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list the symptons of aids
Since I am not a doctor I do not dispense medical information. Sorry. This information is widely availbe on the internet at any of the major HIV/AIDS web sites.Michael Shernoff, MSW Read more »
What are some mono symptons? I have sore throat,migranes,and when i breath in air through my nose it gives me a headache. Do I have mono?
The most common symptoms are fever,sore throat and swollen glands (lymph nodes). It is diagnosed by blood tests that your doctor can order. Read more »
Dear Doc., if one has certain symptons which he believes are HIV -related, could it show in any blood test apart from HIV test?
Hi,Nope. That's like having a rash on your butt and wondering if someone can diagnose it by looking in your nose! The only test to diagnose HIV is an HIV test. The only way to diagnose that rash is to take a look at your butt. That's just the way it... Read more »
Doctor, help!A book says because of the virus violates the internal secretion system, a special sympton for early infection can be thirsty.I underwent 2 weeks of weird thirsty, that horrified me :-((
Hello,Two weeks of "weird thirsty" horrified you? Oh my goodness, let's hope you never get a headache, because you may die of fright, worrying it's a brain tumor. No, "weird thirsty" is not a symptom. Go have a drink. Make it a double! Stay well.Dr.... Read more »
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...I beg all people worried about various symptons
to bite the bullet and go and get tested straight away , and therefore not risk making the same mistake as me. I had a risky Read more »
I was wondering if anyone could tell me are there any symptoms to look for on your penis if you may have HIV? There's something on mine which I'm a little worried about which has been there for about a week, I'm hoping it is something completely... Read more »
This may be a stupid question but,is it possible to see a change in the appereance of your siemen? if infected with HIV,please reply,thankyou Read more »
...someone of unknown status. 2 weeks later came down with swollen glands, sore throat, hot/cold flushes, diarreah, night sweats. All symptons
have gone except for swollen glands which continue to this day - 29 weeks post exposure. Have been tested... Read more »