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Will Hiv Symptoms Show Up Within 2 Years

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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 advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you
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penis rash

Hi BobHow r u feeling man? All power to you.Had a genuine HIV scare couple of years back that freaked me out. 3 negative tests since in same facility up to 20 months - all negative.Problem is I have had this bad penis rash for a year now. Its like...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Penis-Rash-Guy,Your three negative HIV tests out to 20 months are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. Your ongoing concerns that your pimply-penis problem might be HIV related are unwarranted. I can't diagnose the... Read more »

HIV symptoms

Im now 22. About 2 years ago I had unprotected sex. 5 months later I developed diarrhea, a cough and shortness of breath that would not go away with antibiotics. 2 months later I had an HIV test that was negative. The cough and shortness of...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Your doctor is correct about the time-- it is very unusual for people to seroconvert (develop a + test) after 6 months. Since you are so worried, it's probably worth it to have another HIV test, but the odds are small that ot will be +. Read more »

10 yrs later Hiv symptoms/Tests neg.

Had exposure 10 yrs. ago and for the last 8 yrs. have had health problems. Have seen numerous dr's. and had 20 Hiv tests all negative or indeterminate. Now it's all in my nervous system,spine, severe neuritis and neuropathy(hands and feet)....
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
Given the duration of time since your exposure and the number and type of tests that have been performed, this is not HIV infection.MH Read more »

Is it possible to feel 100% fine during SYMPTOMATIC HIV disease?

I have been experiencing symptoms for 5 months now( joint pain, 15 lb. weight loss, low grade fevers, tooth pain, small rashes, shortness of breath, loss of appetite, lethargic, fatigue, floaters in my field of vision, and some diarhea) There have...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloSymptomatic HIV disease means those with HIV and symptoms, therefore, a person with symptomatic HIV disease does not usually feel 100% fine, and may have both subjective and objective symptoms. Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...Some infections may appear as though they're well under control, such as TB disease. Some may have resolved many months or even years ago. However, other infections may have occurred without you noticing their symptoms, like herpes or HPV. This... Read more »
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Acute HIV Infection

...up as lower CD4 cell counts and higher viral loads. These are associated with higher rates of disease. Older people (over 40 years old) have weaker immune systems. They do not respond to ARVs as well as younger people. However, not everyone with... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Interleukin-2

...determined. The dosage is stated as "millions of international units," or MIU. Some patients taking IL-2 have been followed for six years or more. After initially using IL-2 every 2 months, they increased the time between cycles to as much as 3... Read more »
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What Is AIDS?

... has more information on CD4 cells. Without treatment, your CD4 cell count will most likely go down. You might start having signs of HIV disease like fevers, night sweats, diarrhea, or swollen lymph nodes. If you have HIV disease, these problems... Read more »
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I had hiv symptoms for the last two years and still..............

Posted by testednegative
...the story of my life and about the 2 years i spent (wasted) in deep despair thinking i had this great disease. I am male, 21 yrs and living in a small town. I have been masturbating ever since i was 8. I was sexually abused by my cousin(male) ... Read more »

can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...last one week.However the pain has decreased a lot.I had no dry cough but a running nose.Can these be an counted as acute hiv symptoms. Doc currently I am in my last year of my Information tech course.Since last 1 month I am not able to... Read more »

HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello, About mid February, I noticed was slight swelling of the glands in the upper part of the neck. The glands continue to be slightly swollen. About mid March, my tongue was slightly swollen too. The symptoms of a swollen tongue are that the... Read more »

lymphnodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...found 2 enlarged, painless nodes ; one under my jaw, and one on the left lower neck. They are still here...is this a likely hiv symptom? After 4 yrs, am I too far along for successful treatment? I'm so scared, but I am going for a test. Thank ... Read more »