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Symptoms Of HIV Positive

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HIV positive with no symptoms

I have received a positive HIV blood test and exhibit no symptoms. How long should I wait to get tested for viral load and CD4 cell count? Can I be without symptoms and have a high vial count and low CD4 count? ThanksBob
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Thanks for your post.All persons who test positive for HIV should be seen for medical and laboratory evaluation as soon as possible. This is because the absence of symptoms does not predict your CD4 count (or risk of having an AIDS complication). ... Read more »

Symptoms of HIV when not on drugs

Dear Dr. Holodniy - I'm a 30-year-old European male diagnosed one month ago. My initial CD4 count... Read more »

Hiv symptoms and tests

I had a needlestick injury in january 11th. The patient tested negative on a rapid hiv test so I... Read more »
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AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Menstrual Symptoms in HIV Positive Women

Many women with HIV infection complain of an abnormal or changing menstrual cycle, and clinicians experienced in the care of women with HIV infection often feel that a higher than expected percentage of women in their care complain of menstrual... Read more »
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 »
The Body

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 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 »
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Prolonged menstrual period an HIV symptom?

Posted by anonymous34134, 1 Reply
...But recently, I got my period, and it seems to have lasted more than a week. This has never happened before. Could this be an HIV symptom? Should I get tested again? Read more »

HIV Symptoms please help

Posted by suny, 3 Replies
please help me. I did unprotected sex with a girl whom i dont the and i dont know her status. after 2-3 weeks first i feel numbness in my hands, after that sore throat, lossing weight, swollen glands, night sweets. now in my mouth there is a white... Read more »

Do HIV positive people have these symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi, are dry skin / dandruff, and sweating symptoms of HIV. Over the past year I have noticed both excessive dandruff and sweating. I also have dry skin on my face and the skin on my Read more »

symptoms then hiv or ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
does anyone know if while you are having symptoms do you test positive for hiv or do you not test positive untill your symptoms go away...also if you are healthy do you usually test positive sooner or later then if you are unhealthy.... symptoms... Read more »