HIV

15 Signs You Might Have HIV

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Photo: Jayel Aheram

As you know HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a virus that attacks the body’s immune system. In a nut shell, it destroys the T-cells that your body needs. Over time, HIV can develop into AIDS — especially untreated — and be fatal. 

The only way to know your HIV status is through HIV testing. But there are HIV symptoms that might motivate you to get tested. Here are 15 common symptoms associated with HIV.

HIV Symptoms and a Fever

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When your body has an infection, one of the early symptoms is a fever, which also occurs after an HIV infection.

1. Fever

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