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Is Sore Throat A Sign Of HIV

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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
Thank you for your question.There is no way for me to tell you what could be causing your symptoms. Yoursymptoms can be due to numerous causes, and only your physician can tell youwhat is causing your symptoms. I am enclosing below a review of the... Read more »

sore throat can be sign of std

10 months ago i had oral sex with a sex worker. one month after (until now) i start have pain in... Read more »

Sore throat & coughing - sign of seroconversion?

Hi Rick 5 weeks after a relatively low risk act (receiving oral sex from a prostitute with a... Read more »
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multiple sore throats after oral sex. please help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi! last October I gave a man unprotected oral sex. The next morning I woke up with a sore throat. I realize this was probally because I was out all night, around smoke and had been drinking. However, the sore throat stayed with me for awhile. After... Read more »

Its been 2 weeks of sore throat no end in sight

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Its been 2 weeks now of a very sore throat and a white tongue. My husband has had 2 weeks of a dry cough and neither of us are getting any better. Weve been to our local drs who don't have any treatment options for us. Our infectious disease dr... Read more »

throat not sure if dry or sore...its feeling VERY strange...

Posted by worrying81, 1 Reply
hi guys i KNOW i was not at risk/or no risk as you all say but I find it REALLY odd that 2 weeks post the time I was with that guy I have developed this on and off dry/sore throat thing. but yet when i eat it feels totally normal or when i have a... Read more »

Sore throat, what a feeling

Posted by NeverAgain, 1 Reply
I don't know if anyone recalls my incident. If not, here is a summary. I had a protected encounter with a sex worker. The sex worker was pretty expensive, from a famous place in dubai. The prost does not accept to have anal whatsoever (did not ask... Read more »