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Sinus Infections In Hiv Patients

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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...
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 area up for... Read more »

Sinusitis

Does sinusitis occur in HIV infected patients within 3 months of infection?Please kindly reply... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Partner Notification Outcomes for HIV-Infected Patients by Duration of Infection, San Francisco, 2004 to 2006

"The San Francisco Department of Public Health conducts HIV third-party partner notification in the following populations based on standard [CDC] guidelines: (1) persons with acute and non-acute incident HIV infection tested at the municipal... Read more »
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Diabetes Risk Appears Lower for HIV-Infected Patients Than Uninfected Patients

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read his explanation of the study he presented at ICAAC/IDSA... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Methamphetamine Use, Sexual Activity, Patient-Provider Communication, and Medication Adherence Among HIV-Infected Patients in Care, San Francisco, 2004-2006

"While numerous studies examine methamphetamine use and associated risky sexual behaviors in HIV-uninfected individuals, few studies have surveyed HIV-infected individuals in the health care setting," the authors wrote. To assess the frequency and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Evaluation of Health Map: A Patient-Centered, Web-Based Service for Supporting HIV-Infected Patients in Australia

The authors undertook the current study "to describe the use of and responses to a self-management website, 'Health Map,' established to address the key chronic health issues of HIV-positive people." The site "assessed health issues against current... Read more »
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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 worried. Would the sinus infection have caused the headaches? help

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sinus infection...

Posted by worryingsick81, 1 Reply
dont mean to repeat myself here but i have a sinus infection (bacterial) on antibiotics now and its been about 6 weeks since i put that thermometer in my mouth at the clinic.i've been sick for about 2 weeks!!!!...even reading it, it sounds ridic to... 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 bearer of bad news, if you look over... Read more »

Uh oh. Allergies/Sinus infection...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Im about 2 1/2 weeks past "exposure". I haven't really had any symptoms that I am aware of....other than a somewhat sore throat, and some sinus drainage in my throat. I went to the dr. today and he's pretty convinced I have alleriges, along with a... Read more »