Is Tingling In Fingers An Acute Symptom Of HIV

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Acute HIV Infection

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Dr. Bob Please help (desperate) Will make donation next week

Dr.Bob, I was exposed to HIV unprotected oral sex from a women on Nov.8,2010 who it turns out is HIV positive and have been having the following symptoms for almost six weeks now.Sore feeling on roof of mouth,weight loss 27 lbs.,loss of appetite...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1. Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. The risk of acquiring HIV from oral sex is very low.2. HIV PCR DNA testing is not FDA-approved for HIV-diagnostic testing.3. The guidelines for post-PEP... Read more »

tingling in fingers and toes with red splotches

Hello, I have been HIV+ for ~11-12 years and I have taken everything from AZT to now taking Truvada, Reyataz and Norvir and everything in between. A couple weeks ago I started getting tingling in my fingertips. The next day, it also appeared in my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The symptoms you describe would be unusual to be standard HIV drug related peripheral neuropathy due to distribution and the fact that the symptoms improved yet meds were continued. Vascular spasm (Raynauds syndrome like) and other conditions would... Read more »

I am sure i have HIV + resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum

I am pretty sure i am infected with HIV .. heres the story.. 4 years ago had high risk exposure and some brief symptoms after were -Purple rash over the body 2 days after exposure -Swollen groin the day and the next day after exposure -fever on the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...groin, fever, etc. occurred within the first few days after your potential exposure. This is far too early to be related to acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). Your more recent symptoms bowel changes, fatigue, tingling, etc. are all very... Read more »

Scared fool from the uk!

Hi Dr Bob. Im sorry to ask pretty much the same question that 1000's of other's have already asked you on here, but I really need to put an end to my worry. About 12 days ago, I had vaginal sex with a girl I'd met that night. while I was inside...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...condom failure) with a person of unknown HIV serostatus. The "symptoms" you describe are not suggestive of or worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). I agree with your plan for a three-month HIV-antibody test. I would advise you... Read more »
The Body

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 Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing used to try and combat that as well. There is research suggesting that between 10-50% of new infections happen during the acute infection stage. Many feel that identifying and making interventions during this period will greatly reduce... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy the liver, in lymph nodes, in nerve fibers, and even in areas outside organs like your immune system. Inflammation can be acute or chronic . Acute inflammation is when your body first responds by sending white blood cells to the... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...diabetes include: Extreme thirst Need to urinate frequently Unexplained weight loss Hunger Blurry vision Irritability Tingling or numbness in the hands or feet Difficulty healing Extreme fatigue Symptoms typically occur when glucose... Read more »
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