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Is Headache An Acute Symptom Of AIDS

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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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Headaches

Quick question... quick donation... are headaches associated with HIV most common during the ARS (the flu like symptoms) or with people that have HIV for a while For example...years?Thanks for you time! Where shall I send the donation?!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV/AIDS.To specifically respond to your question, headaches are reported in approximately 32% of folks experiencing documented acute retroviral syndrome (ARS).Donation information for the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation can be found at... Read more »

Acute Retroviral Syndrome Symptoms

Sorry to add yet another question about acute retroviral syndrome, but I have read some conflicting information and I am still uncertain about what it all means. I also know that this syndrome hasn't been studied that much, so that it will be hard...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...reality,the symptoms related to HIV and AIDS can vary greatly from one person toanother.Generally, the symptoms associated with Acute Viral Syndrome tend to occur atrelatively the same time, but I will not go so far as to say they "must"occur... Read more »

Migraine Headaches

I'm concerned if mirgraine headaches are associated with being AIDS/HIV positive. I have not been tested. I've heard that these types of headaches may be associated with being positive.
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...I am not aware of migraine headaches being a common symptom of HIV infection;JLS. Read more »

Acute Retroviral SyndromeThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

When a person starts suffering from Acute Retroviral Syndrome, is it usually severe or mild "flu" like symptoms? My question is do the majority suffer from severe or mild flu like symptoms?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question.The following describes in detail the symptoms related to "Acute ViralSyndrome." I must stress that the severity of the symptoms vary greatly fromperson to person. I can't tell you whether Read more »
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...Im wondering if people that had symtoms when they first aquired HIV did you feel symtoms and could you list them Read more »

ARS symptoms always appear?

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...If i had a risky exposure on July 5th, would i experience any symptoms by now if i were seroconverting to HIV+. I had an experience with a prostitute (protected) and immediately after i lost my appetite for about a week, i lost about Read more »

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...AMFAR AIDS HANDBOOK (Chapter 4, Page 53 ) There are four stages to HIV disease 1) Acute Infection Stage (500-1200 CD4s)- begins immediately after hiv enters the body and starts multiplying in infected cells. Acute Read more »