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How long does early HIV sympthoms last?

How long does early HIV sympthoms last?

HIV infection: Most people who get HIV do not have any 'early symptoms'. Some people get the worst 'flu' of their lives. The bigger story here is that if anyone has a high risk exposure there is a way to prevent infection. But, one must act within 72 hours of the exposure for this miracle to work. I would be more interested to know you symptoms and why you think it may be hiv. ...Read more

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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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How long does HIV symptoms last?

How long does HIV symptoms last?

HIV: Symptoms of acute HIV disease, when they occur, are highly variable in duration and there is no way to predict in individual patients how long they are going to last. ...Read more

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How long do the early symptoms of HIV last?

Variable: Not all HIV infected individuals have early symptoms. These symptoms are like a flu and may last a few days to a few months. See this site for more info. http://aids.gov/hiv-aids-basics/just-diagnosed-with-hiv-aids/hiv-in-your-body/stages-of-hiv/. ...Read more

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How long does herpes symptoms last?

How long does herpes symptoms last?

Herpes: Herpes symptoms such as burning or pain can last a week or so. In cases of post herpetic neuralgia the pain can last months following an outbreak of shingles ...Read more

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How lon does early HIV symptoms pesist?

How lon does early HIV symptoms pesist?

Days to weeks: Symptoms of acute retroviral syndrome (primary HIV infection) typically a few days to a week. In unusual cases they can last for several weeks, but not longer than a month. ...Read more

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How long does HIV fever last?

How long does HIV fever last?

Unclear question: Acute phase may last a few weeks like a flu. With aids, fever is usually due to other infections that aids exposes the patient to. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/hiv-aids/ds00005. ...Read more

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How long does acute HIV rash last?

How long does acute HIV rash last?

HIV: Acute HIV rashes may last up to 6 weeks, but again this is highly variable from individual to individual. ...Read more

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How long does phnemuia last if untreated?

How long does phnemuia last if untreated?

See below: Untreated pneumonia especially bacterial will last until one shows up to be hospitalized for treatment. Please seek medical treatment to avoid the complications of this options. ...Read more

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How long do RSV symptoms last?

How long do RSV symptoms last?

A month: In babies RSV can be a long drawn out cold with wheezing and shortness of breath. Start to finish, it is typical for the baby for have a month long illness. In adults, its simply the worst cold you ever had! Adults should be getting better by the 10th to 14th day! Best of luck! ...Read more

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How long after HIV infection does it take to show syptoms?

Variable: A few days after infection a person may have flu like symptoms. Then months, usually years later, other symptoms appear. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/hiv-aids/ds00005. ...Read more

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How long does untreated chlymedia/gonnorea symtoms like discharge last?

How long  does untreated chlymedia/gonnorea symtoms like discharge last?

See answer : Left untreated the symptoms from chlamydia/gg infection may last for weeks or months with higher risks of complications. It may spread locally, causing epididymitis in males or pelvic inflammatory disease in females or throughout the body, affecting joints and heart valves. ...Read more

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How long does itching last with herpes?

How long does itching last with herpes?

Herpes simplex: Itching is a subliminal form of pain. Herpes irritates nerve endings and this may last longer than the lesions which often resolve in 7-10 days but occasionally last appreciably longer. This is highly variable with the individuals involved. ...Read more

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How long does HIV rash last?

HIV: The acute or primary HIV infection is asymptomatic in many. Symptoms like skin rash and flu-like symptoms can develop within 2 to 3 weeks from the time of contracting the human immunodeficiency virus or hiv. The skin rash and other acute HIV infection symptoms then disappear within a few weeks. ...Read more

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How long does the flu last when u have hiv?

How long does the flu last when u have hiv?

Viral Illness: There is no right answer to this. There are numerous flu viruses and without knowing the status of your health. I would say three to five days is common with viral illnesses. ...Read more

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How long could HIV symptoms occur?

Complicated answer: The question you asked is a difficult one. Only about 30% of people at initial infection will experience any kind of symptomatology such as night sweats lymph node swelling or diarrhea. In general terms it's believed to take anywhere from 5 to 10 years to effectively dismantle the immune system enough to start getting what we referred to as opportunistic and life-threatening infections. ...Read more

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How long does it trake for early HIV symptoms to start showing up?

Probably 2 weeks: Early HIV symptoms associated with acute HIV infection may occur about 2 weeks after exposure. Symptoms may include fever, enlarged lymph nodes, sore throat, rash, muscle aches, fatigue, mouth and esophageal sores, and may also include, but less commonly, headache, nausea and vomiting, enlarged liver/spleen, weight loss, oral thrush, and neurological symptoms. ...Read more

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How long does a HIV rash last?

HIV: The acute or primary HIV infection can be asymptomatic in many individuals. For others however, symptoms like, skin rash and flu-like symptoms can develop within 2 to 3 weeks from the time of contracting the human immunodeficiency virus or hiv. The skin rash and other acute HIV infection symptoms then disappear within a few weeks. ...Read more

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How long after catching HIV will simptoms occur?

HIV: Onset of symptoms, if they occur at all, will be somewhat variable, but generally occurs in the first 2-4 weeks after infection. ...Read more

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How long after exposure do norovirus symptoms appear?

How long after exposure do norovirus symptoms appear?

Variable: usually 24-48 hours, but sometimes shorter, sometimes longer. Communicable for up to 3 days AFTER symptoms resolve! ...Read more

Dr. Gary Sandler
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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


Dr. Ed Friedlander
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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