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Typical Acute Retroviral Syndrome Disease Progression

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acute HIV infection, acute retroviral syndrome

Hi there doctor,Just afew questions I'd like to ask,How common does acute HIV infection or acute retroviral syndrome occur when people are first infected with hiv?Also after possable infection,after what period of time can we rule out symptoms...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Before I say anything about your question, please remember that any symptoms that you experience that cause you concern should be checked out with your doctor. At least 80% of people recently infected with HIV will experience symptoms related to... Read more »

ACUTE RETROVIRAL SYNDROME WITH STDS?

MR. Sowadsky: My question is the following: Do you get acute retroviral syndrome when you get... Read more »

Acute Retroviral SyndromeThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

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Rapidly Progressing Hepatitis C in New York Gay Men

Recent outbreaks of acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) among HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) have been reported in England, France, Germany, Holland, and the United States. Many of these cases were sexually transmitted, which is unusual... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Turning Attention From Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome to AIDS

The Chinese government is beginning to show signs that it is turning its attention to fighting HIV/AIDS now that the last 12 patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, have been declared free of the virus, the Wall Street Journal ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Very Early Antiretroviral Treatment of HIV-Positive Infants Slows Progression of Disease, Study Says

Administering antiretroviral treatment to very young, HIV-positive infants, especially when treatment starts before age three months, decreases the chance they will progress to the "advanced stage" of the disease by age three years, according to a... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Rapid Liver Disease Progression

People who are already HIV positive when they become infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) may experience unusually rapid liver disease progression, according to a poster presented at the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)... Read more »
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Does this sound like Acute Retroviral Syndrome?

Posted by canadian1984, 2 Replies
I began an experience recently (October 2nd) for the first time in my life, with another guy. All we did is have unprotected oral sex, and once for a few minutes, protected anal sex. I know most people will say that I didn't have an exposure - but... Read more »

HIV acute viral syndrome on the 18th week

Posted by marinero, 1 Reply
please help,im over stressed,im an asian male seafarer. i have protected sex with a venezuelan sex worker(with condom,no sign of breakage) but i performed an unprotected cunnilingus last dec 2008, i am healthy for 4 and half months,no any disease... Read more »

Acute Syndrom?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How long after exposure typically begins the acute syndrom and what ar ethe symptoms and how long do they last and what percentage of individuals go through this?

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SEROCONVERTING QUESTIONS. ACUTE VIRAL SYNDROM

Posted by mobieorly123, 2 Replies
Im wondering if people that had symtoms when they first aquired HIV did you feel symtoms and could you list them Read more »