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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

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Possible Symptoms? Early seroconversion?

HI! i was curious if the following were were typical symptoms of HIV infection and if it is normal to experience seroconverstion as early as two weeks after exposure as i've heard it normally takes 4 weeks before any symptoms show? Anyways, two...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
The symptoms and the timing you describe could be consistent with acute HIV infection. I would strongly suggest consulting with your health care provider. Read more »

Rape Survivor - HIV NEGATIVE at 3 months/13 weeks?

I (I'm a female) was raped by a formal friend who tested HIV negative and is with the police. I developed all the anxiety symptoms.. but at 2 months, I started coughing with a sore throat. I had no fever, no swollen lymph nodes for 3 months, nothing...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Whether your attacker was a "formal friend" or former friend, I'm glad he's been apprehended by the authorities.Your HIV fears are unwarranted. Your attacker tested HIV negative and you've had three negative HIV tests out to 13 weeks.... Read more »

Hep C Hiv symptoms.

Recently diagnosed with Hiv and HepC. Cv count was 180 and VL low.Started taking Truvata/Rayatol now for a little over 2 weeks.No real symptoms before test. Liver function test was normal.Still have to wait for another two weeks for blood test to...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It is a great thing that you got tested for HIV and HCV so you can take action. Your HIV meds are probably Truvada and Reyataz. That is a good combination and these medications are relatively "liver friendly".Your HCV will be evaluated by getting a... Read more »

hiv testing

dr mc gowan i want to ask you questions about hiv testing , its going to be 1 year since i have risky exposure and some like arc symptoms i have done many tests durring this time and they are all negative for hiv antibody. The last one was 11...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
I am sorry to hear that you are so distressed by this situation. I do agree with your doctor that you do not have HIV infection from your exposure 11 months ago. It is especially the case since you are having so many symptoms. If HIV were the... Read more »
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Comments on exposure ...?

Posted by SRCHFRANS34, 2 Replies
...Performed on partner claiming negative status . 3 days later came down with swollen tonsils , hurt to swallow, fever, nasty persistent cough. Took docs antibiotic for 5 days all cleared up EXCEPT for much lesser remaining sore throat (Doc says... Read more »

Tested Once - ARS related symptoms?

Posted by bbny, 2 Replies
I'm a male. I had a potential exposure a few weeks ago with a woman of unknown status. The condom broke during intercourse and moments later I had put on another because I realized it had broke before we finished. I never ejaculated, even with the... Read more »

INFECTION

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
RASH ON MY CHEST, I HAD A WEIRD ALMOST LIKE A CUT MARK ON MY PENIS, IT LOOKED LIKE A SMALL CUT OR SOMETHING BUT IT WASNT AND IT LASTED THREE DAYS, I HAVE A SINUS INFECTION: CLOGGED NOSE, COUGHING ALOT, YELLOW FLEM I HAD TODAY, IS ALL THIS LINKED TO... Read more »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...several years. * Early symptoms include chronic fatigue, diarrhea, fever, weight loss, mental changes such as memory loss, persistent cough, severe recurrent skin rashes and swelling of the lymph nodes. HOW DOES AIDS KILL? * As the virus... Read more »