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What are the symptoms of aids?

What are the symptoms of aids?

Many: Aids is a virus that attacks the immune protection system of the body. Aids victims can get more infections, especially uncommon ones including an unusual one called kaposis sarcoma. They are weakened, frequently lose weight, and when untreated almost any part of the body is at risk. Current therapy can now attenuate this problem and in the 1st world it is now a chronic, not deadly illness. ...Read more

Dr. Martin Raff
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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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What's the symptoms of AIDS?

AIDS: Depends on how long someone has been infected but could be like flu symptoms. It is recommended to have an HIV blood test done if you are sexually active. ...Read more

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What are the first symptoms of aids?

What are the first symptoms of aids?

AIDS: This is variable and will depend upon the particular infection or malignancy that appears. These are generally illnesses we call "opportunistic" because the deficiency in resistance created by HIV or other causes allows organisms that will not generally infect normal individuals to take hold and produce disease, when they get the opportunity. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of aids?

What are the signs and symptoms of aids?

Too many to list: There are some classic symptoms and signs, such as weight loss, fever, chronic diarrhea, and thrush. But people with aids can get one or more of a long list of opportunistic infections, each of which has its own symptoms. What matters is that no one should develop aids, which can be prevented with early diagnosis and treatment, not to mention HIV prevention. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of htlv?

What are the symptoms of htlv?

HTLV-1: Most people have no symptoms and do not get leukemia or myelopathy, but these conditions may develop. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hiv\aids?

HIV/AIDS: These can be nearly anything since they are a result of the immune deficiency creating secondary infections and malignancies. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cdi?

What are the symptoms of cdi?

Diarrhea/cramps: Diarrhea ( 3 or more loose stools per day), abdominal cramps and pain, fever and an elevated WBC count are the most common findings in c. Difficile induced colitis. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of tympanostomy?

What are the symptoms of tympanostomy?

Sometimes none!: Tympanostomy (making a surgical hole in the eardrum) may allow for drainage of any fluid in the middle ear space, so there may be ear drainage afterwards. There can be discomfort after any procedure; the ENT can tell you what to expect and what to do for it. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of the shingles virus?

What are the signs and symptoms of the shingles virus?

Open lesions: Shingles virus is a lesion in the dorsal horn of the spinal column which nestled there after chicken pox. It can become activated when one is exhausted, stressed, immunocompromised, or on steroids. The symptoms are not only debilitating pain but also a rash of lesions in a dermatome distribution, that is, along a path from a nerve in the spinal column wrapped around to the front of the body. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of tympanosclerosis?

What are the symptoms of tympanosclerosis?

Hearing loss: Tympanosclerosis occurs due to calcification of the middle ear, usually the result of chronic otitis. The primary symptom of tympanosclerosis is hearing loss. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of leishmaniasis?

What are the symptoms of leishmaniasis?

Skin & Viscera: Some people with leishmaniasis have silent infections. Cutaneous leishmaniasis may start with skin sores like bumps which eventually can develop into ulcers. People with visceral leishmaniasis may have fever, enlarged abdomen (due to swelling of spleen & liver) & weight loss. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of leishmaniasis?

What are the symptoms of  leishmaniasis?

Variable forms: Some people with leishmaniasis have silent infections. Cutaneous leishmaniasis may start with skin sores like bumps which eventually can develop into ulcers. Lymph nodes may become very inflammed. People with visceral leishmaniasis may have fever, enlarged abdomen (due to swelling of spleen & liver) & weight loss. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of HIV infection?

What are the symptoms of HIV infection?

HIV infection: Unexplained fever, generalized lymphadenopathy, recurrent diarrhea, parotitis, hepatitis, CNS disease, recurrent invasive bacterial infection, and other opportunistic infections. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of viral infection of the brain?

What are the symptoms of viral infection of the brain?

Many.: There can be a virus infection of the brain (encephalitis) or the coverings of the brain (meningitis). Symptoms can range from headache and stiff neck to confusion, sleepiness, seizures, and even coma. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of neurosyphilis?

What are the symptoms of neurosyphilis?

Neurosyphilis: Neurosyphilis is an infection of brain/spinal cord caused by untreated syphilis (caused by the bacteria treponema palladum). It is a late complication. It may be asymptomatic or manifest with different neurological problems (e.g. Abnormal walking, poor reflexes, dementia, etc...) a neurological exam (including imaging) and blood tests for syphilis are done. Treatment is usually with penicillin. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of syphilis?

What are the symptoms of syphilis?

Primary: Syphilis has three phases. Primary, secondary and tertiary and each is quite different in its presentation. Primary syphilis usually shows what is termed a hard chancre. This is a skin ulcer with raised edges and a firm non-tender center. It can appear anywhere the organism entered your body, usually on the genetalia or the mucous membranes of the mouth (tongue is not uncommon). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of syphilis?

What are the symptoms of syphilis?

Depends: Depends on the stage of the syphilis. So therefore if you are concerned see your doctor right away ...Read more