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Is 12 Weeks To Late For The Acute Stage Of Hiv To Set In

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...to describe the period of time between when a person is first infected with HIV and when antibodies (proteins made by the immune system in response to infection) against the virus are produced by the body (usually 6 to 12 weeks) and can be detected by an HIV test. Up to 70% of people newly infected with HIV will experience some "flu-like" symptoms during this stage. These symptoms, which usually last no more than several days, might...
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schizophrenia and HIV/AIDS diagnosis late stage part 2

What kind of medical equipment would my son need if I were Nelson, To bring my son home and help nurse him back to health? Would we need to stay masked til his immune system and T count got better? and what kind of diet would be good to help him get...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
I wish I could help you but your questions seems to be lacking an introduction to explain the situation. Please elaboratenelson Read more »

schizophrenia and HIV/AIDS diagnosis late stage

we recently found my son who has been missing for 3 years. he has schizophrenia which ia 1 reason why we could not find him. He is 31 and has been in the streets. I got a call from harborview and they had him in because he had collapsed and needed...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...am so happy for you that you found your son! Don't despair, there is a lot you can do for him. Many people respond great to HIV medications and have amazing recoveries.Make sure he gets on HIV medications right away. Atripla (Sustiva+Truvada),... Read more »

acute hep vs hiv

Hello.I have had unusual symptoms that even have my doc stumped... starting 2 weeks ago, I would wake with horrible arthritis in my knuckles, wrists, knees, ankles (I've never had any history of this)... by late morning, it would clear... however by...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...of abnormality. I am still suspicious of acute HCV infection due to the level of abnormality of the ALT, which is usually related to one of the viral hepatitis viruses. CMV and EBV can also cause hepatitis, but not usually of this level either. Read more »

have I got late stage HIV?

I was diagnosed HIV+ 1 week ago & have been reading every piece of information I can find about my symptoms (& driving myself insane in the process!!) I've not yet had the results of my viral load & CD4 count but I'm terrified at the prospect! I...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...symptom you describe may be HIV-associated neuropathy, among many other things. if it is indeed neuropathy, it may occur at any stage of HIV disease. The symptoms you describe would not lead me in any way to conclude that you have advanced... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Four-in-One HIV Pill Enters Late-Stage Clinical Testing

... "Gilead Sciences Inc. said Monday it started late stage clinical testing of its four-in-one 'Quad' HIV tablet," the Associated Press reports. The pill includes the drugs elvitegravir, Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV in the blood gets very high within a few days or weeks after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This first stage of HIV disease is called "acute HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many U.S. Residents Test Positive For HIV at Late Stage, Few High School Students Being Tested, CDC Reports Find

...infection when treatment might be less effective, according to a report published Thursday in CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report , Reuters Health reports. The report looked at data on people who were diagnosed with HIV from 1996 to... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...above 400 at the time of starting HIV treatment for the first time. The greatest risk of liver problems is during the first six weeks of treatment with Viramune. Your health care provider should order LFTs before you start taking Viramune and... Read more »
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Asymptomatic Stage Hiv

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
...Positive experts say after ars a person will go into an asymptomatic phase. During this phase they say you will have no symptoms related to Hiv except possible swollen lymphnodes. My question is: when you have hiv and you already have generalized... Read more »

4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...acid analyses. A limitation of the S/LS test strategy may be the detection of individuals with long-standing infection (0.4%) and late-stage AIDS (2%). Thus, CD4 cell counts and clinical information may be required to support results obtained by... Read more »

Is it HIV infection? Please help!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...symptoms that could be related with HIV (it began in late January when I suddenly got a flue-like illness which became milder in a week) . Among the symptoms I should mention fatigue (some times in becomes stronger, sometimes it is hardly... Read more »

Symptoms of HIV or Anxiety?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Howdy, For 7-8 weeks now I have been experiencing random pains (all over) that last seconds before hitting another part of my body - it happens every Read more »