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Sinus Infection Worried It Could Be HIV

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sinus fever and mild cough

Hi I was diagnose in March. Then to make matters worse I found out, in April cd4 count was 145 vl 120000. I seriously had no idea because never felt sick. My doctor said I been positive for a very long time. But only been sexually active for 3...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Persons with HIV/AIDS are more likely to have severe sinus infections so an evaluation for that is warranted (often might need decongestant and perhaps another antimicrobial). Taking meds for fever Read more »

Recurrent Sinusitis = HIV?

Dr. Henry,I have been fighting recurrent sinusitis over the past 3 months. I am concerned because... Read more »

Please help still worried

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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 »

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 »

I AM WORRIED SICK

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...body aches anywhere else and no rash or other symptoms. i am scared to death and i can't stop thinking about it. do i have hiv???? Read more »