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Is White Spots A Symptom Of Acute HIV Infection

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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 Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV in the blood gets very high within a few days or weeks after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This first stage of HIV disease is called "acute HIV infection" or "primary HIV...
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Am I infected after unprotected sex? "Acute HIV infection"

hi doctorbefore 10 days i had unprotected sex with sex worker,after 7 days i complained of sever sore throat ,my tonsils enlarged with multiple white spot on it(don't know if pus or tonsil stone )no fever,no skin rash,i want to know1_incubation...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,It's going to be important for you to be tested at the 3 months since you did have risk for HIV. Unprotected vaginal/anal sex with a person whose status you don't know is risky.Also, symptoms can't tell us... Read more »

white spot on tounge

I have a white spot on the underside of the tip of my tounge, is this a symptom of ARS ?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You cannot determine if you are HIV infected or if you are experiencing acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) based on one symptom alone. Without a thorough risk history and an HIV antibody test, attempting to diagnose your HIV status based on commonly... Read more »

White spots in throat--could it be a symptom?

While on business in S. Korea, I had sex with a prostitute. Although we useda condom, after we had sex, she grabbed the outside of the condom (with her vaginal fluids on it) withher hand, pulled it off, and then used the same hand to fondle the then...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.As far as your risk is concerned, during the time you were having intercoursewith the prostitute, your risk was low, as long as you were using the condomcorrectly and it did not break. Both latex and polyurethane... Read more »

8 days after PEP and having kidney pain plus few white spots/coat on tongue

Doctor, last time you told me that the side effects of the PEP medication will "dissipate over several days". Sure enough most of the side effects are gone. However, I am still having kidney pain. I also noticed that I have some few...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"Could these be signs of HIV infection?" The chances would be extremely remote at best. Most likely your symptoms are related to anxiety. I'm confident your remaining symptoms will magically disappear once you get your definitive... Read more »
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Duration of Acute HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello: 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 »

possible Acute HIV Infection symptoms?

Posted by humblonian, 1 Reply
A few months back I fell ill with symptoms such as lightheadedness, stiff neck, and mild headaches. The symptoms struck a few days, to a week after having unprotected sex. The symptoms would go away, and come back just about every other day for a... Read more »

SYMPTOMS of Acute Primary Infection!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,

Can somebody pls fill me in on this.


I may have caught the HIV Virus. It's EXACTLY 7 weeks after the exposure. There are recurring bad/sore throat, swell-like inflammed area under the tongue. I even had an ulcer on the palate of my mouth... Read more »

Acute Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anybody know how long do the acute infection symptoms last ? - I had most of them at begining of week 5 and they have already lasted 4 weeks. Some say 2 days to 2 weeks, others say several weeks. I do not know who or what to believe.

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