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Is Acne Symptomatic Of Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Symptomatic Early Neurosyphilis Among HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex With Men -- Four Cities, United States, January 2002 - June 2004

Symptomatic early neurosyphilis is a rare manifestation of syphilis that usually occurs within the first 12 months of infection. 1 Most neurologic symptoms of early neurosyphilis result from acute or subacute meningitis, abnormalities in cranial... Read more »
HIV i-Base

One Third of HIV-Positive People at Five UK Clinics Have Symptomatic Depression: Link to Adherence and Viral Suppression -- 40% Cases Are Untreated

The ASTRA study (Antiretrovirals, Sexual Transmission Risk and Attitudes) is a UK multicentre prospective study using self-completed questionnaires relating to HIV and depression in over 3000 HIV positive people. Importantly, the study also... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Symptomatic Primary HIV Infection in a 49-Year-Old Man Who Has Sex With Men: Beware the Window Phase

The researchers describe the case of a 49-year-old male who presented at an Amsterdam STD outpatient clinic in the fall of 2009. The patient had "fever, malaise, generalized rash, anal itching and rectal discharge after unprotected receptive anal... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Symptomatic HIV infection??

I am confused, according to Rick Sodowsky's timeline there are two times for symptoms to appear.. ARS and then when the HIV virus becomes AIDS. The time periods between the two is on the average 10 years, correct?? So is it UNUSUAL for a...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The symptoms you are describing are not necessarily unusual for any person to experience. The symptoms you describe, looked at in isolation, could be matched up with symptoms people experience when HIV infected, but could also be matched up with... Read more »

Is it possible to feel 100% fine during SYMPTOMATIC HIV disease?

I have been experiencing symptoms for 5 months now( joint pain, 15 lb. weight loss, low grade fevers, tooth pain, small rashes, shortness of breath, loss of appetite, lethargic, fatigue, floaters in my field of vision, and some diarhea) There have...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloSymptomatic HIV disease means those with HIV and symptoms, therefore, a person with symptomatic HIV disease does not usually feel 100% fine, and may have both subjective and objective symptoms.... Read more »

starting treatment in symptomatic HIV+...please answer

Dear Doctors,I red the guidelines about when to start treatment in asymptomatic patiens. I got infected about two months ago and I have some symptoms since. White coated tongue, some pain under the armes that come and go and some burning tingling...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Some people with acute infection have a variety of symptoms. If you were infected several months ago, it is a judgment call whether or not to start treatment. Do you know the viral load and CD4 count?... Read more »

Is it possible to feel 100% during symptomatic HIV Disease?

I have been experiencing symptoms for 5 months now( joint pain, 10 lb. weight loss, small rashes, shortness of breath, loss of appetite, lethargic, fatigue, floaters in my field of vision, and some diarhea) There have been a few days and even 1...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Dear 100%,It is certainly possible to feel perfectly fine during the course of HIV. However, it sounds like you don't have HIV. Stop beating yourself up over that one risky behaviour and go out and have fun! But be careful when you do it! You... Read more »
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K-Nine, & rest of the symptomatic HIV Neg group

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I too, have had the same types of symptoms. If yours have been as bad as mine, I can assure you that they are not in your head.

For me it has been over 2 years since I first got sick. On the plus side, the symptoms have gone from almost completely... Read more »

Recently tested postive, symptomatic, scared

Posted by newlander, 5 Replies
Hey all

I recently went in to test for HIV four years after what i thought was low risk, tested to six weeks neg and stopped like an idiot. Now I tested positive after lymph glands going up and weight loss. I'm goint to get the Viral Load test and... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
If one is symptomatic after contracting HIV (not ARS symptoms), aside from fatigue, what are the most common complaints. I understand it may take up to 10 years or more for symptoms/diseases to occur.

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