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Primary Infection Symptoms Before Two Weeks

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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line 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....
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Do symptoms of HIV infection start as soon as 48 hours later?

Hello,I had protected anal sex and after found out the condom was no longer there. Paranoid, I began to worry about HIV. Found out his ex was positive but he was not. About 40 hours later I developed a sore throat. The sore throat then turned into a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Symptoms associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) generally become manifest two to three weeks after HIV primary infection. Your sore throat 40 hours after your condom-failure episode would not be caused by HIV transmission. Read more »

at higher risk than most on here, will donate (ARS SYMPTOMS) (PRIMARY HIV INFECTION SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS)

i am going crazy and wont have access to a test again for 4.5 weeks, trust me i am getting one as soon as i step foot off the plane in the usa. however, until then i am going absolutely crazy. the reason is that my neck has been pressured and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the three-month mark are not considered to be definitive or conclusive. Consequently, your negative tests at five and seven weeks are encouraging, but not conclusive.Good luck!Dr. Bobdo i need a therapist or an hiv test ??!?!?!?!May 19, 2006 Dr.... Read more »

what do i have to do to get an answer???

i will try to make this quick, feb 7 , bottomed for protected anal sex, as i was putting the condom on him , i realized it wouldnt go down, flipped it over, dont know if any prec um got on it, 10 days later had a 24 hour bug nausea watery diarher(6...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...way too short for ARS symptoms to manifest themselves after primary HIV infection. ARS symptoms generally take two to three weeks to show up.Finally, OraQuick oral fluid tests are highly accurate. HIV is not your problem, No way, no how. If your... Read more »

infection due to spiliage of infected material

hi, i and my wife , both are healthcare profesionals. recently (on nov 2nd, 1.30 pm) my wife(f/28yrs) had spillage of ? infective material (blood) over her face while giving supraclavicular block in hiv +ve,young,healthy patient.(no protection for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cavity.2.No. I believe that would be jumping to conclusions.3.ARS (acute retroviral syndrome) symptoms generally begin two to four weeks after primary infection and vary considerably in character and severity from person to person.4.The AZT... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...brain and spine Blood tests will usually show a high level of serum cryptococcal antigen Treatment: In most cases, a two-week regimen of intravenous amphotericin B and 5-flucytosine is used Afterwards, fluconazole is used for maintenance... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

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

...the development of detectable HIV-specific antibodies. Most patients develop influenza- or mononucleosis-like symptoms 2 to 6 weeks after infection. Symptoms tend to be nonspecific; thus, identifying patients solely on the basis of symptoms is... Read more »
The Body PRO

I-57: Treatment of Primary HIV Infection with Zidovudine, Lamivudine and Indinavir: A Case-Control Study 12 months 15/20 on treatment at 18 months All treated patients achieved undetectable levels of HIV RNA (<500 copies) by week 12, and all patients remaining on therapy by week 24 were undetectable at <20 copies/ml. During the 18 months of... Read more »
The Well Project

What Are Opportunistic Infections?

...HIV infection and expanded surveillance case definition for AIDS among adolescents and adults. CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. United States Public Health Service & Infectious Diseases Society of America. (2001). 2001 USPHS/IDSA... Read more »
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am i infected here's my story ...please help..

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
...some what discolored(no diarrhea) also my lips were burning for about ten days, all of these symptoms together lasted like two weeks and after most of them went away i had mild pain in both my groins for a couple of days i also developed some... Read more »

am I infected?

Posted by Jimmyjjjx, 1 Reply
...when? If you are symptomatic, you will have FLU-like or Glandular Fever-like symptoms starting as early as 3-5 days up to 2-3 weeks after exposure. It is very rare for symptoms to appear 4-6 weeks after exposure. Primary symptoms are: fever,... Read more »

symptoms of primary infection

Posted by Anonymous
...I would like to ask a few questions about primary HIV infection. Approximately 4 weeks ago, I developed an illness with a sudden onset of fever and mild sore throat--following a night of staying out really late and Read more »


Posted by xyz76, 1 Reply
...I am having a persistent mild sore throat, dry mouth and angular chelitis for almost two weeks since I have had sex a co worker of mine. I do not know her status. I do not have any weakness or fever. Can some one advise Read more »