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Hiv Virus Through Tonsils

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Tonsilitis with hepatitis b.

I was diagnosed with hepatitis b,when i went for a blood test,due to the various symptoms like muscle aches and pains,headaches,stomach pain e.t.c.,which has continued for close to 2 months now.I also have tonsilitis,which have refused to respond to...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would wonder if you have tonsillitis in the first place since that is usually easy to treat. However, that itself would not concern me regarding HIV infection. If you are concerned because of risk, you can get a rapid test and get it out of your... Read more »

ARS and Tonsils

Doctor I still have my tonsils would they be swollen if I was infected as one of my 2-4 week... Read more »

Tonsilitis

Eight weeks after my only sexual encounter, I was feeling a little weak and my throat was feeling... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oral Sex Virus Boosts Tonsil Cancer Rates in Sweden

Since the 1970s, the number of tonsil cancer diagnoses in Sweden has tripled, and many are the result of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection spread through oral sex, say researchers. The cancer has typically been associated with smoking and heavy... Read more »
TheBody.com

Tongue and Tonsil Cancers May Be Linked to Early Sexual Habits, Research Suggests

Oral sex may be extremely common among people in the U.S. who consider it a "low-risk" activity. But oral sex may be riskier than many think -- and, no, we're not talking about HIV. We're talking about human papillomavirus (HPV), which has been... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

NIH Researchers Show How Anti-HIV Drug Acts to Block Herpes Virus

An anti-HIV drug also discovered to stop the spread of the genital herpes virus does so by disabling a key DNA enzyme of the herpes virus, according to findings by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. The study... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Virus in HIV-Infected and HIV/Hepatitis C Virus-Coinfected Patients

In the current study, a sample of HIV patients completed a questionnaire identifying their demographic characteristics and risk factors for hepatitis C virus (HCV). A chart review was conducted to confirm the information obtained in the survey. Risk... Read more »
Connect With Others

tonsil loss

Posted by worried22yo, 2 Replies
hey sorry for posting so much--has anyone ever heard of HIV causing tonsil loss and if so how much of a bad sign is this??





Good luck to everyone! Read more »

Chronic Tonsil Cheese

Posted by brent4861, 10 Replies
Tonsil cheese? What is he talking about? well let me tell you...
Horrible feelings of dry phlegm at back of throat mixed with levels of bad taste when it accumulates.

I know deal with it right? But by me bringing it to light here, I will maybe help... Read more »

Tonsils and HIV

Posted by Anonymous
Hi, I am not sure this is the best place to ask my question but I am hoping that someone else has had the same problem as me and can share there story and give me some advice.

I have had really bad trouble with my tonsils ever since I was about about... Read more »

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 »