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please can you give me any sign of a man or women who seffering from AIDS

By Anonymous April 2, 2010 - 1:28am
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Several species of Cytomegalovirus have been identified and classified for different mammals. The most studied is Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV), which is also known as Human herpesvirus 5 (HHV-5).

May 24, 2014 - 9:19am

Yes I was raped and told he gave me a new HIV strain that has no medications or can ever be detecteble very stressed out

October 21, 2013 - 8:49am
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Anon - You can find comprehensive information about HIV/AIDS at the EmpowHER Reference Page on this condition: http://www.empowher.com/media/reference/acquired-immunodeficiency-syndrome-and-human-immunodeficiency-virus#definition

HIV may not cause symptoms for a number of years.

Early symptoms that you may experience a month or two after becoming infected may last a couple of weeks. These include:

* Rapid weight loss
* Dry cough
* Sore throat
* Recurring fever
* Night sweats
* Extreme, unexplained fatigue
* Swollen lymph nodes in armpits, neck, or groin
* White spots on the tongue or in the mouth or throat
* Headache
* Discomfort from light
* Rash
* Depression
* Irritable mood
* Memory loss or other neurological disorder

After these initial symptoms are gone, there may be no symptoms for months to years. Then, the following symptoms may occur over the course of 1 to 3 years:

* Swollen lymph glands all over the body
* Fungal infections of the mouth, fingernails, toes
* Repeated vaginal infections (yeast and Trichomonas)
* Development of lots of warts
* Exacerbations of prior conditions, such as eczema, psoriasis, herpes infection
* Shingles
* Night sweats
* Weight loss
* Chronic diarrhea

Once HIV has progressed to AIDS, the immune system has become quite weakened. Opportunistic infections are will occur. These are infections that people with a normal immune system don't usually get. The infections occur in patients with AIDS because of the weakened immune system. Examples of opportunistic infections and other complications of AIDS include:

* Thrush (an overgrowth of yeast)
* Pneumonia (particularly Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia)
* Invasive fungal infections (resulting in brain and/or lung infections)
* Toxoplasmosis infection
* Tuberculosis
* Viral brain infection
* Kaposi's sarcoma
* Lymphoma
* Cervical cancer
* Eye disease due to cytomegalovirus infection
* Intestinal infections, especially due to shigella, salmonella, and campylobacter
* Severe weight loss (wasting syndrome)
* Severe skin rashes
* Reactions to medications
* Psychiatric problems, including depression and dementia

April 2, 2010 - 6:01pm
HERWriter Guide (reply to Pat Elliott)


Pat has given you some great information and I am wondering if you believe that someone you know may have HIV/AIDS?

Are you in a relationship with someone you fear may be infected?

April 3, 2010 - 11:16am
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