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What are symptoms of hiv at early stage?

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Dr. Kathleen Mullane
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Acute retroviral sx: The most common symptoms of acute retroviral infection is no signs/symptoms. The acute syndrome is no different in males or females ; may present as a mononucleosis like illness. Fever (38-40c), fatigue, ; myalgias; sore throat w/ or w/o swollen tonsils; generalized red body rash; non-tender swelling of lymph nodes in armpits ; front /back of the neck. It takes an alert physician to diagnose!

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A 19-year-old male asked:

Is HIV be cured permanently on early stage?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Not: permanently cured. But if HIV positive there are many healthy lifestyle choices that can be be made in addition to antiretroviral therapy (ART) to promote continued good health.
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A 25-year-old male asked:

What are early symptoms of HIV and when they occur?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
HIV : Hiv often infects humans without any symptoms. If one does get symptoms they are usually similar to the flu; muscle aches, low grade fever and sometimes a full body rash.
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A 27-year-old male asked:

Can HIV be treated in its later stages or with early aids?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
HIV: Yes. Hiv can now be treated so well that the current life expectancy of someone with HIV is normal length of natural life.
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A 31-year-old male asked:

What are the early symptoms of HIV ? How do you know you have HIV ?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Variable ; lab test: Some people have flu like illness within a few weeks of getting infected. Others may have no symptoms till years later. About a quarter of the infected people do not know that they are infected. The only way to know is through blood tests. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/hiv-aids/hiv-symptoms.
A 39-year-old member asked:

I have hiv/aids early symptoms, what to do?

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Dr. Kathleen Mullane
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
GET TESTED!!: If you believe that you have early HIV disease you should tell your doctor so you can be tested and if positive started on haart immediately. We know that treating acute retroviral syndrome with haart decreases the damage done to the immune system from hiv. Get tested!
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
I would also add in capitalized letters, 'Get on Treatment' as soon as possible.
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