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is nasal congestion an early symptom of hiv

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Universal symptom: Stuffy nose and nasal congestion are universal symptoms that everyone on planet Earth has, and can be caused by hundreds of different viruses, plus ma ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
See below: It is not possible to say if you have HIV infection, though the risk is low. You may get a HIV nucleic acid test now and if it is negative repeat it i ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Hmmm....: It has to be viewed from the other direction. Because every person on Earth gets cold symptoms, one does not consider cold symptoms a sign of some oth ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Virus: It sounds like a bad cold or the flu. Start with hydration, rest and OTC rx. If it persists then see your doctor for a good checkup especially if the ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
No.: But early pregnancy does not make it impossible to catch an infection.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience in Infectious Disease
NO: Post-nasal drip is really common with allergies, hay fever or after a cold. I would suggest that you don't have unprotected sex as that is a risk for ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sneezing: No, it may be sign of nasal inhalent irritation, allergy, viral or bacterial infection. True sinusitis involves inflammation of sinus lining and / or ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Early signs of pregnancy are sore breasts, nausea, fatigue and food aversion, as well as food cravings. And of course.... Missed period. Hope that h ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Russell
14 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Are you at risk?: Perhaps you have engaged recently in risky behavior and are concerned about your risk of contracting hiv. If that is true, get yourself tested regula ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Sinus drip?: Can postnasal drip be the only symptom of a sinus infection? ANS: yes
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Jerome
50 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
It can be: Sensation of mucus at the back of your throat is quite common in individuals who have allergies to things they inhale from their environment such as p ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: An earache is an earache, not the flu.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: This is not a symptom of HIV
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Runny Nose: Suggestive of allergic rhinitis.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: No, it is not. It may be allergies or other causes. Sometimes, anxiety patients can make a congested nose worse by blowing too hard. Be gentle as you ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: In general terms wheezing is not a sign or symptom of hiv. Respiratory symptoms that developed because of HIV is the pneumocystis pneumonia that deve ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
May be, but there : Are too many other causes that are more common. See this site for signs of hiv, keeping in mind that many patients with HIV have no signs or symptoms. ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Influenza: According to mayo clinic flu sxs may include “fever over 100f (38c), aching muscles, especially in your back, arms and legs, chills ; sweats, headache ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Dry cough: It can be from chronic sinusitis, acid reflux or asthma, and many other things, you need to have it checked. Hiv is low on the list in the absence of ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
HIV Paranoia: No.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Nasal steroid: Nasal steroid will likely be more effective than any antihistamine. However one needs to rule out sinus infection as the cause also. If nasal steroid ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
13 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: It is not related to pregnancy.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Early pregnancy: Even though there are several symptoms can happen with early pregnancy usually becomes apparent 5- 6 wks from first day of last menstrual period. Sore ... Read More
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