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Sore Throat Sign Of HIV Infection

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Pleae help doc, donation is on its way.

Ill be quick, I was at a bachelor party and one the strippers did some little trick where she would place a lollipop on her vagina. Then, unexpecdidly, she put the lollipop in my mouth. About a week after this I started getting a sore throat and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV via lollipop??? No, not unless you were perhaps having unsafe sex with a Land of Oz munchkin from the Lollypop Guild?!?Dr. Bob Read more »

diffrence between hiv infection and hiv 1/2 eia oositive and confimation negative

i was tested in september and was eia1/2 positive but confimatory westernBlot1 negative so am i... Read more »
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Acute HIV Infection

...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... Read more »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Using Respondent-Driven Sampling in a Hidden Population at Risk of HIV Infection: Who Do HIV-Positive Recruiters Recruit?

Respondent-driven sampling (RDS), a network-based method used to recruit hidden populations, is prone to bias. "However, these biases could facilitate recruitment of high-risk networks," according to the authors, who examined recruitment patterns... 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 »

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 »

Possible HIV transmission/infection ???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...meatus) by my "finger-rubbing" act, without disinfecting/washing my fingers in the first instance ? 2. In relation to Q1, are sore throats and feeling feverish coupled with runny nose and tiredness a sign of Acute Primary HIV infection. I'm... Read more »

Strep throat as hiv condition?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Could a strep throat like condition (very sore throat with puss on tonsils) be a sign of hiv infection? Read more »