Does Hiv Cause Sore Throat That Lasts Long Time

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Flu Season and Living With HIV

...illnesses are caused by viruses. Here are some ways to help tell the difference between them. Colds tend to be less severe than the flu, come on slowly and last only a few days, usually less than a week. Common symptoms are sore throat, sneezing, coughing, runny nose and congestion. Older children and adults rarely get more than a mild fever, if at all. Flu symptoms usually come on suddenly. They may include a high fever, body aches,...
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2 times unprotected sex, severe sore throat

Hi DoctorYour site is very informative and your humour is absolutely brilliant!I wanted to ask a question that has probably been asked in many variations but I have read some conflicting info on different sites so your opinion would be so welcome.I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(had sex very early on Sunday, around 4 AM, just to give you a time frame) and the next morning, Monday, I woke up with a very sore throat and had the head pressure, swollen lymph nodes under my ears, the aches, and congestion. Doctor diagnosed... Read more »

$100 Donation, General Health

Dr. Bob,First of all thank you for addressing my concern about 1 month ago. I donated $100 and received your letter and DVD, I think and know this is all such a great cause - my gained knowledge through your forum is now so valuable. My exposure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...robust immune response, including production of specific antibodies. 3.Yes. "Infection" generally refers to the time of primary HIV infection, rather than, say, the time of seroconversion.4.No. You would still be in your window period (three... Read more »

Desperate! Scared to death!

Hi there Dr. Frascino. I typed out a question about a week ago and it never got answered so I will try again.I'm petrified. I probably shouldn't be but I am. About 3 months ago I had unprotected sex with someone who has only had two other...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Musician,I absolutely agree with you! You shouldn't be petrified (or desperate or scared to death, etc., etc., etc.). Your overall HIV risk is low. Your symptoms feeling unbalanced and lightheaded, questionably swollen lymph nodes and... Read more »

42 Hour Med Guy - Some More Questions Please!

Hi I am the guy who had unprotected sex with an HIV+ woman and took PEP 42 hours after exp. Good news is that I tested neg. at 13 weeks post-exp. I know you said that if I did and even though I took PEP, I would be in the 98% sure level.And I would...
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
...Again although some symptoms could resemble HIV, they also resemble alot of other viral infections, flu included. If you have had no other exposures, the 13 week test is fairly Read more »
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Acute HIV Infection

...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... Read more »

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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Systemic Candidiasis

...Chart for Treating Candidiasis Candidiasis is a fungal infection and among the most common conditions seen in people with HIV. While candidiasis is a rather common condition in general, it's often the first illness and sign that HIV disease is... Read more »
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Dapsone (Avlosulfon)

...block on your skin and/or wear sunglasses. Tell your health care provider if your skin gets pale or yellowish, or you get a sore throat, fever, or rash, even after a few weeks of taking dapsone. These might indicate a serious drug reaction. ... Read more »
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