When someone is HIV positive, this means that it has acquired the virus human immunodeficiency. This particular virus is the cause of AIDS, also known as acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, which impairs the individual’s immune system, making it harder to fight off diseases and conditions. Men may show symptoms from the onset of infection.
One of the most common initial symptoms of HIV, either in men or women, will involve some level of fever. This particular symptom often occurs soon after infection, within two to four weeks, and disappears as with any cold or flu. The fever is usually mild, being between 100 to 101 degrees F (37.5 to 38.5 Celsius). Continue reading “Early symptoms of HIV in men”