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Does HIV Cause Fever

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Can dengue fever or tetanus shot cause HIV false positive?

Hello Dr. Frascino. About 1 month ago I returned from a trip to Nicaragua where I was stung in the foot by a stingray. As a result, I went to the hospital in Managua (the most reputable one according to my mother in-law) who lives there. The...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your chance of contracting HIV from a tetanus shot administered at the hospital in Managua is essentially nil. If you have had no HIV exposures, you cannot be HIV infected. I would agree your positive test is most likely a false positive.... Read more »

dengue fever/HIV

I am concerned for my son who recently recovered from a case of dengue fever and has now tested... Read more »

HIV on Meds and Dengue Fever

Hello,I have a the following question.I will be travelling to a country with dengue fever... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

TB Diagnostics: A Crisis for People Living With HIV/AIDS Worldwide

Globally, TB is the most common infection and a leading cause of death among people living with HIV. Despite being curable, TB accounts for two million deaths each year. Thirteen percent of deaths among HIV-positive people are TB-related, and some... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Algorithm for Tuberculosis Screening and Diagnosis in People With HIV

Tuberculosis is a leading cause of death among adults with HIV. In some countries, up to 50 percent of these patients die during TB treatment, usually within two months of the TB diagnosis. Delayed diagnosis is probably a significant contributor to... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

A Note on HIV and Inflammation

It is normal for the body to respond to a viral infection by triggering inflammation within the immune system. People experience the resulting inflammation as fever, chills, sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, fatigue and so on. Inside the body much... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

"TB" the Number One Killer of People With HIV

TB is an infection caused by a bacterium called Mycobacteria tuberculosis . It usually affects the lungs but can affect other organs also. TB is a very serious disease, it is estimated that one-third of the people in the world are infected with TB.... Read more »
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fever and body pain after 4 and 7 and month -ve?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
So I know what I'm gonna hear from you guys. I have tested negative and this is not the cause of my fever or body pain. I've had dry throat, trouble swalloing, fever, body pain, headaches, tiredness after testing negative at 4 and months. Any change... Read more »

Fever and Dentist

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello all, question for you. I been tested at 3 weeks w/PCD/DNA test - both negative, then at 11.5 weeks on elisa antibody (home access) - that negative.

Well, went to the dentist yesterday, drilling for fitting of a crown. Today I woke up and felt... Read more »

low risk contact but fever and rash??

Posted by bob111, 2 Replies
i am male, had an encounter with another guy 2.5 weeks ago, involved kissing and oral both receive and giving. i gave only for a short amount of time, not sure how much precum was in mouth and had a canker sore in mouth. i had two cold sores that... Read more »


Posted by scared_to_death, 5 Replies
I had a semi risky exposure back in 10-1998. I scared shitless after that. Within 6 weeks or so, I discovered I had a persistant low grade fever of 98.8 to 99.4. The fever always starts around noon and slowly subsides after about 8pm at night. ... Read more »