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Symptoms That Are Associated With A Primary Hiv Infection

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When do ARS symptoms generally start? What are the major symptoms of ARS?

Dear Dr. Bob,Thanks for the wonderful work that you do to help people everyday dealing with this deadly disease. I am a health teacher and I want to see if you can provide me some professional knowledge on two questions.1. When do ARS symptoms...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...archives. I've discussed this many times before. I'll repost below just one of the questions that addresses the signs and symptoms associated with primary HIV infection.Stay well. Be informed, not worried, O.K.?Dr. BobMe again! Aug 14, 2005Hi... Read more »


Dr. BobHey doc i noticed you tell alot of people there symptoms are not ars. What would a typical... Read more »

HIV symptoms

Hi Doc,Thanks for answering my previous question regarding HIV infection due to sex with a Russian... Read more »
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High Replication Capacity is Not Associated With High Baseline Viral Load in Untreated Patients With Primary HIV Infection

... High Replication Capacity Is Associated With High Baseline Viral Load in Untreated Subjects With Primary HIV Infection (Oral 152) Authored by S.J. Little, S.D.W. Frost, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Primary HIV Infection Associated with Oral Transmission

...presented study results. Question: What is this study about? Answer: This study, one component of a primary and recent HIV infection study called the Options Project, is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...such as sexually transmitted infections, can also have adverse effects on the natural history of HIV infection. Certain OIs are associated with reversible increases in circulating viral load 20-25 , and these increases could lead to accelerated... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...protect the immune system from damage by HIV. Immune damage shows up as lower CD4 cell counts and higher viral loads. These are associated with higher rates of disease. Older people (over 40 years old) have weaker immune systems. They do not... Read more »
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ARS all you ever wanted to know

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... Acute Retroviral Syndrome. A syndrome of clinical symptoms associated with primary HIV infection was first described in 1984, in association with an occupationally acquired infection In 1985, several Read more »

Acute HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...about 101 degrees F for three days but no other real symptoms. I had a headache (which I have frequently), fatigue (which I associate with fever). Since then I have been searching the web for information and reading about flu-like symptoms that... Read more »

The Failure of Viral Load Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies no sustained increases in CD4 counts, no reduction in AIDS-defining illness and no decrease in mortality rates, its use is associated with a list of serious adverse events including cardiovascular disease, lipodystrophy, lactacidosis, liver... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
...exposure and last from a few days to several months, but usually less than 14 days.3 TABLE 1 Frequency of Symptoms and Findings Associated with Acute HIV Infection ... Read more »