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Does HIV Cause Chest Cold

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

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HIV and Iritis

I had unprotected oral sex with a man about eight years ago. I gave and received oral sex. There was no volume of semen passed, but I can't be sure if there was any pre-cum. I went through the symptoms of swollen glands, white spots on tongue and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Oral sex carries only a very slight risk for HIV acquisition. It is extremely unlikely that your iritis is HIV related. If you are uncertain about the timing of your HIV-antibody Read more »

obama speech and i am crying dr Bob

dr bob if from one year feet and hand are burning and in addation to this from one year having sore throat, candida in mouth ,also sweating with chills and 99 c temperature ,congestion in chest and coldness and hotness in brain like some thing...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...certainly understand why you're crying.Rapid tests and ELISA tests are very reliable in both developing and developed countries. HIV-antibody tests (rapid tests, ELISA, etc.) taken prior to the three-month mark are not considered to be... Read more »

I need proof of illness 4 months prior to diagnosis

I am going through a court case at the moment , about concerns that the doctors already knew I was HIV . However I went to see the GP in England in July 09 and they said I had a chest infection caused by a virus . They gave me nothing for the...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Your symptoms during that time were very nonspecific. Without some more definitive evidence (i.e. sputum culture or diagnostic test) it is difficult to know what could have been causing those symptoms. Read more »

have i got a seriouse std

thank you for taking the time to read this and i do hope you can respond.i am gay male of 3 and have been dating another male for the past 6 months,recently i have had an infection that were flu like symtoms but worse,like a head cold that was also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...exposure, then you would be HIV negative. As for symptoms, it's important to note symptoms do not equal HIV disease. Your head and chest cold indeed sounds just like a head and chest cold! The oral thrush could have been caused by your use of... Read more »
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Can't stand it anymore

Posted by notyet, 1 Reply
...ejaculation, in fact he was in me for only about 30 to 45 seconds before I pulled away. Today I feel like crap with a sinus and chest cold that i'm hoping started from allergies and nothing related to HIV. I hate my life right now! Read more »

a tenacious cold?

Posted by pozartistsd, 2 Replies
...somewhat push myself (ie: brisk walking, etc)? anybody have this type of problem? what is the "normal" recoup time? note: my HIV-neg roommate caught the very same thing and he's at about the same point in the healing process as me. I was... Read more »

constant cold

Posted by sadface, 1 Reply
...Hi friends... I have had a chest cold with a barky cough for almost 3 weeks now, I am miserable. It scares me that my immune system can't seem to fight this off. The Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Can someone tell me if yeast infection can be sign of early HIV...I had unprotected ORAL sex ( I am a gay male) 3 weeks ago... I went to doctor today cause I thought that my lymph nodes were Read more »