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Is Nasal Congestion A Symptom Of Hiv

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Can I rule out ARS by nasal congestion?

I heard that nasal congestion, hacking cough, and running nose are not symtoms of ARS. If I have them together with other ARS symptoms (fever, etc), can I assume it is not HIV? This happened just 5 days after....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Those are unlikely symptoms of ARS.MH... Read more »

Can I rule out ARS by nasal congestion?

I heard that nasal congestion, hacking cough, and running nose are not symtoms of ARS. If I have... Read more »

PEP Combivir, Nasal Symptoms - Not frequently asked

Hi Dr Bob,just wanted to ask, i see a side effect of Combivir is potential "nasal... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Allergy Strategies

I've got seasonal allergies and I've got HIV. Is there anything I should know about dealing with my springtime bout of sniffles, congestion and weepy eyes? -- P.H., Summerside, P.E.I. Ryan Cooper, M.D. Physician, Northern Alberta HIV Clinic... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Daily Peptide T Nasal Spray May Be Successful in Fighting Latent HIV-Infected Cells, Study Says

A nasal spray of a synthetic protein fragment called Peptide T may be successful in lowering the amount of latent HIV-infected cells, according to preliminary results of a small human pilot study published in the current issue of the journal ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tanzania Bans Condom Supply for Congested Prisons' Inmates

The Tanzanian government has refused to supply inmates with condoms to control the spread of HIV/AIDS in its congested prisons, local media reported Sunday. Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs Bakari Mwapachu explained over the weekend... Read more »
The Well Project

Stress Management and HIV

Table of Contents Stress and HIV Signs of Stress Common Causes of Stress How to Decrease Stress Depression Other Tips for Reducing Stress Stress and HIV Everyone deals with a certain amount of stress every day. But if you are... Read more »
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Coryza (runny nose), cough, or nasal congestion

Posted by Anonymous
I hope this may help to resolve some of your fears, at least in part. This comes from "Challenges of the Acute Retroviral Syndrome" from "Infections in Medicine" by Jeffrey P. Nadler, MD: "Common symptoms include fever, malaise, adenopathy, sore... Read more »

Chest congestion

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Any specific feedback on chest congestion? I have had a toally rattling sound when I breathe in, and been coughing up a lot of phlem. Just when I think I'm over it, it reoccurs - this has been going on for 10 days now, accompanied with a rash I've... Read more »

Chest congestion symptom?..6 days past exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Right now Im only 6 days past my exposure incident. Would symptoms even appear this early??

I feel like I am getting some chest congestion. Kinda that tight feeling. No fever whatsoever, no runny nose or sore throat?

Should I be concerned, or is 6... Read more »

post nasal drip

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
just a quick question. I heard that post nasal drip is a common sign of hiv infection? is that true? ive also heard the same about tonsil stones. i was just curious if this is true or not. Thanks for any replies Read more »