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Stages Of Hiv Weight Loss Fever

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AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...affects the eyes, see Fact Sheet 504 ; and Candida, a fungal infection that can cause thrush (a white film in your mouth) or infections in your throat or vagina, see Fact Sheet 501 . AIDS-related symptoms also include serious weight loss, brain tumors, and other health problems. Without treatment, these opportunistic infections can kill you. The official (technical) CDC definition of AIDS is available at ...
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Weight Loss during ARS

Hello Dr. BobSorry to bother you but certainly needing your help. I had a low risk exposure about 2 month ago (oral receptive). Given the type of exposure I decided to stop worrying and move on (althought I had a couple of symptoms including...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi H.E.,Oral sex carries only a very low risk for HIV transmission/acquisition. Weight loss is generally not associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). You are correct: HIV-associated wasting syndrome is a later-stage Read more »

HIV/AIDS

what's aids? what's hiv? what are the different stages
Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Response from Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Michigan State University College of Nursing
...mycobacterium avium, kaposi sarcoma and others, last stage is advanced disease with CD4 count <50 and many immune deficiencies with weight loss, fevers and infections. There is a lot more you could know by reading on "the body.com" website. I... Read more »

late stage

what are the symptoms for late stage of aids. If someone is in late stage what is the treatment and how long would they have to live?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...that can occur with advanced HIV disease are varied and too numerous to list all of them here. Prominent symptoms can include weight loss, fatigue, fever, night sweats and decreased memory. Other symptoms will depend on which of the... Read more »

Symptoms of Hiv recurrence

I would like to start off by saying that you are doing a wonderful service here.I have not been tested yet, but my low risk exposure (fingering someone in a strip joint) happened back in the last week of May. I had symptoms in mid July that lasted...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...What are the risks from fingering someone? and Drunk sex with a prostitute. You are at very low risk for HIV infection.Your weight loss is probably unrelated to HIV (wasting). Lipodystrophy refers to fat accumulation in the body as a side... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...infection, many people begin to experience some mild HIV disease symptoms, such as skin rashes, fatigue, night sweats, slight weight loss, mouth ulcers, and fungal skin and nail infections. Most, though not all, will experience mild symptoms such... Read more »
The Well Project

Cancers

...difficult to treat in HIV-positive people, especially CNS lymphoma. Symptoms Swollen lymph nodes Fever, chills, sweats Weight loss Diagnosis Biopsy of affected lymph node More sophisticated techniques (e.g. brain biopsy,... Read more »
Project Inform

Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...disseminated infection. Symptoms The most common symptoms of MAC are persistent fevers plus night sweats, loss of appetite, weight loss, tiredness or worsening diarrhea. Symptoms of early disease often involve the gut: stomach cramps,... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

The Stages of HIV Infection

...increases and the body's defenses weaken. At this stage, HIV may cause symptoms of long-term infection, such as chronic fatigue, weight loss, skin problems or diarrhea. This may occur when CD4+ cells are still at reasonable levels, or only after... Read more »
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Could I have been at risk?

Posted by BillyC, 4 Replies
...test, although he said i could have taken one if wanted. I opted against it. I have no fever, night sweats, swollen lymph nodes, weight loss, nothing, I am healthy and have been evaluated by two doctors who both thought I have no issues. What I... Read more »

ARS and loss of body mass

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, During Acute stage, I know they talk about weight loss in some and was wondering if it referred to unexplained loss of body mass in some persons. Loss of fat or muscle in an individual. Read more »

Whats the point

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
in making fun of someone so paranoid ? instead of singing just give him a nice long answer and tell me whats the point of the song and what its about ? Read more »

What is HIV?

Posted by Anonymous
...symptomatic stage is marked by the severe depletion of CD4+ cells as well as a significant number of symptoms including fever, weight loss, pain, fatigue, loss of appetite, night sweats, headaches, and especially, swollen lymph nodes. This is the... Read more »