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Chronic Sore Throat and HIV

Dear Dr. Feinberg,I've read some postings indicating a sore throat is associated more with seroconversion...is this correct?Thank you for your unselfish work for ones in need.
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...A sore throat can be one of many possible symptoms that occur when someone is newly infected with HIV. I don't know what you mean when you say that a "sore throat is associated MORE with seroconversion". A sore throat can reappear Read more »

can a flu, common cold, sore throat mislead hiv test?

hi there,is it possible that a flu, common cold, and sore throat throw off an hiv test? If a person... Read more »

neck nodes, sore throats, exhausted, possible hiv symtoms? what test should I have done?

DEAR DOC, PLEASE HELP!!! In Dec 00' I developed severe pneumonia like high fever sore throat, &... Read more »
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Sore Throat, HIV or Anxiety

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...bacterial infection (no tests were taken). I am feeling much better but with less of an appetite, and I know symptoms don't mean hiv, but ever since my sore throat occured, it's been questionable. My tongue still looks more white and hairy than... Read more »

Sore throat and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hey there, just have a quick question for the experts. Does a sore throat have any direct relation to HIV. I've had an ongoing sore throat that just won't go away. Along with that I have a swollen node right under my ear that's pretty Read more »

Sore Throat And Colds Have Nothing To Do With HIV!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...doctor says that neither the frequency of, nor susceptibility to common colds (including sore throat symptoms) is different in HIV+ people. Apart from 1-2 weeks during ASR, sore throat can have nothing to do with HIV, because it is controlled by... Read more »

Rash & Sore Throat

Posted by RMT, 1 Reply
...started checking the internet for symptoms (the worst thing i could have done) and i am now panicking that i have contracted HIV. I am out of my home country and i will test when i return in 8 weeks. Can anyone offer any advice in the meatime... Read more »