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What are the signs of having herpes?

What are the signs of having herpes?

...: Most people with genital herpes have no symptoms or mild non-specific symptoms that are not enough to cause them alarm. The “classic” symptoms are blisters or ulcers on the genitals, rectum or mouth. These can take 2-4 weeks to heal. The first episode can be accompanied by fever, headache and body aches. Repeated outbreaks are common. There is treatment but no cure. Latex condoms decrease risk. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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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


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I had unprotected sex and caught genital herpes, i'm wondering what are the signs or symptoms of HIV ?

I had unprotected sex and caught genital herpes, i'm wondering what are the signs or symptoms of HIV ?

Stop: Having unprotected sex. Also, you need to not have sex or other risky activity for at least 6 weeks. This is the time frame for converting to an HIV positive state. Wait the six weeks, get the test, and if it is negative, consider yourself lucky, and stop having unprotected sex. ...Read more

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What are early signs of hiv? when a person starts showing signs of hiv?

ARS symptoms: Early HIV infection is called acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). Symptoms occur in about 2/3 of newly infected people, usually start 1-2 weeks after infection: sore throat, fever, lymph node swellings in several places, skin rash (non-itchy pink spots), mouth sores. Usually only some, but fever almost always. ARS is a poor indicator of new HIV; identical symptoms with many minor health conditions. ...Read more

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What r some signs and symptoms of having herpes?

What r some signs and symptoms of having herpes?

Which type?: At the time of initial Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 infection a person may have fever, weakness, sore throat, painful lesions (most often on lips, around mouth, gums, tongue, cheeks), swollen & /or painful lymph nodes in neck. There may be a gray coating on the tongue. ...Read more

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What are signs of having an std?

What are signs of having an std?

Many: Stds may present with many different symptoms and are acquired by sexual contact. Some symptoms include burning with urination, genital pain, discharge, or skin lesions. However, many times infections can be asymptomatic. If you are concerned, you should be evaluated and tested. ...Read more

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What are typical signs of having diabetes?

What are typical signs of having diabetes?

Thirst, hunger...: Frequent urination, undue fatigue if concerned at all, see md to catch / treat early and can check sugars at home with home glucose monitors, before person get these symptoms, to try to catch it early in people with family history of diabetes. ...Read more

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What are signs of syphills?

What are signs of syphills?

Too many to list: Early (primary) syphilis can cause genital, anal, or oral ulcers/chancres. Secondary syphilis can have many manifestations, including rash, fever, hepatitis, visual changes, hearing loss, ringing in the ears, headache, just to name a few. Tertiary syphilis affecting the brain or heart is rarely seen in the developed world these days. ...Read more

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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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What are 1st sign of HIV infection ?

What are 1st sign of HIV infection ?

Get tested for HIV: The first signs of HIV infection include fever, sore throat, swollen lymph glands, aching and joint pain. They are similar to the presentation of infectious mononucleosis. If you are asking about HIV, then you need to be tested for HIV. This can be done at your physician's office or at any public health clinic. ...Read more

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What are the signs of having pneumonia?

What are the signs of having pneumonia?

Pneumonia.: Symptoms include cough, chest discomfort, shortness of breath, chills and sweats. Can develop quickly or can take some time, depending on the bacterium/virus involved. Signs include a measured fever and typical findings on a chest X-ray. ...Read more

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What are the signs of having thrush?

What are the signs of having thrush?

Varies: Initially, you may not even notice symptoms of oral thrush. Once it progresses the sigs can include: creamy white lesions on your tongue, inner cheeks and sometimes on the roof of your mouth, gums and tonsils, lesions with a cottage cheese-like appearance, pain, slight bleeding if the lesions are rubbed or scraped, cracking and redness at the corners of your mouth (especially in denture wearers). ...Read more

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What are the first signs of having bird flu?

What are the first signs of having bird flu?

Respiratory symptoms: But, according to the world health organization, there have been fewer than 600 confirmed cases world-wide since 2003. The vast majority have occurred in people who have handled dead, infected birds (poultry). It is not thought at this time that it is transmitted between people. Respiratory symptoms are unlikely to be bird flu unless you have had a significant exposure. ...Read more

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What are signs of chlamydia?

What are signs of chlamydia?

Chlamydia is often a: “silent” disease – this means the person isn't experiencing symptoms. Chlamydia symptoms in women may include: spotting, painful sexual intercourse, pain w urination, vaginal discharge (milky or yellow mucus), lower abdominal pain, nausea & fever. Chlamydia in men may cause burning or pain w urinating, irritation at penis opening, discharge, groin pain w swelling & testicular swelling /pain. ...Read more

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What are early signs of hepatitis c?

What are early signs of hepatitis c?

Depends: After someone is exposed to hcv, most people have no symptoms. It is called a "silent epidemic" because people can live 20 - 40 years with no symptoms, or maybe just feeling tired, while the hcv is causing liver damage. Since many people were infected in the 1960-1980's, they have already experienced damage. This is why everyone born between 1945-1965 should be tested. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs and symptoms of genital herpes?

What are the warning signs and symptoms of genital herpes?

Usually pain: Usually before the classic skin lesions appear most patients describe tingling at the site. Then the typical herpetic blisters appear. Patients can alsomhave some pretty bad systemic symptoms. These can be like a viral syndrome with fever amd malaise. The lesions can be rather painful. Subsequent flare-ups can be less severe but not always. ...Read more

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Signs of herpes?

Signs of herpes?

Painful ulcers: Genital herpes is a viral infection that most commonly presents w/ painful sores or ulcers in the genital area (boxer short distribution). Outbreak can start as pain & itching. There may be small red bumps or tiny white blisters. Some pts have pain w/ urinating, recurrent vaginal irritation, painful lymph nodes in groin, pain down leg. Inital outbreak may feel like flu. Sometimes no symptoms. ...Read more

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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