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Does HIV Cause Runny Nose

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Question about Allergy Medications

Dr. McGowan,In trying to avoid immune system activation during the fall allergy season in which my severe ragweed allergy usually acts up, what are the best allergy meds to take for people both on meds and who have not started meds yet?Is it worth...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...throughout the season in which you have the allergy. These are OK on or off HIV meds. These can block histamine which causes the runny nose, itchy eyes and sinus congestion. When there is congestion a decongestant such as pseudophederine can... Read more »

Runny nose

I have been told that having a runny nose is a sign or could be a sign of hiv. Is this true? Read more »

If it's a cold, where is the runny nose

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Runny nose?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Sorry if this sounds stupid but I know ARS brings around flu like symptoms and was wondering if a runny nose was one of them? Read more »

Coryza (runny nose), cough, or nasal congestion

Posted by Anonymous
...are NOT what one may typically expect with ARS. This does not say that if you have these, you definitely don't have ARS (or HIV). However, these symptoms are much more indicative of one of the numerous flu viruses and common cold viruses which... Read more »

Is ARS like the Cold or Flu?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...a sore throat but the main thing is you are really congested. With ARS is it common to be congested and coughing and have a runny nose... like the common cold or would you be more likely to just feel sick like the flu? Read more »

Can Semen In Nose Cause HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...about 3 weeks ago. when he came, some of his semen got into my nose. this past thur. i caught a cold which included a stuffy, runny nose, sore throat etc. i had taken otc drugs like, robotussin, afrin nasal spray and advil for overall... Read more »