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What Are The Early Stage Symptons Of Hiv

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Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...Blurry vision Irritability Tingling or numbness in the hands or feet Difficulty healing Extreme fatigue Symptoms typically occur when glucose levels have gotten very high. If you are diagnosed while diabetes is in its early stages, you may not have any symptoms. Glucose Tests Since there are not always obvious symptoms of diabetes, it's important to have regular lab tests to check if your glucose levels are high. The most common...
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about syphilis

If a patient has been HIV+ for 10 yrs.,could they still have syphilis and not know it? How long after infected would this patient know if they had symptons? For example: My friend and his lover are both HIV+. Both have never been diagnosed with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation thinks you might have neurosyphilis, your spinal fluid will be tested as well.TreatmentSyphilis is easy to cure in its early stages. Penicillin, an antibiotic, injected into the muscle, is the best treatment for syphilis. If you are... Read more »

what is this etc added to the flu symptons.....?????

Hi Doctor,I have read the answers given by you to this question.Can you please clarify me this (etc) you add to the flu symptons other than headache, fatigue,fever ,body aches.What other symptons can come at early stages?The answer to this question...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...The following is taken from a recent article reviewing literature on primary HIV infection:"The most common signs and symptoms include fever (median maximal temperature,38.9 C), fatigue, rash that is usually Read more »

Chronic fatigue ..recently positive

I would appreciate your opinion on the following:I recently tested positive at 14 weeks post exposure. Since about week 7 post exposure I have felt extremely fatigued.1] My doctors are telling me this is not a sympton at this early stage of HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Fatigue in the setting of HIV disease can have many contributing and overlapping causes. It was a good idea to check for anemia - apparently this is not a Read more »

i think relative and pregnant girlfriend are HIV+

Hi,Second time askin and really worried. I'll keep this short. For about 2 years a relative of mine has suffered from regular colds, flu's, tirdness and the occasional loose bowels. He does not prctice safe sex much, but i,ve thought nothing of it,...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...I do not know the standards of care for pregnant women in the UK. In the United States, all pregnant women are offered HIV testing. If you are worried about your friends, why not start an open conversation about what you observed during your... Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...pain might only occur when you put weight on the joint. In more severe cases the pain could be constant. An MRI scan can spot early stages. X-rays and other scans can detect advanced osteonecrosis. Diet and Healthy Bones Even though you... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
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Posted by cepo, 2 Replies
...away. I go these feelings about 3 months afterwards and they dont go away. I guess my question is, "is neuropathy common in the early stages of HIV"? I've heard its an opportunistic infection but can it happen so early on? This pins and needles... Read more »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Acute Viral Syndrome, or Primary Vital Syndrome is a set of symptoms (syndrome) that occurs 2-4 weeks after the exposure to the HIV retrovirus (hence the term retroviral), PROVIDED THAT YOU ARE INFECTED. Chances are that you are not. 2-4 weeks is... Read more »

Just an update:

Posted by coby, 7 Replies well, the docs are missing something or I have some strain that is taking longer to show I don't know but I do know it's HIV. I have done 15 months of reasearch and the symptoms are so dead on with HIV it's not even funny, and my husband is... Read more »

hiv viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and his body was responding to the unchecked replication of HIV. Although 10 to 40 percent will not experience these flu-like symptons, every person who becomes infected with HIV goes through acute HIV infection. This phase of infection presents... Read more »