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An Overview of Viramune (Nevirapine)

...medical problems before taking this medicine. Possible Side Effects Along with its desired effects, nevirapine can cause some unwanted effects. Serious side effects of this medicine include severe skin rash, chills, fever, sore throat, or other flu-like symptoms. These symptoms may be signs of liver disease. Individuals should tell a doctor if they have any of these side effects. The manufacturer of nevirapine provides a medication guide...
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extended sore throat, dizziness- sign of hiv

Dear Dr. Sowadsky, About a year ago, I had unprotected sex with a woman I did not know. The penetration lasted less than a minute since I was afraid of STDs. That evening, I returned to my apartment to find small red dots appearing on the head of my...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...physician can tell youwhat is causing your symptoms. I am enclosing below a review of the symptomsassociated with both recent HIV infection, and AIDS. You may want to takeanother HIV test at 6 months for the most accurate test result. But I... Read more »

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 other explanations. KH 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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An Overview of Ziagen (Abacavir)

...or more of the following symptoms: sudden fever; severe tiredness or achiness; diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, or stomach pain; sore throat, shortness of breath, or cough; or a general ill feeling. These symptoms are listed on a warning card included... Read more »
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An Overview of Prezista (Darunavir, TMC114)

...inhibitor (PI). Darunavir works by blocking protease, an enzyme that HV needs to make more copies of itself. During the normal HIV life cycle, an HIV enzyme called protease cuts long chains of HIV proteins into smaller individual functioning... Read more »
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What Is AIDS?

... What Does "AIDS" Mean? How Do You Get AIDS? What Happens if I'm HIV Positive? How Do I Know if I Have AIDS? Is There a Cure for AIDS? For More Information What Does "AIDS" Mean? Read more »
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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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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 »