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When Do Early Signs Of Hiv Occur

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

About Half of HIV Transmission Occur in Early Stages of Infection, Study Says

About half of new HIV cases occur when the person transmitting the virus is in the early stages of infection and unlikely to know if he or she is HIV-positive, according to a study scheduled to be published in the April 1 edition of the Journal of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

35% of Annual New HIV Infections in Spain Occur Among Immigrants, Researcher Says at Conference

Thirty-five percent of the 2,000 to 2,500 new HIV infections in Spain last year occurred among immigrants, Daniel Zulaika, president of the AIDS Interdisciplinary Society of Spain, said Wednesday at the XI National Congress on AIDS in Cordoba,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Forty-Five Percent of New HIV Infections Occur Among Young People in Mozambique

At the introduction of the annual UN Fund for Population Activities report on Wednesday in Maputo, UN representative Petra Lantz announced that 45 percent of new HIV infections occur among Mozambicans age 24 and younger. Women ages 20-24 have four... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Can Low Testosterone Occur Early in HIV

Hi, Dr. Bob,Just wondering if low testosterone occurs early in hiv disease. I have been positive for one year and for the past few months have had reduced libido, fatigue, no erections, and wonder if it is hiv-related? I am 43....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Ohhh - hard question! Or maybe not so hard?HIV-related? No, probably not. Actually, it's probably just old age. Wait! Don't click the computer off! I'm kidding. Yes, hypogonadism (low testosterone) can occur in asymptomatic (early)... Read more »

What is thrush and when does it occur?

Is thrush common in early stages - specifically in the window? What are the symptoms?Is a whitish tongue thrush? If not, is it something related?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Thrush is not at all common in the early stages of HIV disease but can be seen in some newly-infected individuals as part of the acute retroviral syndrome. The symptoms are discomfort and/or difficulty swallowing. The appearance of thrush is... Read more »

cold sore as an early sign of HIV infection?

Mr. Sowadsky-- About six months ago, I had sex with an old boyfriend, andalthough I do remember using condoms with him, I'm not sure because I was extremely intoxicated. At anyrate, this summer I had an outbreak of cold sores on my nose after a...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.Cold sores are due to the Herpes Simplex viruses. A person can have theherpes viruses and NOT have HIV. They are two seperate infections.Stress (both physical and emotional), can activate the herpes viruses, andlead... Read more »

weight loss occurence

Hi Doc,Is the weight-loss sydrome prevalent as a chronic condition or does it just occur during the acute viral infection and then later in the very late stages of hiv early aids?...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Wasting is a large basket of diseases that can occur at any time during the course of HIV. It can be caused by many things including HIV itself,opportunistic infections and HIV medications. Each case has to be evaluated individually for causes and... Read more »
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Floaters - Why Do They Occur?

Posted by Anonymous
I was really scared when I noticed floaters. On second thought, I would agree that they are hardly indicative of HIV infection. First of all, I asked many people whether they see floaters. The majority of them do! Also, before my exposure, I... Read more »

Are these early signs

Posted by seekneg, 3 Replies
Hi, please help:
In 13 years, I just had once non-protected sex with a girl that looks healthy for about 15 mn, ejaculating outside. 12 days later, my body got hot, sweating all the time for now 7 weeks. Test came negatif on 17th day of exposure... Read more »

possible tranmisson occurance...please help...

Posted by dbztink3
So not to be graphic here but a sexual partner finished himslef and then Shortly after used his semen to lubricate my penis for a handjob...he is hiv positive...how high is the risk of me being infected if the semen came into contact with my urethra... Read more »

Quick Question - Can ARS clear & re-occur?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi Everyone,

Just a quick one. Is anyone aware of ARS symtpoms clearing and then recurring after a week?
It's just that I had symtpoms (sore throat, tiredness, low-grade temp and ANXIETY) 4 days after possible exposure (unprotected vaginal... Read more »