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Low grade fever for six month, weight loss, oral candida, feeling tierd, HIV negative! What could be this? Help me please. candida is ruining my life?

Low grade fever for six month, weight loss, oral candida, feeling tierd, HIV negative! What could be this? Help me please. candida is ruining my life?

Need evaluation : This combination of symptoms requires a work up and complete history and physical examination. Please see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Losing Weight is also known as Lose weight. Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Had a possible HIV exposure in april. Had fever 9 weeks after. Tested negative at 3 months, 4months, 5 1/2 months and 6 months, now losing weight. ?

Had a possible HIV exposure in april.  Had fever 9 weeks after.  Tested negative at 3 months, 4months, 5 1/2 months and 6 months,  now losing weight. ?

Talk to your doc: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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HIV negative via Elisa and rna 20 years after any possible exposure but having symptoms of late stage HIV. Weight loss and fatigue and low testostero?

HIV negative via Elisa and rna 20 years after any possible exposure but having symptoms of late stage HIV.  Weight loss and fatigue and low testostero?

Not HIV: The tests for HIV are among the most accurate diagnostic tests ever developed, for any medical condition. Therefore, test results always overrule symptoms, exposure history, or anything else. And of course weight loss, fatigue, etc are common to innumerable medical conditions besides HIV/AIDS (and HIV doesn't cause low testoserone). Your test results prove HIV is not the cause of these problems. ...Read more

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Weight loss and sweat at night. Are these the main and common symptoms of hiv?

Weight loss and sweat at night. Are these the main and common symptoms of hiv?

Not necessarily: While night sweats and weight loss are common symptoms of chronic HIV infection, these symptoms are very nonspecific. This means that other infections like a severe flu or tuberculosis or even cancer may cause these symptoms. Anyone who has HIV may have different symptoms/manifestations of their hiv. While most may have nights sweats and/or weight loss, some may have fevers or oral thrush. ...Read more

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Can my weight loss be caused by hiv?

Can my weight loss be caused by hiv?

Possibly: One symptom of HIV infection can be unexplained weight loss. It is important to note that there are many other possible reasons for weight loss. If you are concerned that you could have HIV and that HIV might be causing unwanted / unexplained weight loss, then please get tested for hiv. Testing will give you valuable information and results may allow you to make important decisions. Be safe. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about HIV drugs and weight-loss drugs?

Can you tell me about HIV drugs and weight-loss drugs?

Too large a topic: to cover in 400 characters or less. Please break down into separate questions regarding which ever specific medications you need info on. Thanks. ...Read more

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If someone had any cancer especially lymphoma would they experience fevers and weight loss?

If someone had any cancer especially lymphoma would they experience fevers and weight loss?

Yes: Night fevers or sweats and weight loss are part of the clinical picture of lymphomas and other cancers but not the only reason. ...Read more

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Hi. I'm experiencing cough with expectoration without fever. My uncle (living with me) has been coughing for a month and has experience weight loss.

Hi. I'm experiencing cough with expectoration without fever. My uncle (living with me) has been coughing for a month and has experience weight loss.

R/o Tuberculosis: and Pertussis. Agree with other doctors that it sounds like you have a contagious infectious disease process going on in your household. Take your uncle and self to a primary care doctor for an evaluation and labs. I hope the family feels better soon. ...Read more

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Is rapid weight loss one of HIV early signs?

Is rapid weight loss one of HIV early signs?

Weight loss & HIV: HIV can indeed cause weight loss but usually this is in the end stages when the virus has been causing infection for 7 or 8 years already. HIV infection in the beginning may not have any clear recognizable symptoms-- that's partly what makes it so dangerous. Good to get tested if unsure because the meds could save your life. Always good to practice safe sex too, because of other STDs. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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Hiv (Definition)

HIV is also known as HIV/AIDS. 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