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Is Itchy Skin An Early Sign Of HIV

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Is what I'm feeling signs of early HIV symptoms???

Hello,I'm feeling very stressed out and was hoping that you could give me a few answers/opinions. I haven't seen a response where you have answered this. But, I'm sure that you may have before.A month ago this week, I had sex with a...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,1: These are not signs of an HIV infection. This could be stress/anxiety, or something else. It is not HIV.2: At one month they are accurate and reliable, but not conclusive. Follow up with an antibody test at 90 days for a conclusive... Read more »

Seborrheic dermatitis - early or late sign

Hi, Seborrheic dermatitis is it an early or late symptom, after a possible risky exposure with... Read more »

Do standard blood tests detect early signs of cancers?

Does the standard blood tests performed at HIV clinics detect early signs of cancer? If not, are... Read more »
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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 »
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Bipartisan Group of Representatives Introduces Early Treatment for HIV Act in House

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and a bipartisan group of more than 70 cosponsors on Thursday introduced the Early Treatment for HIV Act (HR 3859 ), which would allow states to expand Medicaid coverage to low-income HIV-positive people who have not yet... Read more »
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Dry itchy skin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey guys, Ive been a lot of people worried about there symptoms and they include dry itchy skin. Is this a symptom of HIV? Does it happen early or later on? I dont remember this being a symptom. reason asking is ive had very dry itchy skin the last... Read more »

Itchy skin

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi guys. Its been a year or so after my possible exposure but i never really thought about HIV, utill now. Ive been having problems with itchy dry skin all over. Is this a symptom of HIV? Will be testing i a week. thanks.

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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 »