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Mild Flu-like Symptoms And Hiv

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Ask the Experts

Are acute HIV symptoms contagious?

If one develops flu-like symptoms shortly after contracting HIV (sore throat, congestion, cough), are the symptoms contagious? In other words, would someone within the vicinity who has not been in sexual contact with the serconverted individual...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) symptoms are caused by HIV. Even though these symptoms are often referred to as "flu-like," HIV Read more »

HIV anxiety

I had protected sex several times with a thirty year old man from Sub-Saharan Africa. I know he's... Read more »

earliest symptoms

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Articles
Brown Medical School

Ask the Expert: Case Study -- 38-Year-Old Woman With Persistent Flu-Like Symptoms

...with flu-like complaints consisting of myalgias, abdominal pain, and nausea. Her medical history is significant for Class A2 HIV disease. She has had no HIV-related illnesses except for chronic, mild diarrhea. Her CD4 T-cell count is 512 (32%),... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What To Do If You Get Sick: 2009 H1N1 and Seasonal Flu

...important to note that not everyone with flu will have a fever. What should I do if I get sick? If you get sick with flu-like symptoms this flu season, you should stay home and avoid contact with other people except to get medical care.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...in it kills the germs on your hands. What should I do if I get sick? For information about what to do if you get sick with flu-like symptoms this season, see What To Do If You Get Sick: 2009 H1N1 and Seasonal Flu . A downloadable flyer ... Read more »
Project Inform

Novel H1N1 (Swine Flu) and Concerns for People Living With HIV

...aches and pains, sore throat and trouble breathing, among others. Limit contact with people if you're feeling flu-like symptoms. Avoid crowds of people or individuals who appear to have flu-like ... Read more »
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are flu-like symptoms passable?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...feeling sick, cause hes got a cold. i do too at that moment. the question is, if you're experincing the "flu-like" symptoms from HIV, can you pass them to someone else like a cold or are they exclusive to you? 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 Read more »

Acute HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...gland about 2 weeks after the encounter. My question relates to Acute HIV symptoms though. I got what could be described as flu-like symptoms about 2.5 months after the encounter. What worries me is my SO got a flu like symptom about a week after... Read more »

FLu-like symptoms after possible exposure

Posted by Anonymous
...and later he was receptive anal (with condoms). at 2 weeks more or less, I freaked out about the posibility of getting an std/hiv (i had broken the trust my partner had in me), and as soon as the next day, I was tired, feverish, pretty much like... Read more »