#5 Constantly Tired
Constant fatigue and a fever are signs you should get checked out. Although, they do not always mean you’re infected with HIV, you can never be too cautious. When paired with a sore throat, sore lymph organ, joint weakness, there is reason to believe you may test positive.
#4 Infections Caused By Candida Yeast
A common fungus, found in your mouth, that makes it difficult to swallow food and water, may be a red flag. Get tested right away.
#3 Skin Rashes
HIV makes the immune system weak, which makes it very easy to experience skin rashes. If there is intense irritation and burning, make sure to get tested.
#2 Vomiting And Diarrhea
Short-term nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting are common early signs of HIV. 40% of the people who tested positive have experienced this. Weight fluctuation and fatigue, are closely related, and would also be considered red flags.
#1 Dry Cough
Dry cough is a very common symptom of HIV. It’s also related to allergies, but if you’re also experiencing fatigue and weight loss, get checked out by a doctor, right away.