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Is Streptococcus Infection Of A Throat Common For Hiv

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streptacoccus infection of a throat

Dr. Bob, I was tested for strep throat. Along with that I noticed changes in body shape, it looks like it got narrower. I also have fatigue, sometimes general weakness and irritation on my cheeks. It looks like they constantly get red and flaky....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Streptococcus is a common bacterium that has absolutely nothing to do with HIV/AIDS.Five negative rapid tests out to six months which, I might add, are four more than you needed are definitive and conclusive. Read more »

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