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Is Thrush A Symptom Of Acute HIV Infection

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...people may look perfectly healthy for many years despite the fact that they have HIV in their bodies. The only way to find out if you are infected is by taking an HIV test. Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Primary HIV infection is the first stage of HIV disease, typically lasting only a week or two, when the virus first establishes itself in the body. Some researchers use the term acute HIV infection to describe the period of...
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Just Tested Poz but have Thrush Already - Help

I was recently infected about 75 days ago and tested positive this week. Within 2 weeks I develop thrush and long bout of diarrahea and the trush treatment from my doc is is not working (Ny or Cloz). I no longer have acute symptoms (flu symptoms)...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...During the period of acute or recent HIV infection, the CD4 count can drop and patients may rarely experience infections that would otherwise occur much later in the course of Read more »

at higher risk than most on here, will donate (ARS SYMPTOMS) (PRIMARY HIV INFECTION SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS)

i am going crazy and wont have access to a test again for 4.5 weeks, trust me i am getting one as soon as i step foot off the plane in the usa. however, until then i am going absolutely crazy. the reason is that my neck has been pressured and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...symptoms, when do they appear and how long do they last? Are any of the symptoms, or lack of specific symptoms, indictive of hiv infection or not. I know symptoms do not equal hiv, but please give me your opinion on these questions. Thanks.... Read more »

CAN BODY STOP HIV INFECTION

if a person is indeed going thru ARS this is the body fighting the virus. Can the body defeat the virus at this point or is is too late if this is indeed ARS? One more question, and i know this is probably a stupid question but I want to ask...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...heck of a job!ARS stands for Acute Retroviral Syndrome. It occurs as the body's immune system kicks into action to fight an HIV infection. It occurs several weeks after infection. The person experiencing ARS is HIV positive and has been for... Read more »

Acute hiv in children

What are the symptoms of acute hiv infection in children? Are they any different than those seen in adults? Thank you.
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...adults are uncommon in infants. Thrush and enlargement of the lymph glands, liver, or spleen are more common early signs of HIV infection in infants. Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D. Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...vaccination directly prevent pathogen-specific morbidity and mortality, they might also contribute to reduced rate of progression of HIV disease. For instance, randomized trials using trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) have documented that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health and HIV Medicine Association/Infectious Diseases Society of America

Treating Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...contribution of non-adherence and drug failure. AIDS 2000;14:2559-66. 51. Wolff AJ, O'Donnell AE. Pulmonary manifestations of HIV infection in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy. Chest 2001;120:1888-93. 52. Kovacs JA, Hiemenz JW,... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...HIV may be scary, but having HIV and not knowing it is a lot scarier, as we're about to explain. Having "AIDS" means your HIV disease has advanced to a point where it has seriously damaged your immune system. Once you've been infected with... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Read more »
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SEROCONVERTING QUESTIONS. ACUTE VIRAL SYNDROM

Posted by mobieorly123, 2 Replies
Im wondering if people that had symtoms when they first aquired HIV did you feel symtoms and could you list them Read more »

cdc

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...why does the cdc not list all the symptoms that can be associated with hiv infection? Instead the write out a few that could be including one that i havnt ever heard from wemd, dr.hhh forum, mydna or here and Read more »

how could it be

Posted by skiter, 5 Replies
...9000cps. CD4 of 1680 and have seen Dr for last two years never had any symptoms at all just one time bad flu like illness and oral thrush. Have been monitoring blood work for meds and decided to get another test in july,2007 but to my surprise it... Read more »

how long 4 symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...4 months and the sides of the back of my tongue are starting to feel weird....does this correspond with the window for acute hiv infection? or could it be an hiv infection...immunodeffincy?please respond anyone who knows about the time period for... Read more »