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Is Tiredness 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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symtoms of hiv

i went in massage centre last 3month before .thrn after one month i got red tiny spot in my body some on my shoulder 2 spot on my chest and 2 spot on my stomach.ifell tiredness and my hiar fallen quikly is that symtons of hiv?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...During Acute HIV Infection (also called Acute Retroviral Syndrome) most people will have some symptoms. Most common symptoms are: fever (80-90% Read more »

Acute Viral Hepatitis or HIV ?

Hi Doctor Bob, Recently I had 4 encounters with prostitutes, all protected vaginal and oral(condom did not break). Also I inserted my finger(with no cut or bruise) in one other lady and also sucked(no lactation as far as I could see) breasts of 3-4...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have had an HIV-exposure risk, you should get an HIV test at the three-month mark. However, this is a separate issue from your acute hepatitis.Thank you for your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org).... Read more »

Please help possible exposure. Will donate $30

On November 3, 2009 I had protected sex with a female that I met that night. The condom came off and I was unprotected for maybe 2-5 minutes. She also performed unprotected oral sex on me. Two days later the lymph nodes in my right inguinal area was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your level of HIV risk, not whether symptoms are present. That said, your symptoms are not suggestive of or worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS).The best HIV screening diagnostic test remains the HIV-antibody test taken three months... Read more »

ARS & Recovery Period

Thank you very much for answering an earlier question. I have a follow up question. You said that ARS is generally 2 - 3 weeks in duration with a 2 - 4 week recovery period. I am now in week 5 from the onset of symptoms. I am very weak and tired...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your job or your insurance. It's illegal to discriminate against someone with HIV/AIDS or fire someone due to illness.Dr. BobAcute Phase v. Viral Load SymptomsAug 18, 2008 I became ill with symptoms on July 20 (fever, aches/pains/night... Read more »
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Is tiredness a symptom?

Posted by James1941, 5 Replies
...Tested HIV+ in Sept 2005, contracted it in March or April 2005 (I think) regular monitoring, still no medication, readings holding steady. Read more »

Possible HIV transmission/infection ???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...first instance ? 2. In relation to Q1, are sore throats and feeling feverish coupled with runny nose and tiredness a sign of Acute Primary HIV infection. I'm having these illness since 10 ~ 15 May 99, which is about 3 weeks after the... Read more »

symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...and all the probelms that go along with viral infections-muscle aches,tiredness. But these symptoms are also the same for the Acute HIV infection which i am scared that i have got. I went to the doctors n they told me i had a viral infection, so... Read more »

Is tiredness a symptom - thanks

Posted by James1941, 1 Reply
Thanks to all who replied - next quarterly visit to the doctor and I will definitely bring it up with him. I don't think its depression, I believe that there is good news and bad news in most events and I prefer to concentrate on the good news. ... Read more »