what does HIV look like in the body?

on the body

in the body

3 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    The following may be warning signs of advanced HIV infection:

    rapid weight loss

    dry cough

    recurring fever or profuse night sweats

    profound and unexplained fatigue

    swollen lymph glands in the armpits, groin, or neck

    diarrhea that lasts for more than a week

    white spots or unusual blemishes on the tongue, in the mouth, or in the throat


    red, brown, pink, or purplish blotches on or under the skin or inside the mouth, nose, or eyelids

    memory loss, depression, and other neurological disorders

    However, no one should assume they are infected if they have any of these symptoms. Each of these symptoms can be related to other illnesses. Again, the only way to determine whether you are infected is to be tested for HIV infection. For information on where to find an HIV testing site, visit the National HIV Testing Resources Web site at http://www.hivtest.org or call CDC-INFO 24 Hours/Day at1-800-CDC-INFO (232-4636), 1-888-232-6348 (TTY), in English, en Español. These resources are confidential. You can also ask your health care provider to give you an HIV test.

  • 1 decade ago

    A H, then an I, then a V

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