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I have anxiety and every symptom I think of happen to me. I think of HIV and aids symptoms and then I feel them. And it makes my anxiety really bad?

I have anxiety and every symptom I think of happen to me. I think of HIV and aids symptoms and then I feel them. And it makes my anxiety really bad?

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Aids (Definition)

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, or AIDS, is the final stage of HIV, which causes intense damage to the immune system. It is associated with a low CD4 lymphocytes count and clinical signs of immune dysfunction. Specifically, AIDS begins when the CD4 cell ...Read more


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I have a lump behind my ear and has since moved towards the back of my neck. Early suggestions were lymphatic issues and AIDS symptoms but am clear?

I have a lump behind my ear and has since moved towards the back of my neck. Early suggestions were lymphatic issues and AIDS symptoms but am clear?

Need evaluation: Not enough information to give specific advice, but it seems like you are describing enlarged lymph nodes in head and neck area? If so, general steps: If localized, with no other enlarged nodes>careful ENT evaluation>if normal>biopsy of suspicious nodes. If generalized lymphadenopathy> Any symptoms? >Blood tests + Chest X-Ray> if no answer> biopsy of suspicious nodes. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for symptoms of stds/aids to show up?

About a month...: Early HIV symptoms occur about one month after infection. These can include: fever, headache, fatigue, swollen lymph glands, and rash. These early HIV symptoms often disappear after another month and can be mistaken for those of other viral infections. Early infected persons can be very infectious. More persistent symptoms of HIV infection may not appear for several years after the infection. ...Read more

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How long does it take hiv-aids to appear as symptoms in a person's body?

How long does it take hiv-aids to appear as symptoms in a person's body?

AIDS HOW LONG/HIV IN: It varies from person to person. It can take months to years to apppear.50% of people infected with HIV will develop aids within next 10 years, but it is very variable
these days once there is positive HIV test, there are suppressive antibiotics can be prescribed to prevent onset of full blown aids
fda has just approved a drug (truvada) to prevent aids in sex partners of HIV patients. ...Read more

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How long does aids take to show on a test after entering the blood stream?

How long does aids take to show on a test after entering the blood stream?

Up to 6 weeks: It can take up to 6 weeks for the HIV antibody test to register a positive result after exposure to the virus. For this reason, if there is strong suspicion that one might have hiv, it is always advisable to repeat the test at least 6-8 weeks after an exposure to the virus with no intervening risk activity. ...Read more

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How long can it possibly take, after you catch hiv/aids, until your body gets sick/you get symptoms? Can it take up to years? What's the maximum time?

How long can it possibly take, after you catch hiv/aids, until your body gets sick/you get symptoms? Can it take up to years? What's the maximum time?

HIV: The time from initiation of infection until deterioration of the immune system to the extent that you develop opportunistic infections can be quite variable, and depends upon many factors. There are some cohorts of patients who go 20+ years without illness and others as short as 5-6 years. If you may have been exposed the best thing is to be tested ASAP because early treatment=improved outcome. ...Read more

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Aids how long it takes after sexual intercoarse to appear the symptoms of the aids I had a complete infulanza symptoms after I had sex, thanks?

Aids how long it takes after sexual intercoarse to appear the symptoms of the aids I had a complete infulanza symptoms after I had sex, thanks?

HIV is Hard To Get: This varies. Most people feel no sickness. If you did not go to the doctor after exposure within 72 hours to prevent infection, my first question would be why not? Second, if you got flu like symptoms (have to be about day 14 to 21 after exposure) then you need to have a special HIV test known as the HIV RNA pcr test. This will be 100% accurate after 21 days post exposure. Good luck. ...Read more

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If hiv/aids blood goes to another human body then how many days will it take to for symptoms to show?

If hiv/aids blood goes to another human body then how many days will it take to for symptoms to show?

Not for a while: There is a 3 months window before the body converts after exposure. And symptoms may not show for some time afterwards, sometimes years. ...Read more

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Doctor how long does it takes before the symptoms of HIV aids begin to manifest in an infected person?

See below: This could vary. Acute HIV may manifest as a viral syndrome something like infectious mononucleosis.Chronic HIV may go years without manifesting symptoms. It can depend on your viral load and CD4 count. ...Read more

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How long does it take HIV to turn into aids?

About 10 years: In the days before we had effective treatment, the average time from infection to aids was 10 years. Many people progressed faster, and many slower. Now that we have good treatment, no one is supposed to develop aids, because treatment should be started long before you reach that stage. ...Read more

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How long does it take HIV to turn into aids?

How long does it take HIV to turn into aids?

Varies: Everyone is different. Sometimes it happens withing a year or two and in other cases it takes many years. However, if you get on proper medications once you have an HIV diagnosis, there is a good chance of never developing full blown AIDS. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the results to come back for a aids test?

How long does it take for the results to come back for a aids test?

Varies: It depends on the type of HIV test being done, the lab performing the test, and whether a confirmatory test needs to be done. Generally, it takes about 2 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take you to catch HIV / aids?

Just once: Just one exposure to infected blood or body fluid can lead to infection. The higher risk exposure (iv drug use, unprotected sexual contact) will of course carry higher infection rates. ...Read more

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How long does it take hiv-aids to affect a person's body?

How long does it take hiv-aids to affect a person's body?

About 2ks-3mos.: The antibodies to HIV start to appear 2 weeks after infection, and rarely take longer than 3 months to show up. Antigens, like plasma p24 antigen levels start to rise before the antibodires. ...Read more

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How long does it take for HIV to turn into full aids? And how long does it take to identify HIV and can blood test detect them both?

Blood test: Hiv disease and aids are considering same disease cause by HIV virus. It can be diagnose with blood test. Aids is advanced disease where certain infection, malignancy and lab criteria make the diagnosis of aids. Treatment is essential for both stage. ...Read more

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My cousin has aids and was wondering how long would signs of aids to show up?

HIV?: Did you mean HIV infection and when would one expect aids to develop? The answer is that it is highly variable and a very very few fortunate ones (infected with hiv) never develop aids at all. ...Read more

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If aids researchers were provided with infinite funds how long would it take for a cure?

Tough to say!: I would say that while funding is helpful to finding a cure, what we are missing is key piece (s) of understanding of how the virus works and how it hides from our immune system. We need to understand how our own immune system works as well. There is a lot of vaccine research to understand how to stimulate our own immune system to recognize and kill HIV in every infected cell in the body. ...Read more

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How long can you go without knowing that you have aids before the symptoms catch up with you?

6-10 years: On average, and there is much variability, most people will have six to ten years from the time of their initial infection where they are asymptomatic from hiv. ...Read more

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How long will you live if you have aids for 20 years. And don't take your meds for it hardly at all? Female 44yrs old.

How long will you live if you have aids for 20 years. And don't take your meds for it hardly at all? Female 44yrs old.

Impossible: This is not in any way a question that can be answered with any accuracy. I know you have recently discovered this incredible application. But, here is the physician's response to your situation. Your addicted brain is not perceiving reality very well. Your body is very sick. There are all the tools you need to regain health, including from being HIV positive it you would just do as suggested. ...Read more