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Signs Or Symptoms Of Hiv

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you
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Testing after possible symptoms of HIV

I notice so many guys on here freaking out because they had oral sex that a little fluid might have gotten into their mouths or something... well my sex really was risky, as risky as it gets. I got crazy for a period, and I barebacked with several...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Unprotected receptive anal sex is indeed risky business that places you at considerable risk for STDs, including HIV. That is the reason to get HIV tested. "Symptoms" are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected.I would... Read more »

HIV symptoms but HIV-negative

Dear DoctorAlmost 4 years ago, I had a heteosexual contact with a peson who I strongly suspect to have beem HIV-psoitive. I have had NO such exposure since then.Several days later I developed flu-like symptoms: sore throat, night sweats and enlarged...
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
Although your symptoms are perplexing, given the long standing negative HIV tests, I don't believe you have HIV infection. You did not say what other work up or tests you have also had. If you haven't already, I would consult an infectious disease... Read more »

how soon can you get symptoms of HIV?

dear doc, is it possible to start feeling signs that your infected with HIV like a couple days after a sexual encounter withsomeone that had HIV? And if your have a sexual experience with someone thats HIV+ does it mean 100% that u have it too? ...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...The incubation period for acute HIV infection is typically around 10 days. Most people do not have any signs or symptoms of HIV before that. It is not certain that you will get HIV if you have sex with an HIV+ person, but why risk it? The... Read more »

HIV symptoms in my mouth

Hello Doctor,I have White rings in my mouth with slight red inside. It widens in diameter and then vanishes in 4to 5 days. Some If I brush the red portion gives slight pain. Is it THrush ? I had protected sex with a prostitute 3 months back. Is it a...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...geographic tongue in all patient populations, including those living with HIV/AIDS, this autoimmune disorder is not a sign nor a symptom of HIV infection. Take care and see an oral health professional who can help with this diagnosis.DR Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Women and HIV: Symptoms and Quality of Life in Women

...which one lives) is also influenced by symptoms and is a frequent outcome measure in research. Several studies have shown that HIV symptom control can improve quality of life for women living with the virus. While quality of life is often... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Stressful or Traumatic Life Events, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Symptoms and HIV Sexual Risk Taking Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

The researchers designed the current study to assess "the presence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in response to stressful or traumatic life events and their impact on HIV risk behaviors and associated psychosocial variables... Read more »
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 ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...executive, said, "It is very worrying that" physicians "and other health care professionals are often missing the signs and symptoms of HIV infection." Jack added, "This can mean they become seriously ill in the longer term and respond less well... Read more »
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Similar symptoms to HIV but not HIV

Posted by Redeye77, 1 Reply
...After doing much research and still experiencing some symptoms it seems like there is something out there that mimics HIV symptoms but is quite difficult to diagnose. Maybe it's new STD? Seems like reiters syndrome will fUse many of the same... Read more »

can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...last one week.However the pain has decreased a lot.I had no dry cough but a running nose.Can these be an counted as acute hiv symptoms. Doc currently I am in my last year of my Information tech course.Since last 1 month I am not able to... Read more »

HIV SYMPTOMS???

Posted by nomanalone, 1 Reply
...I have heard that lymph nodes do not hurt when experiencing HIV symptoms. Is this true? Otherwise I feel fine. Are these symptoms of HIV? It is getting really annoying and starting to freak me out a little. Please, and help is appreciated. Read more »

HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello, About mid February, I noticed was slight swelling of the glands in the upper part of the neck. The glands continue to be slightly swollen. About mid March, my tongue was slightly swollen too. The symptoms of a swollen tongue are that the... Read more »