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Primary HIV Infection Stage

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

... HIV Is a Continuum Infection Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used to thinking of disease in very simple terms: if you feel sick, you are sick; if you feel healthy, you are healthy. However, because HIV may begin causing subtle changes in
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Delayed HIV seroconversion can take 7 years or more

Look at the article from http://www.hivsymptomsonline.com/seroconversion.html is information correct? i have negative hiv test uot to 18 months but i am concerned about the conclusiveness of the results! Your comment on the articleSeroconversionThe...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...antibodies in the blood (seroconversion), however, occurs in the vast majority of people within four to six weeks after HIV primary infection. Some folks may take a bit longer, which is why the guidelines recommenced waiting until the three-month... Read more »

Not your usual "symptoms question" (NATURAL HISTORY OF HIV, 2009)

I will proudly donate for a simple answer. I'm studying more about HIV since my friend got recently diagnosed. I'm confused about one topic...symptoms.Am I understanding this correctly.. First someone would get ARS (Which is 2-4 weeks after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,HIV disease can vary considerably from individual to individual. I can (and will) describe for you HIV's natural history, but remember not Read more »

HIV Transmission from/through Scratches ?

...sore throat, cough and runny nose now (21 Dec 99) which is about 10 weeks after that incident. Am I suffering from the Acute primary HIV infection stage now ?3. Can HIV be found "hidden" in the finger nails of a carrier?4. What should/can I do...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am not an expert on transmission. Please reask this question to the Body's transmission expert.Michael Shernoff, MSW Read more »

Treatment for syphilis (SYPHILIS)

Dear Dr Bob,I was recently diagnosed with HIV on 22nd Feb 08. After a few blood tests, my HIV specialist informed me that I have also contracted syphilis.I was told that I need to redo a CD4 count again to confirm further treatment for syphilis. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello JC,The interaction of HIV disease and syphilis is complex, to say the least. Without a much more detailed history, review of your laboratory studies and the benefit Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

The Stages of HIV Infection

... Everyone experiences HIV infection differently. However, as a general way of describing the disease process, the course of HIV infection can be looked at in four Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...vaccination directly prevent pathogen-specific morbidity and mortality, they might also contribute to reduced rate of progression of HIV disease. For instance, randomized trials using trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) have documented that... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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 »
The Center for AIDS

Treatment During Primary HIV Infection as a Method of Altering the Epidemic Spread of HIV?

...routine testing has been called into question. Patients experiencing PHI are a time-limited minority. By far, the vast majority of HIV infections are thought to occur as a consequence of the risk behaviors of chronically infected individuals.... Read more »
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keratosisi piliaris

Posted by Difficult, 3 Replies
Someone just posted about getting lymphadenopathy and keratosis pilaris, and ring worm right after there ARS like illness. If anyone with these sypmtoms happens to read this or the person who wrote from Dr. Bob happens to read this please shoot me a... Read more »

hiv oral manifestations?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
with the oral "issues" seen on hivdent would the other oral manifestations aside from oral candida and mouth ulcers be OI's? or would they to be something that would "sprout" early after seroconversion? Read more »

Define "night sweats" to me.....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...if they are attributed to HIV, what is the intensity of them? Like dripping wet sweating? And when do they start (in terms of HIV infection) SIDE NOTE: I've read thru some other threads. And I'll just say it for those certain people...."Symptoms... Read more »

Infection throgh scratches

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...sore throat, cough and runny nose now (21 Dec 99) which is about 10 weeks after that incident. Am I suffering from the Acute Primary HIV infection stage now ? 3. Can HIV be found "hidden" in the finger nails of a carrier ? 4. What... Read more »