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Is Fever A Sign Of HIV

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Is recurring fever a primary sign of HIV? condoms and STDs?

i have three questions, is it necessary that a person with HIV has fever once in awhile or swollen lymph nodes atleast once in a while or right after the exposure to virus. the second question is that i've had sex using condoms with a guy...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Dear db:1) Although fever and enlarged lymph nodes can and usually do occur after HIV infection, as well as after any viral infection, there is no guarantee that each and every patient gets them. I've certainly seen patients without much in... Read more »

is headache and slight fever sign of aids?

I had protected sex with a prostitute.but right after dat i had itching beside my penis area. but... Read more »

fevers with HIV The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

In the Merck Manual, it describes one of the symptoms of HIV as being intermittent fevers. How... Read more »
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Is losing one's voice every 3 months a sign of HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My friend's voice is lost again. Fever, chills and then it goes away without any medication after 4 days. It then happens again 3 months later. What is going on? Read more »

SIGNS OF HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What are the first signs of H.I.V.(if exposed) during the first 8 weeks? Read more »

A little scared - fever won't go away

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello all, I have an id doc and are being monitored every 3 months. I have had hiv for almost two years but seem to be a fast progressor, I have gone from 565 cd4 down to 300 cd4 in the last two years. My viral load has gone from 1500 to now last... Read more »

confused if I have it or not (read a book saying you'll experience fever lasting 10-14days)

Posted by sling2
I did unprotected sex vaginal lasting 5mins I think and oral sex no protection 5mins, last december 2011 I know I'm at risk, I had sore throat and fever that time but only occurred 1day after sex and lasting for about 3days.

I read books about it and... Read more »