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NO Symptoms

Hello Doctor.I have searched the archives and I cannot find anything to answer my question.I understand that early symptoms show from 2-3 weeks after possible exposure. My question is this, is it possible to not have any symptoms at all going up to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The spectrum and severity of symptoms associated with HIV acute retroviral infection vary considerably from person to person. Some HIVers have no symptoms or such mild symptoms that they are Read more »

Initial Test Results to Determine Window of Infection

2 questions: 1) In my initial test tests, I was mid-seroconversion (acute HIV Infection), I tested... Read more »

Burnt skin ?

Hi...thank you for following up on my burnt skin question last month. I have read that PN is... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...directed biopsy are recommended for HIV-seropositive women with cytological reports of "atypical squamous cells, cannot exclude high grade SIL" (ASC-H), (BII), LSIL (AII), HSIL (AII), or squamous cell carcinoma (AII) 529 . HPV testing... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...(or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used to thinking of disease in very simple terms: if you... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health and HIV Medicine Association/Infectious Diseases Society of America

Treating Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...contribution of non-adherence and drug failure. AIDS 2000;14:2559-66. 51. Wolff AJ, O'Donnell AE. Pulmonary manifestations of HIV infection in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy. Chest 2001;120:1888-93. 52. Kovacs JA, Hiemenz JW,... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

How HIV Causes AIDS

...HIV Theories of Immune System Cell Loss in HIV Infection Central Nervous System Damage Role of Immune Activation in HIV Disease New Clinical Signs of HIV in the Era of HAART Therapy NIAID Research on the Pathogenesis of AIDS ... Read more »
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HIV RNA?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...there. From an article posted on The Body: Shortly after getting infected with HIV, many patients have an acute (or "primary") HIV infection, a period of flu-like illness with symptoms like fever and malaise that could be caused by influenza or... Read more »

Symptoms of HIV or Anxiety?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...going away any time soon. So here is where I am at - wondering whether this is an extremely early case of PN as a result of HIV infection (I'm at 10 weeks now) or whether it can be all chalked up to anxiety. I would accept anxiety as the cause... Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Exploring: NIAID, NIH, U.S. DHHS March 2005 HIV Infection and AIDS: An Overview INTRODUCTION AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) was first reported in the United States in 1981 Read more »

Acute HIV Infection Overview

Posted by Anonymous
...rash 46% 8.3 (3.6-19.3) From: Hecht FM et al. Use of laboratory tests and clinical symptoms for identification of primary HIV infection. AIDS 2002, 16: 1119-1129 The symptomatic phase of acute HIV-1 infection lasts between 7 - 10 days,... Read more »