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Hiv Nasal Symptoms

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PostNasal Drip Symptoms

I got a cold in early January and was clearing my throat for 4 or 5 weeks and then I got sick again and am still clearing my throat. It has been about 2 months now. Probably postnasal drip. Does HIV lengthen the symptoms of a post nasal drip....
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
Persistent symptoms such as you are descibing may indicate that you have a sinusitis, which is an infection of the nasal sinuses, or another chronic infection. You should see your doctor for an evaluation.Patients with HIV may have more problems... Read more »

PEP Combivir, Nasal Symptoms - Not frequently asked

Hi Dr Bob,just wanted to ask, i see a side effect of Combivir is potential "nasal... Read more »

Nasal Problems

Hello, is a sinus infection an ARS HIV symptom. Please help.... Read more »
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post nasal drip

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
just a quick question. I heard that post nasal drip is a common sign of hiv infection? is that true? ive also heard the same about tonsil stones. i was just curious if this is true or not. Thanks for any replies Read more »

Post nasal drip??..paranoid

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I've read quite a few posts on here now, and I know the phrase...."don't judge by symptoms"...so yes...I know that.

Basicly Im just looking for some info.

Symptoms (if a person ever does have them) of early HIV infection can vary by degree, and by... Read more »

Coryza (runny nose), cough, or nasal congestion

Posted by Anonymous
I hope this may help to resolve some of your fears, at least in part. This comes from "Challenges of the Acute Retroviral Syndrome" from "Infections in Medicine" by Jeffrey P. Nadler, MD: "Common symptoms include fever, malaise, adenopathy, sore... Read more »

POST NASAL DRIP

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just thought i would add to the comments and say that i have had the same symptoms (sore throat, mucous) for about 2 months. I have tested negative on my 3 months test (Elisa). It seems that this might be post nasal drip which causes the sore... Read more »