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Non-symptomatic Hiv

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Is it possible to feel 100% fine during SYMPTOMATIC HIV disease?

I have been experiencing symptoms for 5 months now( joint pain, 15 lb. weight loss, low grade fevers, tooth pain, small rashes, shortness of breath, loss of appetite, lethargic, fatigue, floaters in my field of vision, and some diarhea) There have...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloSymptomatic HIV disease means those with HIV and symptoms, therefore, a person with symptomatic HIV disease does not usually feel 100% fine, and may have both subjective and objective symptoms.... Read more »

symptomatic diarrhea

Symptomatic diarrhea or lose stools and discharge on my underwear.On the Bristol stool scale I am... Read more »

You metion starting treatment when symptomatic. Can you clarify?

Dr. Young,You mention that an individual should consider starting treatment if symptomatic. For... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Symptomatic Early Neurosyphilis Among HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex With Men -- Four Cities, United States, January 2002 - June 2004

Symptomatic early neurosyphilis is a rare manifestation of syphilis that usually occurs within the first 12 months of infection. 1 Most neurologic symptoms of early neurosyphilis result from acute or subacute meningitis, abnormalities in cranial... Read more »
HIV i-Base

One Third of HIV-Positive People at Five UK Clinics Have Symptomatic Depression: Link to Adherence and Viral Suppression -- 40% Cases Are Untreated

The ASTRA study (Antiretrovirals, Sexual Transmission Risk and Attitudes) is a UK multicentre prospective study using self-completed questionnaires relating to HIV and depression in over 3000 HIV positive people. Importantly, the study also... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Symptomatic Primary HIV Infection in a 49-Year-Old Man Who Has Sex With Men: Beware the Window Phase

The researchers describe the case of a 49-year-old male who presented at an Amsterdam STD outpatient clinic in the fall of 2009. The patient had "fever, malaise, generalized rash, anal itching and rectal discharge after unprotected receptive anal... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

It's Never Too Late to Think About Your Child's Future

A young mother with two children is HIV-symptomatic and sometimes cannot take her children to school because she is too sick to get out of bed. She has a good friend who has established a relationship with the children. If anything were to happen,... Read more »
Connect With Others


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
After reading through all of the different
help sites that are out there (including this
one). I have noticed that there are a number
of people like myself that have tested neg.
both on antibody tests as well as RNA quantifications,
yet still are... Read more »

Six week negative. Girlfriend and I still symptomatic. 'ARS can last for up to ten weeks'(?)

Posted by 908320498, 4 Replies
Hi guys, just a quick update from:

Six week test results came back:


'HIV 1/2 Antigen/Antibody: Not Detected (not sure on... Read more »

K-Nine, & rest of the symptomatic HIV Neg group

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I too, have had the same types of symptoms. If yours have been as bad as mine, I can assure you that they are not in your head.

For me it has been over 2 years since I first got sick. On the plus side, the symptoms have gone from almost completely... Read more »

Recently tested postive, symptomatic, scared

Posted by newlander, 5 Replies
Hey all

I recently went in to test for HIV four years after what i thought was low risk, tested to six weeks neg and stopped like an idiot. Now I tested positive after lymph glands going up and weight loss. I'm goint to get the Viral Load test and... Read more »