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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV in the blood gets very high within a few days or weeks after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This first stage of HIV disease is called "acute HIV infection" or "primary HIV infection." About half of the people who get infected don't notice anything. Symptoms generally occur within 2 to 4 weeks. The most common symptoms are fever, fatigue, and rash. Others include headache,...
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Fellow Rochesterian please I need your expertise

Hi Dr. Bob I have donated am a fellow Rochesterian writing once more:I have been shuffled throughout the medical system here in upstate Rochester, NY with my primary concern being exposure to someone who was HIV positive. I was previously an...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the exposure. This would be somewhat late for HIV acute retroviral syndrome symptoms onset (usually two to three weeks after primary HIV infection).Next, your HIV testing has been repeatedly negative (including multiple ELISAs for HIV 1/2/O,... Read more »

Does Acute HIV Infection symptoms last this long?

First off I was told I was HIV positive 2 weeks ago, and now waiting for all the baseline test you recommend to come back to find out "the details" of my infection. TB did already come back neg. Doc said I had Acute HIV Infection.My question is, how...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The symptoms associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) following primary infection generally occur two to three weeks after initial infection and persist for an additional two to three weeks. However, Read more »

EyesThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Hello Rick, I was wondering what kind of eye problems or eye infections can one expect with possible HIV infection. Many thanks for the great work your doing.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...for CMV infection, and most are given through the intravenous route. They have many side effects, and a person may have to remain on treatment for the rest of their life. The good news is that with early intervention, symptomatic CMV infection is... Read more »

Yellow Eyes

I was wondering if it normal for the whites of my eyes to turn yellow? My parents and friends have all been telling me that my eyes are yellow. My body was fighting off the primary infection a few weeks ago and I went through all the symptoms 3...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...elevated bilirubin levels. That is often due to hepatitis or some other liver problem. You made need to have your liver evaluated. Primary HIV infection generally does not cause hepatitis but rarely can. Some HIV meds (such as atazanavir) can... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Hispanic/Latino men, and nearly 19% among all MSM. Among Hispanic/Latino MSM, 43% occurred in Hispanic/Latino MSM under age 30, and the remaining 57% occurred in Hispanic/Latino MSM aged 30 or older. While Hispanic/Latino women represented a... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...person toperson. HIV spreads during unprotected sex andby using contaminated needles and other drugequipment. Hep C spreads mainly by usingcontaminated needles, straws, spoons and otherdrug equipment used to inject or snort drugs.Unprotected sex... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...of Contents Older Women: An Overlooked Group Calling Attention to Transmission and Prevention Getting Tested for HIV HIV began mostly as a disease of young men, but today the epidemic impactspeople of all ages, including older... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks your immune system. During its initial assault (which is known as acute infection or primary infection ), your immune system tries to mount a defense. That defense can cause many people to develop symptoms... Read more »
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IS THERE SUCH THING AS HIV-NEGATIVE AIDS?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

What the F%&# is it if not HIV?????

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Date: 07/20/02 Who / Where (Worcester, MA) Test Date Weeks Months Test Type Result Comment / Range Dr. Georgian, Primary Doctor 08/19/02 4 1.0 HIV1 ELISA Negative Dr. Bessette, Infectious Disease 08/23/02 5 1.1 Quantitative RNA... Read more »

Acute Primary HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...better, and have consulted the doctor YET again on 29 Dec 99 with the same complaints. What are the signs and symptoms of the Primary Acute HIV infection stage? To me, it seems that it comprises of flu-like sickness and resembles the one I'm... Read more »

Verification of Primary Acute HIV infection.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...within 1 month after the "exposure". Can someone(having experienced) please tell me if such are the symptoms of the Acute Primary HIV infection. Can lymph nodes be found at the muscle (behind the kneecap)? How do swollen/tender lymph nodes... Read more »