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Acute HIV Infection

What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV in the blood gets very high within a few days or weeks after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This first stage of HIV disease is called "acute HIV infection" or "primary HIV...
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No HIV risk from "swimming pool" but still feeling unwell

I was in a swimming pool a few years ago. When I was in the pool, there was a couple in the pool having sex. I have read that you can't get hiv in the pool unless you are having sex. I never had sex or do drugs. I started having headaches,...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,You hit the nail on the head from the beginning: "you can't get hiv in the pool unless you are having sex." You just <b>can't</b>.If you're feeling unwell, it has to be because of... Read more »

Did I have a HIV risk, and can you explain why I'm feeling like this?

Hi there, almost 4 weeks ago now I went on holiday and had an encounter with a legal sex worker. She gave me a body to body massage, and went on to put on a condom and give me oral sex, she then got on top, followed by me getting on top. At this...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:The condom protected you from HIV during the incident of vaginal sex. Oral sex is a low risk activity. Overall, I do not think you need to be concerned. I do not think you need to test. In health,Richard... Read more »

Headaches Headaches Headaches

I have frequent headaches that will not go away with the usual Motrin, Tylenol and Aspirin. Any thoughts on how to better manage this side effect?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Persistent severe headaches are not a common side effect of HIV therapy. Management would depend partly on which regimen you are taking and what is your HIV status (CD4 count, history of AIDS, HIV level), what other medications your are taking,... Read more »

5-day headache

Hi, I had a question about a possible HIV infection.I trust this website as the most authoritative source I know for HIV-related questions. I wanted to ask about the symptoms of Acute HIV Syndrome (the one that happens 2-4 weeks after exposure). I...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThanks for your question and I'm glad you feel we can give you good answers to your questions.First, oral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission and you had protected sex which rocks and dramatically reduces your risk of HIV... Read more »
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Headaches and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I need help desperately. I don't know what is going on with my body. Sometimes with HIV you can gauge yourself and see if things are going your way, sometimes you can't. I can't figure it out. I have been experiencing bad headaches in the last 2... Read more »

HIV+ and feeling like my world is caving in...HELP

Posted by mepos_himneg, 3 Replies
I'm new here and I'm a hiv + women that is in a relationship with a hiv - man. We've been together for several years however I just found out that I was pos. He is having a very hard time accepting this (i.e. the "elephant" Syndrome). We both are... Read more »

feeling a bit shit today - should i worry ?

Posted by movingon, 2 Replies
Hey all - i woke up with the shits and a head ache this morning , even after getting an early night last night with NO alcohol, and No 420.

Is this just a normal thing ? or should i go and see my ID doctor ? Read more »

I can't lose this headache

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi All. I am back again and not feeling any better. I thank you all for the postings to my really really scared but I am ready to go out of my mind already. I had the experience with getting a blowjob from an hiv unknown and having the health... Read more »