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When You Get Hiv When Do The Flu-like Symptoms Happen

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

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Flu like symptoms on Test day

Hi Bob,something strange happened. At day 93 , i came down with runny/blocked nose,hacking cough and coughing out bits of phlegm,slight fever. I went for a blood test two days later at day 95 after last sexual contact and it was negative. The flu...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Flu or flu symptoms will not affect HIV test results. In fact, even Mad Cow Disease won't affect them!Congratulations! WOO-HOO!Dr. Bob... Read more »

Chronic Flu like symptoms (HIV+)

I'm HIV+ and have recent CD4 of 650 and on Atripla. 14 years positive. About 4-5 times per year I come down with what I'd call flu-like symptoms. Always the same, always varying degrees of mild. Includes Stomach cramps, muscle and joint...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Respiratory tract infections are very common, in the general- and HIV+ community. Indeed, most individuals get RTIs several times a year. If you resolve your symptoms in between events, they don't sound serious... Read more »

Flu shots and AIDS/HIV

Is there a definitive answer on whether people with AIDS and/or HIV should take flu shots?...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
There are several studies looking at this question that give conflicting answers. Some studies say that the flu shot causes a temporary increase in viral load. Other studies suggest that it does not. Here are the pros and cons of getting the flu... Read more »

flu like symptoms

During winter i had a couple possible, but very low chances of receivind hiv. Around this time as I remember I had flu like symptoms. Is the flu common during winter?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Absolutely. Flu season is October to March.MH... Read more »
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So what happens AFTER ARS symptoms...???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Say someone contracts HIV. They have (or maybe even don't have) the ARS symptoms. Those pass. Then what???

Things don't linger do they?? Symptoms don't come and go after that?

Does a person HAVE any other symptoms after ARS?? Or do they go back to... Read more »

What exactly are "flu like symptoms"....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I know with HIV you can't go by symptoms (so they say). But if one was to experience them, they say you'd have "flu like" symptoms. What exactly does that mean? Is it stomach flu type of symptoms where you can't keep anything down, and you just... Read more »

Flu Symptoms + Swollen Lymph Node

Posted by sammyg2014, 3 Replies
Hi! I'm a 21 year old homosexual male and I am really freaking out about the possibility that I could have HIV. I just took an HIV test this Wednesday and I won't get the test until after 10 business days. That's about in two weeks. It's really... Read more »

Flu-Like Symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Would Flu-like symptoms start immediately after exposure, like a day or 2, or is there a time period before they start. Also, what is the sore throat like?? Is it raw and hurt to swallow? I had a sore throat after an exposure and a very mild fever.... Read more »