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Is Fever A Symptom Of AIDS

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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 advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks...
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fever no other symptoms = hiv?

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Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unprotected receptive anal sex (including broken condom sex) does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. That and that alone is the reason for HIV testing and concern about HIV acquisition. Symptoms are notoriously... Read more »

Fever and AIDS

Hi, I've been diagnosed with AIDS about 3 weeks ago with a CD4 count of 19. I started taking ARV last Friday. Before I was tested, I'd been complaining of fever for at least two weeks. I was tested fir HIV because they found out I had oral...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Sorry to hear about your recent HIV/AIDS diagnosis and persistent symptoms despite ARV. You mention the "doctor who is giving me the ARV meds can't tell me what is causing the high fever...."Is the doctor an HIV specialist... 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 it went away after giving antiseptic cream .then the next day had a little headache and was very slightly feverish.but these went away without giving...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-Symptoms of HIV infection would not be expected to appear immediately after the risk exposure as you describe. In addition, if you had protected sex and used the condom correctly from start to finish, your risk for acquiring HIV would be... 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 often is considered intermittent and what constitutes the degree of fever one with HIV may have? Thank you....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.There is no simple way to make a description of the fevers associated withHIV/AIDS, since they can vary so much from person to person. Sometimes therecan be low grade fevers, and sometimes there can be high grade... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

What about a "low grade" fever???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does that happen in early HIV?? Or is the fever fairly high?

Im running about a 99 degree temperature do to some sinus/throat issues. (6 weeks past exposure)

No other symptoms. Is this something to be concerned about???? Read more »

PHI Fever

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know you cannot determine you HIV status based on symptoms alone, but It seems that close to 95% of people who experience PHI do develop a fever. So is it in any way safe to say if you do not have a fever, than most likely any symptoms you may be... Read more »

fever symptom

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Percentage wise, what are the approximate numbers that people who get infected will come up with a fever as a symptom. I hear from 50% to some saying 95%. That's simply too much of a discrepancy. Anyone have an idea? Read more »