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Sore Throat And Hiv Infection

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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...infection." About half of the people who get infected don't notice anything. Symptoms generally occur within 2 to 4 weeks. The most common symptoms are fever, fatigue, and rash. Others include headache, swollen lymph glands, sore throat, feeling achy, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and night sweats. It is easy to overlook the signs of acute HIV infection. They can be caused by several different illnesses. If you have any of these symptoms and...
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persistent sore thraot lasting for 3 weeks, elevated white blood cell, and invisible blood in urine (white and red cell)

i had unprotected sex with one girl before 7 weeks and 4 days, and after 4 weeks u start feeling fatigue and sore throat no more sgins and sometimes abdominal pain ... i went to the clinic and make CBC and the result was normal except for the WBC...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...The symptoms you describe are not typical for acute HIV infection other than the sore throat which can be seen. It is possible that you have contracted an STD such as herpes which can give you urinary symptoms and would Read more »

HIV and colds

Are colds and sore throats together symptoms of HIV infection??
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
No. Read more »

WooHoo!!!!!!!!!!!

Dear Dr. Frascino, About four months ago, I gave a man an unprotected blowjob. I was very drunk and stupid. In fact, it was only the first time as an adult that I've had sex with another guy at all (I fooled around with my brother and a friend...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Kevin,A "non-practicing bisexual" who "attacked" his partner "like a prisoner after release," because you'd been "fantasizing about sex with a guy for a very long time . . . ." Hmmm . . . Kevin, maybe you want to rethink that whole... Read more »

Sore Throat

I had a possible exposure HIV. A couple of days later I experienced a sore throat that lasted for a couple of hours. Other symptoms that night include flatulance, muscle ache in one shoulder that lasted a day. No fever, no detectable swollen...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
...The sore throat associated with acute HIV infection is usually moderate to severe in the approximately 50% of people who are symptomatic. It Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institutes of Health

U.S. Updates Clinical Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

...HIV-infected children and childrenwho were HIV-exposed through birth to an HIV-infected mother." Dr. Mofenson said. In recent years, HIV infection has increased among adolescents. "We hope that doctors and clinicians make use of these new... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic

...of 28 co-infected MSM (25 percent). Of the 28 co-infected men, only five reported any history of injection drug use (IDU). HIV infection, IDU, fisting, and use of gamma hydroxyl butyrate (GHB) were found to be significantly associated with HCV... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

The Stages of HIV Infection

...12 weeks after they are first infected with HIV. These can include: aching joints and muscles fevers swollen lymph nodes sore throat skin rash fatigue During primary infection, the amount of HIV in the body is very high and there is often... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...vaccination directly prevent pathogen-specific morbidity and mortality, they might also contribute to reduced rate of progression of HIV disease. For instance, randomized trials using trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) have documented that... Read more »
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Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
...have chills , fever(100 F) runny nose & sneezing which lasted for 3 days. After 3 days the fever continues and now i have a sore throat as well which also makes me think of possible infection. My question is , considering she had other STD... Read more »

Please respond

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is strep throat the same as sore throat? Which one is a symptom of HIV infection? Read more »

10 months of no answer symptoms described

Posted by Difficult, 4 Replies
...Later that stopped and I went through a white tongue dry mouth period for 3 months. Anyways, at 17 days all symptoms besides sore throat had cleared up and I had a viral load test, cd4 test, and cbc. The results were undetectable vbdna, 1000cd4... 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... Read more »