Symptoms Of Hiv After 1 Year

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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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Does a person have to be tested for HIV-subtype M or O or N?

Hi, again. First and foremost, hope you're doing fine. and, second, thanks for answering my question. The only thing is that it left me confused. No doctor has ever said to test for HIV-1 (subtype M, N, or O), just HIV and HIV-2. My concern is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,No, barring extremely unusual extenuating circumstances, specialized testing for subtypes M, O, and N is not warranted for routine HIV screening.Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. A negative... Read more »

Early symptoms after HIV infection

What kind of symptoms can occur short after a primary infection of HIV? I was recently diagnosed but I feel very well. I'm not on treatment yet and my CD4 count is 600. No viral load result available yet. How long can a person live without...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...without treatment is very broad (varies from person to person) anywhere from immediate life threatening problems to survival > 20 years for a small % of patients. In the pre-therapy days the average in the US from infection to AIDS was about 10... Read more »

HIV symptoms

Im now 22. About 2 years ago I had unprotected sex. 5 months later I developed diarrhea, a cough and shortness of breath that would not go away with antibiotics. 2 months later I had an HIV test that was negative. The cough and shortness of...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Your doctor is correct about the time-- it is very unusual for people to seroconvert (develop a + test) after 6 months. Since you are so worried, it's probably worth it to have another HIV test, but the odds are small that ot will be +. Read more »

1 year From Sexural Assulted

Hi Dr Brian. I have done every test they have on market. I was retested at 12 months and was negative. I also did all the tests from PCRs to Elisa's and WB's . I was told by another doctor it can take up two year before test can show. I said where...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...to suggest that you should be tested any more unless you have had another possible exposure to HIV or unless you have clear symptoms of HIV infection and a lowered CD4 count. I think it is time to move on. Read more »
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What Is HIV?

...is about 600 to 1,500) How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands,... Read more »
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What Is AIDS?

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