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Early HIV symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've had weird symptoms for the last month (more intense the last two weeks).

They started with itching and then came a huge headache (constant with front and back of the head), pain in my neck, a little bit of diarrhea (gone now), a white tongue... Read more »

Ur Stories on Early HIV Symptoms.

Posted by thinker, 3 Replies
Hello to all,

I would really appreciate it if some of you out there would share your stories with me about your experience with ARS (early symptoms) before you were diagnosed HIV +. What type of symptoms did you have? How long after your exposure... Read more »

Early HIV symptoms

Posted by paulnewman, 1 Reply
OK here's the deal. I performed oral on a married woman at more than a month ago. I massaged her clit with my tongue and digitally massaged her g-spot for several minutes. I finished it off with protected vaginal sex. I didn't have access to any... Read more »

early hiv, worried

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi folks, just wondering if you guys who are HIV+ out there can remember when you first got infected, if you experienced any of the suite of symptoms known as acute retroviral syndrome (ARS, also called AVS acute viral syndrome). This means, sore... Read more »

too early for ars? - 4 days.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i had vaginal sex with a girl, the condom fell off, was unprotected briefly.

4 days later i got a rash on my chest, lasted less than a day.

the next day i got prety sick, vomiting and diareaha, was just a 24 hour thing.

i'm thinking these symptoms are... Read more »
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multiple symptoms- DILS in early HIV?

Doc, yesterday, i had my creatinine and lover enzymes checked. My creatinine was nirmal at 1 while my sgpt was very high at 174 while it was just at 39 in november.I have experienced a constellation of symptoms , some are already gone but some had...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I do not know if this is HIV. I do know that an HIV test will determine if you are infected. Sounds like you need an in person doctor. Please discuss with one as your symptoms could be due to any number of different ailments. DW... Read more »

EARLY SYMPTOMS OF hiv

Hi, I am watching your posts and you are doing great work by helping people in clarifying the doubts.I will donate to your foundation. It is almost 1 year I had sex with sex worker in florida. Please let me know what are the possible symptoms of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The "possible symptoms of HIV" vary greatly from person to person. I'll repost a question from the archives that discussed the potential signs and symptoms associated with HIV ARS (acute retroviral syndrome).Finally, sex is... Read more »

Dermatitis possible early symptom The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Hello Rick. Was wondering if you have heard of an initial symptom of HIV infection (within first couple months) of dermatitis on the skin-- small patch on neck and arm--instead of the viral syndrome that some people experience. I may of course just...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.Dermatitis is not associated with recent HIV infection. The only skincondition seen with recent HIV infection is a rash that sometimes occursduring Acute Viral Syndrome. More information about this rash is... Read more »

Early-stage symptoms of KS?

Over the course of the last month, I've had about ten occurrences of 'red spots' appear on my lower legs and soles of my feet. They are tiny, no larger than a pinhead, and do not itch. These spots appear in a straight line on my...
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
If it were KS, it would be unlikely that they would vanish. Sounds like you need to see a dermatologist.MH... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Symptoms

Early Symptoms Many people will not have any symptoms when they first become infected with HIV. They may, however, have a flu-like illness within a month or two after exposure to the virus. This illness may include Fever Headache Tiredness... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Diagnosis

Because early HIV infection often causes no symptoms, a healthcare provider usually can diagnose it by testing blood for the presence of antibodies (disease-fighting proteins) to HIV. HIV antibodies generally do not reach noticeable levels in the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many U.K. Physicians Missing Early Signs of HIV, Group Says

As many as 50% of early-stage HIV cases are being missed by physicians in the United Kingdom, largely because they overlook symptoms that are flu-like in nature, the National AIDS Trust said recently, BBC News reports. According to NAT, people... Read more »
University of British Columbia

Physicians Struggle to Clinically Diagnose Early HIV Infection

JAMA on HIV diagnosis. (Credit: University of British Columbia/Martin Dee)"> This is Dr. Evan Wood, Canada Research Chair in Inner City Medicine at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, and lead author of July 15 article in ... Read more »