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Is Thrush An Acute Symptom Of AIDS

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks your immune system. During its initial assault (which is known as acute infection or primary infection ), your immune system tries to mount a defense. That defense can cause many people to develop symptoms that usually go away after a few days. Here's the catch: Those symptoms,...
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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 Read more »

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Is it possible develop thrush,Candidiasis, during acute HIV?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Yes, it is possible. Read more »

Question #1: Severity of AVSQuestion #2: Oral thrush and swollen lymph nodes

Hi Rick. Have any studies explored the relationship between the severity of AVS and time to seroconversion? I would think a more severe acute illness may trigger antibody production more quickly. How about severity of AVS and time to symptomatic...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your questions. Acute Viral Syndrome, Seroconversion, andthe onset of chronic HIV/AIDS symptoms are 3 different time points in HIVinfection. One is Read more »

What is thrush and when does it occur?

Is thrush common in early stages - specifically in the window? What are the symptoms?Is a whitish tongue thrush? If not, is it something related?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Thrush is not at all common in the early stages of HIV disease but can be seen in some newly-infected individuals as part of the acute retroviral syndrome. The symptoms are discomfort and/or difficulty swallowing. The appearance of thrush is... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

... HIV Is a Continuum Infection Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

... What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common 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 Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...likely than men to develop bacterial pneumonia Women have higher rates of herpes infections than men Women get thrush (a yeast infection) in their throats more often than men Men are eight times more likely than women to... 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 »

Oral thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone here know the incubation period for oral thrush between a possible HIV exposure and the first signs of a problem(white spots)? Is it a few days, a few weeks, a few months? I Read more »

ARS symptoms always appear?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...If i had a risky exposure on July 5th, would i experience any symptoms by now if i were seroconverting to HIV+. I had an experience with a prostitute (protected) and immediately after i lost my appetite for about a week, i lost about Read more »

Question about symptoms and about aids charities

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I had what some would say is a low-risk exposure a couple months ago. I performed oral-sex on a gay man of unknown hiv status. i was sick at the time with a bad throat infection and bronchitis. but, still, i have been told that the chances are Read more »