A 32-year-old female asked:
What r symptoms of hiv?
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Infectious Disease 57 years experience
HIV: Acute HIV disease may present as a mononucleosis-like syndrome, may have neurological findings, but is often asymptomatic. Late in the course of HIV disease the symptoms are related to the infections and other conditions associated with immune deficiency. If you are concerned that you may have been exposed the best thing to do is to go and be tested.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Symptoms of hiv?
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Dr. Marianne DiNapolianswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 9 years experience
Don't wait!: Don't wait for the symptoms of HIV to show up - get tested if you could be at risk (risk factors: unprotected sex, needle sharing). A few weeks after contracting the virus, HIV causes a flu-like syndrome (fevers, malaise). Then the virus can lie dormant for years before causing life-threatening infections of the lung, brain, and other organs due to the body's damaged and decreased immunity.
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Last updated Jul 18, 2014
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