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Rhinitis And Hiv

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Allergic Rhinitis Perennial or Hiv???

Dr. Bob,You are such a compassionate doctor and a kindred spirit in the warm answers you fulfill those who visit this forum. Thank you again from everyone who tunes here at the body for all your endless effort you attribute in making us...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
rhinitis, wouldn't you be "all nose" rather than "all ears"? Anyway, to answer your question, no, allergic rhinitis and HIV are 2 completely different conditions. HIV is obviously caused by a virus. Allergic rhinitis is an... Read more »

Rhinitis and mucus? HIV symptom

Hello. I had a possible exposure 4 months ago, and almost since that time I develop a sore throat,... Read more »

too much antibiotics for Chronic Sinusitis/bronchitis and maybe Chronic Rhinitis?

for Immunological Disorders, I am HIV+ since Dec. 2003 and to this day I am having chronic... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Allergy Strategies

I've got seasonal allergies and I've got HIV. Is there anything I should know about dealing with my springtime bout of sniffles, congestion and weepy eyes? -- P.H., Summerside, P.E.I. Ryan Cooper, M.D. Physician, Northern Alberta HIV Clinic... Read more »
Insight Medical Communications Inc.

New Antiretroviral Agents: Update

Abstract Most HIV-infected individuals who maintain good adherence to appropriately selected antiretroviral regimens will achieve virologic and immunologic success. However, in other cases, the development of antiviral resistance usually requires... Read more »
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PCR Test for HIV

Posted by Anonymous
I was exposed to HIV the first week of April. I came down with a condition my Doctor called Acute Sinusitis and Allergic Rhinitis. I feared it was HIV infection. The doctor administered the HIV antibody test after 35 days. It was negative. I was so... Read more »

Unusual case. Ongoing Low CD4 - HIV possible?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 4 Replies
I wrote awhile back outlining a one-time risky exposure in March 2006(unprotected vaginal sex) with a female of unknown status. I contacted her and she told me she did not have HIV, but I doubted her veracity (I had two consectutive rounds of... Read more »

Zinc Supplements?

Posted by bartleby, 5 Replies
"I read that taking zinc has been proven to make the common cold last for a shorter time. Have you heard about this? What else does zinc do? Is zinc good for the immune systems of HIV-positive people?"
nelson vergel's response

personally, i like zinc... Read more »

common cold vs. ars

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
can the common cold be confused with ars ?

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