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What Can Be Mistaken For Hiv Symptoms

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mistaken diagnosis

i was misdiagnosed with cmv and was prescribe high doses of vancyclovir for three weeks. After three weeks i got a second opinion from a eye specialist in hiv infestions. after looking into my eyes he found no traces of cmv retinitis, and medication...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
My advice is to find an HIV experienced user friendly HIV doc to help you steer through your illness and to help minimize future medical mishaps. Hope you can recover from all of that OK and do well with your HIV meds. KH... Read more »

Mistakenly took 2 doses?

One night last week I laid down to take a nap. I woke up later that evening and I couldn't remember if I had taken my meds, so I took my usual evening dose of 4 kaletra and 1 truvada, but now I think I might have taken 2 doses that night....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Taking an extra dose of an HIV medication on occasion is generally well tolerated and should not be a major issue (including with Kaletra+ Truvada). An extra dose of your regimen might trigger a little extra stomach/gut upset but should be OK. A... Read more »

Mi symptoms su symptoms, su symptoms mi symptoms

Where o where to begin? I came across your site about 2 months ago and can not tell you how many hours (probably days) worth of time I have spent reading all the questions and comments. Let me first state that your site was and will continue to be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I would suggest you read our responses as carefully as you are reading all the symptoms in the questions! Youd then realize that the "double-edged sword" is nothing more than an optical illusion. I agree your test is conclusive.... Read more »

symptoms show up only after 9 months

do u know any case of hiv infection where the symptoms show up only after 9 months of possible transmittal of hiv? symptoms like fever, slight sore throat, rashes- measle like, and swollen lymph node in the neck...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
The symptoms you describe are common manifestations of primary HIV infection. However, this flu-like syndrome of fever, aches and pains, and swollen lymph nodes generally occurs several weeks after the primary exposure. These symptoms are sometimes... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
This question may require an answer from a doctor. I've read that alot of people would mistaken the symptoms of GERD to HIV. (GERD is a type of Gastrointestinal disease). Anyway, for example, if one was to have a chronic sore throat and nausea and... Read more »

initial symptoms of hiv - most common symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I need some help from others with hiv. What was and when did it hit you the inital onset of strange symptoms. I know one said they felt whipped out with tired feeling. Was that immed. after sexual episode or acouple weeks later. Also, were... Read more »

Symptoms Symptoms Symptoms!!!

Posted by plantation84, 1 Reply
Hey Everyone,

Ok where to start... I stood on a needle on holiday 2 months and 13 days ago. I went to the doctors in the country I am currently working in. (which also jails you and takes ur visa if you contract hiv or hep) They told me not to worry... Read more »

definite exposure symptoms but negative how?

Posted by jason22, 2 Replies
I have a question that I could not find addressed anywhere online. I know that the window period for HIV testing is stated as being anywhere from 6 weeks to 6 months, with many places saying 3 months.

What I do not understand is, what kind of... Read more »