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Symptoms Of Shingles In The Throat

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MY HIV SCARE & SHINGLES

I want to share a story with fellow readers. About a year ago I came down with an EXTREMELY bad virus. My throat was all clogged up with mucus and crap. On top of this I had a HIGH fever of 103 degrees, extreme fatigue and nightsweats. After a week...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your comments. Your situation is a perfect example of how symptoms that you THINK are due to HIV/AIDS, may in fact, be due to other causes. This is precisely the reason why testing is so important to determine the cause of a... Read more »

What type of specialist treats shingles

About the middle of april 2011 i began itching under might right breast and pain. I thought i had... Read more »
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Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

What Is Shingles? Shingles and HIV How Is It Transmitted? How Is Shingles Treated? Can Shingles Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Shingles? Shingles is a very painful disease caused by the same herpes virus that causes chicken pox... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

DNA Testing Method Can Identify Twice as Many Throat and Rectal Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections as Traditional Bacterial Culture

A new study shows that a more efficient STD screening method -- called a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) -- can detect at least twice as many oropharyngeal (throat) and rectal gonorrhea and chlamydia infections as a bacterial culture test,... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Symptoms

Early Symptoms Many people will not have any symptoms when they first become infected with HIV. They may, however, have a flu-like illness within a month or two after exposure to the virus. This illness may include Fever Headache Tiredness... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia

What Is Chlamydia? How Common Is Chlamydia? How Do People Get Chlamydia? What Are the Symptoms of Chlamydia? What Complications Can Result From Untreated Chlamydia? How Does Chlamydia Affect a Pregnant Woman and Her Baby? How Is... Read more »
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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 »

chronic throat irritation hiv symptom?

Posted by anxious66, 2 Replies
hello, im sure you're all aware of my risk, unprotected oral msm me giving, one minute max, no ejaculation, highly doubt there was precum

tested negative at 6 weeks with a 4th gen duo, was told this is deifinately conclusive, and was not even told to... Read more »

worried about Strep Throat or sore Throat

Posted by danny301, 2 Replies
Does a Strep Throat or sore Throat after 7 month possible exposure can be related to hiv??

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Shingles_ARS_HIV-

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had shingles about a month after a sexual experience. I also had other ars symptoms along with really dark urine. I have tested 3 times for Hep and Hiv- 1 month 6.5 weeks and 9 weeks- all negaitive. My Doc seems sure I have nothing to worry... Read more »