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Sore Throat With Early Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...infection." About half of the people who get infected don't notice anything. Symptoms generally occur within 2 to 4 weeks. The most common symptoms are fever, fatigue, and rash. Others include headache, swollen lymph glands, sore throat, feeling achy, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and night sweats. It is easy to overlook the signs of acute HIV infection. They can be caused by several different illnesses. If you have any of these symptoms and...
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Delayed HIV seroconversion can take 7 years or more

Look at the article from http://www.hivsymptomsonline.com/seroconversion.html is information correct? i have negative hiv test uot to 18 months but i am concerned about the conclusiveness of the results! Your comment on the articleSeroconversionThe...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The text is misleading. They are trying to say that symptoms related to HIV may take seven years or longer to manifest. The detection of anti-HIV antibodies in the blood (seroconversion), however, occurs Read more »

Early HIV Symptoms

One wednesday night after having drank wine all day from being depressed over not having enough money, I decided to go to this strip club and watch. I bought shoes with me just in case I decided to dance. After a few drinks I decided to dance and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,If you had unprotected sex, yes it's possible you contracted an STD, including HIV, even though your partner didn't pop his cork inside you. Yes, pre-cum can transmit HIV."Symptoms" that arise "hours" after a Read more »

Rash and sore throat?

I don't think I'm infected but would like some amount of reassurance. My encounters have been limited to males and have always been receiving oral sex or mutual jo. I have a rash all over my body that itches and burns and a slight sore throat. Do...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...improved (and especially if it has gotten worse or is accompanied by other symptoms, like fever). It is difficult to say if your sore throat is associated with the rash, but it is probably worth talking with a doctor about. RMK Read more »

help me please!

iv had unprotected sex with my current boyfriend and i noticed a rash on his chest and back. the back was dry, flaky and itchy but the front seems 2 be a scarred rash. a few days after we had unprotected sex i had an over night fever and an over...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...This particular Body forum is exclusively for discussion of side effects of HIV treatment (antiretroviral therapy). Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...During the early stages of HIV, there are large amounts of HIV in the blood and, in most cases, the heightened levels cause sore throats, fever and rashes. An HIV-positive person is most likely to transmit the virus at this point. However, after... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...Women Need to Know? Research on Women Treatment for Women The Bottom Line How Serious Is HIV for Women? Only 7% of AIDS cases reported in 1985 in the U.S. were women and girls. That percentage grew to 27% in 2007. About 80% of women... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...be infected, it can assist in getting early treatment and avoiding infecting others. For more information, refer to " HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women ." Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? A risk of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...one or two weeks. Most people think it's the flu. Some people have no symptoms. Fact Sheet 103 has more information on the early stage of HIV infection. The virus will multiply in your body for a few weeks or even months before your immune... Read more »
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Can I be?

Posted by worriedwellback, 2 Replies
...through seroconversion after testing negative for (rapid blood tests, NAAT tests) 2 month after possible exposure? I have had sore throat for past 2 months, very stiff neck for 2 months, and swollen neck, and groin also for 2 months. Most... Read more »

Cunilingus, possible hiv???

Posted by stressed1, 1 Reply
...than 20 seconds, no intercourse took place At the time of this I had just recently go over a flu virus and still had a slight sore throat Now 4 weeks later my sore throat has never gone away, for the last too weeks I have had severe sinusitis,... Read more »

Mild sore throut for a while now ...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...II've been having a mild sore throat for a couple of months now (kinda feels like I've swollowed toothpaste by accident, you know what I mean?). Anyway, the sore Read more »

Sore throat...sinus drainage symptoms!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...know the one on the right side of my neck is where my throat is the most sore!!! So are things like this symptoms of early HIV infection???? Its like I just can get rid of this throat/sinus thing. So I don't know if its the cold weather, me... Read more »