Is Diarrhea A Symptom Of Acute Hiv Infection?
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,"When is the most likely time for ARS symptoms to occur???" Well, as you point out, "the literature says 2 weeks" after the exposure. I agree with "the literature." ARS symptoms generally become evident several weeks... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your questions.In the setting of acute HIV infection, viral loads are often very high and not typically representative of the viral load "set point" (or steady state) after the infection is more established. While the timing... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,The symptoms associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) following primary infection generally occur two to three weeks after initial infection and persist for an additional two to three weeks. However, please note the symptoms... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,1.The HIV-acquisition risk for "protected intercourse" is essentially nonexistent, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break.2.Saliva is not considered to be an HIV-transmission risk, unless it contains visible... Read more »
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Posted by humblonian, 1 ReplyA few months back I fell ill with symptoms such as lightheadedness, stiff neck, and mild headaches. The symptoms struck a few days, to a week after having unprotected sex. The symptoms would go away, and come back just about every other day for a... Read more »
Posted by bennetcj, 1 ReplyIt has been about 1.5 monthes since i had unprotected sex (1 time, no protection, but he didn't come inside me) and i have been having some strange symptoms. I should note that although i do no beleive he has hiv, he did used to do iv drugs, and... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHello,
Can somebody pls fill me in on this.
I may have caught the HIV Virus. It's EXACTLY 7 weeks after the exposure. There are recurring bad/sore throat, swell-like inflammed area under the tongue. I even had an ulcer on the palate of my mouth... Read more »
Posted by Vols99, 2 RepliesHi all, long story short. Had sex with female and the condom broke. This is now day 10. Starting about 8 I started having stomach problems. Also started feeling like I am on the verge of coming down with something. I'm dizzy. My ears feel full and... Read more »
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