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What Are The Symptoms Of Hiv Virus

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What cardiac problems/symptoms does HIV virus itself cause?

Can you please explain what complications you see from the virus itself, what symptoms to look out for and what diagnostic tests to take? I ask, because I have had repeated shortness of breath, numbness in face and sometimes fingers...my cholesterol...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
These complications are rare, and may be due to other conditions linked to HIV as much as anything else, such as endocarditis in intravenous drug users. Some oportunisitc infections (such as CMV or toxoplasmosis) may cause cardiac symptoms. Some... Read more »

What cardiac problems/symptoms does HIV virus itself cause?

I see from your bio that some of your specialties include cardiovascular complications of HIV.Can... Read more »

Can HIV cause Diabetes?

Yes, Say someone is HIV positive and does not know it, then gets sick with Diabetes. Can being HIV... Read more »
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What Is HIV?

...married or single. It's what you do, not who you are, that puts you at risk for HIV. How Long Does It Take to Feel a Symptom of HIV? People can have HIV for 10 years or more and never show any symptoms. Other people can get symptoms... Read more »
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What Is HIV?

...is about 600 to 1,500) How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands,... Read more »
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Starting Anti-HIV Medications

...to start treatment. How will I know when to start anti-HIV medications? It's time to start treatment if: you have severe symptoms of HIV infection or are diagnosed with AIDS your CD4 count is below 500 cells/mm 3 (especially below 350... Read more »
Connect With Others

Little Hope for you all.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...encounter. And you have all the sysmptoms, and test negitive on the HIV test like I did 5 times in 7 months. All of the acute symptoms of HIV which is a virus mimic the Acute systems of most other viruses. I went a year thinking I had HIV they... Read more »

Severe Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How severe are the symptoms of HIV when you first say contract the virus and how severe aree they say after 5 years with the virus ? Read more »

ARS symptoms means virus can be detected?

Posted by jxr
...short time frame. After all, the symptoms of fighting the infection are already present, so will the test be able to detect the virus at that time? Thanks. Like others of you I went through this a few years ago as well and promised that I would... Read more »

unknown virus or wake up call?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...alittle freaked out and create symptoms, but most are really sick. They seem to have some unknown virus that would give them HIV symptoms. I know there s MONO and the FLU, but most of us spending big $$ on fanncy tests have eliminated those 2... Read more »