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If You Have A Sore Throat Does That Mean U Have Hiv

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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 »

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 »

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 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 had all aboce within 70 days prior to an HIV test, can it be mislead? also how about chicken pox and phumonia within 4 years prior to an hiv...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nope! Common colds, flues, sore throats, or past bouts of chicken pox and "phumonia" (or pneumonia either) will not affect (or mislead) an HIV test. So roll up that Read more »
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...significant fever and muscle aches and fatigue before you actually get respiratory symptoms. So it's not like a cold where you get a sore throat and then maybe you feel sick a day or two later. With swine flu you really can all of a sudden feel... Read more »
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Sore Throat, HIV or Anxiety

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...him. Went to the doctor and prescribed me cipro. And then about 6 weeks later I developed flu-like symptoms which included sore throat, fever, chills, diarrea, cold sweat and body aches which lasted about 2 days with slight fatigue that... Read more »

Sore Throat And Colds Have Nothing To Do With HIV!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...http://www.hopkins-aids.edu/forum/view_question.html?section_id=61&id=48209&category_id=0 The doctor says that neither the frequency of, nor susceptibility to common colds (including sore throat symptoms) is different in HIV+ people. Apart from... 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 Read more »

Sore throat...sinus drainage symptoms!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...know the one on the right side of my neck is where my throat is the most sore!!! So are things like this symptoms of early HIV infection???? Its like I just can get rid of this throat/sinus thing. So I don't know if its the cold weather, me... Read more »