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Hiv And Ear Pain

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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 »

Ear pain and appendicitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was recently operated for appendicitis and now have ear pain in my right ear. i had a one time insertive vaginal episode with a woman of unknown status in a bachelor party with protection. I tested negative at 22 weeks (156) days. About 30 days... Read more »

exposure to hiv through ear!

Posted by Anonymous
i am a male who is always safe with whoever i am with, regardless if they say the r clean. i was with another guy the other day and did only safe activites. he sucked me , we french kissed. he was also licking my ear at one point. he had his tongue... Read more »

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 »

To unlucky: Blocked ears

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi Unlucky,

How are you doing? I am still going to test at 9 and 12 months because of persisting symptoms, in particular blocked ears. I remember you said you had a similar problem - I just wondered if you could tell me how long your ears felt... Read more »
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Slight burning in armpit and ear pain

For awhile now I have a slight burning sensation in my armpits on and off it seems like it's goes from one armpit to the other. When I am active I don't even notice it. Also I have had pain in my ear and sometimes in my neck I think I am...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
To comment on those symptoms I would need to know what your HIV sitation is, which HIV and other meds you are taking, what other medical problems you are having. KH... Read more »

Neck & Ear Pain with Atripla

I started Atripla 8 months ago and in the last few months I have been having a lot of neck/lymph node pain and ear pain and ringing in my ears. Has anyone else experienced this? ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Ear complaints (pain and ringing) are fairly common in the general population and are not seen very often with Atripla but I have heard of several cases where Atripla was possibly involved. Atripla rarely would directly cause lymph node swelling but... Read more »

neck/ear issues

For the past 14 months I've had chronic ear pressure/infections, about 6 weeks ago I started having a pain when the right side of my throat when I swallow. The pain is not in my throat, but in the area outside my throat (muscles/glands?)....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
A good history and physicial examination is the best place to start a work up. Special X-rays studies such as a CT or MRI scan of the throat/neck area sometimes can be useful to pursue complaints such as you are experiencing. KH... Read more »

ringing in my ears

I was diagnosed with HIV a couple of months ago. What led me to get tested was multiple trips to the ER with chest pain, some shortness of breath and a feeling of blacking out. For a year I was told it was anxiety. Long story short.....I had several...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV infection or related problems can occasionally contibute to some ear problems (such as pressure on nerves due to swollen lymph nodes or nerve irritation from direct infection from HIV or another virus -such as herpes simplex/zoster). A good... Read more »

Advances in Antiretroviral Treatment and Access

Anton Pozniak, M.D. Rolake Odetoyinbo Gregg Gonsalves Male Speaker: Now it is my privilege to introduce the Co-chairs for this morning's session. Our first co-chair, I really should not introduce him because everybody knows him, is Lars... Read more »

HIV, Music to Your Ears (Literally!)

Listen to two excerpts from Sounds of HIV : "Prelude" and "Protein" Listen to Audio (1 min.) Download Audio Listen to Audio (1 min.) Download Audio Please note: These files can be quite large. Allow some time for them to download. ... Read more »
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

HIV/AIDS Advocates, Scientists Call for South African Health Minister to Resign

HIV/AIDS advocates and scientists, including a U.S. Nobel laureate, on Tuesday in a letter to South African President Thabo Mbeki called for Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang to step down and protested the government's response to the... Read more »