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What Are The First Signs Of Hiv Virus

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hiv/first signs

I have been diagnosed with HIV. My t-cells were around 950 and viral load at around 14500. The only signs I have noticed are swollen lymphnodes, fatigue,and headaches. What should I do for headaches if constant, and what will the doctors do to...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
You need to go to your doctor to consider treatment for HIV or for other infection.... Read more »

HIV/First Signs

I just recently found out I have HIV. My T-Cells are above 900 and viral load at approxiamately... Read more »

how long does the virus stay in a body before the first signal

how long will the virus stay in ur body before you will start seeing the signs and also what are... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves First Nucleic Acid Test (NAT) System to Screen Whole Blood Donors for Infections With Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)

The Food and Drug Administration has licensed the first nucleic acid test (NAT) system intended for screening donors of whole blood and blood components intended for use in transfusion. This test system can simultaneously detect the presence of HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Governor Signs Record $7 Billion in Nevada Budget Bills

Among other bills Gov. Joe Gibbons signed into law on Wednesday is SB 266. The measure requires first trimester HIV testing for a pregnant woman unless she chooses not to be tested; rapid-result HIV testing during the third trimester or at... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vital Signs: HIV Testing and Diagnosis Among Adults -- United States, 2001 - 2009

Abstract Background: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is a major cause of morbidity, mortality, and health-care expenditures in the United States. HIV testing and linkage to care are essential to identify persons early in their course... 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 »
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My doctor is refusing to treat my HIV until I sign

Posted by Garth, 2 Replies
Hello world,
As a newly diagnosed HIV gay man, living in Edmonton Alberta, ( diagnosed 1 year now) I am facing what I beleive to be discrimination and bullying by my doctor. My counts when first diagnosed were CD4 500 and viral load 16,000. Over... Read more »

The virus is ripping through me

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
My skin is burning through out my hole body. The virus really attacks when you go to sleep. I recieved oral sex from a women and i am convinced that i have been infected. I ordered a home test kit for me to get tested. I went to the emergency room... Read more »

Early signs of Hiv Infection

Posted by greatday77, 2 Replies
I have a question that im sure alot of people want to ask, If Infected with the Hiv Virus when can you expect to have early signs/Symptoms of infection Many websites Say you would have ars 2-4 weeks after infection , Other websites say 6 weeks. Also... Read more »

Propolis kills HIV virus

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Contrary to the opinion of your 'expert' on this site, bee propolis has been shown to kill the HIV virus:

"With a little alcohol, Gekker extracted a tincture from Dressens raw propolis, and began treating her cold. And thats when the unbidden thought... Read more »