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Are Post Nasal Drip And Dry Cough Signs Of HIV

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TB and post nasal drip?

I've had a cough for over two months, with post nasal drip seeming like a cause to me, and am being told to have ppd, blood test and chest xray. I am on a zyrtec like allergy med which might be doing a little - can hardly tell. Since my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
TB would rarely cause simply post nasal drip. Periodic testing for TB with skin tests or more recently T-spot blood test is recommended in the setting of HIV infection for many patients-would discuss with your HIV doctor. KH... Read more »

post nasal drip JB

Hello. I read the recent post and answer regarding nasal drip and sinus symptoms in HIV positive... Read more »

PostNasal Drip Symptoms

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post nasal drip

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
just a quick question. I heard that post nasal drip is a common sign of hiv infection? is that true? ive also heard the same about tonsil stones. i was just curious if this is true or not. Thanks for any replies Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just thought i would add to the comments and say that i have had the same symptoms (sore throat, mucous) for about 2 months. I have tested negative on my 3 months test (Elisa). It seems that this might be post nasal drip which causes the sore... Read more »

Post nasal drip??..paranoid

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I've read quite a few posts on here now, and I know the phrase...."don't judge by symptoms" yes...I know that.

Basicly Im just looking for some info.

Symptoms (if a person ever does have them) of early HIV infection can vary by degree, and by... Read more »

Dry COugh

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply