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What are symptoms and signs of aids 1-6 months after getting hiv?

What are symptoms and signs of aids 1-6 months after getting hiv?

May be none: Symptoms may be totally non-existent for years after getting HIV infected, because most are a result of prolonged progressive damage to the immune system. Signs are predominantly laboratory data, showing decrease in cd4 counts, increased viral loads, etc. There may be physical findings of enlarged lymph nodes or spleen but these are quite variable. ...Read more

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Hiv (Definition)

HIV is also known as HIV/AIDS. 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


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What are the symptoms of coinfection of HIV and hepatits after six months without medication...Please I am anxious to know ?

What are the symptoms of coinfection of HIV and hepatits after six months without medication...Please I am anxious to know ?

Hepatitis & HIV: You know hepatitis is an infection of the liver. Oftentimes, you lose your appetite, feel weak and fatigued, may have nausea and vomiting and fever and your skin color will turn yellow (as well as the whites of the eye). You will need to have blood work done and possible hospitalization. ...Read more

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Can lymph nodes be swollen more than one month in case of HIV ARS ? Other symptoms gone after 6 weeks. If lymph nodes are still swollen so no HIV ?

Can lymph nodes be swollen more than one month in case of HIV ARS ? Other symptoms gone after 6 weeks. If lymph nodes are still swollen so no HIV ?

Not necessarily: The sings and symptoms of HIV vary a lot between people. The only way to know is to get tested. Do not put off getting tested, as treatments now are quite effective in controlling the disease. ...Read more

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I had some symptoms like lymph nods or a kind of herpes on my mouth , my HIV test was negativ after more than 6 month of the risk but I am afraid?

HIV negative: Without knowing exactly what tests were run it is difficult to say for certain, but the overwhelming chance is that you are HIV negative. The lesson is obvious. Only protected sex and only with individuals you "know" well. You can never be sure of honesty when it comes to sex, money, politics and life. Appreciate your concern but think you can relax. Be well. ...Read more

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Low grade fever, genralized lymph nodes from 6 months, all started 1 week after sex with a girl; HIV negative, cmv, EBV IGG positive, symptoms due to?

Low grade fever, genralized lymph nodes from 6 months, all started 1 week after sex with a girl; HIV negative, cmv, EBV IGG positive, symptoms due to?

May be Ebv: Unless you know the timing of the initial infection of your partner it could be Ebv, other test will be necessary to determine the cause. It can also be a wide variety of viruses unrelated to your sexual activity. ...Read more

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After how many months you will have symptoms of hiv?And what are the symptons?Hiv can be cured?

After how many months you will have symptoms of hiv?And what are the symptons?Hiv can be cured?

HIV infection: Most people do not feel their HIV infection. There are some who do get a viral illness like the worst flu of their lives when they get infected, but these symptoms do not last long. Hiv can be managed, but not cured. ...Read more

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Can HIV symptoms start showing after three months since exposure?

Can HIV symptoms start showing after three months since exposure?

No: Usually, HIV presents with a tonsillitis presentation about 4 weeks after initial exposure (fever, sore throat, body aches, lymph node enlargement) but then it subsides to emerge as aids years ago, although, cases of less latency (1-2 years) have been described. At 3 months, infected patients don't normally have any symptoms. ...Read more

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Tested for HIV after 1 month and came out negative. Still showing HIV symptoms--- should I get tested again?

You could, but...: People who tell me they have "symptoms of hiv" rarely have hiv. If your test was a month after your last exposure, you can certainly get retested. But a test at one month is highly sensitive. ...Read more

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Is HIV negative at 6 mon conclusive or need a test back after 1 year?.. I m suffering HIV all symptoms started a week after unknown status girl

HIV is asymptomatic: There is no such thing as HIV symptoms at six months. Any symptoms ( which is a rare event) are transient and not persistent in early HIV. You are not HIV Positive. Your test at six months is definitely conclusive. Your symptoms represent something other than HIV. ...Read more

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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (Definition)

Human immunodeficiency virus is also known as HIV/AIDS. 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


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