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What is farting a sign of hiv

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 15 years experience
No: Hiv antibody test should be reliable 6 months after exposure. Before that time, looking for the virus itself by pcr is more reliable since antibody mi... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
No: Hope the test came back showing you are not infected. Best wishes.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Probably not HIV: Intestinal gas (belching, farting, intestinal rumbling) has many causes -- infections, diet, and others -- but HIV isn't among them. Also, at age 18 t... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Curtis Converse
A Verified Doctoranswered
General Practice 7 years experience
Get checked: Any unprotected sex puts you at risk for HIV and all of the other sexually transmitted diseases. It is worth getting checked out with a physical exam ... Read More
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Dr. Ayman Omar
Specializes in Neurology
Nonspecific: Some people get flu-like symptoms, mild fever, swollen lymph nodes, muscle aches and pains then it subsides and can become without symptoms for years ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
New or old?: Acute HIV syndromes can have several presentations, including looking like meningitis, but the most common is like infectious mononucleosis, with feve... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
HIV: Petichiae occur due to either capillary fragility or to some defect in coagulation, usually platelet deficiency. The latter may occur due to a wide n... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
"No": People with HIV infection have fevers of 100.5. People without HIV infection have fevers of 100.5. Every person on planet Earth has had or will have a... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
No: HIV is highly unlikely to cause these issues especially if you have not engaged in risky behavior.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
No: In general terms wheezing is not a sign or symptom of hiv. Respiratory symptoms that developed because of HIV is the pneumocystis pneumonia that deve... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
No: Not isolated...No. Swollen lymph glands ( lymphadenopathy) is a nonspecific finding associated with acute HIV acquisition...But requires more than 3 ... Read More
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