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Oral Ulcers Could I Have Acute HIV Infection

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is it primary hiv? please an answer. it is 4th time

hello doctor,firstof all sorry for my englishbefore eight months I went with a prostitute . i wore condom , which i checked at the end of sex.14 days later a Sunday. I got up to 38 fever (axilla temp), I got a ponstan( like advil) and I was fine.no...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...condom was used properly and did not break. So you had essentially no HIV risk and your "symptoms" are not at all worrisome for HIV disease. I see absolutely no cause for concern whatsoever. If my reassurance is not sufficient for you to shake... Read more »

Mouth Ulcers and HIV Infection

Dear Rick, I had a negative Elisa 18 weeks after last possible exposure. I am concerned that I... Read more »

oral ulcers and the influence of stress

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The Stages of HIV Disease

...The only way to find out if you are infected is by taking an HIV test. Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Primary HIV infection is the first stage of HIV disease, typically lasting only a week or two, when the virus first establishes... Read more »
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How Risky Is It?

...Guarantees! What Do the Numbers Mean? What Activities Are Most Risky? What About Oral Sex? What Increases the Risk of HIV Infection? The Bottom Line What's My Risk of Getting Infected With HIV? Most people know how HIV is... Read more »
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Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Read more »
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U.S. Updates Clinical Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

...HIV-infected children and childrenwho were HIV-exposed through birth to an HIV-infected mother." Dr. Mofenson said. In recent years, HIV infection has increased among adolescents. "We hope that doctors and clinicians make use of these new... Read more »
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Percent of HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
...illness resembling infectious mononucleosis (Cooper 1985). The most common symptoms (see Table 1) are fever, maculopapular rash, oral ulcers, lymphadenopathy, arthralgia, pharyngitis, malaise, weight loss, aseptic meningitis and myalgia (Kahn... Read more »

Acute HIV Infection Overview

Posted by Anonymous
...as an illness resembling infectious mononucleosis [28]. The most common symptoms (see Table 1) are fever, maculopapular rash, oral ulcers, lymphadenopathy, arthralgia, pharyngitis, malaise, weight loss, aseptic meningitis and myalgia [29]. In a... Read more »

hic

Posted by Anonymous
...Pharyngitis 50 to 70 Myalgia or arthralgia 50 to 70 Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea 30 to 60 Night sweats 50 Aseptic meningitis 24 Oral ulcers 10 to 20 Genital ulcers 5 to 15 Thrombocytopenia 45 Leukopenia 40 Elevated hepatic enzyme... Read more »

Mouth Ulcers and Strip Clubs

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...something up? This morning I developed a headache and now I have a small mouth ulcler. These appear to be symptoms of early HIV infection. Please help me understand. Read more »