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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 fine.no...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you 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 »
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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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for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...this but still: There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of people suffering from long lasting symptoms, many related to HIV and still repetitively testing negative. Especially with people complaining of Parasthesias other mild... Read more »

6-7 weeks, please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Would 6-7 weeks post exposure be possible to experience ARS? I was told in this forum and by Dr. Bob, no risk from frottage exposure but still wondering. I woke up with a severely stiff neck yesterday and am having pain while swallowing. No other... Read more »

Worried About Infection - Thank U 4 Advice

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...four weeks and am now worrying, kicking myself, stressing to the point of gray hairs, and hating myself because of potential HIV symptoms that I'm now experiencing. I would really appreciate any comments/advice you have for me. God bless you all... Read more »

5 months negative ... LOT of lingering symptoms

Posted by David75, 2 Replies
...I 'm planning to get another test in a month (6) ... I've given up work, sleep 14 hours a day ... desperate ! I'm fearing a HIV-2-infection or a co-infection with HEP C Anyone recognizes my story? David75 Read more »