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Strep Throat And Hiv

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HIV/throat culture

Can a throat culture accurately detect HIV infection?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
... Hi,No, it cannot. Throat cultures are used to diagnose conditions such as strep throat, not HIV. The only way to diagnose HIV is with an HIV-specific test. There are HIV-diagnostic tests that use oral fluids and Read more »

Strep throat

I recently discovered I have strep throat and have been placed on antibiotics. I was diagnosed with... Read more »

Do general blood test also test for HIV/AIDS?

I had two blood tests done recently for mono and strep throat. Would these tests show if I had... Read more »
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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 »

Strep Throat & HIV????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...weeks after a possible HIV exposure (unprotected vaginal intercourse). Tested negative on HIV antibody test, but positive for strep throat. Two questions. Can strep throat be a early sign or symptom of ARS and I just haven't produced the... Read more »

Is Strep Throat at all related to HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Recently someone posted that he has Strep and from this was concerned about HIV. Is there any link between HIV and Strep at all? Also, Is there any connection between excessive dandruff and HIV? I have 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 »