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How Long Do The Sore Throat Last When You Have Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...infection." About half of the people who get infected don't notice anything. Symptoms generally occur within 2 to 4 weeks. The most common symptoms are fever, fatigue, and rash. Others include headache, swollen lymph glands, sore throat, feeling achy, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and night sweats. It is easy to overlook the signs of acute HIV infection. They can be caused by several different illnesses. If you have any of these symptoms and...
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Sore throat

Doctor, I have had symptoms of a cold and a sore throat on and off for about 2 weeks. My cd is 300 and on ART (sustiva and truvada), undetetctable. I called my doctor, and he said that I am fine and it is probably a cold virus. However, I do not...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...If your sore throat persists/worsens with other symptoms then it is reasonable to request an evaluation (for strep throat for example) to look for Read more »

Deep-throating unprotected Tranny with possible sores in my throat

Thank you, Dr. Franscino, for all your great humor, knowledge and ability to make me relax a bit over the years. This has been addressed a lot in the archives, yet not as specifically as my neurosis would enjoy. If you could give me some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Skipping right over the whole issue of a "straight" guy with a girlfriend being worried about acquiring HIV from trauma due to deep throating a tallywhacker (albeit one attached to a tranny), let's proceed right to your question.Your Read more »

2 times unprotected sex, severe sore throat

Hi DoctorYour site is very informative and your humour is absolutely brilliant!I wanted to ask a question that has probably been asked in many variations but I have read some conflicting info on different sites so your opinion would be so welcome.I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(had sex very early on Sunday, around 4 AM, just to give you a time frame) and the next morning, Monday, I woke up with a very sore throat and had the head pressure, swollen lymph nodes under my ears, the aches, and congestion. Doctor diagnosed... Read more »

Still in the window

I'm in the 3-6 month window period, but -ve so far. I had some symptoms after 3 weeks (small fever) and now after 4 months have a very sore throat that has last for 3 weeks. Is it possible for the symptoms in the acute stage to appear again after...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Symptoms archive in this forum. Don't try to figure out if you are HIV infected based on symptoms that people commonly get, like a sore throat. The only way you are going to know your HIV status is to get an HIV antibody test.RMK Read more »
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An Overview of Norvir (Ritonavir)

...appetite, change in sense of taste, headache, dizziness, drowsiness, insomnia, fever, throat irritation, abnormal thinking, rash, sore throat, and sweating. Individuals should tell a doctor if these side effects continue or are bothersome. ... Read more »
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Women and HIV

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Gonorrhea

...soreness, bleeding, or painful bowel movements. Rectal infection also may cause no symptoms. Infections in the throat may cause a sore throat but usually causes no symptoms. What are the complications of gonorrhea? Untreated gonorrhea can... Read more »
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... How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I Read more »
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Cunilingus, possible hiv???

Posted by stressed1, 1 Reply
...than 20 seconds, no intercourse took place At the time of this I had just recently go over a flu virus and still had a slight sore throat Now 4 weeks later my sore throat has never gone away, for the last too weeks I have had severe sinusitis,... Read more »

White Coating+sore throat+cough=ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Its been 2 weeks today since exposure. I've been coughing and had a mild sore throat for the past week (dry cough). This morning woke up with white coating which rubbed off, but came back tonight. ARS? Read more »

Soar throat

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have had a soar throat for almost a month now. I am a male and have been having unprotected sex. Should I be worried? Read more »

Sore throat for over 2 months

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...shady (found out later she was a heavy drug user) girl and touched her genitals. From 2 days after, I kissed her, I have had a sore throat that will not go away and is even getting worse. Have had all tests besides HIV come up negative. No... Read more »