Is Thrush An Acute Symptom Of HIV
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Washington University, St. Louis School of MedicinePeople may or may not have any signs or symptoms when they first get HIV. In some series, up to 10% of individuals may have thrush when they first contract HIV. I cannot give you a more precise percent of individuals who only have thrush.There are... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiYour exposure does not pose a risk of HIV transmission. It sounds from what you have described that you contracted another type of bacterial infection and the doctor placed you on antibiotics, which can cause thrush.Your HIV test coming back... Read more »
Grady Health SystemIt would be possible if a person were in the midst of actue retroviral syndrome.The symptoms most commonly associated with acute retroviral syndrome are fever and lymphadenopathy. Other symptoms commonly seen with acute infection are as follows:... Read more »
University of Massachusetts, Medical SchoolInterestingly, the acute HIV symptoms (fever, rash, etc) that are commonly described in 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... Read more »
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Posted by une_fille, 2 Replieshello, i had unprotected sex with someone i didn't really know six weeks ago. a week later i developed bacterial vaginosis. i was treated with an anitbiotic and then my tongue developed a white fuzzy appearance and was tingling. i thought maybe... Read more »
Posted by wanderingwarriorSo, about 3 weeks ago, I had a major sore throat and the doctor noticed thrush on my tongue. I was given Fluconazole to treat it, one a day for 14 days.
My symptoms cleared and my tongue looked health again.
On day 13, I had a few drinks... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesDoes 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 got tested 6 weeks after a possible HIV exposure and it was neg... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHello: Generally, if I had a sore throat 3 weeks ago and now my nodes are slightly swollen in my neck and armpits, but never any rash or fever or oral signs, what is the risk of my having acute HIV infection? (Oral sex, no ejaculation, protected... Read more »
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