If You Get Flu Like Symptoms After Sex Is It Hiv

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HIV anxiety

I had protected sex several times with a thirty year old man from Sub-Saharan Africa. I know he's had multiple partners previously. I have since been extremely paranoid about infection and had several bouts of flu-like symptoms. Should I get...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Yes, you should be tested. Read more »

Could I have HIV?

I've been with my bf for a year and a half. I was a virgin before I was with him but his first... Read more »

What is the probability of acquiring HIV through sex with an infected woman?

Before I ask this question I just want to add that I plan on being tested for HIV in the next month... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...toHep C treatment? Yes. Almost all people taking treatment for Hep Cwill experience side effects. Some common ones are: flu-like symptoms such as fatigue, headachesand/or muscle pain depression anemia irritability Side effects often... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...your immune system responds, it starts to make antibodies. When this happens, you will test positive for HIV. After the first flu-like symptoms, some people with HIV stay healthy for ten years or longer. But during this time, HIV is damaging your... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...(RBV). PEG-IFN is injected once a week. RBV is a pill taken twice daily. These drugs have some serious side effects, including flu-like symptoms, irritability, depression, and low red blood cell counts (anemia) or white blood cell counts. Talk... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hepatitis C Virus: Infection, Prevention and Treatment

...this can also occur among HIV-positive women who have unprotected anal sex. HCV infects the liver and may initially cause mild flu-like symptoms, so people infected with HCV may not be aware that they have it. If HCV infection persists, the... Read more »