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Time Period Of Hiv Symptoms

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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 feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks...
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period between HIV infection & Symptoms

I would like to know how long it takes for a person infected with HIV takes to really get down with AIDS assuming no medication is applied. ...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
The average time between the initial infection with HIV and the development of AIDS (in the absence of treatment) is ten years. It's important to remember that this is an average. Some people develop illness sooner, and some people go on much... Read more »

time period for hiv or aids

dear Sir,I did sex with unknown lady and now iam worried alot. i was went for a HIV (ENHANCED CHEMILUMINENSCENCE)test after 4 months result was negative and after 5 months again i went for HIV rapid test its also negative. but i have pain in my neck...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereIt is very very unlikely that your symptoms are related to HIV. You are most assuredly negative but to be complete you could get one more test at 6 months. take careDr W... Read more »

Please Answer Me This Time!!! 3rd Time Asking!!! Neck Mass and Window Period!!

Hi Dr. Bob,I know you are extremely busy, but I would sooo appreciate your response as I really trust your advice. What you do here is wonderful for all those worried out there. And I am sooo petrified and exhausted after 4 months of no clear and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »

time period (wasting)

Dear Doctor,Can wasting occur after only about 3 or 4 months after HIV infection? After about 4 months of possible infection I seem to have shown no symptoms of HIV except muscle and weight loss. Can this be due to HIV at time period? Thank you for...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
Wasting can occur with our without HIV if you don't consume enough food to hold onto your weight for whatever reason (physical or psychological). HIV adds the burden of an infection which predisposes for diminished appetite and some additional... Read more »
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HIV window period and symptoms PLEASE COMMENT

Posted by xrayvison, 2 Replies
Well here is my story. I recently noticed bumps on the back of my tounge that are painless but i have never noticed them before and it freaked me out. I immediatly assumed the worst and started googling stuff which didn't ease my mind at all either.... Read more »

ARS symptoms and the correlation to seroconversion and window period? more responses please

Posted by treeoflife1, 1 Reply
So i had unprotected oral, protected vaginal and 15 seconds of unprotected vaginal sex with a possible sex worker. IDK. Thought i was experiencing ARS symptoms all 4 weeks post exposure. Night sweats on three different occasions, diareaha for a... Read more »

Time will tell if the windows period is questioned

Posted by bura, 2 Replies
Hello guys,

First and formost, i would like compliment Daisey as she is a very strong person. Honestly, if i do have HIV, i probably would just write one or two more posts and then shut the computer for a while. Nobody wants this including myself,... Read more »

To everyone-a note about window periods & symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I've been on this board for over a year and I see the same topics debated over and over and over and- you get the point.

Window period is 90 days to 180 days- period. If you have a negative antibody test result at 90 days (do not bother taking one... Read more »