The Earliest Symptoms of HIV

HIV is a virus that weakens the immune system making the body susceptible to illness and eventually leads to AIDS. In this video, Dr. Keri Peterson explains the three stages of HIV (acute HIV infection, clinical latency, AIDS) and how each one affects your body.


Dr. Keri Peterson

This video features Dr. Keri Peterson. Dr. Keri Peterson specializes in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City and is board certified in Internal Medicine. She holds appointments at Lenox Hill Hospital and Mount Sinai Medical Center.

Duration: 03:22. Last Updated On: 2016-10-12
Reviewed by: Dr. Preeti Parikh, Dr. Holly Atkinson, Dr. Mera Goodman . Review date: January 10, 2017
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