Runny Nose Could I Have Acute HIV Infection
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Posted by AnonymousI hope this may help to resolve some of your fears, at least in part. This comes from "Challenges of the Acute Retroviral Syndrome" from "Infections in Medicine" by Jeffrey P. Nadler, MD: "Common symptoms include fever, malaise, adenopathy, sore... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHello,
I may have been infected from an incident sometime in early Oct '99.
10 weeks later, on 23 Dec 99, I've developed a low grade fever, runny nose, bad cough, sore throat and a lot of thick yellow phlegm/mucus. After having taken the medicine, I... Read more »
Posted by questions31, 1 ReplyMale to male -
so about 5 weeks ago I received oral and had a cut on my penis that was caused from rough oral. Before that, I topped but it was protected and the condom did not break.
Forward to today and I have a stuffy nose with green phlegm,... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHello,
I may have contracted HIV through an unusual encounter (not via Sex nor Drugs nor blood)in April 1999. Refer to the URL for the story.
Shortly, from 10 to 16 May, I... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI have a question about the events following a potentially dangerous sexual encounter I had earlier in 2006. I had the encounter and unfortunately did not tell my significant other for about a week and a half. We did have oral sex once or twice... Read more »
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University of North CarolinaHello there-I cannot truly provide you with an answer to your question as you clearly had at least one episode of unprotected sex 4 and 1/2 months ago (when you got pregnant) and it doesn't seem as if you have been tested since then. While... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHey Jacob,1.Can you have a cold without a runny nose? Sure! In fact, you've got one!2.Please tell you this is not ARS?!? OK! This is not ARS! There. Feel better?3.Thanks for your donation. It may not seem like much to you, but I can assure you... Read more »
Test Positive Aware NetworkHi there:You should most definitely move on from this incident. Nipple licking and digital penetration fall very low on the risk scale. I would not be concerned. As for your clogged nose and phlegm, that sounds like it could be allergies or a... Read more »
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Number of Named Partners and Number of Partners Newly Diagnosed With HIV Infection Identified by Persons With Acute Versus Established HIV InfectionAcute HIV infections are linked to a disproportionate share of forward transmission in certain populations, note the current study's authors. They hypothesized that patients acutely infected might be able to identify more named partners than those... Read more »
Alarming Incidence of Hepatitis C Virus Re-Infection After Treatment of Sexually Acquired Acute Hepatitis C Virus Infection in HIV-Infected MSMThe seroprevalence of sexually transmitted HCV among men who have sex with men in Amsterdam is stabilizing, recent data show. Little is known, however, about the incidence of HCV re-infection in MSM who have cleared HCV. In the current study, the... Read more »
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