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PEP and Timing of Symptoms of HIV

I have been taking PEP 26 hrs after exposure to SW with unknown HIV status through straight vaginal intercourse (condom slipped off in the last one minute). My question is because I started taking PEP, would this mean the timing of the symptoms...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The symptoms associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) generally appear two to three weeks after primary HIV infection (not 6 to 12 weeks). PEP would not alter the timing of HIV ARS symptoms. If PEP works, HIV infection is aborted and... Read more »

my second time asking, HIV from BJ? Have Symptoms.

Hi Dr. Bob,I understand you are a very busy person and don't have enough words to tell you how... Read more »

Primary HIV symptoms and timing...

I think this refusal to committ to a time frame and proper set of symptoms is really frustrating,... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Time Between Initial HIV Infection and AIDS is Not Symptom-Free

If left untreated, HIV infection inevitably degrades the immune system, leading to the development of life-threatening infections -- AIDS -- about 10 years later. The time between initial HIV infection and the development of AIDS is commonly... Read more »
The Well Project

Stress Management and HIV

Table of Contents Stress and HIV Signs of Stress Common Causes of Stress How to Decrease Stress Depression Other Tips for Reducing Stress Stress and HIV Everyone deals with a certain amount of stress every day. But if you are... Read more »
TheBody.com

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... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Infection in Women

Overview Current Research Transmission Signs and Symptoms of HIV Infection Gynecologic Screening Survival Among HIV-Infected Women Early Diagnosis More Information References for Statistics Overview The number of women with HIV (human... Read more »
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symptoms of HIV and ARS question one more time

Posted by rob422, 2 Replies
okay i can't find this question in the index.
i'm very new to this whole HIV scare. and i'm also finding out that everything i've read about HIV from other websites is misleading.

i don't really care about the possibility of my infection status or... Read more »

Hallmark symptoms? Odd timing?

Posted by KenC, 1 Reply
Hello everybody. I am still learning about ARS and HIV symptoms. So please bear with me. When does oral hairy leukoplakia or candidiasis start to come in when a person has been exposed and infected to HIV? Does it occur during acute infection? ... Read more »

some symptoms, time frame question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,

I had a very risky unprotected exposure about a week and a half ago. Shortly after I experienced a discharge and pain during urination. I main concern is HIV. About 7-8 days later I started to feel very slugish with a bit of a sore throat. I... Read more »

Symptoms over time? Need advice.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello. I'm interested in what others here think or would advise. I'm a heterosexual, caucasion, non-drug using male - who used to drink - get drunk - and sleep with women - sometimes unprotected. As I grew older, my party lifestyle started to slow... Read more »