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How Soon After Hiv Exposure Do Symptoms Occur

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Symptoms relating to possible HIV and Hep C exposure

I'm a 24 year old female. About 10 weeks ago i shared a straw to do cocaine with a stranger. About 6 weeks after that i had a drunken hook-up with a stranger. I gave unprotected oral sex for about 30 seconds. We had protected sex but the first...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-I think the symptoms you report certainly could be related to hep C exposure, I think time course for HIV would be a bit long as those symptoms tend to occur between 2-4 weeks out. For Hep C, if symptoms occur, the average time is 67... Read more »

Worried about HIV exposure, symptoms

Dear mrs. Southall, I'll explain my situation to you. I understand that it is impossible to... Read more »

how soon can acute hiv symptoms occur

i had sex on the 27th of june..is it possible im seeing acute symptoms already beginning the 2nd... Read more »
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can conversion occur at 8 weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
read that most conversion symptoms occur 2 - 4 weeks after exposure. im now at 8 weeks after
an unprotected anal, anonymous encouter with another man.
can swollen glands, extreme sleepiness and temp occur this late? my temp is running 99.9.
is that... Read more »

Floaters - Why Do They Occur?

Posted by Anonymous
I was really scared when I noticed floaters. On second thought, I would agree that they are hardly indicative of HIV infection. First of all, I asked many people whether they see floaters. The majority of them do! Also, before my exposure, I... Read more »

Possible exposure and ARS symptoms questions

Posted by dot1974, 1 Reply
Hi there,

I had a potential risky exposure two and a half weeks ago. I am a gay male and another male tried to penetrate me anally. I could feel there were trying to push in (it was a little sore) but it wasn't full penetration as I'm not a... Read more »

FLu-like symptoms after possible exposure

Posted by Anonymous
I had an encounter with a transexual male exactly 3 weeks ago. We performed oral on each other (no condoms) and later he was receptive anal (with condoms). at 2 weeks more or less, I freaked out about the posibility of getting an std/hiv (i had... Read more »