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May 24, 2013

is it possible to catch a cold , while on PEP (azt - 3tc) or it is seroconvertion ?

Response from Dr. Hightow-Weidman

Hello there Certainly it is possible to catch a cold anytime and anywhere, whether on PEP or not. Typical colds may present with things like a runny nose, watery eyes, and a cough which can be seen with seroconversion but aren't as common. The top symptoms seen with seroconversion include fever, rash, sore throat and lymph node swelling. Hope that helps. take care LHW

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