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Later Stages And Symptoms Of Hiv

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

HIV Is a Continuum Infection Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used to thinking of disease in very simple terms: if you feel sick, you are sick; if you feel healthy, you are healthy. However, because HIV may begin causing subtle changes in the immune system long before an infected...
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rash at later stage of ars

I have just tested at 12 weeks negative. Basically, my risk was very low but I decided to test because I have been having ARS like symptoms for the past 11 weeks. After getting my negative, I suddenly developed a fine pink rash all over my arms,...
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
Unlikely.... Read more »

Late stage Symptoms, still negative?

Mrs. Southall,I had relatively high risk exposure, both unprotected oral and insertive anal sex with a man whose status is unknown. 2 weeks later I experienced classic ARS symptoms, including apthous ulcers and oral thrush. I had a negative PCR DNA...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiWith having unprotected sex you did the right thing with starting the testing process. The testing guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks and then again at 90 days and as long as there have been no other exposures during... Read more »

shared a crack pipe, 3 days later showing HIV symptoms

Hi, I am very worried about possible contraction of HIV. I relapsed smoking crack with two guys who were HIV positive. I don't think I had cuts on my lips, but my gums were and are a bit inflamed. They bled later when I brushed. If there was...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Please see previous post to this concern <a href="http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SubstanceUse/Q227530.html" target=_new>here</a>.... Read more »

Symptoms at 7 months later, but HIV-???

Is it possible for a person not to develop ARS symptoms for say seven months after a highly likely exposure. And, to continue to test negative even 13 months after the same mentioned exposure (or six months after these symptoms appear). Or does a...
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
It is possible for someone to become HIV infected and not have symptoms, or at least not have symptoms they can remember. If would be extremely unlikely that someone would become infected, have no symptoms, and also have NO evidence of HIV... Read more »
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Symptoms 2 days later HIV

Posted by Jay12312, 3 Replies
About 2 weeks ago I had unprotected sex. 2 days later I started to experience the symptoms of HIV. Is this to early?? I have read on many sites that symptoms start to show in days all the way to weeks and months. Does anyone know the correct... Read more »

4 stages to HIV disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
AMFAR AIDS HANDBOOK (Chapter 4, Page 53 )

There are four stages to HIV disease

1) Acute Infection Stage (500-1200 CD4s)- begins immediately after hiv enters the body and starts multiplying in infected cells. Acute infection ends about 2-6 weeks... Read more »

Symptoms 4-5 Months later

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi guys you guys have been a great help with my stressing reading all of your posts.
My question is that what are the chances of starting Hiv symptoms(not ars) 4-5 months after one single exposure(only chance of exposurein my life)?
Most places I have... Read more »

Symptoms 2 days later

Posted by Jay12312, 1 Reply
A few weeks ago I had unprotected sex. 2 days later I started to experience symptoms related to HIV. Is this to early for symptoms or not?

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