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Is Itchy Vagina An Early Sign Of HIV

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Early signs

A couple of months ago, I engaged in protective vaginal intercouse with a prostitute. About12 days later, I came down with very mild symptoms. Slight body aches, fatigue, sore throat, Fever of 99.6. These symptoms lasted for about two to three days...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

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Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Cold symptoms and respiratory symptoms areNOT related to the symptoms of recent HIV infection (also known as AcuteViral Syndrome). Symptoms of recent HIV infection are more closely relatedto the flu, rather than... Read more »

EARLY SIGNS!!!!!!!

Read that vaginal problems can be early sign of HIV? What sort of problems would these be? Thanks... Read more »

hiv and early warning signs

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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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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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Early HIV Treatment Reduces Death, Likelihood of TB, Study Finds

"Early treatment for HIV cuts patients' risk of death by about 75 percent," according to a study conducted in Haiti and published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine , Bloomberg Businessweek reports. The study also demonstrated that... Read more »
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itchy vagina? vaginal candidiasis

Posted by wishingforacure, 3 Replies
I am HIV+ and recently my vagina has been itchy. Usually before I get my period. I don't have any STI's. The doctor said this may happen more often since I am HIV+. Is anyone experiencing this? Is there any way to get rid of it or make it better?... 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 »