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how long does the flu like system for hiv last?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
HIV: Fever, lymphadenopathy, pharyngitis, rash, myalgia, malaise, mouth and esophageal sores, headache, nausea and vomiting, enlarged liver/spleen, weight loss, thrush, and neurological symptoms occur. Patients may have all, some, or none of these symptoms. The duration of symptoms varies, averaging 28 days and usually lasting at least a week.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016

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