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Mild Flu-like Symptoms And Hiv

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Fatigue and other mild symptoms

I know this is not the proper forum to answer am I infected Questions, but I really admire the way you educated people about HIV transmission and the way you seem to sincerely care about others.Im a 26-year-old heterosexual male. I have been in a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Two sex workers at the same time in a hot tub? Hmmm . . . sounds like a movie I once saw.The activities you describe - protected oral and protected vaginal sex - are indeed considered safe. Having the condom break while you were "taking a... Read more »

Chronic Flu like symptoms (HIV+)

I'm HIV+ and have recent CD4 of 650 and on Atripla. 14 years positive. About 4-5 times per year I come down with what I'd call flu-like symptoms. Always the same, always varying degrees of mild. Includes Stomach cramps, muscle and joint...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Respiratory tract infections are very common, in the general- and HIV+ community. Indeed, most individuals get RTIs several times a year. If you resolve your symptoms in between events, they don't sound serious... Read more »

Food for thought...mild HIV ?

Dear Dr Little,I have read (on this forum) of so many people (calling themselves worried wells) who have had possible exposures to the HI virus, developed the range of symptoms but have repeatedly tested negative. Is it quite possible that these...
Susan Little, M.D.

Response from Susan Little, M.D.

University of California San Diego
I will have to disagree. I believe that all people that become infected with HIV do test positive by HIV1/2 antibody testing over time. There is some data that people who are repeatedly exposed and yet do not become infected will develop some test... Read more »

Can mild night sweats be a possible sign of HIV

I was wondering if infected urine that came from a toilet seat and made contact with one's semem, is a possible risk of trasmission of HIV. The bathroom I was in was in a KOA Campground that wasn't very populated. Since then I have...
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
This mode of contact would be extremely unlikely for acquiring HIF infection. Sweats alone are not enough as symptoms. If you are still concerned, I would get testing.MH... Read more »
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How mild can mild be?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello,

When experts claim that ARS symptoms can range from mild to severe, how mild is mild? Does mild ARS still resemble flu or mono, i.e. sudden onset, body ache, fever, swollen lymph nodes, etc. Also what temperature range generally classes... Read more »

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 »

Flu like symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are considered flu-like symptoms. I have a sore sort of stiff neck (back of neck) and mild headache. No fever or major sore throat though. It feels more like sinus congestion. Dr. says its sinusitis and tonsilitis. Should I be worried if... Read more »

Flu Symptoms + Swollen Lymph Node

Posted by sammyg2014, 3 Replies
Hi! I'm a 21 year old homosexual male and I am really freaking out about the possibility that I could have HIV. I just took an HIV test this Wednesday and I won't get the test until after 10 business days. That's about in two weeks. It's really... Read more »