HIV Symptoms, Testing, and Cures

HIV symptoms may include some or all of the following:

  • fever
  • rash headache
  • sore throat
  • muscle aches
  • as well as swollen lymph nodes and glands

Later stage symptoms include:

  • weight loss
  • fatigue
  • night sweats
  • secondary infections
  • cancer
  • neurological symptoms including confusion, forgetfulness, depression, and anxiety

To truely test for HIV you need to have a blood test conducted. offers a blood test to fully test for HIV. It is recommend you get tested every 6 months to a year depending on how sexually active you are.

There currently are no cures for HIV. There are a serious of antivirals that are used to treat HIV as well as different types of HIV therapy. The treatments are changing very often so it is best to speak with your doctor to find out the most up to date treatments for your specific situation.