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What Throat Problems Do Hiv Positive People Have

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Gynecological Problems and HIV/AIDS

HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop into more serious conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or cervical cancer. Which GYN Conditions Are Most Problematic? Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV, Genital Herpes) There are many forms...
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throat problem

My brother is having throat problem. HE is HIV positive from 5 years. he is on complete liquid diet and due to throat problem, having fever also. pls advise what is should be the course of action, some expert contact details etc in India (Delhi)....
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
There are many things that can cause these kinds of symptoms and it really requires an direct examination, which I obviously can not do on line. If his primary provider can not determine what is wrong he should try to get referred to an Ear, Nose... Read more »

Could your develop Thryoid or Throat cancer if you're positive.

What are you chances that you would develop throat cancer or thryoid cancer because of your HIV status. I can count on one hand how many people I've ever had oral sex with but is that a definite catalyst along with being Positive that puts you...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.First off, thyroid cancer is not associated with oral sex, nor HIV.As for throat cancers, most are thought to be associated with either smoking or papilloma virus infection- the later could be acquired via oral sex. If... Read more »

testosterone and its benefits for HIV Positive People

I am seeking information around testosterone treatment and HIV.I am a HIV positive person and I live in Australia the reason for my question is. Both myself and my partner are HIV+ he has no T-cells and a viral Load that is unreadable not...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
Yes you might benefit from testosterone if your levels are low-normal, but do not expect to turn into your partner. Everybody is different with respect to how they respond to HIV as well as how they respond to testosterone. I doubt his... Read more »

Dangers of pets for HIV positive people?

I am considering get a cat for a pet, companionship. However, my doctor recommended that I do not get a kitten due to a fungus that is found in the litter. I am HIV+ and told that I might have problem with this. If not, would a small dog be a...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
I'm sorry to confirm that cats may be dangerous, due to the possible transmission of cryptococcus, a fungus that can cause infections of the lungs, blood and lining of the brain. Dogs are much safer. Although cryptococcus is only a problem if... Read more »
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Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Chloe1023, 5 Replies is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for... Read more »

Do HIV positive people have these symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi, are dry skin / dandruff, and sweating symptoms of HIV. Over the past year I have noticed both excessive dandruff and sweating. I also have dry skin on my face and the skin on my cheeks flakes off on occasion. I dont really have night sweats,... 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 heard that that may be a sign. THanks

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Posted by EduardoRomero31, 1 Reply
Hi everyone. I am a little concerned and I don't know if I am exaggerating but two days ago I performed oral sex on a man who is HIV + with UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD. I checked the head of the penis and it was dry so I started to lick the shaft and... Read more »