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Sinus Infection After Touching Stripper Worried I Have HIV

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sinus infections

Hi! I've been hiv positive for 18 years. My VL is 480 and my Hiv is less than 50.It just seems like I get alot of sinus infections over the years. At least 4- 5 times a year.Is there anything I could be eating or doing different not to get them....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Sinus problems including infectons are common in the general population and perhaps more common in HIV+ persons. There often is no easy long-term answer. Frequently there is an underlying chronic allergic rhinitis that sets the Read more »

Worried sick of possible HIV infection

I am new to this site but have found great info. here. I have searched archives and found some... Read more »

see the HIV specialist or primary care for sinus infection?

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Worried and need to get tested

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...this (all within 2 weeks ago), my lower back beagn to ache. I went to a doctor at an urgent care center, and he felt it was a sinus infection, and put me on Doxycycline for 10days, I feel a little better, fatigue is gone, head feels lighter and... Read more »

Worried after multiple encounters

Posted by worriedOZ, 2 Replies
...just really scared about these night sweats because my acts were certainly very low risk - condom protected oral sex and they touched me. I am just really scared because it just seemed like some harmless fun at the time... I was really careful... Read more »

Allergies/sinus infections....symptoms or NOT!???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I see where a lot of people are asking about their current allergies or sinus infections. Worrying that they might be symptoms of HIV. Most everyone answers "no....those are not symptoms"..... Yet, not to be the Read more »

Sinus infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Just wondering, does a sinus infection have anything to do with ars? had a sinus infection and then bad headache for 2 weeks. Low risk so I doubt its hiv but still Read more »