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Sore Throat And Thrush

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Hiv symptoms and tests

I had a needlestick injury in january 11th. The patient tested negative on a rapid hiv test so I did not get pep. 3 weeks after, I developed muscle aches and anxiety. I lost my appetite and lost 15 pounds in 2 months. I alos developed a sore throat...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The recommended HIV screening for an occupational exposure to HIV that doesn't warrant a course of PEP, is immediately, three months and six months, using HIV-antibody testing.Your four negative HIV-antibody tests plus an undetectable HIV PCR... Read more »

Dr. Bob, You're the best and for that thank you & God bless you

Hi Dr.Bob,I'm the 20yr guy from Kenya who posted something last year December on wanting to know my... Read more »

Pharyngitis

Hello dr. Young,I was wondering if you would be kind enough to tell me when people usually get... Read more »
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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...into the throat it is called esophagitis . It looks like white patches similar to cottage cheese, or red spots. It can cause a sore throat, pain when swallowing, nausea, and loss of appetite. Thrush can also cause cracking at the corners of the... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...and swelling. A bad case can make walking, peeing or sex very painful. Infection in the Mouth Oral candidiasis, called thrush , involves the mouth and sometimes the throat. It can also occur without symptoms. The most common symptoms usually... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...listed here, along with the disease they usually cause, and the CD4 cell count when the disease becomes active: Candidiasis (Thrush) is a fungal infection of the mouth, throat, or vagina. CD4 cell range: can occur even with fairly high CD4... Read more »
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Women and HIV

...genital ulcers, pelvic inflammatory disease, and genital warts more often and more severely than uninfected women. Women get thrush (a yeast infection, see Fact Sheet 501 ) in their throats and herpes (see Fact Sheet 508 ) about 30% more often... Read more »
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Oral thrush will not go away...

Posted by Sal, 3 Replies
...Hi there, I tested negative at about 5 weeks after protected sex with a CSW. Sore throat and thrush will not go away. My GP has given me several antibiotics and treated my oral thrush with Nystatin and Mycelex. Niether one seems Read more »

tested negative at 7 weeks. is it likely i have it

Posted by rock_on, 1 Reply
...after suffering the very well known symptoms, the rash, sore throat, oral thrush, fever, headaches, chills, loss of appetite etc, i took my second hiv test at 7 weeks after possible exposure. this Read more »

Thrush! I'm Scared.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...paranoid about getting HIV. In any case about a week later I came up with something similar to Thrush. I had the white tongue, the sore throat, and I was very tired. I was also taking this protien shake and every time I take it, it seems like I... Read more »

rash at 3 months???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I've already tested negative at 6 and 10 weeks, does anyone know if it's possible to develope a hiv related rash 3 months after possible exposure? thanks Read more »