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Is Acute Hiv Disease Asymptomatic

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

HIV Is a Continuum Infection Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used to thinking of disease in very simple terms: if you feel sick, you are sick; if you feel healthy, you are healthy. However, because HIV may begin causing subtle changes in the immune system long before an infected...
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Am I at risk of Asymptomatic HIV? (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2011) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2011)

Hello Dr. Frascino,Before I mention my case I'd like to just say by looking through everything youve done and are continuing to do for others like myself (confused and scared beyond belief) and hopefully for me with this response.I am currently...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk would be essentially nonexistent, assuming the latex condoms were used properly and did not fail (break). However, as always, if you feel you put yourself at risk for HIV, you should get an HIV test. What's this... Read more »

Asymptomatic HIV

3.Is asymptomatic HIV infection reportable to the health department?...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Each state has its own regulations concerning reportability of HIV. Contact your public health department.... Read more »

can not understand asymptomatic children with hiv

children who are asymptomatic,do they take any kind of medication at all or do they live their normal life without showing any sign of disease,or disease progression.another question concerning the so called long term surviving children,do these...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
There are some children and adults whose immune system is very effective at suppressing viral replication to undetectable levels in the absence of any medication. These children can in fact live to 12 years of age without any symptoms whatsoever.... Read more »

HIV and drinking (asymptomatic or on meds)

Hi Nelson,As a heavy drinker, I am aware of the effects alcohol has on the body of healthy (HIV negative) people. I used to get the sniffles, diarhea in the mornings, and noticed colds develop after drinking for 12 hours straight, then having to...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
In an article published by Reuters Health on April 26, 2001 it was reported that, at the annual meeting of the American Society of Addiction Medicine in 2001, researchers from the University of Miami presented their findings on the impact of heavy... Read more »
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Possible exposure to asymptomatic HIV + serum

Posted by tsy2, 1 Reply
I work in a lab and unfortunately dropped a vial of serum. The vial fell on the floor and it kind of splashed. The majority splashed onto my scrub pants and didn't soak thru, I panicked and was convinced it splashed my face but I'm certain it didn't... Read more »

extremely worried about acute hiv infection

Posted by rmds, 1 Reply
need help and guidence from the experts on this board as i am extremely worried about catching the acute hiv infection. I am a 41 year male who has frequented few csw for the past 2 years (received uncovered oral from the girls few times). always... Read more »

Asymptomatic Stage Hiv

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
When a person is Hiv 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... Read more »

Acute HIV Infection

Posted by lafcadio, 1 Reply
I came down with text book Acute HIV Infection three weeks ago after having unsafe sex. My lymph nodes got swollen and achy, I got these little shivers running through my body, I feel like I have bleach in my veins. I'm tired and sweat constantly. I... Read more »