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Vaginal Strep Infection

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vaginal strep b infection/weight loss with shiingles.

hiI have two questions. In the last year i have had two illnesses. I believe i had shingles but my docs had a hard time recognizing it. I had a shocking feeling on my had and swollen lymph nodes. i had this for about 2 months. During the two...
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
...low grade fever and weight loss. (Yes, shingles which is caused by the Herpes Zoster or "chicken pox" virus is one of them.)Vaginal Strep B is one of several bacterial vaginal infections which are common. Most of the time it does not cause much... 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... Read more »

Strep Throat and AVS

I was reading the article by Rick Sowadsky - "FAQ" dated 6/97. He does a good job trying to pacify... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...into the throat it is called esophagitis . It looks like white patches similar to cottage cheese, or red spots. It can cause a sore throat, pain when swallowing, nausea, and loss of appetite. Thrush can also cause cracking at the corners of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...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... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...generally keep Candida under control. When it gets out of control, Candida can cause problems in the mouth, throat, or vagina. This can happen when the immune system is weakened by HIV or when you take antibiotics (which can kill the helpful... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...women, health problems in the vaginal area may be early signs of HIV. These can include pelvic inflammatory disease and bacterial vaginosis, among others. See Fact Sheet 610 for more information. The most common OIs are listed here, along with... Read more »
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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 »

am i in high risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...(stranger). because my gum and teeth bleed easily. do u think i'm in high risk of getting HIV. 5 days later, i have fever and sore throat but recover within a week. do u think i'm in high risk. we do not have any sex intercourse. that guy... Read more »

anxiety= symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...10 days after the possible exposure I developed swollen tonsils covered in pus. I have not had any fevers and aside from my sore throat, I feel fine. I was at the dr's office today and she's done a strep test but says that the throat is... Read more »

yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have heard that recurring yeast infections are a sign of HIV positive status in women. I had a possible exposure 6 months ago, and since then, I had a yeast infection that would not go away for 2 months. then I had a break for 4 months, now I have... Read more »