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acute hiv infection - contagious?

Hello to everybody.

I have one (maybe rather stupid) question which I couldn’t find anywhere: is acute hiv infection contagious?   e.g. if I have flu symptoms which could be acute HIV infection (sore throat, headache etc.), could someone else catch a “regular” flu/cold from social contact with me? Or does that mean that it is only some other virus (I don’t have fever)?  

Thanks ;)
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Only if you have unprotected sex or share works with other IV drug abusers.
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I'll take that answer as: „you can „transmit“ ARC to someone else only if the other person has been infected as well“.

Thank You very much for the answer ;)
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Correct....
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if someone is having symptoms of TRUE ars...they cannot pass the regular flu to someone else.  these are two entirely different things.  ars is NOT a flu...it is flu like symptoms.


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Thank You.  

Because chances of ars occuring at the same time are not likely to happen (if HIV infection did not occur at the same time), that's exactly what I wanted to know ;)  And You and Teak made me sure and cleared the question.

  Have a nice day.
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