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How Long Does It Take For Aids Symptoms To Show
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?
Small bumps around penis head and white spots on tongue: no painy. Wht's it? Is it dangerous? Is it aids symptoms? Had protected sex 1year before.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Doctor how long does it takes before the symptoms of HIV aids begin to manifest in an infected person?
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
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
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
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