Viral Infection Throat And Shingles
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Yep, you can stop worrying. Not all cases of shingles are related to HIV. In fact, the great majority are not! I totally agree with your infectious diseases doctor. The 12-week negative ELISA is absolutely conclusive. You do not have HIV. The... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationG'day Aussie Drew,Relax mate! Approximately 95% of healthy adults are seropositive for varicella zoster virus (VZV), the virus that causes shingles. Of this 95%, about 5% of healthy adults develop zoster (shingles). The risk for those of us... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineDear Mom, your doctors are trying to get your son's viral load below detectable levels. It sounds like the combination he is on now is not doing the trick. We know that some infections can increase viral load transiently (including pneumonias,... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThere is no data to my knowledge about how the common cold affects these numbers. We do know that serious infections and vaccinations can increase viral load by 2-100 times. However, these are usually transient increases, and most people get back to... Read more »
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Posted by worriedinky, 1 Replyi have never had unprotected sex, but last fall i went to my doctor with the following symptoms: yellow infection pockets on the back of my throat, moderate fever. NO rash. The doctor tested my throat, and found some traces of meningitis bacteria... Read more »
Posted by nicole1992My primary care physician asked me to come back in a few weeks after my initial appointment at the beginning of March to check on the swollen lymphnode. My lymphnode is still swollen but it fluctuates in size so my doctor said she doesn't believe... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyWhen you have ars a couple of weeks after a sexcontact, does it, like sore throat, appear at once or do you feel it coming in a week???
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Posted by Anonymous, 5 Repliesi dont think i ever had ARS symptoms. but it has been about a year and a half since possible exposure and about 8 months of that I have had swollen throat glands........ does this sound common for anyone else who has tested possitive?
i am going to... Read more »
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