Acute HIV (Primary Infection)

Risk Factors

  • Ivdu
  • Drug/etoh abuse
  • Hx other sti's
  • Men who have sex w/men
  • Unprotected intercourse
  • Sex w/prostitutes
  • Sex w/somone known hiv +,
  • Transfusion w/unscreened blood
  • Health care worker's w/needle stick injury

Symptoms

  • Throat pain
  • Chills
  • Skin eruption
  • Fevers, myalgias, arthralgias

Physical Exam Findings

  • Fevers
  • Adenopathy
  • Throat redness w/o exudate
  • Non-specific rash

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