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Is Streptococcal Infection Of Throat Common For Hiv Positive

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receieve oral from hiv positve follow up question

Doc, you told me to take a test at 3 month mark. I test at 5, 6, 8 and 1 week mark which is negative, now i take another test today which is 88 day. If this negative does it mean i can woohoo? Other question is that my doctor say i have strep throat...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...streptococcus. (Lots of germs can cause symptoms similar to "strep throat.")Thanks for your support of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's very much appreciated. In return I'm sending my good-luck karma that... Read more »

HIV/throat culture

Can a throat culture accurately detect HIV infection?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
... Hi,No, it cannot. Throat cultures are used to diagnose conditions such as strep throat, not HIV. The only way to diagnose HIV is with an HIV-specific test. There are HIV-diagnostic tests that use oral fluids and are obtained Read more »

Strep Throat Infection That Won't Go Away

Hello Doctor,I've recently had a strep throat infection which was confirmed by a throat culture. I've been on three different antibiotics inside of about a month and a half from the initial onset of symptoms. First round was a Z-Pak which took away...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Chronic/recurrent strep throat is actually a fairly common problem, even for folks that are HIV negative. Having AIDS and a CD4 count of 170 increases your risk for many types of infection and may delay your recovery because your immune system Read more »

ANTIBIOTICS

Hey DR. Bob Hope you had a great Easter. Just a fast question:Can antibiotics help or mask the ARS symptoms of HIV. I am the guy who had symptoms for about 10 weeks, went on antibiotics and the symptoms seem to have mostly gone away.Thanks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Another QTND (Question That Never Dies). Antibiotics treat bacterial infections, like strep throat or gonorrhea. HIV is an entirely different type of germ a virus. Antibiotics have absolutely no effect on viruses or the symptoms caused by... Read more »
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Strep Throat & HIV????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Went to the doctor 5 1/2 weeks after a possible HIV exposure (unprotected vaginal intercourse). Tested negative on HIV antibody test, but positive for strep throat. Two questions. Read more »

Strep throat as hiv condition?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Could a strep throat like condition (very sore throat with puss on tonsils) be a sign of hiv infection? Read more »

Is Strep Throat at all related to HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Recently someone posted that he has Strep and from this was concerned about HIV. Is there any link between HIV and Strep at all? Also, Is there any connection between excessive dandruff and HIV? I have Read more »

Sore Throat, HIV or Anxiety

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...bacterial infection (no tests were taken). I am feeling much better but with less of an appetite, and I know symptoms don't mean hiv, but ever since my sore throat occured, it's been questionable. My tongue still looks more white and hairy than... Read more »