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Hiv blackout

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Yes: The new fourth-generation tests, done on blood, are conclusive. I hope, Mark, that you'll feel safe, and that you'll be able to laugh off what happene... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
Thoracic Surgery 38 years experience
It depends: I am assuming you are referring to fainting. The medical term is syncope. There can be many causes of syncope. Some can be serious. You should see... Read More
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Blackout: Blackout from toxicity results mainly in amnesia. Blackout from medical conditions such as cardiovascular results in syncope (fainting).
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Medication: There are different virus strains, so depending on this and several other factors, the doctor will prescribe anti-viral medication.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Virus: Hiv is a virus. It is contagious by means of intimate human contact with someone who has the virus. The contact has to include an exchange of bodily f... Read More
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
May not be any...: Early, acute, significant viremia (big load of hiv) may cause a "viral syndrome" similar to that of flu, but often a bit longer duration. Many people ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ken Starnes
Dr. Ken Starnesanswered
General Practice 9 years experience
Progessively worse: Early symptoms: fever tiredness headache enlarged lymph nodes later symptoms: weight loss frequent fevers and sweats pelvic inflammatory disease (in ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
HIV: Acute HIV infection often presents with symptoms of a mononucleosis-like syndrome, with fever, enlarged lymph nodes, fatigue, muscle aches, etc., but ... Read More
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Dr. Chirag Vasa
Infectious Disease 27 years experience
Depends: Hiv symptoms varies. From asymptomatic to various symptoms . General symptom may be in beginning of acquisition of disease like mono. Than recurrent p... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Mitchell
Bariatrics 23 years experience
HIV in the US: The prevalence rate of hiv: 447.8 per 100,000 population as reported in the MMWR in 2006 by the CDC. 1.2 million people in the United States are livi... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Booth Wainscoat
Infectious Disease 21 years experience
It depends: Symptoms often develop within 2 to 4 weeks after transmission of hiv. Unfortunately some patients never have any symptoms of the virus until years lat... Read More

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