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how long does hiv fever last

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: Acute phase may last a few weeks like a flu. With aids, fever is usually due to other infections that aids exposes the patient to. See this site for m ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Variable: Many people have no symptoms in the acute phase, those who get some, have a flu like illness that may last a few days to a few months. See this site f ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Acute HIV infection: Fever alone almost never is due to ARS; it only occurs along with other symptoms like sore throat, enlarged lymph nodes, and sometimes skin rash. ARS ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
STD: Other sexually transmitted disease such as Gonorrhea can cause fever and sore throat. See your primary care doctor.
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Dr. Rosemary Olivero
14 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
Get HIV test: Early HIV infection can be very similar to the flu, with fever, body aches, sore throat and swollen glands. The medications used for PEP can cause s ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Joint pains: Yes, if you are a high risk for HIV Rheumatoid arthritis or other connective tissue disorder are other possibilities.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Not possible: Acute HIV symptoms cannot start sooner than 7-10 days after exposure and never would clear up in under 1-2 weeks. Sounds like you had a garden variety ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
HIV exposure: immediately present to a local facility for prompt diagnosis and possible intervention, notify all partners and be abstinent until further data availa ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
HIV test: The symptoms of new HIV infection -- acute retroviral syndrome, or ARS -- start 1-2 weeks after infection and usually clear up within a couple of week ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Grant Lynde
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If : If you practiced safe sex and if you are certain the condom didn't break, it's unlikely you contracted hiv. Lack of ejaculation does not mean you are ... Read More
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