What are the signs of hiv?

HIV is hard to get. First. Every single human must know that HIV exposure should be treated immediately. There is now a way to prevent infection if exposure is treated within 72 hours. Second, HIV does not have signs or symptoms until very late in an untreated patient. And, most patients are now treated in this country and never develop 'signs'. What are your specific concerns?

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What are the signs of hiv?

May not be any... Early, acute, significant viremia (big load of hiv) may cause a "viral syndrome" similar to that of flu, but often a bit longer duration. Many people actually don't feel anything and thus don't know they got infected. Often they remain healthy/symptom free for yrs and this is one of the dangers of HIV transmission: people don't know. Thus, take precaution. Protect yourself/partner. Consult doc. Read more...

What are the signs of hiv? I need to know the signs of hiv.

Many . Many people who are infected by HIV experience "primary HIV infection" and develop flu-like symptoms about a month or two after the virus enters the body. This illness can last up to 3 weeks and is manifested by any of the following symptoms: fever, sore muscles, headaches, sore throat, body rash, swollen lymph gland, pain in joins, diarrhea and night sweats. Once this phase has passed, the virus lies latent and an infected person can be without symptoms for months, although some people report ongoing swelling of lymph nodes, primarily in the neck. If HIV begins to progress to full blown aids, the above symptoms will manifest again. If you believe you have been infected with hiv, it is crucial you see your doctor and get tested via blood test. Read more...
Many. There can be various types of symptoms. If you are concerned over it, get a blood test . Read more...

I am a male and I was wondering what are the signs of HIV positive? Can I have kids if I do have it? Also what will happen if I don't get treated?

HIV. In general, there are no symptoms of HIV infection until an infected person has progressed to aids (the more advanced form that usually comes after years of infections). For this reason, the disease spreads most often amongst people who don't know their status. There are no fertility effects. With treatment, the disease progression can be slowed allowing for a good quality of life and lifespan. Read more...
Signs vary. Hiv may show no signs at all until your immune system is devastated. On the other hand, thrush, severe weight loss and fat redistribution may accompany progressing disease. I'm guessing you mean could you have HIV neg children. Yes..Sperm washing and perinatal art (iv and by mouth meds) and c sections make it very possible. If you don't get treated....Its almost universally fatal. Read more...

What are the signs of HIV positive dealing with the outside of the skin?

Various. There are no specific skin findings unique to hiv. Some people develop red, flaky or waxy skin changes along their hairline or face called seborrhea. Others get multiple itch bumps called eoosinophilic dermatitis. Frequent skin infections with staph or strep, herpes blisters & recurrent shingles also occur. Purplish skin nodules may be kaposi's sarcoma.Many people with HIV have normal skin as well. Read more...
Agree . Also molluscum contagiosum lesions in the face or head are common. There are many. You may check the list http://hivinsite.Ucsf.Edu/insite?Page=kb-04-01-01. Read more...

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...

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...

Hello doctor, I like to know what are early signs of hiv. Previously I screened in march last year and it was negative. Dose it mean am free it.

HIV. Hiv usually has no early signs or symptoms. If a person does get sick it is usually about fourteen to twenty-zone days after exposure and is a flu-like illness. Test validity depends on when the test was done in relation to when the exposure was. Read more...

What are the first signs of hiv?

It depends. Symptoms often develop within 2 to 4 weeks after transmission of hiv. Unfortunately some patients never have any symptoms of the virus until years later. When the symptoms are present early they are non-specific & resemble a general viral syndrome, mononucleosis or the "flu". Common symptoms of fever, sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, headache, rash, weakness & nerve problems resolve on their own. Read more...
... When someone is first infected with HIV they can have a flu-like illness. People can live many years without having any symptoms until their immune system gets weak from HIV and they develop an opportunistic infection (like thrush or pcp) or cancer. If concerned about HIV exposure, see a doctor about getting tested. There are effective treatment options for hiv. Read more...

What are the sign of getting HIV?

Nonspecific. Some people get flu-like symptoms, mild fever, swollen lymph nodes, muscle aches and pains then it subsides and can become without symptoms for years prior to developing full blown AIDS. Read more...