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Sore Throat During Seroconversion

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Sore throat & coughing - sign of seroconversion?

Hi Rick 5 weeks after a relatively low risk act (receiving oral sex from a prostitute with a condom) I developed a very sore throat and a cough. The cough is not dry, ie there is a far amount of sputum. This has lasted for about a week. I have not...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question and compliments.If you read some of my previous responses to other questions, you will notethat if you were only receiving oral sex while using a condom, your risks ofinfection are extremely low. That would make it... Read more »

Chronic Sore Throat and HIV

Dear Dr. Feinberg,I've read some postings indicating a sore throat is associated more with... Read more »

2 times unprotected sex, severe sore throat

Hi DoctorYour site is very informative and your humour is absolutely brilliant!I wanted to ask a... Read more »
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...strong laxative. Sheep sorrel isclaimed to be effective against cancer. Slippery elm has along, safe history in alleviating sore throats. It is used inmany herbal cough drops or teas for sore throats. Caisse used the herbal tea to treat... Read more »
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An Overview of Viramune (Nevirapine)

...effects, nevirapine can cause some unwanted effects. Serious side effects of this medicine include severe skin rash, chills, fever, sore throat, or other flu-like symptoms. These symptoms may be signs of liver disease. Individuals should tell a... Read more »
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An Overview of Norvir (Ritonavir)

...appetite, change in sense of taste, headache, dizziness, drowsiness, insomnia, fever, throat irritation, abnormal thinking, rash, sore throat, and sweating. Individuals should tell a doctor if these side effects continue or are bothersome. ... Read more »
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An Overview of Trizivir (AZT/3TC/Abacavir)

...any of the following occur: sudden fever, skin rash, severe tiredness or achiness, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, sore throat, shortness of breath, cough, or general ill feeling. These symptoms are listed on the prescription's warning... Read more »
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Sore throat, what a feeling

Posted by NeverAgain, 1 Reply
...Elisa test after 2 weeks of encounter it was negative (thats a bit early I know). Now is almost the 4th week, I have a mild sore throat, no other symptom so far what so ever, I can't chase away the thought that this might be signs of... Read more »

Sore throat...sinus drainage symptoms!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I just recently went to the doctor for a sinus infection that pretty much cleared up within a couple days of taking the first one or two doses of antibiotics. Thats all pretty much gone, but now a week later I still have a lot of drainage in my... Read more »

Sore Throat, HIV or Anxiety

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...him. Went to the doctor and prescribed me cipro. And then about 6 weeks later I developed flu-like symptoms which included sore throat, fever, chills, diarrea, cold sweat and body aches which lasted about 2 days with slight fatigue that... Read more »

Sore Throat ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...A site alluded to the fact that nasal congestion accompanying a mild sore throat/fever for 1-2 days is probably not HIV ARS related, that in hiv the sore throat would not have any conjestion sypmtoms with it, Read more »