Acute Follicular Conjunctivitis And Hiv
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Cheryl,It would be difficult for me to shed any additional light on your brother's situation without first knowing the exact diagnosis (results of second biopsy). Certainly the prognosis of follicular Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is... Read more »
University of British ColumbiaConjunctivitis is usually a self-limited viral infection that is completely unrelated to HIV infection itself. Even in the few instances when conjunctivitis is caused by a bacteria, it is still not related to HIV. As for staph infections (usually... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineConjunctivitis is a common and often recurring condition so pinning the cause on Sustiva can be a challenge. Ordinarily if the conjunctivitis was caused by a reaction to a drug it would tend to be continuous while you are still taking the offending... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Nick,Thanks for your kind comments.Proceeding directly to your specific questions:1.Even though I have no idea what "possibly lesious" means, I would absolutely agree your HIV risk is negligible to nonexistent.2.Whether it's... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesWoke up this morning with conjunctivitis/pink eye. I'm now 10-11 weeks post exposure. Treated for gonorrhea/chlamydia weeks ago (as a result of the exposure). I tested negative on a PCR at the time - doctor assured me it would have been positive... Read more »
Posted by rmds, 1 Replyneed help and guidence from the experts on this board as i am extremely worried about catching the acute hiv infection. I am a 41 year male who has frequented few csw for the past 2 years (received uncovered oral from the girls few times). always... Read more »
Posted by lafcadio, 1 ReplyI came down with text book Acute HIV Infection three weeks ago after having unsafe sex. My lymph nodes got swollen and achy, I got these little shivers running through my body, I feel like I have bleach in my veins. I'm tired and sweat constantly. I... Read more »
Posted by sickofit, 1 ReplyA person is exhibiting classic signs of acute hiv ie: sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, muscle pains, general fatigue.
They take the antimicrobial zithromax and have all signs of this supposed acute hiv quickly vanish.
Would this rule out the symptoms... Read more »
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