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Is folliculitis a sign of early HIV? Im 8 weeks into my exposure.

Posted by treeoflife1, 1 Reply
Had a negative 7 week oraquick test, i have 2 infected hair follicles on my arms....

Also would anyone know if getting my wisdom teeth taken out would delay my time for seroconversion? Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »

Salivary Gland Infection - Early Sign of HIV ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Has anyone ever heard of a salivary gland infection being an early
sign ( 7-10 weeks after oral exposure ) of HIV ? Read more »

Early signs of Hiv Infection

Posted by greatday77, 2 Replies
I have a question that im sure alot of people want to ask, If Infected with the Hiv Virus when can you expect to have early signs/Symptoms of infection Many websites Say you would have ars 2-4 weeks after infection , Other websites say 6 weeks. Also... Read more »

nodule on Parotid Papillae early sign of HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello people,

First i'd like to say that The Body is a great site and i think it has many visitors from outside the US. So do i from Holland.

I'm suffering whith the following problem:

In august 2001 I have had protected oral and latex protected... Read more »
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Meds Early to Shed Virus?

Hello.First, thanks for an excellent site.I was sexually assaulted in January of 2006. I started medicine in February of 2006. Truvada and Sustiva.The highest viral load I have had was 1,500, with a CD4 count of 500. That was in January, by...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
It sounds like you had a detectable viral load in January but at a low level of 1500. After that you started HIV meds. Subsequently your viral load is down to undetectable and your ELISA remains negative.It sounds like you probably did acquire HIV... Read more »

Richard, pls! Shed some light in here... Desperate!

Hello Richard,Thank you for picking up the forum and continue the great initiative. There are so many lost people out there who need support advice and a friend. You are doing fantastic job!So, now is for my question. Last year (2010) i had a...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:I agree with your doctor, I do not think you acquired HIV or HCV from this incident. Your three month test would be considered conclusive. I am not sure about the number of cases that are connected to co-infection of HIV and HCV and the... Read more »

hiv and early warning signs

are there any kind of early warning signs such as serious stomach problems?...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am not a doctor and therefore am not qualified to respond to medical questions.Michael Shernoff, MSW... Read more »

Not sure if early signs hiv

On Sept. 22, 2002 had sex with a male that stated to me he was HIV- for sure, so I had unprotected anal sex with him, I inserted my penis only. It was brief, I'm not circumzied, and had no cuts or scrapes on my penis. A few days later I got a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,He told you he "was HIV- for sure." Hmmmmm . . . . Did he also want to sell you some swampland in Florida, or a used car that "for sure" was good as new? Let's face it. Guys like to have sex and will sometimes say almost... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many U.K. Physicians Missing Early Signs of HIV, Group Says

As many as 50% of early-stage HIV cases are being missed by physicians in the United Kingdom, largely because they overlook symptoms that are flu-like in nature, the National AIDS Trust said recently, BBC News reports. According to NAT, people... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Studies Shed New Light on HIV Epidemic in India

Two studies supported by the National Institute of Allergy and InfectiousDiseases (NIAID) provide important new information about the HIV/AIDS epidemicin India, the country with the single largest number of HIV-infectedpersons inthe world. One study... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Sheds Light on When to Start Antiretroviral Therapy

Findings from a study published in the current issue of the journal Archives of Internal Medicine , when "taken together with other studies published over the last few years," show that beginning people living with HIV on highly active... Read more »
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The early bird gets the (registration) worm and the housing knowledge! This June 3 to 5 in Washington, D.C., advocates, researchers, people with HIV/AIDS and politicians will gather at the North American Housing and HIV/AIDS Research Summit IV.... Read more »