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What Are The Early Signs Of Hiv Infection

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cold sore as an early sign of HIV infection?

Mr. Sowadsky-- About six months ago, I had sex with an old boyfriend, andalthough I do remember using condoms with him, I'm not sure because I was extremely intoxicated. At anyrate, this summer I had an outbreak of cold sores on my nose after a...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...viruses, andlead to the characteristic lesions that the Herpes Simplex Viruses can cause. This is true in persons with or without HIV infection. If your body hasbeen under stress (which can include sunburns, lack of sleep, drug/alcoholabuse, and... Read more »

Are my Symptoms a sign of early HIV infection

Hi, I recently posted a question on this site about my risk of catching HIV. My post was responded... Read more »

Shingles and HIV

I wanted to confirm something. I see people saying that Shingles is a common early symptom of HIV... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...treated, they live as long as men. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. Gynecological problems can be early signs of HIV infection. Ulcers in the vagina, persistent yeast infections, and severe pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Infection in Women

...of the study will be added to passively immunize the breastfeeding children with HIV immune globulin (HIV-Ig). Signs and Symptoms of HIV Infection Many manifestations of HIV infection are similar in men and women. Both men and women with HIV... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and the Mouth

... How Does HIV Affect the Mouth? Don't Ignore Mouth Problems! What Are the Signs of HIV in the Mouth? The Bottom Line How Does HIV Affect the Mouth? In the early years of the HIV epidemic, dentists were Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

...diseases among older people, as they do for younger people. Physicians may not diagnose HIV infection in older people. Some early symptoms of HIV disease may appear to be signs of normal aging. The stigma of having HIV/AIDS may be worse for older... Read more »
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Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection

Posted by ScotCharles
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000603.htm Read more »

Salivary Gland Infection - Early Sign of HIV ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Has anyone ever heard of a salivary gland infection being an early sign ( 7-10 weeks after oral exposure ) of HIV ? Read more »

oral thrush question

Posted by rock_on, 1 Reply
...im not sure if this is an early sign of hiv infection but from what ive heard and read it occurs in late hiv infection. is this true? and is it most common on the back on the tongue Read more »