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What are often the signs of hiv

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What are often the signs of hiv
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: HIV and AIDS
Expert:  DocNid replied 5 months ago.

Hi,

Thanks for posting your query.

I am Dr.N and I am pleased to assist you

Expert:  DocNid replied 5 months ago.

The signs and symptoms depends on the stage of the disease

Expert:  DocNid replied 5 months ago.

During the first stage, it may remain without causing any symptoms and the infected person may not be aware of it.

During this stage, there may be fever, body ache, head ache, swollen lymph nodes etc

Expert:  DocNid replied 5 months ago.

The above symptoms occur as the immune system tries to eradicate the virus

Expert:  DocNid replied 5 months ago.

The second stage is the latent stage without any symptoms.

Expert:  DocNid replied 5 months ago.

The third stage is called AIDS

There will be symptoms like weight loss, diarrhea, yeast infection, lung infection.

During this stage, the immune system is weak and various opportunistic infections occur

Expert:  DocNid replied 5 months ago.

I hope that answers your query.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Does this look like a sign of hiv I don't know if those are swollen glands and lymph nodes or what?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Expert:  DocNid replied 5 months ago.

This is not a sign of HIV.

This is a furuncle.

This is infection of the hair follicle.

Hot compress, discharging the pointing pus and a course of antibiotics will help.

Expert:  DocNid replied 5 months ago.

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