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Initial Infection 4 Months Dizziness Nausea

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weight, cramps, dizziness, nausea, tiredness problems.

Hi there,For the last 6 months my girlfriend have been having all these problems. Firstly I must tell you all the exercises she do. Twice a week she does spinning for 45 min. We do some serious walking twice a week(also for about 45 min each time)....
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
Is this an HIV situation...you did not say. If so, what meds is she taking. You can read archived questions for more information on weight and fat gain related to HIV and HAART.Alvan Fisher, M.D.... Read more »

constant dizziness, high VL, do I need treatment only 4 months after infection?

Hi Doctor,I was infected 4 months ago in Dec07. As of March08, CD4 555 (decreased to 28% from 36%... Read more »

Initial CD4/viral load after recent infection

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Prevalence, Incidence and Mortality Associated With Tuberculosis in HIV-Infected Patients Initiating Antiretroviral Therapy in Rural Uganda

In sub-Saharan Africa, tuberculosis is the leading cause of death among people with HIV. "Expanding access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) may reduce the burden of TB, but to what extent is unknown," wrote the authors of the current study. The... Read more »
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An HIV Medication Primer

With the dizzying array of HIV meds now available and new drugs being added every year, it may seem difficult if not impossible to make sense of all the choices. But in reality, for someone starting meds for the first time, there are only a few... Read more »
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Risk of HIV Reinfection May Be Similar to Risk of Initial HIV Infection

The risk of HIV reinfection, sometimes called superinfection, has not been clearly established. Given the risk of initial sexual HIV infection from a single exposure in population studies is commonly calculated as generally low (although these... Read more »
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How bad can initial infection get?

Posted by Anonymous
OK. So now I'm getting worried. How bad can the symptoms of HIV be in the first 4 weeks following exposure? I still have gastritis (from 6 days post exposure), and today (15 days post exposure) I am developing a sore throat and having severe... Read more »

strong headache,a little nausea

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi,
Thanks for your kindness reading my story and giving me your advice!
2 montsdays ago,I had one protected sex with one sexworker but unprotected oral sex on my penis! 40 days later,I suddenly got strong headache(stronger at night),feeling cold... Read more »

initial screening positive but no antibodies?

Posted by dmvcc99, 1 Reply
Forgive me if this has already been addressed. A week and a half ago I had a regular HIV screening. Not sure if this was ELISA or not, but my guess would be yes as it was through my general physician. From what my Dr. told me, the initial... Read more »

can ARS last two months? please respond

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
here i am again still hoping that my result will be negative though i doubt it, according to thebody.com the initial symptoms will only last one or two weeks and do not recur over and over well my symptoms started in june a month after the incident... Read more »