U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 37-year-old member asked:

What different hiv symptoms are common?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Daniel Lee
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Difficult to say: It is difficult to say exactly what are the common symptoms in someone with hiv. Some people may have absolutely no symptoms at the time of diagnosis. Typical common symptoms may be very nonspecific, such as fever, weight loss, cough, or rash. As you can tell, these may also represent a typical cold or flu. Thus, the general recommendation is if you are concerned about hiv/aids, get tested.

Similar questions

A 47-year-old member asked:

Can you point out main and common symptoms of hiv?

1 doctor answer6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
There are none: A variety of diseases which do not generally appear in the normal immune competent person show up in persons with profound immuno-suppression and make physicians suspect and then test for hiv. Shortly after being infected there may be an acute HIV syndrome like infectious mono, but again this is not specific and only leads doctors to suspect hiv. Get tested if in any way u may have exposure.
Brooklyn, NY
A 27-year-old female asked:

What is hiv most common symptoms that consistently appears?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Seroconversion: Symptoms vary. Only 30% of seroconverions are accompanied by any symptoms at all. They include, fevers, diarrhea, night sweats, lymph node swelling.
Last updated Dec 9, 2013

People also asked

Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.