply
...I am worried that I may have hiv. SInce May of last year, I have went to the doctor a couple of different times. The first time he diagnosed me with acute pharyngitis and gave me antibiotics. Read more »