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Burning in Throat...Sustiva?
Dec 29, 2004

I have been + for about a month, and am taking Combivir as well as Sustiva. Besides a painless rash all over my body, I have no other side effects. My only concern is a burning sensation at the back of my throat for about an hour after taking the Sustiva. It goes away, but at times it can be scary, and I haven't heard anything at all about this symptom. Should I be concerned?

Response from Dr. Henry

I have had several patients notice that problem on Sustiva. When I have an ENT specialist look at their throat (which I recommend) they haven't been able to provide a clear explanation. I am puzzled as well but in most cases the symptoms didn't progress or they improved with time. KH

iam not shure what medication they well put me on
Side effect of PEP

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