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at higher risk than most on here, will donate (ARS SYMPTOMS) (PRIMARY HIV INFECTION SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS)

i am going crazy and wont have access to a test again for 4.5 weeks, trust me i am getting one as soon as i step foot off the plane in the usa. however, until then i am going absolutely crazy. the reason is that my neck has been pressured and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...13%, thrush 12%, neurologic symptoms 12%. Remember, however, that symptoms, even all of the above listed symptoms, do not equal HIV disease. There are many illnesses that can cause these symptoms. The only way to know if you've contracted HIV is... Read more »

Are my Symptoms a sign of early HIV infection

Hi, I recently posted a question on this site about my risk of catching HIV. My post was responded... Read more »

$50 Ringworm Q&A

Is it true that ringworm is a symptom/sign of HIV infection?If so, is it usually in ARS symptoms or... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institutes of Health

U.S. Updates Clinical Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

...HIV-infected children and childrenwho were HIV-exposed through birth to an HIV-infected mother." Dr. Mofenson said. In recent years, HIV infection has increased among adolescents. "We hope that doctors and clinicians make use of these new... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...after 2 weeks of therapy are predictive of future relapse and typically less favorable clinical outcomes. If new symptoms or clinical findings occur later, a repeat lumbar puncture, with measurement of opening pressure and CSF culture, should be... Read more »
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

U.S. Releases Updated Clinical Guidelines for HIV-Associated Opportunistic Infections

...in people who are unaware that they have HIV; in such cases, the opportunistic infection may be the first sign of late-stage HIV disease. HIV-associated opportunistic infections also tend to occur among Americans who are aware of their HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health and HIV Medicine Association/Infectious Diseases Society of America

Treating Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...with cryptococcal meningitis and improvement in clinical signs and symptoms after initiation of treatment. If new symptoms or clinical findings occur after 2 weeks of treatment, a repeat lumbar puncture should be performed. Serum cryptococcal... Read more »
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Seemingly Recurrent fungal infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...of our fungal symptoms if we were negative at the time of those symptoms? Could the new fungal symptoms be signs of initial HIV infection or do HIV-related fungal systems only occur as the disease progresses towards AIDS? I need help! Read more »

ARS symptoms means virus can be detected?

Posted by jxr
...Hi...If you have ARS symptoms two weeks after an unsafe episode and these symptoms are actually a sign of HIV infection, will the PCR test be able to detect the presence of HIV in that short time frame. After all, the symptoms of fighting the... Read more »

Acute Primary HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...consulted the doctor YET again on 29 Dec 99 with the same complaints. What are the signs and symptoms of the Primary Acute HIV infection stage? To me, it seems that it comprises of flu-like sickness and resembles the one I'm having now. I... Read more »

is chapped lips a sign of hiv infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently had a high risk encounter and a few weeks after got really cracked chapped lips.I happened to have other symptoms as well just curious cause I haven't heard much about it being a symptom. Read more »