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Is A Cough Without Fever An Early Symptom Of Hiv

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Fungal Infections

...less than 100 CD4 cells, Cryptococcus can cause a serious infection called meningitis in the lining of the spinal cord and brain. If it is not treated correctly, cryptococcal meningitis can cause coma or death. Symptoms: Fever Headache Vision problems Confusion Nausea Vomiting Let your doctor know if you experience any of these symptoms. (Bacterial, not cryptococcal, meningitis causes a stiff neck.) Diagnosis: Lumbar...
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HIV, allergies and other possible indicators of infection

Hi Dr. Bob,I apologise if this is in the wrong forum but because of the different aspects in the question I didn't know which one to put it in. My question is related to the likelyhood of me contracting HIV (I'm really trying to get things straight...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and I couldn't get hard again. The guy "said" he was HIV negative, but within a week of getting back I started developing a productive cough (yellow plegm), nasal stuffiness and laryngits. Theses symptoms went away for 2-3 weeks and now I have... Read more »

This One's A Doozy (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010)

Of all of the inquiries posted in this forum over the years, this one may well take the cake. But since, at this point, I really don't know where else to turn for help, please hear me out:Back in the spring of 1996, I engaged in prolonged,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...quite rare auto immune disease which thankfully can be treated. Whilst I`m not suggesting that worried people who think they hav HIV symptoms will also have it or anything similar, in my case it was only once I had taken the test and received a... Read more »

COULD I BE HIV POSITIVE (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2011)

Hello Doc, I am really worried. I had unprotected sex (on 14 Feb 2010) with my ex-girl. We broke up and 8 months later she was tested positive for hiv (12 Oct 2010). She told me this recently about her status and that I should take a test too...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and I couldn't get hard again. The guy "said" he was HIV negative, but within a week of getting back I started developing a productive cough (yellow plegm), nasal stuffiness and laryngits. Theses symptoms went away for 2-3 weeks and now I have... Read more »

Will person experiencing ARS HAS Detectable Anti bodies in the body (ELISA)? Another question inside which will help everyone in this forum!

Hi Dr, just a very simple question because i have been tested at the 4 weeks mark. I read from CDC that average for detection to occur is as early as 4 weeks.Ok, (1) Will elisa test pick up antibodies when someone is going through ARS (Rash...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...many, many, many times before, symptom severity can vary greatly from person to person, from almost imperceptible to severe. "HIV symptoms" are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. Bottom line: no matter what type... Read more »
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Pneumonias

...breath (dyspnea) Cough with sputum (materials such as mucus and pus that are coughed up from the lungs) Dry cough Fatigue Fever Chills Diagnosis: Abnormal chest X-ray Sputum sample for stain and culture (Sometimes a person can... Read more »
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Cancers

...more advanced and difficult to treat in HIV-positive people, especially CNS lymphoma. Symptoms Swollen lymph nodes Fever, chills, sweats Weight loss Diagnosis Biopsy of affected lymph node More sophisticated techniques (e.g.... Read more »
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2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...with sick people. If you are sick with flu-like illness, CDC recommends that you stay home for at least 24 hours after your fever is gone except to get medical care or for other necessities. (Your fever should be gone without the use of a... Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...least one other opportunistic infection (OI). Routine blood tests from people with low CD4+ cell counts can detect MAC at an early stage when it can be treated fairly easily. Drugs can also be used to prevent MAC disease in people with low CD4+... Read more »
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HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...sound ridiculous but honestly it was one of the first signs that I started to worry. Is it possible that OHL can show up in early stages especially if the viral load is high? Last summer, around June/July (almost a year after possible exposure)... Read more »

What's happening to me?!?

Posted by Houstondude, 2 Replies
...possible exposure I started to get joint and muscle pains and started experiencing some fatigue. I researched online and looked up symptoms of HIV which started to freak me out. On day 9 I started getting a bit of a rash on my chest. This freaked... Read more »

Comments on exposure ...?

Posted by SRCHFRANS34, 2 Replies
...without ejaculate . Performed on partner claiming negative status . 3 days later came down with swollen tonsils , hurt to swallow, fever, nasty persistent cough. Took docs antibiotic for 5 days all cleared up EXCEPT for much lesser remaining... Read more »

am i infected?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...coughing a bit. I have no fever or other symptoms of early HIV, but this really makes me worry. Is it possible to be early symptoms of HIV or do you think it could be because of stress on my body?? PLEASE PLEASE HELP! Read more »