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Is Colitis An Early Symptom Of HIV

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Early Symptoms Early Test?

Hello, I exposed myself to HIV by being engaging in unprotected insertive anal sex for about 8 minutes. This happened 3 weeks ago. A bit over a week ago I had fever for two nights with watery Diarrhea. As a result, I developed an anxiety problem,...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
You are asking the wrong person. I do benefits and workplace issues.cim not medically trained.Jacques... Read more »

Early ARS symptoms - maybe not so early...

Dr. Bob:It's me again, your friendly neighborhood train wreck, writing to you with another... Read more »

symptoms=hiv-=diseases=die early...

I believe once you have symptoms of hiv you are doomed even with negative results. Just... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Symptoms

Early Symptoms Many people will not have any symptoms when they first become infected with HIV. They may, however, have a flu-like illness within a month or two after exposure to the virus. This illness may include Fever Headache Tiredness... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Diagnosis

Because early HIV infection often causes no symptoms, a healthcare provider usually can diagnose it by testing blood for the presence of antibodies (disease-fighting proteins) to HIV. HIV antibodies generally do not reach noticeable levels in the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Early Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy Improves HIV Survival Rates, Study Says

The New York Times on Thursday examined a study that found asymptomatic HIV-positive people who delayed antiretroviral treatment until their disease reached an advanced stage faced higher mortality rates than those who initiated treatment... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of Early Versus Deferred Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV on Survival

"The optimal time for the initiation of antiretroviral therapy for asymptomatic patients with [HIV] is uncertain," the authors wrote in introducing the current study. The researchers conducted two parallel analyses involving a total of 17,517... Read more »
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Ur Stories on Early HIV Symptoms.

Posted by thinker, 3 Replies
Hello to all,

I would really appreciate it if some of you out there would share your stories with me about your experience with ARS (early symptoms) before you were diagnosed HIV +. What type of symptoms did you have? How long after your exposure... Read more »

Early HIV symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've had weird symptoms for the last month (more intense the last two weeks).

They started with itching and then came a huge headache (constant with front and back of the head), pain in my neck, a little bit of diarrhea (gone now), a white tongue... Read more »

Early HIV symptoms

Posted by paulnewman, 1 Reply
OK here's the deal. I performed oral on a married woman at more than a month ago. I massaged her clit with my tongue and digitally massaged her g-spot for several minutes. I finished it off with protected vaginal sex. I didn't have access to any... Read more »

Early Symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
About 10 weeks ago I had sex with a man I have since heard has hiv. We didn't use a condom. I couldn't wait the full twelve weeks so I took a 9 week at home that came back negative. However, I have a cough I can't seem to shake and had a yeast... Read more »