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What are the symptoms for HIV???

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What are the symptoms for HIV???
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Josh replied 8 years ago.


A person suffering from hiv , may not have any symptoms initially.

Sometimes the initial symptoms are- fever, headache, muscle and joint pain, sore throat, rash and diarrhea.

One of the most common symptoms of hiv is a flu-like illness accompanied by swollen glands.

Yes, blood spots on arm , can be associated with hiv.

To make a diagnose, test for hiv antibodies should be done.

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