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Does HIV Cause Sore Throat

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Acute HIV Infection

...infection." About half of the people who get infected don't notice anything. Symptoms generally occur within 2 to 4 weeks. The most common symptoms are fever, fatigue, and rash. Others include headache, swollen lymph glands, sore throat, feeling achy, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and night sweats. It is easy to overlook the signs of acute HIV infection. They can be caused by several different illnesses. If you have any of these symptoms and...
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Do symptoms of HIV infection start as soon as 48 hours later?

Hello,I had protected anal sex and after found out the condom was no longer there. Paranoid, I began to worry about HIV. Found out his ex was positive but he was not. About 40 hours later I developed a sore throat. The sore throat then turned into a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) generally become manifest two to three weeks after HIV primary infection. Your sore throat 40 hours after your condom-failure episode would not be caused by HIV transmission. Post-exposure... Read more »

Sore Throat

I started a new regimen with Atripla two weeks ago. For one week now I have had a persistent sore throat. Comes and goes. Last week I got the rash and it went away. Is the sore throat from the Atripla or is it just a cold? I can't seem to get rid of...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...It would be quite unusual (though possible) for a localized sore throat to be due one of the components of Atripla. Much more likely some form of viral upper respiratory tract infection (such as due Read more »

Chronic Sore Throat and HIV

Dear Dr. Feinberg,I've read some postings indicating a sore throat is associated more with seroconversion...is this correct?Thank you for your unselfish work for ones in need.
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...A sore throat can be one of many possible symptoms that occur when someone is newly infected with HIV. I don't know what you mean when you Read more »

neck nodes, sore throats, exhausted, possible hiv symtoms? what test should I have done?

DEAR DOC, PLEASE HELP!!! In Dec 00' I developed severe pneumonia like high fever sore throat, & dehydration for which I was treated. I was told it was a viral infection, no antibiotics were given. Jan 16th 01' I developed cervical neck nodes, the...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...I'm glad to hear that you will get HIV tested. You need to know. Knowledge is power. You've already had lymph nodes biopsy. If not already done, you should have Read more »
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An Overview of Viramune (Nevirapine)

...effects, nevirapine can cause some unwanted effects. Serious side effects of this medicine include severe skin rash, chills, fever, sore throat, or other flu-like symptoms. These symptoms may be signs of liver disease. Individuals should tell a... Read more »
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An Overview of Norvir (Ritonavir)

...appetite, change in sense of taste, headache, dizziness, drowsiness, insomnia, fever, throat irritation, abnormal thinking, rash, sore throat, and sweating. Individuals should tell a doctor if these side effects continue or are bothersome. ... Read more »
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An Overview of Trizivir (AZT/3TC/Abacavir)

...any of the following occur: sudden fever, skin rash, severe tiredness or achiness, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, sore throat, shortness of breath, cough, or general ill feeling. These symptoms are listed on the prescription's warning... Read more »
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An Overview of Epzicom (Abacavir/3TC, Kivexa)

...the following symptoms occur: sudden fever, skin rash, severe tiredness or achiness, diarrhea, nausea,vomiting, stomach pain, sore throat, shortness of breath, cough, or a general ill feeling. These symptoms are listed on the prescription's... Read more »
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Sore Throat, HIV or Anxiety

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...him. Went to the doctor and prescribed me cipro. And then about 6 weeks later I developed flu-like symptoms which included sore throat, fever, chills, diarrea, cold sweat and body aches which lasted about 2 days with slight fatigue that... Read more »

Sore Throat And Colds Have Nothing To Do With HIV!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...http://www.hopkins-aids.edu/forum/view_question.html?section_id=61&id=48209&category_id=0 The doctor says that neither the frequency of, nor susceptibility to common colds (including sore throat symptoms) is different in HIV+ people. Apart from... Read more »

Cunnilingus and Sore Throat

Posted by Anonymous
...been said that cunnilingus (oral sex performed on a woman) is unlikely to cause the transmission of HIV. If the male has a mild sore throat, does this make it a high risk activity? Does this qualify as an "open sore"? How many cases of... Read more »

Sore throat...sinus drainage symptoms!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...know the one on the right side of my neck is where my throat is the most sore!!! So are things like this symptoms of early HIV infection???? Its like I just can get rid of this throat/sinus thing. So I don't know if its the cold weather, me... Read more »