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Sore Throat After Receiving Head Worried I Have HIV

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sore throat/head cold and viral load

Hello. My boyfriend's viral load is around 50,000, his t cell count about 370 and he's going on a Combivir/Sustiva combo next month. This week he has a sore throat and the symptoms of a head cold that many people are gettig this fall....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
There is no data to my knowledge about how the common cold affects these numbers. We do know that serious infections and vaccinations can increase viral load by 2-100 times. However, these are usually transient increases, and most people get back to... Read more »

Having spots, sore in the penis and throat after receiving oral sex

I received unprotected oral sex from a prostitute 12 days ago. The contact was less than a minute... Read more »

extended sore throat, dizziness- sign of hiv

Dear Dr. Sowadsky, About a year ago, I had unprotected sex with a woman I did not know. The... Read more »
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Scared, swollen lymph node, sore throat. HIV ?

Posted by mikeisworried, 1 Reply
Hi please help, i am getting very worried.

I had sex last week on monday night (8th may) with a worker girl. i used a condom.
2 days later, i noticed my urine started smelling very foul. now on tuesday the week after (+8 days), the smell has subsided... Read more »

Sore Throat and Mouth Sores the Recur

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello would anybody have some insight for me, I had an exposure to HIV 9 months ago. Tested negative to HIV 1/2. The exposure came from a women from sex worker from korea, since then I just haven't felt right. Lots of strange symptoms. So I... Read more »

HIV RISK FROM PRE EJACULATORY FLUID AND SORE THROAT - ORAL SEX.

Posted by EduardoRomero31, 1 Reply
Hi everyone. I am a little concerned and I don't know if I am exaggerating but two days ago I performed oral sex on a man who is HIV + with UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD. I checked the head of the penis and it was dry so I started to lick the shaft and... Read more »

Sore Throat - worried

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
After oral sex on a dancer, I have developed a very sort throat which has me very, very worried, I dont think I can handle this. How many of you that turned HIV+ had a sore throat? thanks

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