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Is White Discharge An Acute Symptom Of HIV

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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...higher during acute HIV infection. The risk of passing HIV infection through sexual activity is also much higher during the early stage of acute infection. Treating Acute HIV Infection At first, the immune system produces white blood cells that recognize and kill HIV-infected cells. This is called an "HIV-specific response." Over time, most people lose this response. Unless they use antiretroviral drugs (ARVs), their HIV disease will...
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Please interprete my HIV test results

Hello Doctor, I had a sex (with withdrawal technique) with my fiance who is diagnosed with AIDS later on (recently).It was just a beginning of our relationship. I developed yeast like symptoms within 24 hours- thick white vaginal discharge,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello L25,Your symptoms 24 hours after unprotected sex with your HIV-positive fianc would not be related to HIV acquisition. The symptoms of HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) take two to three weeks to appear after primary HIV infection. Your... Read more »

symptoms never go away...

Dr Bob,I really appreciate all the advice you have given me in the past and the service you provide to so many. So I told myself that I would put all this in the past, but I just can't seem to move on. I have pasted my previous questions below for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(only lasted a day), sore throat, 2 nights of sweats for a week with a mild cold, burning sensation on my tongue with a bit of a whiter color which has never gone away, aching in my shoulders, and most recently a blood blister in my inner cheek... Read more »

Sorry...I'm back again...

Hi Dr Bob, I really appreciate all of the advice that you have given me over the past 2 years...and yes it has been two years since my possible exposure which was in July of 2008. Since then I have had a slew of symptoms which I won't repost, but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(only lasted a day), sore throat, 2 nights of sweats for a week with a mild cold, burning sensation on my tongue with a bit of a whiter color which has never gone away, aching in my shoulders, and most recently a blood blister in my inner cheek... Read more »

Concerned

Dear Dr. Frascino,First, I apologize for my English. Second, I donated 50$ to your foundation, which I am sure is nothing compared to the great service to provide to the public. Third, I have few questions that you might be of a great help:Personal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...an evaluation by a urologist if you haven't done this already. Enlarged liver and spleen is seen in 14% of folks experiencing acute retroviral syndrome symptoms.5.I cannot offer this type of assessment over the Internet without access to your... Read more »
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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 Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...your immune system. Inflammation can be acute or chronic . Acute inflammation is when your body first responds by sending white blood cells to the damaged area. Your circulatory and immune systems assist in the process. For the most part,... Read more »
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Older People and HIV

...diseases among older people, as they do for younger people. Physicians may not diagnose HIV infection in older people. Some early symptoms of HIV disease may appear to be signs of normal aging. The stigma of having HIV/AIDS may be worse for older... Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...last one week.However the pain has decreased a lot.I had no dry cough but a running nose.Can these be an counted as acute hiv symptoms. Doc currently I am in my last year of my Information tech course.Since last 1 month I am not able to... Read more »

Desperately seeking answers

Posted by scared_stiff_to, 5 Replies
...Sorry for the long post, here is my situation; please help, I would appreciate any and all responses: 20-something, white male, Sub-Saharan Africa, never tested. 5 1/2 months ago I visited a brothel and paid for sex with a woman of unknown HIV... Read more »

acute hiv symptoms? very worried....

Posted by veryworried, 1 Reply
...recurred.the following days i got better gradually but remained very tired for no apparent reason. are these possibly symptoms of acute hiv? the woman said she often had unprotected sex. i'm very scared :-( i only started worrying about a week... Read more »

Anxiety and symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...week I continually felt malaise and a burning sensation in my penis. Finally, exactly one week after the encounter, I had a white discharge from my penis which I was sure was an STD. I went to the doctor that day and he did a swab and said he... Read more »