When Does Herpes Appear After Becoming Infected
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Thanks for your kind comments. Regarding Kaposi's sarcoma, it can present at any stage of HIV disease, although it's much more common in late-stage disease after the immune system has been decimated by the virus. I'll repost below... Read more »
Washington University, St. Louis School of MedicineI am assuming that you are taking acyclovir only at the time you develop herpes. Anyone with recurrent herpes, should consider taking acyclovir daily to prevent recurrent infections. Have you tried that? Alternatively, one could also take... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineThat is correct-- on average, it takes 5-10 years for symptoms to appear. It also takes about 5-10 years for someone's CD4 cells to drop below 350, which is about the point where many people begin to develop thrush. I guess I don't... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolI've addressed the issue of lymph nodes on MANY recent responses so I don't want to repeat all the response here.I'll address your two questions1) How soon after HIV infection can swollen nodes appear? Lymph nodes can swell very soon... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesIf 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 »
Posted by esia501, 1 ReplyI've totally stopped from doing free sex for about a year. Lately i've had fatigue, diarrhea for three weeks (weight is not decreasing at all), feeling wanna vomit/nausea, joint aching. I wonder when will the lymph nodes swollen when HIV infected in... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replywell its been more than 4 weeks since my possible infection and i still havnt felt anything wrong with my body, iv been eating alot (as usual LOL) and i also was in a travel to europe wich i felt great.
i heard that symptoms come 2 weeks after.
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyOther than ARS, how soon do other hiv symptoms usually appear? For instance weight loss, yeast infection, etc. Read more »
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