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What Are First Signs Of AIDS

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Can the first sign of AIDS be a Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma?

Can you tell me if it's unusual for Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma to be the first illness in an hiv+ person? Don't other conditions precede such a condition? ...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma typically occurs late in the course of AIDS. Usually such patients have CD4 counts less than 50. It is not uncommon to have patients present with this type of lymphoma. They are patients, who for a variety... Read more »

What are the first physical signs of Aids?

i just had a relative to die and the police told us that he had the first physical signs of AIDS... Read more »

FIRST signs of hiv/aids?

I was wondering if neurological signs (coma) could be the first sign of hiv/aids with no other... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Jamaica Signs First Global Fund Grant Agreement That Uses Antiretroviral Drug Prices Negotiated by Clinton Foundation

Jamaica is the first country to sign a Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria grant agreement that proposes using the prices for antiretroviral drugs and diagnostic tests negotiated by the William J. Clinton Presidential Foundation ,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa Notes Signs of First-Ever Decline in HIV Infection Rates

On Wednesday in Pretoria, South Africa's health minister said a new sentinel report shows the "first evidence of a decline" in the country's HIV/AIDS epidemic. Preliminary figures from a 2006 antenatal survey found HIV prevalence among pregnant... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Continuing Coverage of 25th Anniversary of First AIDS Diagnosis

Monday was the 25th anniversary of the first AIDS diagnosis. The following lists some of the headlines from newspapers and broadcast programs concerning "AIDS at 25." BBC News "Viewpoints: AIDS -- 25 Years On " (Carter, BBC News , 6/6). Long... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Editorial, Opinion Piece on 25th Anniversary of First AIDS Diagnosis

Monday , June 5 was the 25th anniversary of the first AIDS diagnosis. The Wall Street Journal and the Moscow Times recently published an editorial and an opinion piece, respectively, regarding the anniversary and the U.N. General Assembly... Read more »
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Signs ?????

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I just have one question does everyone have signs of having HIV/AIDS?
Im not sure what Im getting is a symptom of this diease or if it is all in my head I have been exposed to AIDS and got tested days ago, will not get results back for a couple of... Read more »

oral sex with HIV+ woman and bad signs

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i have symptoms. it sure that the first sign of HIV+. i found information here http://aids.about.com/cs/prevention/a/knowhiv.htm. yesterday, i have a blemish or purplish blotch in my mouth. it like confusion or bruise. now, blemish gradually... Read more »

is this a good sign?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hello,

i took my first hiv test ever this past 12/9/02.
it was 6 months after unprotected sex.
i am female and had sex with a guy, we didnot use protection but he didnot cum inside of me - he pulled out.

yes, i know that was a risky and a stupid thing... Read more »

SIGNS OF HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What are the first signs of H.I.V.(if exposed) during the first 8 weeks? Read more »