herptic esophagitis

Question

i went to hospital because i had severe pain when swallowing. Doctors refered me to a specialist and they did endoscopy. Herpes esophagitis type 1 was found. no cancer or bacteria. Is this a common symptom of hiv/aids and if so is does it happen in early or later stages?

Answer

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