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Is Ear Infection A Symptom Of AIDS

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Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy (PML)

...or leg. There may be difficulty thinking or speaking. Vision and memory problems, seizures and headaches can occur. These symptoms can also occur with other opportunistic infections, including toxoplasmosis, lymphoma, inner ear infections, or cryptococcal meningitis. It is important to rule out these other diseases. PML can be diagnosed using a scan of the brain by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Another way to test for PML is by checking...
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Possible HIV infection??

Dr. Robert,I recently had a sexual encounter with a Male about 3 weeks ago. He told me that he was in the military and that they are regularly checked for things such as HIV. We had unprotected sex for a little while, but he did not ejaculate in me....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1.Your chances of contracting HIV have absolutely nothing to do with your symptoms. Your chances are the same as those of everyone else who has had unprotected Read more »

PLease Answer: Unique ARS Question

Hi Doc I have a simple question (I hope). I am clear regarding the stats of contracting HIV for the various types of behavior listed in your forum, but I have a question that is bothering me. My questions is: Are ear infections among the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,No, a two-week ear infection is not worrisome for HIV or suggestive of ARS (acute retroviral syndrome). Please note symptoms, even those that could be suggestive Read more »

crackling in jaw

I'm 23, HIV pos for 3 years now. only symptoms are very mild oral herpes and OHL on my lips which is treated w/ hydrozole. also when i open my jaw wide the left side i hear a crackling sound - is this seen in HIV? is it due to an ear infection or...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Cracking in the jaw is fairly common in the general population so usually doesn't have any dire association in HIV+ persons. Oral hairy leukoplakia is not AIDS defining and can be seen in persons with CD4 count > 200-350 (< 200 = AIDS). I Read more »

AIDS/HIV symptoms in infants and children

What are some of the symptoms of AIDS/HIV in infants and children ?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...failure-to-thrive, diarrhea, developmental or neurological problems, skin problems (seborrheic dermatitis) and frequent usual (ear infections) or unusual infections. Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia is one of the more common opportunistic... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...complications that result in being hospitalized and occasionally result in death. Pneumonia , bronchitis, sinus infections and ear infections are examples of flu-related complications. The flu can also make chronic health problems worse. For... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...are a kind of germ. Most fungi are harmless to humans, but there are several that can cause harmful infections, especially in HIV-positive people. Candidiasis Candidiasis is a very common fungal infection usually caused by Candida... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
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hearing

Posted by Anonymous
...does anyone know if ears feeling plugged and/or an ear infection are symptoms of hiv? Thanks Read more »

crazy ass desease

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...tested for almost everything but still no answers autoimmune, lupus, Lyme, when this all started it was fatigue oral thrush ear infection Alice in wonderland feeling but i had a high wbc and the eosinophils where twice what they should be anyway... Read more »

AIDS or HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i will find out on monday the results of my first hiv test after 11 years of protected/unprotected sex with hetero men. i am such a basket case. it is the only thing i have thought Read more »

fingering and blow jobs?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...job and fingered the woman with my unprotected finger. This was 8 week ago and I've had a few strange things go on. I had a an ear infection that went away after a week and no sign of it comming back. I have a bump on my upper lip. My question... Read more »