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Tonsils Removed In Adults With Hiv

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Should an Hiv+ person remove tonsils

Hi Dr,My fiance is HIV positive and his tonsils give him problems now and then. Is it advisable for him to remove them as his Doctor suggested? He is currently using no medication except vitamin supplements as his CD4 count is above 600, I'm not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,If your fiance needs to have his tonsils removed, there is no reason his HIV-positive status should prevent him from undergoing the recommended surgery.Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV and Tonsillitis

I noticed that I have tonsillitis a lot. Is this a side affect of HIV? My doctor recommended a... Read more »

i still got my tonsils

I am 35 and the doctor will not remove my tonsils because there may be a problem with healing. I... Read more »
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hiv vs large tonsile

Posted by lostinca88, 1 Reply
...I have large tonsile at right side, it last for months. Is this series? any advices are appreciated. thanks. Read more »

tonsil loss

Posted by worried22yo, 2 Replies
...hey sorry for posting so much--has anyone ever heard of HIV causing tonsil loss and if so how much of a bad sign is this?? Good luck to everyone! Read more »

Chronic Tonsil Cheese

Posted by brent4861, 10 Replies
...Tonsil cheese? What is he talking about? well let me tell you... Horrible feelings of dry phlegm at back of throat mixed with levels Read more »

Tonsils

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Sorry to do this...and i know it's not scientific but... after seroconversion, how long did your tonsils stay swollen for? It has been 3 weeks now. Please answer Read more »