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What are the early symptoms of HIV infection? Despite increased awareness about HIV, AIDS and the risks of unprotected sex, many people don’t know what the early symptoms of HIV are. While the chances of contracting the virus are still relatively low, it’s important to be aware of possible symptoms, particularly if you’ve recently had sex without a condom.

HIV/AIDS The HIV virus weakens the body's defense against infections. HIV spreads through unprotected sex, needle sharing, or being born to an infected mother. It may cause no symptoms for years, so a blood test is the best way to learn your status. Timely treatment is important to help prevent serious illnesses. Early symptoms of HIV Infection: Many have no symptoms, but some people get temporary flu-like symptoms one to two months after infection: swollen glands (seen here), a fever…

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Here are some of the signs and symptoms that may come with HIV infection: Fever: If you have practiced unprotected $ex, watch out for fevers as a symptom of HIV. Early after being infected by HIV, you may experience flu like symptoms. This can include a low grade fever that does not respond to medication. …