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The Chronic Asymptomatic Phase Of Hiv Infection

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asymptomatic

I don't understand this asymptomatic phase. In all the years I have been HIV+, being hot and sweaty and fatigued have been symptoms. Do some HIV+ just have symptoms from the beginning?? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi, Yes, indeed. Every person's response to the virus is different. The differences have to do with a wide variety of factors including how each individual's immune system functions, and the exact type of virus contracted. We use the term... Read more »

HIV and asymptomatic raised alkaline phosphatase level

39 year old chronic alcoholic with HIV present with tuberculous consolidation with effusion whose... Read more »
Articles
Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Gilead Initiates Phase II Clinical Trial of Integrase-Based, Single-Tablet, Once-Daily Regimen for the Treatment of HIV

Foster City, Calif. -- Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) today announced that it has begun enrolling patients in a Phase II clinical trial of its investigational integrase-based, single-tablet, once-daily regimen of elvitegravir, GS 9350 and... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIH Study Examines Best Time for Healthy HIV-Infected People to Begin Antiretrovirals

A major new clinical trial seeks to determine whether HIV-infected asymptomatic individuals have less risk of developing AIDS or other serious illness if they begin taking antiretrovirals sooner rather than later, based on their level of CD4+... Read more »
Schering-Plough

Schering-Plough Initiates Phase II Study With Vicriviroc in Treatment-Naive HIV-Infected Patients

Kenilworth, N.J. -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP) today announced that it has initiated a Phase II clinical study with vicriviroc, its investigational CCR5 antagonist, for use in first-line therapy of adult treatment-naive HIV-infected... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Symptomatic Primary HIV Infection in a 49-Year-Old Man Who Has Sex With Men: Beware the Window Phase

The researchers describe the case of a 49-year-old male who presented at an Amsterdam STD outpatient clinic in the fall of 2009. The patient had "fever, malaise, generalized rash, anal itching and rectal discharge after unprotected receptive anal... Read more »
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Asymptomatic condition!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Based on Dr Bob's comments, asymptomatic condition can go on for a decade. What does this mean??doed this mean that someone would not be able to get a positive result from the ELISA? Read more »

Asymptomatic Stage Hiv

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
When a person is Hiv Positive experts say after ars a person will go into an asymptomatic phase. During this phase they say you will have no symptoms related to Hiv except possible swollen lymphnodes. My question is: when you have hiv and you... Read more »

Possible exposure to asymptomatic HIV + serum

Posted by tsy2, 1 Reply
I work in a lab and unfortunately dropped a vial of serum. The vial fell on the floor and it kind of splashed. The majority splashed onto my scrub pants and didn't soak thru, I panicked and was convinced it splashed my face but I'm certain it didn't... Read more »

asymptomatic/other stds

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The word means we got or infected with it without symptoms. It sounds very unreasonable to me. If you carry it and your body cannot resist it then you are infected. The symptoms should appear because you can't fight over it. Does anybody understand... Read more »