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Is Nasal Congestion A Symptom Of Hiv

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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 advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you
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Super Bob to the Rescue

hi dr Bob Thankyou for you response of my last question, I have donated since and would like to exaggerate on the response and symptoms. I realise you cannot make full asessments over the internet but I need your opinion with no silver lining.. My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Toothy Tabatha chomped on your manhood during the blowjob? Oh, I'll bet she doesn't get many second dates with a technique like that.Regarding your questions:1.Yes, an everyday scratch would heal normally. CD4 cells do not affect how quickly cuts... Read more »

would TB play a rule on this?

Hello DR N, Thanks to your time been devoted to answer those questions.anyway regard to my problem i've been withness this before i got my hiv daignosed 2007,before then anxiety have taken control of my whole body, been on therapy on...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Your TB, HIV infection, HIV meds, or other condition may be factors contributing to the symptoms you describe. In most cases a basic clinical evaluation (history and physical and perhaps some simple blood tests and chest X-ray if needed) should be... Read more »

EXTREMELY IMPORTANT HIV TRANSMISSION QUESTION

Doc. Bob,Do OCDers worry about throwing things away???? Please answer!!!!!!!!!!!!!Madge
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...become so remote as to be nonexistent. Regarding your "symptoms" the following morning, these were definitely not HIV related, as HIV symptoms take weeks, not hours or days, to show up! I'm glad to hear you live in a safe gated neighborhood. If... Read more »

Cold Symptoms or HIV?

Back in mid December I had sex with a girl I know. We were both drunk and she pulled my condom off and we proceeded to have sex. I know it was stupid.Over Christmas time I had cold symptoms, ie blocked nose, sore throat. That went away after...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Trying to determine your HIV status based on symptoms you are experiencing is unwise, anxiety provoking, and unreliable. Recent HIV infection (acute HIV infection, acute retroviral syndrome) should only be considered if ALL of the following are... Read more »
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Flu Season and Living With HIV

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What Is HIV?

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Older People and HIV

...diseases among older people, as they do for younger people. Physicians may not diagnose HIV infection in older people. Some early symptoms of HIV disease may appear to be signs of normal aging. The stigma of having HIV/AIDS may be worse for older... Read more »
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Starting Anti-HIV Medications

...to start treatment. How will I know when to start anti-HIV medications? It's time to start treatment if: you have severe symptoms of HIV infection or are diagnosed with AIDS your CD4 count is below 500 cells/mm 3 (especially below 350... Read more »
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nervous please help

Posted by somija18, 1 Reply
...with a bad headache that persisted for three/four days. I had a sore throat, mainly focused in the pharynx area. I also had nasal congestion and my tonsils were swollen and had some puss pockets. I took an Amoxycillin twice a day for about two... Read more »

Seriously Needing Advice

Posted by dale30, 3 Replies
Okay, this is my first post on this site and I can tell already that this is a great place to be. Now, the reason I'm at this site is a little troubling. At any rate, I am thankful that such a site exists. I will start by explaining my situation: ... Read more »

MC...a word about my symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...tongue. He believes it is stress-related. I thought it was great news until I read on the web that throat infection was a symptom of HIV. It started all over again. For a total of ten weeks I was obsessed with this illness. I wasnt sure if I... Read more »

Risk assessment, or, how screwed am I?

Posted by ratherconcerned, 1 Reply
...groin (which I get whenever I have a cold), fatigue, and night sweats (which I always get with fever). I also have a lot of nasal congestion and drip down the back of my throat, something that I don't think is common with ARS. A little bit of... Read more »