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Symptoms Of An Retroviral Infection

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acute retroviral infection: low or high fever?

Please tell me whether a high fever of 101.6 can be a symptom of acute retroviral infection. I thought only a low grade fever could be a symptom of ARI. Thank you.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. With EVERY symptom associated with both Acute Viral Syndrome and full-blown AIDS, the severity of symptoms can vary dramatically from person to person. Therefore, people with fevers during either Acute Viral... Read more »

NO Symptoms

Hello Doctor.I have searched the archives and I cannot find anything to answer my question.I... Read more »

retroviral infection

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What Is Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)?

...Can These Drugs Cure AIDS? When Do I Start? Which Drugs Do I Use? What's Next? What Is ART? ART means treating retroviral infections like HIV with drugs. The drugs do not kill the virus. However, they slow down the growth of the... Read more »
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Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

What Is Zidovudine? Who Should Take Zidovudine? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Zidovudine Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Zidovudine React With Other Drugs? What Is Zidovudine? Zidovudine (Retrovir) is a drug used... Read more »
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Trizivir

Combo Drug Common Name: abacavir sulfate, zidovudine, and lamivudine Brand Name: Trizivir Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase... Read more »
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Combivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine)

What Is Combivir? Who Should Take Combivir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Combivir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Combivir React With Other Drugs? What Is Combivir? Combivir is a pill that contains two... Read more »
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Acute Retroviral Infection

Posted by DDS, 1 Reply
I was just diagnosed last week. My HIV doctor thinks that I am experiencing, based on my symptoms, and Acute Retrovirial Infection. He and I believe that I am very recently infected (July). He said there are some new treatment paths for people... Read more »

quick and simple question

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Please answer straighforwardly PLEASE. Is a bruise, YES or NO, a symptom of acute retroviral infection, or associated in any way with early symptoms of hiv?????Thankyou Read more »

Has anyone else been through anything like this?

Posted by jayjay1979, 2 Replies
...8 years ago when i was a student in the US i put myself at very high risk of hiv and had what i thought was acute retroviral infection. I tested at 8 weeks negative through a clinic and 16 weeks negative through the home access home test kit.... Read more »

How long before you can see any symptoms?

Posted by dopey33, 2 Replies
Lets say you are infected with HIV, can you see symptoms within days? Maybe 2 days? or does it take weeks to months? Read more »