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How Soon After Contact Do You Get Signs Of Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...treatments are very expensive and difficult to understand. Here are some questions to ask about HIV treatments: Can you give me some written information about the product? Which company manufactures this product? How can I contact them? Did the Food and Drug Administration approve this product or treatment? If not, why not? What uses has the product been tested for? Where can I see the test results? What are the side effects, or other...
Ask the Experts

Can mild night sweats be a possible sign of HIV

I was wondering if infected urine that came from a toilet seat and made contact with one's semem, is a possible risk of trasmission of HIV. The bathroom I was in was in a KOA Campground that wasn't very populated. Since then I have experienced every...
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
...This mode of contact would be extremely unlikely for acquiring HIF infection. Sweats alone are not enough as symptoms. If you are still concerned, Read more »

I have signs of HIV

I was at a AIDS benefit last Saturday and was shaking hands and touching faces of hundreds of HIV infected people. When I got home I was horrified to see that I had a cut on the side of my thumb. Now I have every symptom possible. My throat is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...easily, it would have wiped out the planet decades ago! I'm glad you attended an AIDS benefit and I'm glad you had personal contact with HIV-infected folks. Now it's time for you to learn more about HIV/AIDS. Start by reviewing the basic... Read more »

Herpes and HIV transmission

My baby recently came into contact with a person who had a severe herpes outbreak on her nose. He seemed to develop a herpes outbreak on the nose himself the following week. Is her outbreak a sign of HIV infection? If so, could she have spread...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...HIV is not spread through skin-to-skin contact. Herpes is, usually when there are active lesions. The herpes outbreak on this person's nose is in no way a sign that she is Read more »

Signs of HIV

Hi. I was wondering if the signs of HIV infection showed before 3 months or after the three months from point of contact. What should I be looking for? Could I have HIV without any symptoms? If not, what symptoms are most recognizeable. I row 5x a...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is really difficult to tell you if your symptoms are attributed to HIV. This is especially true since you do not present any information on your ACTUAL risk for infection. In order for anyone to even suspect acute retroviral syndrome (the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Depression and HIV

...Depression is a "whole body" issue that can interfere with your physical health, thinking, feeling, and behavior. The earlier you contact your health care provider, the sooner you can both plan an appropriate strategy for dealing with this very... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...certain body fluids are exchanged. Teach your children that they can greatly reduce the risk of transmission by: Avoiding contact with sexual fluids by always practicing safer sex (using condoms or other barrier methods) Abstaining from sex... Read more »
The Body

HIV Monitoring Test Basics

...specializes in HIV. If you are seeing other health care providers, besides your HIV specialist, be sure that they are all in contact. Track Your HIV/AIDS Tests It's best to buy a notebook and use it whenever you go to the doctor to write... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...HIV-positive women with depression are twice as likely to die as those with few or no symptoms of depression. For those women who made contact with a mental health provider, the risk of death was decreased by half. It is important that depression... Read more »
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Am I overreacting?

Posted by AlanG, 1 Reply
...infections disease doctor for this thrush Im wondering if i contracted something from that one moment. I dont have any other signs of HIV, that is it. What does anyone think? Read more »

10 weeks (con't.)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...stupid." But if you were to develop symptoms how long does it take after exposure for that to show up? And do you think I should contact this person for getting tested, or wait until after i get my results? i'm worried because i do think i might... Read more »

Need to have human contact

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Greetings to all, I am totally new to this internet online issues. Known about this site for a while now. Just don't know what to do. I would like some assist with regards to what is proper and what is not. Can I post my email on here? How do I... Read more »


Posted by soafraid, 2 Replies
...lot of weight. I began to write a farewell letter cos i planned to commit suicide. When I was searching for more info about hiv symptoms, all information i found the same then i found this site The Body and read about discussions here and was... Read more »