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What Do The Symptoms Of HIV AIDS Look Like

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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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Symptoms & looking for something else???

Is it really true that other things, illnesses can cause HIV symptoms? Could other illnesses cause many HIV symptoms at one time? You are doing the best job ever. Thank you....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
YES. Acute HIV infection looks like many other viral syndromes including flu.MH... Read more »

What symptoms to look for? South Africa

Hi Doctor. I tested positive for HIV in September 1999, with my baselines as follows: CD4 = 321, 35% and VL = 327, now five months later my results are as follows: CD4 = 204, 31% and VL = 768. My doc said that I shouldn't panic as my...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
If your % of CD4 cells is within the normal range and your viral loads are under 1000, that's very encouraging and your doctor is giving you reasonable advice. The first kinds of problems that people get from their HIV are usually minor, like... Read more »

Follow-up: Easy to know HIV infection from symptoms if you know whats going on & what to look for!

Hi.Dr.Bob;Hope you are doing good.Just a quick comment, i have since infection 12 weeks ago, actually, physically felt rapid viral replication in my blood (via pathogenic irriation, whether or not you believe in it), followed by infection spreading...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello K,You have a very vivid and overactive imagination. Have you considered a career as a science fiction writer?Dr. BobFollow up: Not Psycosomatic, Just trying to save my life. I somehow had accidental exposure for sure.. Nov 2, 2010Hi... Read more »

What does it (AIDS and illness) look like?? [To readers, please share your experiences- BY]

Dr. Young, forgive my ignorance, but you answered a question of mine quite well the other day in my not taking medications and the levels I had discusses as you said were qualified as AIDS level numbers. I appreciate your answer. I ask people all...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your follow up.Your reluctance about HIV medications is a common one, and a sadly misinformed one. So, since you asked for it, here's some honest thoughts.HIV medications can be very, very well tolerated-- to the point where I ask... Read more »
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hiv lymph node look like

Posted by gpboy, 4 Replies
does hiv symptom lymph node form under the skin or it looks like a wound or some black round little pimple on top of the skin?

the one that formed on top of my skin is very tender and i am some pain around that

please clarify
please clarify,... Read more »

Hiv ARS symptoms STRAIGHT into full blown AIDS?

Posted by anxious66, 1 Reply
I have posted about my risk before, unprotected oral (msm) me giving, no ejaculation. tested negative at 6 weeks with a 4th gen duo.

my question is more out of curiosity, although i am scared it MAY apply to me too. Kaposi's sarcoma is an infection... Read more »

hiv negative aids symptoms

Posted by My3Cents, 2 Replies
Idiopathic CD4+ T-lymphocytopenia, or ICL, is an immunodeficiency syndrome in which human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, cannot be detected. Because HIV is the causative agent of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), ICL can be referred to as... 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 »