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Is Runny Nose An Acute Symptom Of AIDS

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I am really scared.I am a young black male. STD free hopefully still. I recieved unprotected oral sex from a Filipino crossdresser from Secausus NJ that i met on craigslist.(stupid i know).he is a smoker but i didnt see any blood. I also had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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...are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. Your particular symptoms are not worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). If you remain concerned about HIV, get a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month... Read more »

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Acute HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...after the encounter. What worries me is my SO got a flu like symptom about a week after me. The flu lasted about a week with runny nose, aches and mild fever. Is it common for the acute HIV flu-like symptoms to occur over two months after... Read more »

Acute Symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...will show after HIV has been transmitted, I have heard anything from a few days to 6 weeks, whats the average? Is a blocked up runny nose a symptom, I had flu 48 hrs after an encounter with a female colleague. Read more »

Runny nose?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Sorry if this sounds stupid but I know ARS brings around flu like symptoms and was wondering if a runny nose was one of them? Read more »

Coryza (runny nose), cough, or nasal congestion

Posted by Anonymous
...I hope this may help to resolve some of your fears, at least in part. This comes from "Challenges of the Acute Retroviral Syndrome" from "Infections in Medicine" by Jeffrey P. Nadler, MD: "Common symptoms include fever, malaise, adenopathy, Read more »