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Chronic Ear Pain Hiv

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neck/ear issues

For the past 14 months I've had chronic ear pressure/infections, about 6 weeks ago I started having a pain when the right side of my throat when I swallow. The pain is not in my throat, but in the area outside my throat (muscles/glands?)....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
A good history and physicial examination is the best place to start a work up. Special X-rays studies such as a CT or MRI scan of the throat/neck area sometimes can be useful to pursue complaints such as you are experiencing. KH... Read more »

Inner ear problems

Been HIV for 22+ yrs with CD4 & viral load under control w/ medications (currently Kaletra... Read more »

Slight burning in armpit and ear pain

For awhile now I have a slight burning sensation in my armpits on and off it seems like it's... Read more »
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Ear pain and appendicitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was recently operated for appendicitis and now have ear pain in my right ear. i had a one time insertive vaginal episode with a woman of unknown status in a bachelor party with protection. I tested negative at 22 weeks (156) days. About 30 days... 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 »

exposure to hiv through ear!

Posted by Anonymous
i am a male who is always safe with whoever i am with, regardless if they say the r clean. i was with another guy the other day and did only safe activites. he sucked me , we french kissed. he was also licking my ear at one point. he had his tongue... Read more »

Ears and Throat????respond PLEASE!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello all. I'm having a problem. I have some symptoms of HIV, like tiredness, headache, etc, but I also have this itch very deep down in my ears and my tonsils. The itch is so severe that I have to stick anything from a safety pin to an ink pen in... Read more »