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When Do Hiv Symptoms Usually Appear

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How soon do hiv symptoms appear?

I have read conflicting information on hiv symptoms. Do most people show the severe flu type symptoms (high fever, cold night sweats) after the initial infection? And how soon do they appear after initial infection? It seems that I have also heard...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
When we're talking about symptoms, it's important to remember that there are actually 2 periods of time when one may show symptoms.Within the first few weeks after infection, some people with HIV show symptoms due to "Acute Viral... Read more »

Can HIV symptoms appear in three days from exposure

Hi!I am a 22 year old and on Saturday(3 days ago)I had protected sex with a female college student... Read more »

How soon can hiv symptoms appear?

I had unprotected sex with two bisexual men and three days later started experiencing sore throat,... Read more »
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Symptoms Appearance

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Other than ARS, how soon do other hiv symptoms usually appear? For instance weight loss, yeast infection, etc. Read more »

How soon do symptoms appear

Posted by jeremy, 2 Replies
For the first time in my life I just had unprotected sex with a female other than my spouse. If she was infected and passed hiv to me, how soon would symptoms appear for me?Also, how soon would an hiv test be appropriate for me? Read more »

ARS symptoms always appear?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If i had a risky exposure on July 5th, would i experience any symptoms by now if i were seroconverting to HIV+. I had an experience with a prostitute (protected) and immediately after i lost my appetite for about a week, i lost about 10lbs. But i... Read more »

Symptoms Appear After 5 Days??

Posted by SelfRevelations
I've been married & Hiv+ for almost 22 years. My husband has never been tested for Hiv and he has never been sick, shown or developed any symptoms Hiv related. Just yesterday, he tells me that he had unprotected sex w/ a female who claims that... Read more »