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Can Hiv Cause An Ear Infection

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Fungal Infections

Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis (Includes Yeast Infections and Thrush) Cryptococcal Meningitis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? A fungus is a kind of germ. Many fungi (plural form of fungus) exist normally inand on our bodies, and in the surrounding environment, for example in soil,dust, food, water, and plants. Most fungi are...
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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... Read more »

I am diagnosed with an ear and respiratory infection and have hiv.

Could this be from hiv and should I get my lungs checked? Im very tired and trouble breathing along w seeing stars and slight blured vision. ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
A clinical evaluation is recommended. KH... Read more »

Fungus infection of the outer ear.

I've had a fungus infection of the outer ear since August of 2000. I had been swimming regularly and had itchy ears for months without knowing the cause.My ear doctor treats me with mycostatin in the ear as an ointment.Both ears are infected.I...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
No. If topical therapy fails, you could consider systemic therapy with fluconazole.... Read more »

Buzzing in ears

Dear Dr.,I have noticed that since my HIV infection last year I have this constant ringing and buzzing in my ears. Do you know why HIV causes this? Is there a cure? Is this common to HIV?...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
Are you taking any medications, including aspirin or over the counter medications that could contain aspirin? If the answer is no, ringing in the ears is not a common symptom of HIV or its complications and I would suggest consulting with an ear,... Read more »
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ringing in the ears

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,

I had a high risk overseas unprotected male to female encouter about a month and a half ago. I got a blood test at 2 weeks which was negitive, but i realize those results are meaningless at this point. Lately I have been experiencing bad... Read more »

Does HIV always cause swollen lymph nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Even if you do not have any other symptoms will swollen gland always appear in the first few weeks of infection? Read more »

Pain in ears in the hood!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have pain behind or in my ears. Mostly on my right ear but at times tightness in my left ear. i had a 1 time vaginal exposure and used a condom. I don't think it ripped. Already took an elisa after 4 1/2- 5 months and came back negative.. Could... Read more »

hiv infection through pimple??

Posted by Worrier82, 1 Reply
hi all i have a very i guess rare situation that happened to me and was hoping some of you can shed some light on it? so i was in bed with a guy and overnight he must of cut himself or something cause when he woke up he had a cut and now i can't... Read more »