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Is Thrush An Acute Symptom Of HIV

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you
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HIV symptoms

Hi Doc,Thanks for answering my previous question regarding HIV infection due to sex with a Russian hooker in Bangkok. I also wanted to know what are the symptoms of HIV if it is contracted at all. Its been more than 72 hours since the incident took...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...contracting the virus. Still others get so sick they wind up in the hospital. I'll reprint below some information about HIV acute retroviral syndrome.Thanks for your donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org).... 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
...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 Luzuriaga, M.D. Read more »

fourth try- thrush

Dr,I have read that oral thrush is generally an indicator of an advanced HIV infection(cd4<350).However, is it possible for someone to get oral thrush during the acute stage of the infection, after only a month or so from the time of infection. If...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...I am not sure if this question related to being HIV infected or not. Thrush is not a specific sign of HIV infection. Many other diseases can result in thrush being present in the mouth. It is a sign of Read more »

A Message About Acute Viral Syndrome

Question #1:A little more than 2 months ago I may have experienced acute viral syndrome. I tested negative at that time and amwaiting for a 3 month interval to retest. A few days ago, Inoticed a whitish coating in the middle and towards the back of...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...past....only the present and the future.For more information on Acute Viral Syndrome, please go to the posting, "What are the symptoms of HIV/AIDS", found in the Frequently Asked Questions area of this website.If you have any further questions,... Read more »
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The Stages of HIV Disease

...BETA . It is important to note that this definition of AIDS may apply to HIV positive individuals who have never experienced symptoms of HIV disease. Receiving an AIDS diagnosis does not necessarily mean that the diagnosed person will die soon;... Read more »
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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 »
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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 »
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Women and HIV

...treated, they live as long as men. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. Gynecological problems can be early signs of HIV infection. Ulcers in the vagina, persistent yeast infections, and severe pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)... Read more »
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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 »

How fast are antibodies produced?

Posted by veryscared1, 2 Replies
...I have had unprotected sex with someone who is now experiencing early HIV symptoms (vomitting, numbness/tingling, thrush, herpes outbreaks). He was tested at the 3-week mark and 6-week mark after our sexual Read more »

Dry Mouth, Thrush?

Posted by TheTyger, 3 Replies
...One of the symptoms I experienced was a dry mouth lacking in saliva. My mouth felt kind of sticky and burning. Was this thrush? Or is thrush mainly a bunch of white stuff that resembles cottage cheese on the tongue? Could this have been an oral... 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 10lbs. But i... Read more »