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Does HIV symptoms occur a week after exposure? I'm NT sure of his status but probably he's clean. But am I having normal flu or a symptome? Been aweek

Does HIV symptoms occur a week after exposure? I'm NT sure of his status but probably he's clean. But am I having normal flu or a symptome? Been aweek

Unlikely: It takes weeks for symptoms to develop with HIV and thus you likely have a cold. This is a reminder that safe sex practice will likely reduce a lot of anxiety in the future. ...Read more

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If someone has felt flu like symptom in between 2-4 weeks after the exposure, then in the 5 th week, is it possible to appear AIDS like infection?

If someone has felt flu like symptom in between 2-4 weeks after the exposure, then in the 5 th week, is it possible to appear AIDS like infection?

Get tested: Hi Kevin 544. Many viral infections have an incubation (waiting for symptoms) period of 2-5 weeks, so the answer is yes. Testing for HIV is relatively available, although I'm not knowledgeable about S Korea. Consult your own practitioner. ...Read more

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Many doctors on here agree that "Acute HIV symptoms occur soon after exposure to HIV and include flu-like symptoms". The question is - how soon? Within 24 hours?

Very difficult: This is a very difficult question to answer - as the emergence of HIV related symptoms largely depends on your immune response and overall health. The range can really be from weeks up to 10 years. If you have concerns, there are newer (RNA based) rapid laboratory studies that can be done to test for infection starting at 10 days post-infection. Best to see your doctor and discuss. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a full blown hsv1 genital outbreak with flu like symptoms years after exposure, or was my partner unfaithful? (3 years)

Is it possible to have a full blown hsv1 genital outbreak with flu like symptoms years after exposure, or was my partner unfaithful? (3 years)

It Could Be: Possible that you had not been exposed to your partner's HSV1 until recently leading to your current major outbreak so it is likely that your partner has been faithful as long as they are not having a major outbreak too. The first outbreak is generally more severe so they may not show any signs. HSV1 is more common in the oral area and you could get it from oral sex or if they have it genitally. ...Read more

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How long after being exposed to the flu will symptoms start to appear?

How long after being exposed to the flu will symptoms start to appear?

See below: Incubation period for influenza a & b averages 2 days (range 1-4 days). Avian flu (h5n1) incubation depends upon whether exposed to infected bird (less than 7 days) or to infected human (generally 3-5 days). Immunization with influenza vaccine &/or h5n1 vaccine is best preventive if you work in or travel to areas of high exposure risk. ...Read more

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How long after being exposed to someone with the flu would you begin to show symptoms?

How long after being exposed to someone with the flu would you begin to show symptoms?

Two to four days: Usually influenza transmission is rapid and time from exposure to illness may be within a 2 to 4 day window. ...Read more

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How long does it take to start showing symptoms after being exposed to swine flu?

How long does it take to start showing symptoms after being exposed to swine flu?

Swine Flu: Swine flu symptoms normally develop 1 to 3 days after exposure. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/swine-flu/basics/symptoms/con-20034916 ...Read more

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How long do bird flu symptoms last?

How long do bird flu symptoms last?

Varies: Depends on the severity of the infection but milder disease can last between 3-7 days. ...Read more

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How long should I duffer flu symptoms while taking methotrexate 20 mg before seeing my doctor?

How long should I duffer flu symptoms while taking methotrexate 20 mg before seeing my doctor?

Don't wait.: Because Methotrexate lowers one's immunity, all infections should be taken seriously. That means, go see your doctor now. ...Read more

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On average, how long will a cold or 'flu infection take to show symptoms?

On average, how long will a cold or 'flu infection take to show symptoms?

Cold symptoms: Symptoms cold symptoms usually start about 2 or 3 days after you came in contact with the virus, although it could take up to a week. Symptoms mostly affect the nose. ...Read more

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What illnesses are going around now and how long do they last? I have had flu symptoms, but no fever for 4 days.

What illnesses are going around now and how long do they last? I have had flu symptoms, but no fever for 4 days.

Depends on location: Depending on where you live and what you are exposed to on a daily basis, you at greater or lesser risk for certain viral illnesses that tend to migrate across geographic areas. Sounds like you has a moderate viral illness. Probably will never know exactly what virus it was -- and that usually doesn't matter. Certain infections do have seasonality. ...Read more

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How long after symptoms of flu show is it contagious for. And how long is the period of seeing if you will get it?

How long after symptoms of flu show is it contagious for. And how long is the period of seeing if you will get it?

2-5 day incubation: Influenza has a rapid onset and becomes infectious rapidly after symptoms are aquired. Tests for influenza become mostly positive when symptoms are prevalent ...Read more

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I got diagnosed with the flu on thurs I had symptoms on tues now I'm taking tamiflu (oseltamivir) how long do you think it will take to go away?

I got diagnosed with the flu on thurs I had symptoms on tues now I'm taking tamiflu (oseltamivir) how long do you think it will take to go away?

3-5 days: The Tamiflu (oseltamivir) will shorten the course of the flu, but it must be taken soon after the onset of symptoms.
You were just the at the border line for that.
Cont with the Tamiflu (oseltamivir) for the course.
Keep pushing fluids as much as possible.

Tylenol or Advil for pain and temp.
See your DR if worsening or high temp ...Read more

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How long do flu symptoms last after finishing treatment with tamaflu?

How long do flu symptoms last after finishing treatment with tamaflu?

Influenza: This varies from person to person. Symptoms are due to the body's reactions to the virus. If the virus is interrupted by tamiflu (oseltamivir) (but unfortunately some flu strains are resistant) it will shorten the duration of symptoms, but to what degree is impossible to say. ...Read more

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Recently I experienced a really long flu (5weeks) with the regular symptoms, e.G. Cough, runny nose and weakness (usually 2-3 days). What can it be?

Recently I experienced a really long flu (5weeks) with the regular symptoms, e.G. Cough, runny nose and weakness (usually 2-3 days). What can it be?

Long flu: U may have developed a bacterial or viral pneumonia on top of the influenza. If you're still having symptoms, especially difficulty breathing, see fp for evaluation, possible chest radiograph (x-ray) & treatment based on findings. Be sure to get annual influenza vaccine & the pneumonia vaccine if u haven't already had it. ...Read more

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How long does it take for symptoms of avian flu to kill a bird?

How long does it take for symptoms of avian flu to kill a bird?

10 days or never: Avian flu (h5n1) will run its course in birds in about ten days - if the bird survives (and most do) they will not be shedding virus after approx 10 and are then no longer a risk. Unfortunately the flu virus is fairly stable and a person can get infected after simply touching a contaminated surface. Fortunately, we haven't had big outbreaks of avian flu in the west (yet!). ...Read more