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Can A Strep Test Be Positive For Hiv

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Can streptococcus pyogenes delay test result?

Hi Doctor:Thanks for this important labor you do, excuse my english since its not my mother tongue. Here is the question:6 weeks after the exposure I started with strep troat, witch my body cant get completly rid of yet (I still have swollen lymph...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Streptococcal infection should have no bearing on HIV testing, especially 3 months after said exposure.BY Read more »

HIV / hemophilia / strep and other infections

My husband has hemophilia and contracted HIV from a transfusion. It seems fairly benign in him as... Read more »

STREPTOCOCCUS? Whoo-whooable?

Hello Dr.Bob, and first of all Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, and thank you very much for all... Read more »
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Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

...for mild or moderate bacterial infections. It works against several different bacteria, especially chlamydia, hemophilus and streptococcus. These bacteria can infect the skin, nose, throat, lungs and ears. Many germs live in our bodies or are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Azithromycin (Zithromax)

...for mild or moderate bacterial infections. It works against several different bacteria, especially chlamydia, hemophilus and streptococcus. These bacteria can infect the skin, nose, throat, and lungs. They can also be transmitted through sexual... Read more »
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Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...stigma. Don't settle for, "You're lucky, this is the best time to get diagnosed" or "You should have known better." There are many AIDS service organizations (ASOs) that offer support and information to HIV-positive people. You will be able to... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
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Just learned my son is HIV positive

Posted by scaredmom, 8 Replies
...I just found out yesterday that my 26 year old son is HIV positive. I am scared and I think somewhat in shock. What do I do now? How do I help him the most? I would love to hear from Read more »

NAT positive, but still have a question

Posted by paper_plane, 1 Reply
...question, probably just me being in denial about this whole thing, but i went in for a rapid HIV test because the week before i got strep, went to the doctor and tested positive for it, and i knew that could be a sign of HIV infection. I tested... Read more »

Strep Throat & HIV????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...weeks after a possible HIV exposure (unprotected vaginal intercourse). Tested negative on HIV antibody test, but positive for strep throat. Two questions. Can strep throat be a early sign or symptom of ARS and I just haven't produced the... Read more »

Is Strep Throat at all related to HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Recently someone posted that he has Strep and from this was concerned about HIV. Is there any link between HIV and Strep at all? Also, Is there any connection between Read more »