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Sinusitis And Hiv

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Recurrent Sinusitis = HIV?

Dr. Henry,I have been fighting recurrent sinusitis over the past 3 months. I am concerned because several Physicians have said Sinusitis is one of the most common infections in HIV+ individuals.I tested negative 5 1/2 months after my last exposure...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Chronic or recurrent sinusitis is not a good indicator condition for new HIV infection= I would not worry about your sinus problems as a signal for HIV infection. Sinus problems are very common and often very challenging. You should discuss with... Read more »

Recurrent Sinusitis = HIV?

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

sinusitis and hiv

I tested negative for hiv at the 4.5 month mark in september. When I went to my doctor for the... Read more »
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MY SINUS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My sinus infection still hasnt gone away and it only happens at night. Could this be HIV ? Im going to get a test soon but i just want to know if a sinus infection is linked to HIV and if it is what stage would it normally appear at Read more »

Bronchitis and Sinuses

Posted by Anonymous
I have read in several places that Sinus infections and Bronchitis is prevelant in HIV+ people. Does anyone have any idea when this would occur?

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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 bearer of bad news, if you look over... Read more »

mucus drainage or sinusitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i tested negative at 13 weeks. it will be 5 weeks in april. for about a month now i have been dealing with a lot of mucus drainage. is this a sign of hiv infection. i was really hoping that my 13 week was conclusive. Read more »