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Hiv Lymphoma And Chronic Sinus Infection

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too much antibiotics for Chronic Sinusitis/bronchitis and maybe Chronic Rhinitis?

for Immunological Disorders, I am HIV+ since Dec. 2003 and to this day I am having chronic complication with Sinusitis and bronchitis infection, congestion& post-Nasal drip with clear and white thin discharge or Mucus, and now ear infection...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.There's nothing wrong with taking antibiotics if you have a proven indication or need for them. People with chronic sinusitis often have persistent problems that require recurrent treatment. That said, 6 to 8... Read more »

see the HIV specialist or primary care for sinus infection?

I was confirmed positive in March 2006, previous test Dec 2005 and my most recent tests reveal Vl... Read more »

Herpes and chronic sinus

Hi DocI have written before about this but I am still worried. My herpes labialis is not painful... Read more »
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Sinus infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Just wondering, does a sinus infection have anything to do with ars? had a sinus infection and then bad headache for 2 weeks. Low risk so I doubt its hiv but still worried. Would the sinus infection have caused the headaches? help

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sinus infection...

Posted by worryingsick81, 1 Reply
dont mean to repeat myself here but i have a sinus infection (bacterial) on antibiotics now and its been about 6 weeks since i put that thermometer in my mouth at the clinic.i've been sick for about 2 weeks!!!!...even reading it, it sounds ridic to... Read more »

Allergies/sinus infections....symptoms or NOT!???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I see where a lot of people are asking about their current allergies or sinus infections. Worrying that they might be symptoms of HIV. Most everyone answers "no....those are not symptoms".....

Yet, not to be the bearer of bad news, if you look over... Read more »

Uh oh. Allergies/Sinus infection...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Im about 2 1/2 weeks past "exposure". I haven't really had any symptoms that I am aware of....other than a somewhat sore throat, and some sinus drainage in my throat. I went to the dr. today and he's pretty convinced I have alleriges, along with a... Read more »