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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
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HIV/AIDS Symptoms ?

What are symptoms of HIV/AIDS? I just lost my only brother who lived in Europe, and might have been heterosexual active. My family have told me some changes my brother was exhibiting, but are not sure if it was HIV indicators. Please explain to us...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
...The symptoms of HIV/AIDS can include weight loss, fatigue, diarrhea, headaches, night sweats and many other non-specific problems. If you are worried, Read more »

Life Insurance medical exam/Similar symptoms to HIV/AIDS

Hello I have 2 questions:1) What happens if an individual has been declined for life insurance due to having the HIV virus or the AIDS virus yet unaware? Does the Life Ins. Co. normally notify the individual (by mail, ph, etc?)and advise...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...him how to get more information with respect to why coverage was denied. I do not know what disease has symptoms closest to HIV but it is probably some immune deficiency disease. Read more »

AIDS without symptoms

my cd4 count is 44, that is AIDS. but I dont have any symptoms excapt for being very tired most times , but then I work 50-60 hrs a week, I think anyone will be tired if they had my schedule. Question is can my cd4 ever be normal again with treatmen...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...extremely low, leaving you susceptible to a wide variety of opportunistic infections and malignancies. You need to consult with an HIV specialist immediately to begin prophylactic treatment to help prevent these opportunistic illnesses (Bactrim... Read more »

negative side affects treatment against possible hiv aids

A relation of mine was mugged and bitten several times,as a preventation against possible hiv aids he was given the normal medication ATR.Now he has no energy,has large weight loss,has to lay down many times daily.What can we do to bolster his...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Symptoms due to HIV drugs vary depending on which regimen is used. Those symptoms generally reverse quickly once the meds are stopped (used for Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Impact of Social Support on Cognitive Symptom Burden in HIV/AIDS

... Up to 50 percent of people living with HIV/AIDS report cognitive difficulties, which can be associated with depression and objective neuropsychological impairments. Previous Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Approximate Timeline of Testing and Symptoms for HIV/AIDS

...always show a positive result in an infected person! Therefore, these tests should NOT be used for the diagnosis of HIV in routine testing of adults. ** = Symptoms may not always be present, and the severity of symptoms may... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

AIDS 2010: Researchers Moving Toward HIV/AIDS Treatments and Cures

...experts were talking about. Functional or Sterilizing Cures What Are They? When developed functional cures will offer HIV-positive people long-term health without taking antiretroviral (ARV) treatment by OKAY, SO HOW DOES IT WORK? ... Read more »
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Faith in Prevention Training Manual: Tools for Your HIV/AIDS Ministry

... A Faith-Based Model of Partnership to Stop HIV Developed by Starr Smith, Adler School of Professional Psychology For the full manual, please click here . For a PDF of Chapter Read more »
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aids symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i am a 17 year old male and am very worryied and scared i havent went and got my self tested for aids because i am scared. I also cant think who i could have cuahgt this from if infact i do have it because i have had protected Read more »

After AIDS symptoms?

Posted by TRmom, 2 Replies
...This may seem silly coming from someone who has lived with HIV for 3 years, but here goes. My husband had a cd4=3 when diagnosed. no need to say how sick he was. I am also pos but my count Read more »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...Key facts about HIV/AIDS Reuters NewMedia - August 10, 2006 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Read more »

testing for HIV Aids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...very much ok but was so worried i could have contracted AIDS as well. have been tested n i tested Negative. but the tester said HIV Aids virus may not appear before 3 months after infeection. so have to wait for 3 months n do another test. that... Read more »