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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

Early in the epidemic, HIV infection and AIDS were diagnosed for relatively few women and female adolescents (although we know now that many women were infected with HIV through injection drug use but that their infections were not diagnosed). 1 Today, women account for more than one quarter of all new HIV/AIDS diagnoses. Women of color are especially affected by HIV infection and AIDS. In 2004 (the most recent year for which data are...
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Seborrheic Dermatitis: Common in early asymptomatic HIV infection?

Hello Dr.Feinberg, Great job your doing! Cheers to you for helping all of us! Four months ago(first exposure) and 11 weeks ago(last exposure), I had an unprotected sexual relationship with a Co-worker. We were with each other on 6 different...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Thanks for your comments-- you're right, inte;lligence is no barrier to HIV infection. Despite your many worries, the fact that two test have been negative is hopeful. Hang in there!... Read more »

?Rash Due to HIV Infection

Dr Feinberg,I have a skin condition( discolaration - african american) which started 4 months after possible infection date. Do skin disorders usually start that early after infection? I have this condition for 1 1/2 years now and 2 dermatologist...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Rash due to recent HIV infection does not appear 4 months later. If 2 practicing dermatologists cannot tell you what you have, then I recommend that you see a dermatologist at a university medical center if possible. If not, then ask your... Read more »

Truvada Side Effects or Symptoms of Early Infection?

I'm on a 28 day course of Truvada for PEP after unprotected receptive anal intercourse (without ejaculation). I have had a chronic headache and increasing muscle pain. I'm on day 16. Is the muscle pain a common side effect of Truvada or,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Muscle pain and headache are common symptoms in the general population are sometimes seen in the setting of HIV seroconversion or due to Truvada so development of those symptoms are very non-specific. KH... Read more »

Early Infection Health Issues

I was diagnosed a month ago, and I am confident that I was infected approximately 6 months ago. As of a month ago, my initial T Cell readings were 215 at 25% and my VL was 403,000. These troubling numbers so early are worrying me. In addition, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Developing AIDS six months after being infected would be extremely unlikely. The real question is: Are you absolutely sure you were infected six months ago? Could it have been earlier? As for Kaposi's sarcoma, it can develop at any CD4 cell... Read more »
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Salivary Gland Infection - Early Sign of HIV ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Has anyone ever heard of a salivary gland infection being an early
sign ( 7-10 weeks after oral exposure ) of HIV ? Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »

Early signs of Hiv Infection

Posted by greatday77, 2 Replies
I have a question that im sure alot of people want to ask, If Infected with the Hiv Virus when can you expect to have early signs/Symptoms of infection Many websites Say you would have ars 2-4 weeks after infection , Other websites say 6 weeks. Also... Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection

Posted by ScotCharles
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000603.htm Read more »