Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Symptoms Of Hiv In A Man

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...disease, may become aggravated by IRIS. CMV, or cytomegalovirus Crytococcal meningitis, or Cryptococcus Eosinophilic folliculitis Hepatitis B and C Herpes, or HSV Herpes zoster, or Shingles, Varicella-zoster, VZV Human papillomavirus, or HPV Kaposi sarcoma and Castleman's disease, or HHV8 MAC, or Mycobacterium avium complex PCP, or Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia PML, or progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (caused by...
Ask the Experts

Please help a poor man: symptom appears

Dear doctor Robert,I am really worried these days. I am having a symptom of having dry coughing and plenty of snivel jammed in my nose. My potential risky activities happened around 9 months ago. I had a unprotected oral sex (& protected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Very Scary Man,". . . Plenty of snivel jammed in my nose."?? Ick.Your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible. Your symptoms are not suggestive of, Read more »

PEP & HIV symptoms

Basically, I had receptive anal sex with a man of unknown HIV status 5 weeks ago, I completely freaked out and started taking PEP 42 hours after the risk. I stopped last week after the 4 weeks. I didn't experience any bad side effects taking PEP....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Side effects from HIV medications generally resolve quickly after stopping them. KH Read more »

Risk when condom fails with HIV + man

Dr. Bob: I recently had sex with an HIV positive top man, we used a condom but it broke. I read in one of your answers that the risk of transmission per episode of anal intercourse with a positive person is 6.5 per 10000 episodes. Does this risk...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV specialist with whom you can communicate freely. She will be your best resource to answer ongoing questions regarding PEP, HIV symptoms or HIV treatments. Good luck! Dr. Bob elisa etst @ 14 weeks after PEP Sep 22, 2005 Dear Dr. Frascino, I... Read more »

Non-Specific Symptoms

Is Hiv infection the only disease that has non-specific symptoms?When I told the Infectious Disease Specialist I was eperiencing Night Sweats and Trouble Concentrating he told me my symptoms where not specific.What then are the specific symptoms of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Badda Bing.)As for symptoms associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS), see below.Is HIV the only disease known to man that can be diagnosed by antibody tests? Nope. There are lots and lots of others!As for night sweating, there are many... Read more »
Articles
The Body

HIV Treatment 101

...that you begin HIV treatment if your CD4 count is between 350 and 500 or if you've developed an opportunistic infection . But many experts believe HIVers may benefit from starting treatment even earlier. The most important thing, though, is to ... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...purposes, usually as a filler for facial wrinkles. Collagen is madefrom calf skins (bovine collagen) and grown in test tubes using human tissues(human collagen). While not specifically approved for HIV-associatedlipoatrophy, collagen is widely... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...with the disease, resulting in a rate of 80 anal cancer cases per 100,000 people. Anal cancer is caused by the same strains of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) that cause cervical cancer in women. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...treated, they live as long as men. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. Gynecological problems can be early signs of HIV infection. Ulcers in the vagina, persistent yeast infections, and severe pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)... Read more »
Connect With Others

unluckiest man on the earth

Posted by lifemistake1, 5 Replies
...waiting for three more weeks to get tested after three months.... my stress is.... i really dont know.... AM I THE UNLUCKIEST MAN ON THE WORLD??? ((( Read more »

help for those who think they have "symptoms"

Posted by rock_on
...found on the internet that relate to hiv could also relate to another health problem. i thought i was experiencing the common hiv symptoms but i am also pregnant and alot of my symtoms appear to be pregnancy related. its always best to be tested... Read more »

interesting news story about man with HIV?

Posted by RPH, 2 Replies
...Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV Wednesday, June 13, 2007 ST. JOSEPH, Missouri ? A man who spent five years Read more »

Good question from worried man

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Doctors at stanford confidently did a HIV test.Came back neg! I am on an emotional rollercoster. Q. Does it sound normal to have HIV symptoms exaclty two years after exposure? Q. Can you have HIV symptoms and normal lymphocyte levels and WBC... Read more »