NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
HIV and AIDS
Are There Individuals Who Do Not Have Flu-like Symptoms After Exposure
A lot of people have flu-like symptoms the first couple weeks after their initial encounter with HIV. But are there some people that do not have these symptoms?
In patients who have acute seroconversion, one can develop a prolonged flu-like illness. Only a few patients remember these symptoms (30-40%) and in some patients it may be so mild that they do not remember these symptoms at all.
Pamposh Kaul, MD
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati