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Ear Infection Could I Have AIDS

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Ear infections

I am just writing since I have had AIDS since 1989 and have a question. I have had to stop seeing my doctor and stop taking medicine since one I can't afford it anymore and two I have been having problems here with Doctors and can't...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I can't tell what you have from your dsescription, and I am not sure that it is HIV-associated. I recommend that you see an ENT (ear/nose & throat) doctor or an infectious diseases specialist to get a definitive diagnosis and treatment.... Read more »

I am diagnosed with an ear and respiratory infection and have hiv.

Could this be from hiv and should I get my lungs checked? Im very tired and trouble breathing along... Read more »

Buzzing in ears

Dear Dr.,I have noticed that since my HIV infection last year I have this constant ringing and... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Call to End War on Drugs Falls on Distracted Ears

Drafted by a team of international experts, the official declaration of the 18th International AIDS Conference (IAC) calls for drug policy reform to remove barriers to HIV prevention, treatment, and care. Outside sub-Saharan Africa, almost one-third... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lack of Funds Only One Problem in Fight Against HIV/AIDS, Experts Say Ahead of U.N. General Assembly Session on AIDS

AIDS experts, speaking ahead of a U.N. General Assembly one-day session on HIV/AIDS scheduled for Monday, have said that the promise of additional funds, including President Bush's five-year, $15 billion AIDS initiative, "cannot curb the disease as... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

IAPAC Calls for Balance in Recent Reports That Portray HIV/AIDS as Economic and Security Threat

Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. -- A U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)-sponsored report released in September 2002, which predicted Asia would be the region with the highest numbers of HIV/AIDS cases by 2010 and foresaw a global infection rate... Read more »
TheBody.com

Members of the HIV/AIDS Community Sound Off About PrEP and the FDA Hearing

Kellee Terrell A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee recommended that the agency approve the use of the drug Truvada, manufactured by Gilead Sciences Inc., as a means to help prevent HIV infections. In a series of votes,... Read more »
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Ears and Throat????respond PLEASE!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello all. I'm having a problem. I have some symptoms of HIV, like tiredness, headache, etc, but I also have this itch very deep down in my ears and my tonsils. The itch is so severe that I have to stick anything from a safety pin to an ink pen in... Read more »

Pain in ears in the hood!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have pain behind or in my ears. Mostly on my right ear but at times tightness in my left ear. i had a 1 time vaginal exposure and used a condom. I don't think it ripped. Already took an elisa after 4 1/2- 5 months and came back negative.. Could... Read more »

ringing in the ears

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,

I had a high risk overseas unprotected male to female encouter about a month and a half ago. I got a blood test at 2 weeks which was negitive, but i realize those results are meaningless at this point. Lately I have been experiencing bad... Read more »

Lymph Node Behind Ear

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had receptive unprotected vaginal sex 5 years ago and now I am having major symptoms. I had a toenail infection a few months ago, and last week I developed a really painful red swollen lump on the back of my ear. A few days later it stopped... Read more »