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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

When Do You Experience Symptoms Of Hiv

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Extreme fatigue and hiv progression.

I have been worried since December 2008 that I have hiv. I have tested negative five times in the past 18 months but still experience many symptoms of hiv. I am extremley worried, its all I think about! I have read many posts that say at this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You characterized your true problem well when you wrote: "I am extremely worried, it's all I think about!" Your problem is anxiety and irrational fear. Your five negative tests out to 18 months are definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able, even... Read more »

PEP & HIV symptoms

Basically, I had receptive anal sex with a man of unknown HIV status 5 weeks ago, I completely... Read more »

kaletra and diarrhea

Hello. I have an employee at my small buiness who discovered last March that he was HIV-positive. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Colorado: AIDS Infections Climb, so Pueblo Program Opens its Doors

...they are HIV-positive and are spreading the virus at an alarming rate. It can take up to 10 years for a person to experience symptoms of HIV, so the only way to know if someone is infected is to get tested," said Beck. "Treatment options are... Read more »
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 »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...unknown and results can be different from person toperson. It is important to consult with a plastic surgeon or dermatologistexperienced in treating HIV-related lipodystrophy. If you are planning on usinga treatment, and especially if you plan... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...Though research is beginning to sort out the condition, it is still not well understood. It's not clear who will more likely experience IRIS, though it most often occurs in people with severely damaged immune systems shortly after they start... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have read a lot about people who experience symptoms and people who don't experience symptoms of HIV. Does experiencing/notexperiencing symptoms have anything to do with life expectancy? I got very sick with acute HIV--do I have Read more »

Question about Diarrhea Symptom

Posted by scared83, 1 Reply visit the bathroom twice daily and the stool is sometimes loose and watery and others normal. Could this be caused by or a symptom of HIV? Thanks Read more »

Symptoms 2 days later HIV

Posted by Jay12312, 3 Replies
...About 2 weeks ago I had unprotected sex. 2 days later I started to experience the symptoms of HIV. Is this to early?? I have read on many sites that symptoms start to show in days all the way to weeks and months. Does anyone Read more »

Symptoms of HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... symptoms of HIV?? Okay, I was tested at 8 weeks and it came back negative. Right now I'm waiting to be tested again at 12 weeks. I've been Read more »