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Is Runny Nose An Acute Symptom Of HIV

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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, sore... 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 »

Acute Symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What is the normal time that acute symptoms 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... Read more »

can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
Hi;
I am a 25 year male from India.In my country no one gives a proper advise about HIV/AIDS.People feel shy to talk about sex.Thats the reason I am writing to you.Doctor I had sex with a sex worker with double condom 1 month back. The condom... Read more »

Acute HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a question about the events following a potentially dangerous sexual encounter I had earlier in 2006. I had the encounter and unfortunately did not tell my significant other for about a week and a half. We did have oral sex once or twice... Read more »
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Dry , crusty runny nose for a month and dry mouth problem, is it a early hiv symptom

Hi, Last winter i was not able to breathe and had my throat was swollen showed the ent doctor who found out a nodule on my thyroid which was malignant. He prescribed me a acyclovir and prednisone for my dry mouth problem. I took it for 5 days...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-I cannot truly provide you with an answer to your question as you clearly had at least one episode of unprotected sex 4 and 1/2 months ago (when you got pregnant) and it doesn't seem as if you have been tested since then. While... Read more »

Runny nose

I have been told that having a runny nose is a sign or could be a sign of hiv. Is this true?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
No.... Read more »

If it's a cold, where is the runny nose

Dr. Bob I, like so many, enjoy your answers and comments thanks so much. I dropped a fifty dollar check in the mail today to Concerted Effort wish I could do more.Quick question I think I am feeling guilty more than anything, but here goes. A...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Jacob,1.Can you have a cold without a runny nose? Sure! In fact, you've got one!2.Please tell you this is not ARS?!? OK! This is not ARS! There. Feel better?3.Thanks for your donation. It may not seem like much to you, but I can assure you... Read more »

Mild running nose, sticky phlegm and clogged nose

I'm experiencing mild running nose, having sticky phlegm and clogged nose since oct. 16,2012. The date was also the day I had my last exposure which is the massage therapist licked my nipple and scrotum area then gave me a handjob while she let...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:You should most definitely move on from this incident. Nipple licking and digital penetration fall very low on the risk scale. I would not be concerned. As for your clogged nose and phlegm, that sounds like it could be allergies or a... Read more »
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The Cost-Effectiveness of Symptom-Based Testing and Routine Screening for Acute HIV Infection in Men Who Have Sex With Men in the USA

Testing for HIV when flu-like symptoms are evident may offer a cost-effective alternative for early detection of HIV infection in men who have sex with men (MSM), reported the authors of the current study. "Acute HIV infection often causes... Read more »
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Acute HIV Infection -- New York City, 2008

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