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What Are The Symptoms Of HIV AIDS

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you
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Life Insurance medical exam/Similar symptoms to HIV/AIDS

Hello I have 2 questions:1) What happens if an individual has been declined for life insurance due to having the HIV virus or the AIDS virus yet unaware? Does the Life Ins. Co. normally notify the individual (by mail, ph, etc?)and advise...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
Usually when a person is declined coverage, either the insurance company tells him why or advises him how to get more information with respect to why coverage was denied. I do not know what disease has symptoms closest to HIV but it is probably... Read more »

Symptoms of Stress and Symptoms of HIV/AIDS

Can stress cause thrush and/or other symptoms of HIV infection?Thanks.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.Emotional stress (due to anxiety, depression, and many other causes), can itself cause many symptoms that are very similar to those of HIV/AIDS, and many other diseases. Some people who are suffering from severe... Read more »

HELP ME PLEASE!!!!!! HIV SYMPTOMS, exposure, chances, aids, help

Hi, I thought of you today, for all the times that you have helped people. You present your facts in light humor that is comforting for people like us... scared... living in fear. Where would we be in a world without such doctors. What amazes me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"This establishment and the whole medical industry is conjuring a monstrous myth"???? And you consider this a sin for which I'll be sent to hell. Hmm. Now what makes you think that folks in the reality-based community might think you are... Read more »

HIV Symptom questions... Donation to the RJF AIDS FOUNDATION!

Dear Dr. Frascino,Thank you for everything. I really appreciate everything you do. You inspire me a lot!I had unprotected oral sex with a stranger who I met online. We had sex (unprotected oral sex) for a very long time. 1. Two/three weeks after my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1.No. Weak knees is not a symptom of HIV ARS.2.It is highly unlikely your bean-sized glands are abnormal. It's also highly unlikely you are HIV infected, as the risk Read more »
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Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Approximate Timeline of Testing and Symptoms for HIV/AIDS

(These times are approximate and may vary greatly from person to person!) NOT Drawn to Scale! (Click the image to enlarge.) Key: AVS = Acute Viral Syndrome A = Antigen test PCR = Polymerase Chain Reaction test ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Impact of Social Support on Cognitive Symptom Burden in HIV/AIDS

Up to 50 percent of people living with HIV/AIDS report cognitive difficulties, which can be associated with depression and objective neuropsychological impairments. Previous studies have shown an association between stronger social support and... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Women and HIV: Symptoms and Quality of Life in Women

...which one lives) is also influenced by symptoms and is a frequent outcome measure in research. Several studies have shown that HIV symptom control can improve quality of life for women living with the virus. While quality of life is often... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Social Support and Maladaptive Coping as Predictors of the Change in Physical Health Symptoms Among Persons Living With HIV/AIDS

Researchers in the current study sought to examine social support and maladaptive coping as predictors of HIV-related health symptoms in a primarily low-income and diverse sample of HIV/AIDS patients with respect to gender, ethnicity, and sexual... Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...last one week.However the pain has decreased a lot.I had no dry cough but a running nose.Can these be an counted as acute hiv symptoms. Doc currently I am in my last year of my Information tech course.Since last 1 month I am not able to... Read more »

Similar symptoms to HIV but not HIV

Posted by Redeye77, 1 Reply
...After doing much research and still experiencing some symptoms it seems like there is something out there that mimics HIV symptoms but is quite difficult to diagnose. Maybe it's new STD? Seems like reiters syndrome will fUse many of the same... Read more »

I had hiv symptoms for the last two years and still..............

Posted by testednegative
I am submitting this post because i know that there are many ppl out there who are worried they have hiv because they have started showing some symptoms of it and are afraid to go and get checked. This is the story of my life and about the 2 years i... Read more »

HIV SYMPTOMS???

Posted by nomanalone, 1 Reply
...I have heard that lymph nodes do not hurt when experiencing HIV symptoms. Is this true? Otherwise I feel fine. Are these symptoms of HIV? It is getting really annoying and starting to freak me out a little. Please, and help is appreciated. Read more »