What are the signs and symptoms of HIV infection?

Updated: Jul 27, 2020
  • Author: Shelley A Gilroy, MD, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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The patient may present with signs and symptoms of any of the stages of HIV infection. Acute seroconversion manifests as a flulike illness, consisting of fever, malaise, and a generalized rash. The asymptomatic phase is generally benign. Generalized lymphadenopathy is common and may be a presenting symptom.


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