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Flu Season and Living With HIV

Introduction What Is the Flu? How Do You Get the Flu? Who Is at Risk For the Flu? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Diagnose the Flu? How Do You Prevent the Flu? How Do You Treat the Flu Virus? How Do You Treat Flu Symptoms? What About Flu Shots? Concerns For People Living With HIV Concerns For Pregnant Women, Children and People Over 50 Introduction Influenza, or simply the flu, is a serious respiratory infection that makes...
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Flu Symptoms

How common is it to get the the flu or other viral infections during the summer?...
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
True flu would be very unusual. Other viral infections are very common.MH... Read more »

flu like symptoms

During winter i had a couple possible, but very low chances of receivind hiv. Around this time as I remember I had flu like symptoms. Is the flu common during winter?...
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
Absolutely. Flu season is October to March.MH... Read more »

Flu like symptoms on Test day

Hi Bob,something strange happened. At day 93 , i came down with runny/blocked nose,hacking cough and coughing out bits of phlegm,slight fever. I went for a blood test two days later at day 95 after last sexual contact and it was negative. The flu...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Flu or flu symptoms will not affect HIV test results. In fact, even Mad Cow Disease won't affect them!Congratulations! WOO-HOO!Dr. Bob... Read more »

flu-like symptoms

Hello,I masturbated/fingered in a public shower, and I am wondering, say, if there had been someone's bodily fluids on the tap and then I touched myself, what are the chances of getting HIV? I had a horrible flu 4 days after masturbating in a...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiNo risk of HIV transmission in this situation. If there were HIV containing fluids in the shower the good news is that HIV dies and becomes unable to infect within a few minutes. Also symptoms don't appear this quickly. You most likely have... Read more »
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flu like symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How long would it take for one to turn positive after the flu like symptoms subsided.

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Flu-Like Symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Would Flu-like symptoms start immediately after exposure, like a day or 2, or is there a time period before they start. Also, what is the sore throat like?? Is it raw and hurt to swallow? I had a sore throat after an exposure and a very mild fever.... Read more »

What exactly are "flu like symptoms"....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I know with HIV you can't go by symptoms (so they say). But if one was to experience them, they say you'd have "flu like" symptoms. What exactly does that mean? Is it stomach flu type of symptoms where you can't keep anything down, and you just... Read more »

10-13 days for flu like symptoms possilbe?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is 10-13 days to early for the "flu like symptoms", ie, fever, aches/pains, etc. to show up if someone possilby has developed ARS.

I am a possible risk, male, only unprotected oral sex in the last 6 months, neg. prior to that, with individuals of... Read more »