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What Are The Very First Symptoms Of Aids And When Do They Appear

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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 feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks...
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How soon do hiv symptoms appear?

I have read conflicting information on hiv symptoms. Do most people show the severe flu type symptoms (high fever, cold night sweats) after the initial infection? And how soon do they appear after initial infection? It seems that I have also heard...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
When we're talking about symptoms, it's important to remember that there are actually 2 periods of time when one may show symptoms.Within the first few weeks after infection, some people with HIV show symptoms due to "Acute Viral... Read more »

how soon can ARS symptoms appear

OK, I feel like a dope. I emailed you yesterday w/o fully checking through the archives. (You are a busy guy!) I found some encouraging posts, but want to clarify.Most of the info said that ARS takes at least a week or more to manifest symptoms...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Responding to your specific questions first:1.No.2.Not that I am aware of.3.The mind can play weird trick, yes! Rash can be caused by gazillions of things other than HIV!4.HIV-acquisition risk would be negligible to nonexistent.As for your... Read more »

if symptoms of aids appear and tests say negative...

How can you really know you don't have aids after eight years of unprotected sex with a person possibly positive, but three negative elisas after seven years of exposure and a PCR negative(less than 200 copiesp/ml), but symtoms which included...
Don Kurtyka, ARNP

Response from Don Kurtyka, ARNP

University of South Florida School of Medicine
It sounds like you have had appropriate tests to try and identify HIV infection as you have had antibody and PCR testing. Like some other people with repeated exposure to HIV, you may be one of the lucky ones who have been able to keep from... Read more »

Kaposi's first appearance

Doctor Frascino , I want to express to you the admiration for all the great information this site provides plus your humorous , friendly answers to even the most stupid questions from many of us , internet users ...and well , im afraid here is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for your kind comments. Regarding Kaposi's sarcoma, it can present at any stage of HIV disease, although it's much more common in late-stage disease after the immune system has been decimated by the virus. I'll repost below... Read more »
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ARS symptoms always appear?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If i had a risky exposure on July 5th, would i experience any symptoms by now if i were seroconverting to HIV+. I had an experience with a prostitute (protected) and immediately after i lost my appetite for about a week, i lost about 10lbs. But i... Read more »

Symptoms Appearance

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Other than ARS, how soon do other hiv symptoms usually appear? For instance weight loss, yeast infection, etc. Read more »

Symptoms Appear After 5 Days??

Posted by SelfRevelations
I've been married & Hiv+ for almost 22 years. My husband has never been tested for Hiv and he has never been sick, shown or developed any symptoms Hiv related. Just yesterday, he tells me that he had unprotected sex w/ a female who claims that... Read more »

How soon do symptoms appear

Posted by jeremy, 2 Replies
For the first time in my life I just had unprotected sex with a female other than my spouse. If she was infected and passed hiv to me, how soon would symptoms appear for me?Also, how soon would an hiv test be appropriate for me? Read more »