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Is Streptococcus Infection Of A Throat Common For Hiv

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STREPTOCOCCUS? Whoo-whooable?

Hello Dr.Bob, and first of all Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, and thank you very much for all your help, you are incredible.I'm sorry for my English, it is not my mother tongue...My question is:I had a single exposure with a female...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to 110 days are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how.Group A streptococcal infection has absolutely nothing to do with HIV seroconversion. Group A strep is a bacterium. HIV... Read more »

streptacoccus infection of a throat

Dr. Bob, I was tested for strep throat. Along with that I noticed changes in body shape, it looks... 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... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Ontario Researchers Look at Gonorrhea in the Throat

Infection with bacteria called N. gonorrhoeae is a problem among sexually active people, including men who have sex with men (MSM). Moreover, because gonorrhea can cause inflammation in the wet tissues of the genitals, rectum and throat, this... Read more »
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Common GYN Conditions in Women Living With HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Bacterial Vaginosis Cervicitis Chlamydia Gonorrhea Herpes Simplex Virus Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Molluscum Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) Period Problems Syphilis Trichomonas (Trich) Vaginal Candidiasis (Yeast... Read more »
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Dual Infections With HIV-1, HIV-2 and HTLV-I Are More Common in Older Women Than in Men in Guinea-Bissau

The human retroviruses HIV-1, HIV-2 and HTLV-I (human T-lymphotrophic virus type-I) are prevalent in Guineau-Bissau in the general population in both urban and rural areas. All three are transmitted through sexual, perinatal and parenteral routes.... Read more »
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Postpartum ART Discontinuation is Common, Particularly Among HIV-Infected Women With Less Advanced HIV

Listen (3.4MB, 8 min.) This is an interview that took place in the poster session at IDSA 2007, one of the year's HIV conferences. There's nothing like hearing the results of research directly from those who actually conducted the research.... Read more »
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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 heard that that may be a sign. THanks

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swollen throat with poss. infection????

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
i dont think i ever had ARS symptoms. but it has been about a year and a half since possible exposure and about 8 months of that I have had swollen throat glands........ does this sound common for anyone else who has tested possitive?
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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?

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strep throat

Posted by Anonymous
Can anyone tell me whether strep throat is a sign of HIV infection or not? I was potentially exposed 9 weeks ago and recently began feeling weird...

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