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When Do Hiv Symptoms Start

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Do symptoms of HIV infection start as soon as 48 hours later?

Hello,I had protected anal sex and after found out the condom was no longer there. Paranoid, I began to worry about HIV. Found out his ex was positive but he was not. About 40 hours later I developed a sore throat. The sore throat then turned into a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Symptoms associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) generally become manifest two to three weeks after HIV primary infection. Your sore throat 40 hours after your condom-failure episode would not be caused by HIV transmission.... Read more »

When do ARS symptoms generally start? What are the major symptoms of ARS?

Dear Dr. Bob,Thanks for the wonderful work that you do to help people everyday dealing with this... Read more »

cold symptoms after starting treatment

I started treatment 3 days ago using Truvada and Stocrin. I'm not experiencing any of the the... Read more »
Articles
National Pediatric and Family HIV Resource Center

Universal Precautions

Infection control is an important and ongoing concern in Head Start programs. Children's health is promoted by limiting the potential spread of infection among children and staff. The infection control procedures necessary when HIV-infected children... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

When to Start Antiretroviral Treatment: A Changing Equation

Shifting Views of Anti-HIV Therapy Hit Early, Hit Hard Drawbacks of HAART Become Clear Deferred Therapy Gains Ground Public Health Benefits of Early Treatment The Pendulum Swings Again Treatment During Primary Infection Impact on... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Infection in Women

Overview Current Research Transmission Signs and Symptoms of HIV Infection Gynecologic Screening Survival Among HIV-Infected Women Early Diagnosis More Information References for Statistics Overview The number of women with HIV (human... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Diagnosis

Because early HIV infection often causes no symptoms, a healthcare provider usually can diagnose it by testing blood for the presence of antibodies (disease-fighting proteins) to HIV. HIV antibodies generally do not reach noticeable levels in the... Read more »
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when your partner starts experiencing symptoms..

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
A number of posters have reported their partner experiencing similar symptoms to themselves and which are suggestive of ars. I am one of them. Stupidly I haven't mentioned my hiv fears in any great detail - initially because I didn't even consider... Read more »

Is it possible to start showing ARS symptoms 4-5 days after potential exposure???

Posted by dpj, 2 Replies
Is it possible to start showing symptoms 4-5 days after potential exposure??? Read more »

Symptoms start to disappear

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello. I was exposed by masterbation/oral on April28th. Since then I have had swollen glands/fever daily/joint pain in knees,headaches,spot on roof of mouth,bad sinus infection and extreme fatigue. Have gone through 2 courses of antibiotics and now... 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 »