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Can Ars Cause Ear Infection

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ear infection

Dear AllI was diagnosed in December 2001 and since that time have continued to have a very good CD4 (around 800) but also a high viral load (averaging 90,000). About a year ago I got an ear infection, probably from swimming, and since that time I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Simon,First off, 50 is the new 30. Next, with CD4s around 800, your immune competence should be excellent. I assume your persistently high viral load of 90,000 is due to the fact you have not yet started HIV meds, right? If that's not the case... Read more »

Ear infections

I am just writing since I have had AIDS since 1989 and have a question. I have had to stop seeing... Read more »

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My poor baby

Posted by franfrog, 1 Reply
...So my daughter has always had ear infection after ear infection. She had to have the tubes put in twice and the second time they even took her adnoids out. Well, she had Read more »

hearing

Posted by Anonymous
...does anyone know if ears feeling plugged and/or an ear infection are symptoms of hiv? Thanks Read more »

crazy ass desease

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...viral infection from work related needle stick but anyway we all have sever fatigue and fungle infections reoccurring middle ear infections joint pain and get sick allot I have tested out to like 15 or 16 months with all negative results i have... Read more »

Daughter might be infected

Posted by Mix, 1 Reply
I was diagnosed in 2003 but suspect my six year old daughter is also infected. She is quite a healthy cute thing but with swollen lymph nodes (neck, armpits). Despite knowing the importance of taking her for a test I am so scared to do so. Mothers... Read more »