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What Are Symptoms Of The Second Stage Of Hiv

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second stage

Dear Sirsorry but you are the only can you help me.I was diagnosid + but after one month after the resolt my DC he said I was on second stage, is possible? my opinion no because on the past I done many test all negative untill one nigth to be stupid...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The stage terminology you are using is not routinely used for HIV infection. I recommend that you see a local HIV specialist to sort out your HIV status and receive counseling appropriate to you situation. Many people with HIV infection have little... 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 »

end stage hiv symptoms

Is it possible to progress to late stage hiv symptom stage within a yr of infection. ie: thrush,... Read more »
HIV i-Base

ARVs and Bone Health: The Role of NRTIs in Second-Line Therapy

The final clinical late-breaker oral presentation at IAS 2013 reported significantly less reduction in bone mineral density (BMD) after a year on an NRTI-sparing combination in a randomised study compared to standard NRTI-containing treatment. 1 ... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

India: HIV Patients Stage Protest Against Drug Scarcity

This article was reported by Times of India . The Times of India reported that a disparity in the amount of HIV medication supplied to patients from differing organizations has prompted a protest. HIV patients were angered that the Maharashtra... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases


Because early HIV infection often causes no symptoms, a healthcare provider usually can diagnose it by testing blood for the presence of antibodies (disease-fighting proteins) to HIV. HIV antibodies generally do not reach noticeable levels in the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Panel to Consider Pfizer's Second-Line HIV Drug

On April 24, the Food and Drug Administration's antiviral drugs advisory panel will review maraviroc, a new CCR5 antagonist candidate made by Pfizer. The agency said Thursday its panel will evaluate the twice-daily pill's safety and efficacy data. ... Read more »
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Asymptomatic Stage Hiv

Posted by nuthugger24, 2 Replies
When a person is Hiv Positive experts say after ars a person will go into an asymptomatic phase. During this phase they say you will have no symptoms related to Hiv except possible swollen lymphnodes. My question is: when you have hiv and you... Read more »

4 stages to HIV disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
AMFAR AIDS HANDBOOK (Chapter 4, Page 53 )

There are four stages to HIV disease

1) Acute Infection Stage (500-1200 CD4s)- begins immediately after hiv enters the body and starts multiplying in infected cells. Acute infection ends about 2-6 weeks... Read more »

Re: HIV Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
I am desperate that my symptoms could possibly be something else, although it is looking more and more unlikely.

Can you tell me is Tonsillitis contagious during the seroconversion stage? Before I realized that I had the symptoms of HIV, I went on 2... Read more »

I Need Second Opinions!

Posted by mandapanda3, 1 Reply
Okay, I am so sorry you guys for this legnty post, but I am in great need of help...

My story begins of me meeting this guy, who I thought was nice.. but before I realized how crazy he was, it may have been too late. I received a message from him a... Read more »