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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...symptoms. Symptoms of rectal infection in both men and women may include discharge, anal itching, soreness, bleeding, or painful bowel movements. Rectal infection also may cause no symptoms. Infections in the throat may cause a sore throat but usually causes no symptoms. What are the complications of gonorrhea? Untreated gonorrhea can cause serious and permanent health problems in both women and men. In women, gonorrhea is a common...
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Sore throat

Doctor, I have had symptoms of a cold and a sore throat on and off for about 2 weeks. My cd is 300 and on ART (sustiva and truvada), undetetctable. I called my doctor, and he said that I am fine and it is probably a cold virus. However, I do not...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...If your sore throat persists/worsens with other symptoms then it is reasonable to request an evaluation (for strep throat for example) to look for Read more »

just a second of your time

I have written many times and recently given a donation (by the way love the CD that you sent thought it was very informative and a great insight into your foundation. More donation to come in the future.) Back to my story, about 1 year ago I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for you in NYC. I'd suggest you ask your physician for a referral to someone who can help evaluate and treat your irrational HIV fears and anxiety. Alternatively you could check with local AIDS service organizations for a referral.The bottom line... 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 question that has probably been asked in many variations but I have read some conflicting info on different sites so your opinion would be so welcome.I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(had sex very early on Sunday, around 4 AM, just to give you a time frame) and the next morning, Monday, I woke up with a very sore throat and had the head pressure, swollen lymph nodes under my ears, the aches, and congestion. Doctor diagnosed... Read more »

I need the Icon of societies help!

Hey Dr. Bob, I've been an avid reader of your forums for the past 3 months and have read almost every posting in the archives and almost every bit of medical literature I could find. First off, I would like to give you a standing applause for all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are put to good use. ( www.concertedeffort.org )3.Your risk was significant unprotected anal insertive sex with a dude who is HIV positive and not on meds. Your 4.5-week negative "standard" HIV test is encouraging, but not definitive. I don't... Read more »
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Flu Season and Living With HIV

...tend to be less severe than the flu, come on slowly and last only a few days, usually less than a week. Common symptoms are sore throat, sneezing, coughing, runny nose and congestion. Older children and adults rarely get more than a mild fever,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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 »
AIDSinfo

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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Systemic Candidiasis

...Chart for Treating Candidiasis Candidiasis is a fungal infection and among the most common conditions seen in people with HIV. While candidiasis is a rather common condition in general, it's often the first illness and sign that HIV disease is... Read more »
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I'm too young for all this. Stupid mistake.

Posted by natinnit, 2 Replies
...and I'd never, ever do something so stupid. It is literally the biggest regret of my life. about 6 days later, I developed a sore throat - white spots on tonsils, swollen glands, red inflamed tonsils. I went to my GP who I told about my risk but... Read more »

WHEN TO TEST ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have posted before about having a persistent sore throat (more like food stuck on the right side of my throat) for 10weeks about 1 week after my exposure. Three ENT doctors and an MRI Read more »

Sore throat for over 2 months

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...shady (found out later she was a heavy drug user) girl and touched her genitals. From 2 days after, I kissed her, I have had a sore throat that will not go away and is even getting worse. Have had all tests besides HIV come up negative. No... Read more »

How long can symptoms last?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...almost made it through week 8. My question is how long can symptoms last? I have had swollen nodes only under my chin and a mild sore throat for 6 weeks now. Is that too long to be from ARS? Read more »