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One Year Hiv Symptoms

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you
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1 year has passes

Dear Dr. Bob:I am one of the growing number of your fans club- "worried wells."Exactly one year ago I had an unprotected sex with a lady I met in the cyber-space (sex, however, was in the real space). A week later I got night sweats; white tongue...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I agree you are both "worried" and "well," and therefore qualify for the club.Your symptoms of white tongue and muscle "ackes" (whatever they are) are not suggestive of HIV and certainly not related to HIV, because you don't have HIV! Your... Read more »

prog:

hello!!!I want to know somethings and I hope you reply.I am now suspecting my self.i want to know what are the symptoms of HIV infection within one year of the act.What would the prognosis be if i m treated lately and what if i take treatment early?...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
..."clinical latency". Before we could measure viral loads we did not know that the infection was very active during those early years. Treatment responses would be excellent if you stay adherent. Rather than guess, you should get yourself... Read more »

False Negative?

Is it possible to have HIV and have tested negative to one oral swab, two finger stick, and one blood drawn test over the last year? I am having symptoms of HIV, but all tests are negative. Could antibodies not show up on the test but still be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You're worried about four false-negative HIV tests (one oral, two finger-prick and one blood draw) in a row over the course of a year? Nope. Not possible. HIV is not your problem. No way, no how. Whatever is causing your "symptoms," one thing... Read more »

10 yrs later Hiv symptoms/Tests neg.

Had exposure 10 yrs. ago and for the last 8 yrs. have had health problems. Have seen numerous dr's. and had 20 Hiv tests all negative or indeterminate. Now it's all in my nervous system,spine, severe neuritis and neuropathy(hands and feet)....
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
Given the duration of time since your exposure and the number and type of tests that have been performed, this is not HIV infection.MH Read more »
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I had hiv symptoms for the last two years and still..............

Posted by testednegative
...have started showing some symptoms of it and are afraid to go and get checked. This is the story of my life and about the 2 years i spent (wasted) in deep despair thinking i had this great disease. I am male, 21 yrs and living in a small town. I... Read more »

can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...last one week.However the pain has decreased a lot.I had no dry cough but a running nose.Can these be an counted as acute hiv symptoms. Doc currently I am in my last year of my Information tech course.Since last 1 month I am not able to... Read more »

HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello, About mid February, I noticed was slight swelling of the glands in the upper part of the neck. The glands continue to be slightly swollen. About mid March, my tongue was slightly swollen too. The symptoms of a swollen tongue are that the... Read more »

symptoms of hiv+ve and precautions to be taken

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I want to know the sypmotms of a hiv + woman,My girl freind was tested hiv + but i doubt bcause she looks healtly and had a fever 12 months back there is no change in weight infact it has increased a little .wat are the tests to be done .I love hera... Read more »