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Hiv And Strep Throat

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HIV+ and diagnosed with strep throat

Hi. I've been positive for a little over a year now. I am on Complera and my last CD4 count was 923 and viral load undetectable. I had a fever over 102 for the past two days and went to my primary care doctor today. She did a throat swab that...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Although it is theoretically possible that you could have another condition (a new HIV infection though that seems unlikely since you are on Complera or meningitis though the antibiotic and symptoms/scenario make both of those seem very unlikely)... Read more »

Strep Throat

Is Strep throat related to hiv (accute) I put myself at risk 7 weeks ago and 2 weeks later was... Read more »

Strep throat

I recently discovered I have strep throat and have been placed on antibiotics. I was diagnosed with... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Ontario Researchers Look at Gonorrhea in the Throat

Infection with bacteria called N. gonorrhoeae is a problem among sexually active people, including men who have sex with men (MSM). Moreover, because gonorrhea can cause inflammation in the wet tissues of the genitals, rectum and throat, this... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Researchers Blame HPV for Rise in Throat Cancer

In the past two years researchers have proved a link between human papillomavirus and throat cancer. With 6,000 cases per year and an annual increase of up to 10 percent in men younger than 60, some experts say the prevalence of HPV-linked throat... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

DNA Testing Method Can Identify Twice as Many Throat and Rectal Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections as Traditional Bacterial Culture

A new study shows that a more efficient STD screening method -- called a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) -- can detect at least twice as many oropharyngeal (throat) and rectal gonorrhea and chlamydia infections as a bacterial culture test,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Significant Rise in HPV-Related Throat Cancer in Men

The increasing incidence of oropharyngeal cancers in the United States since 1984 is associated with human papillomavirus, according to research presented recently at the 2011 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting in Chicago. HPV... Read more »
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Strep throat as hiv condition?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Could a strep throat like condition (very sore throat with puss on tonsils) be a sign of hiv infection?

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Strep Throat & HIV????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Went to the doctor 5 1/2 weeks after a possible HIV exposure (unprotected vaginal intercourse). Tested negative on HIV antibody test, but positive for strep throat. Two questions. Can strep throat be a early sign or symptom of ARS and I just haven't... Read more »

Is Strep Throat at all related to HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Recently someone posted that he has Strep and from this was concerned about HIV. Is there any link between HIV and Strep at all? Also, Is there any connection between excessive dandruff and HIV? I have heard that that may be a sign. THanks

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strep throat

Posted by Anonymous
Can anyone tell me whether strep throat is a sign of HIV infection or not? I was potentially exposed 9 weeks ago and recently began feeling weird...

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