Top
10
Doctor insights on: Fever Hiv Symptoms

Share
1

1
Can a HIV rash appear without fever or the other HIV symptoms? Thank you

Can a HIV rash appear without fever or the other HIV symptoms? Thank you

Yes: The short answer to your question is yes. You may develop a fever without any other symptom. There may be no symptoms at all. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
16 doctors shared insights

Hiv (Definition)

Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more


2

2
Can saliva transmit hiv? Is cold and fever symptoms of hiv?

Can saliva transmit hiv? Is cold and fever symptoms of hiv?

Usually not: Saliva needs to be contaminated with blood in order to transmit hiv. Hiv virus is not found in saliva. Cold and fever symptoms may be the initial signs of hiv, but are usually passed off as another viral infection. ...Read more

4

4
Hiv symptoms, without fever. Should i be concerned?

Hiv symptoms, without fever. Should i be concerned?

Great mimic: Hiv infection can produce pretty much every symptom, physical and mental. Everybody should be concerned about hiv, and if you're symptomatic you should be concerned about being serious sick, period. It's time to get with your physician; in the usa, folks are routinely offered a cheap, accurate HIV screen simply on walking into the doctor's office. Go for it. ...Read more

5

5
After contracting hiv, do you always have fever like symptoms? What are some other symptoms? And how ofter are there no symptoms at all?

After contracting hiv, do you always have fever like symptoms? What are some other symptoms? And how ofter are there no symptoms at all?

Almost always: Over 90% of patients who contract HIV have symptoms. Fever is probably the most common. Patients also frequently have enlarged lymph nodes (swollen glands), sore throat, rash, tiny sores in their mouth or throat, or genital area, headache, muscle and joint pains, diarrhea, loss of appetite, and weight loss. If you are worried, get tested! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
No fever or flu symptoms just chills HIV delated?

No fever or flu symptoms just chills HIV delated?

Can be anything: Chills suggest the presence of a systemic infection but one cannot tell the cause without an exam and likely some blood tests. Consult your doctor. ...Read more

7

7
Can i experience HIV symptoms a month after contact? Is fever & night sweating always part of the symptoms?

Can i experience HIV symptoms a month after contact? Is fever & night sweating always part of the symptoms?

Maybe: Hiv disease is like a chameleon. It can present with a wide variety of symptoms on acute presentation, or none at all. Fever and night sweats should be a reason to seek medical attention, but this may not be HIV disease. If you feel you may have been exposed, please go and get tested. ...Read more

8

8
Are hiv symptoms possible just four days after possible exposure . And just last for just 1 day? Symptoms were vomiting , fever , diarrhoea. Thankyou

Are hiv symptoms possible just four days after possible exposure . And just last for just 1 day? Symptoms were vomiting , fever , diarrhoea. Thankyou

Not possible: Acute HIV symptoms cannot start sooner than 7-10 days after exposure and never would clear up in under 1-2 weeks. Sounds like you had a garden variety viral gastroenteritis like norovirus. If your partner 4 days earlier had it or was a carrier, you could have caught it from him or her. But for sure this isn't HIV or any other standard STD. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
2 doctors agreed:
10

10
I have painful lymph nodes and fever over 1 year, this started after sex with known girl, hiv negative; now my wife also same symptoms, help me??

Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
2 doctors agreed:
I have painful lymph nodes and fever over 1 year, this started after sex with known girl, hiv negative; now my wife also same symptoms, help me??

See infectious disea: You need to consult an infectious disease specialist ASAP since it appears that you may be transmitting a potentially serious disease to your wife . Whether you contracted it from your "known girl" or not is another issue. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
1,417 doctors shared insights

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (Definition)

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids), [1][2] a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more


Dr. Mark Diamond
2,227 doctors shared insights

Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more