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Is Diarrhea An Acute Symptom Of HIV

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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection?
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HIV symptoms

Hi Doc,Thanks for answering my previous question regarding HIV infection due to sex with a Russian hooker in Bangkok. I also wanted to know what are the symptoms of HIV if it is contracted at all. Its been more than 72 hours since the incident took...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...contracting the virus. Still others get so sick they wind up in the hospital. I'll reprint below some information about HIV acute retroviral syndrome.Thanks for your donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org).... Read more »

fever no other symptoms = hiv?

hii just want to say that by just reading around, i think you are doing great work, and i have read several comments about donations to your foundation.....i would like to donate if you would show me how (excuse my ignorance)anyway, to my question i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...acquisition. Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not infected. You are absolutely correct that HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) symptoms vary considerably in nature and severity from individual to individual. Some... Read more »

consistent HIV symptoms

I have read many of your responses where you have stated 'your symptoms are not consistent w/HIV symptoms'. What do you mean by this and what exactly are the consistent HIV symptoms?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...response from the archives. Nothing really has changed. Between 50% and 70% of individuals with HIV infection experience an acute retroviral syndrome three to six weeks after primary infection. Symptoms usually persist for one to several weeks... Read more »

How soon do hiv symptoms appear?

I have read conflicting information on hiv symptoms. Do most people show the severe flu type symptoms (high fever, cold night sweats) after the initial infection? And how soon do they appear after initial infection? It seems that I have also heard...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...periods of time when one may show symptoms.Within the first few weeks after infection, some people with HIV show symptoms due to "Acute Viral Syndrome". This occurs during your bodies initial response against the virus. During this time, a person... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...BETA . It is important to note that this definition of AIDS may apply to HIV positive individuals who have never experienced symptoms of HIV disease. Receiving an AIDS diagnosis does not necessarily mean that the diagnosed person will die soon;... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...can cause dehydration (loss of water and nutrients) and wasting (unintentional weight loss). You have diarrhea if you have watery stools or if you have three or more bowel movements each day. If your diarrhea lasts for more than a few days,... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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Ziagen

...copies/mL, as well as in persons at higher risk for cardiovascular disease." The manufacturer recommends that people with symptoms of acute respiratory disease consider HSR even if another diagnosis such as pneumonia, bronchitis, or flu is... Read more »
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HIV acute viral syndrome on the 18th week

Posted by marinero, 1 Reply
...exposure, i got 4 day fever, rashes,diarrhea and muscle pain,does acute viral syndrome can occur on the 18th week? could this be hiv symptoms? Read more »

acute infection

Posted by bennetcj, 1 Reply
...had no fever and my only real symptoms were diarrhea and swollen glands? I have read that yeast infection and dry mouth can be symptoms of hiv, but they are not acute symptoms correct? I have autoimmune problems, and i was thinking maybe getting... Read more »

acute hiv symptoms? very worried....

Posted by veryworried, 1 Reply
...recurred.the following days i got better gradually but remained very tired for no apparent reason. are these possibly symptoms of acute hiv? the woman said she often had unprotected sex. i'm very scared :-( i only started worrying about a week... Read more »

worried about symptom

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...could someone please let me know if diarrhea is a symptom of acute hiv syndrome. i was dating this guy and i let him perform anal on me. now i'm worried. i tested at 8 weeks and it was negative. Read more »