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What Is The Percentage Of People Who Have Hiv Symptoms

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AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...system. Healthy people have between 500 and 1,500 CD4 cells in a milliliter of blood. Fact Sheet 124 has more information on CD4 cells. Without treatment, your CD4 cell count will most likely go down. You might start having signs of HIV disease like fevers, night sweats, diarrhea, or swollen lymph nodes. If you have HIV disease, these problems will last more than a few days, and probably continue for several weeks. How Do I Know if I...
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How long a person not show any symptom of Hiv

can a person remain perfectly healthy after 9years of direct exposure
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
...A person can be HIV infected for over 9 years and not show any symptoms. Read more »

what are the percentage?

Hi Dr. Feinberg, can you tell me please what is the percentages of people who are newly infected with HIV will having symptoms durning their seroconvert peroid? thanks..
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
No one knows for certain, but figures usually tossed around range from 30-50%. Read more »

HIV symptoms

Hi Doc,Thanks for answering my previous question regarding HIV infection due to sex with a Russian hooker in Bangkok. I also wanted to know what are the symptoms of HIV if it is contracted at all. Its been more than 72 hours since the incident took...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is called a syndrome (Acute Retroviral Syndrome), because it is a collection of symptoms that can be extremely variable form person to person. In fact, symptoms alone are notoriously unreliable in predicting HIV infection. It is estimated that... Read more »

fever no other symptoms = hiv?

hii just want to say that by just reading around, i think you are doing great work, and i have read several comments about donations to your foundation.....i would like to donate if you would show me how (excuse my ignorance)anyway, to my question i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infected. You are absolutely correct that HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) symptoms vary considerably in nature and severity from individual to individual. Some folks have such mild symptoms that they don't even notice them (i.e. essentially... Read more »
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The Body

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 Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...diseases including heart disease and Alzheimer's. What Is IRIS? IRIS is a serious condition that can occur shortly after a person starts HIV therapy for the first time. It can also occur in people who restart their meds after a time being... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

...diseases among older people, as they do for younger people. Physicians may not diagnose HIV infection in older people. Some early symptoms of HIV disease may appear to be signs of normal aging. The stigma of having HIV/AIDS may be worse for older... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...concentration Dizziness or fainting Sadness or depression Anemia and HIV Anemia has always been a problem for HIV-positive people. Although the rate of serious anemia has dropped since people started using HIV drug combinations, anemia... Read more »
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NO symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hi guys. i was just wondering umm what percentage of people with HIV actually get ARS symptoms. Is it possible to have absolutely NO symptoms, feel great and still have contracted HIV? Read more »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...They have probably read that eye floaters occur in HIV+ people. It is true, they occur in people with ADVANCED DISEASE when the person develops severe eye problems. That's when this symptom is meaningful. However, many HIV- people have them too,... Read more »

Almost a year

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello My name is Martin Candelaria. I was diagnosed 9 April 1998 and right now it seems that I am a long term non-progressor. I am the only one in my entire group of friends who has tested positive and have not fallen for the denial trip. I am a... Read more »

scared shitless-tell parents of possibility of HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I had a low risk encounter (condom, no break no slip) with a high risk person (many sex partners status assuming HIV+ positive in retrospect) just 2 1/2 weeks ago, should I tell parents of possible exposure Read more »