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Redness In The Throat In Hiv Positive

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Red Throat

Dr. Bob, Thank you for taking your time to put out such good information on HIV infection.I have been worrying myself sick about HIV infection after having some unprotected sex over in Thailand. I had one flu like experience (Cough,fever,runny nose)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,No, isolated symptoms like a red throat are not indicative of an HIV infection. However, if you had unprotected sex, you are at some risk for HIV and should have an HIV test 3 months after your last possible exposure. Good luck!Dr. Bob... Read more »

HIV Positive at school blood drive (Red Cross) Help!!

I recently gave blood at a blood drive for school this year and received a letter in the mail from... Read more »

extended sore throat, dizziness- sign of hiv

Dear Dr. Sowadsky, About a year ago, I had unprotected sex with a woman I did not know. The... Read more »
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Sore Throat

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
After two weeks possible exposure my boyfriend has a what his doctor says a very bad sore throat with swollen glands and he did a throat culture and he gets his results tomorrow.

I on the other hand am very scared because I was with someone who was... Read more »

Rash & Sore Throat

Posted by RMT, 1 Reply
I am male and I had a short unprotected exposure (vaginal intercourse - 10 - 15 seconds without condom) to a woman of unknown status in November last year. Some 2-3 weeks later i woke up with a small red rash on the side of my body underneath my... 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?

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Sore throat and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey there, just have a quick question for the experts. Does a sore throat have any direct relation to HIV. I've had an ongoing sore throat that just won't go away. Along with that I have a swollen node right under my ear that's pretty painful. I've... Read more »