Painful Swallowing Hiv

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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...Acidophilus (in supplements or yogurt) Candidiasis of the Esophagus (Esophageal Candidiasis) Usually occurs at very low CD4 cell counts (less than 100) An AIDS-defining opportunistic infection Major symptom is painful swallowing (dysphagia) Often diagnosed via gastrointestinal endoscopy Possible in anyone who has thrush and a low CD4 cell count Treatment: Systemic therapy with azoles, fluconazole is generally used ...
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is it primary hiv? please an answer. it is 4th time

hello doctor,firstof all sorry for my englishbefore eight months I went with a prostitute . i wore condom , which i checked at the end of sex.14 days later a Sunday. I got up to 38 fever (axilla temp), I got a ponstan( like advil) and I was
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation experienced, are quite common, and can be caused by both viruses or bacteria. This type of symptom is not suggestive of HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS).Condom-protected sex is indeed "protected," assuming the latex condom was used... Read more »

Should I get tested?

About two-three weeks ago I had protected vaginal sex and received unprotected oral sex from a women I've met that night. Recently I noticed I've been having a soar throat with mild pain when I swallow and an enlarged lymph node on the right side...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Transmission of HIV through fellatio is not common (about 0.5 per 10,000 contacts). Your symptoms may be from gonorrhea which would be much more Read more »

herptic esophagitis

i went to hospital because i had severe pain when swallowing. Doctors refered me to a specialist and they did endoscopy. Herpes esophagitis type 1 was found. no cancer or bacteria. Is this a common symptom of hiv/aids and if so is does it happen in...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
This is not a workplace question. Please refer it to a medical professional on this website. Read more »

Would HIV cause throat symptoms?

Would Hiv cause closing of the throat feeling?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...heart beat, dizziness, tingling fingers, and rapidly mounting anxiety.A common opportunistic infection seen in persons with AIDS is oral candidiasis, which can cause oral and throat pain, pain on swallowing, or a full or tight feeling in the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

... Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast (or fungus) called candida. This yeast is found in most people's... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

... Esophageal , affects the esophagus (feeding tube); usually occurs at CD4+ cell counts below 100 Chest pain, nausea and painful swallowing. Usually occurs with oral candidiasis. Examination of oropharnyx; endoscopy; culture and histology. ... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement,... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

... You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive Getting Pregnant Staying Healthy While Pregnant HIV Treatment Options Other Treatments While Pregnant Read more »
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