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Is Hiv Acute Viral Syndrome Contagious

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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?
Ask the Experts

Are acute HIV symptoms contagious?

If one develops flu-like symptoms shortly after contracting HIV (sore throat, congestion, cough), are the symptoms contagious? In other words, would someone within the vicinity who has not been in sexual contact with the serconverted individual...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) symptoms are caused by HIV. Even though these symptoms are often referred to as "flu-like," HIV and its symptoms are not Read more »

arv and contagion(FINDINGS SUGGEST HIV CAN BE TRANSMITTED FROM MSM WITH UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD 2008)

friend on arv for 2 years says he is no longer contagious is this possible
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...source partners is a continual problem, determining the timing of exposure is aided in some cases by the emergence of acute retroviral syndrome (often flu-like symptoms, including fever and fatigue) in the person presumed to be reinfected. It is... Read more »

Parvo-19 (PARVO VIRUS B 19)

What is Parvo-19 & can an adult have it? How long does it stay in the system & is it contagious
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...The symptomatic conditions caused by parvovirus include: 1. Fifth Disease (Erythema Infectiosum). This is a common childhood viral syndrome, which includes an evanescent rash often referred to as "slapped" cheek rash. 2. In adults, acute... Read more »

Prognosis and Acute Viral Syndrome

How does the appearance of Acute Viral Syndrome affect the prognosis for AIDSin terms of time?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...of all, please carefully read thequestion, "What are the symptoms of HIV/AIDS" regarding the symptoms associated with Acute Viral Syndrome. The presence orabsence of this syndrome cannot be used to determine the progression to AIDS. There has... Read more »
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The Well Project

Women and HIV Viral Load

...Treatment When Should You Be Tested? Women and Viral Load Areas of Future Viral Load Research What Is a Viral Load? HIV attacks immune system cells called CD4 cells. HIV takes over these cells and turns them into virus factories... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...help you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is affecting your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell... 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 »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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HIV acute viral syndrome on the 18th week

Posted by marinero, 1 Reply
...week of may 2009 which is the 18th week since possible 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 »

SEROCONVERTING QUESTIONS. ACUTE VIRAL SYNDROM

Posted by mobieorly123, 2 Replies
...Im wondering if people that had symtoms when they first aquired HIV did you feel symtoms and could you list them Read more »

Acute Viral Syndrome

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Would Anyone with HIV please explain the Acute Viral Syndrome to me? What were your experiences? What type and how long did your symptoms last? Do they re-occur? Please explain.... Thanks Read more »

please answer Acute Viral Syndrom question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...stomach is not 100% but pretty close. for the most part, i feel pretty perfect otherwise. now my question is this. i know acute viral syndrom doesn't show up in everyone, but if it DOES show up, can it show up a year or longer later all in... Read more »