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Hiv Can Transmit Through Tonsils

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Should an Hiv+ person remove tonsils

Hi Dr,My fiance is HIV positive and his tonsils give him problems now and then. Is it advisable for him to remove them as his Doctor suggested? He is currently using no medication except vitamin supplements as his CD4 count is above 600, I'm not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,If your fiance needs to have his tonsils removed, there is no reason his HIV-positive status should prevent him from undergoing the recommended surgery.Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV and Tonsillitis

I noticed that I have tonsillitis a lot. Is this a side affect of HIV? My doctor recommended a... Read more »
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Tongue and Tonsil Cancers May Be Linked to Early Sexual Habits, Research Suggests

...linked to some types of oral cancer. Many people engage in oral sex as a form of "safer sex" -- in part as a response to HIV/AIDS prevention campaigns of the 1990s that cast sexual intercourse as dangerous. In that light, oral sex began to... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding the Immune System

... Introduction Key Organs of the Immune System HIV and the Immune System Footnotes Introduction The immune system is made up of cells and organs that protect your body Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
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hiv vs large tonsile

Posted by lostinca88, 1 Reply
...I have large tonsile at right side, it last for months. Is this series? any advices are appreciated. thanks. Read more »

Tonsils and HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...and give me some advice. I have had really bad trouble with my tonsils ever since I was about about 15 I am now 22 and been HIV+ for a year and I was wondering if I should have my tonsils removed, My doctor does not know I am HIV+ says I should,... Read more »

Chronic Tonsil Cheese

Posted by brent4861, 10 Replies
...throat isn't sore and I was surprised. I went online to google.com to search and found out that kids get this and people with AIDS. This isn't able to be affected by antibiotic at all times cause it hides or something like that. I called my... Read more »

I'm too young for all this. Stupid mistake.

Posted by natinnit, 2 Replies
...weeks supply of penicilin, this didn't clear it up. I waited the 2 weeks reccomended before getting tested for STDs (including HIV) and everything came back negative. I panicked, still believeing thinking I was going through ARS and didn't... Read more »