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Is Itchy Rash An Early Sign Of HIV

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many U.K. Physicians Missing Early Signs of HIV, Group Says

As many as 50% of early-stage HIV cases are being missed by physicians in the United Kingdom, largely because they overlook symptoms that are flu-like in nature, the National AIDS Trust said recently, BBC News reports. According to NAT, people... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Symptoms

Early Symptoms Many people will not have any symptoms when they first become infected with HIV. They may, however, have a flu-like illness within a month or two after exposure to the virus. This illness may include Fever Headache Tiredness... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Not sure if early signs hiv

On Sept. 22, 2002 had sex with a male that stated to me he was HIV- for sure, so I had unprotected anal sex with him, I inserted my penis only. It was brief, I'm not circumzied, and had no cuts or scrapes on my penis. A few days later I got a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,He told you he "was HIV- for sure." Hmmmmm . . . . Did he also want to sell you some swampland in Florida, or a used car that "for sure" was good as new? Let's face it. Guys like to have sex and will sometimes say almost... Read more »

Early SignsThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Is it possible for symptoms to be extremely mild and only lasst for two days? Another question is what does the rash associated look and feel like? Is it red with bumps? I heard it to be transient but am not quite sure what that means. Does the CDC...
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 length of time that symptoms persist, and the severity of the symptoms,vary from person to person. They can last for just 2 days, but are morelikely to last a week or two. The word "Transient" means... Read more »

Itchy rashes?

Hi Mr Kull, I had an unprotected oral sex encounter with a guy months ago. Weeks later some extremely itchy rashes with tiny bump heads developed mainly on my calfs and thighs for around 2 weeks. Then about 2-3weeks after i recovered from the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I can't answer questions about diagnosis of symptoms in this forum. It is important that you have all of your questions about physical symptoms answered by a medical professional, in person. And, as I've repeated many times in this forum,... Read more »

SKIN RASHES? DARK AND ITCHY1979

I have noticed that in the past 2 to 3 weeks I have had these sort of roundish dark spots or rash like spots to appear on my upper body mainly under my arms and on my sides they have started to spread around my lower body on my thigh right beside my...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Skin conditions can be really confusing, so I understand your concern. However, I am not a doctor so I am reluctant to even guess what might be going on with you. It is really important for a professional to actually look at whats going on with... Read more »
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Are these early signs

Posted by seekneg, 3 Replies
Hi, please help:
In 13 years, I just had once non-protected sex with a girl that looks healthy for about 15 mn, ejaculating outside. 12 days later, my body got hot, sweating all the time for now 7 weeks. Test came negatif on 17th day of exposure... Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »

Salivary Gland Infection - Early Sign of HIV ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Has anyone ever heard of a salivary gland infection being an early
sign ( 7-10 weeks after oral exposure ) of HIV ? Read more »

Early signs of Hiv Infection

Posted by greatday77, 2 Replies
I have a question that im sure alot of people want to ask, If Infected with the Hiv Virus when can you expect to have early signs/Symptoms of infection Many websites Say you would have ars 2-4 weeks after infection , Other websites say 6 weeks. Also... Read more »