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A 19-year-old male asked:

Is heavy growth of klebsiella spp in the mouth cause by hiv because i have done a rapid 4th generation test blood draw from my vein after 33days of exposure negative and another rapid antibody test blood draw from my vein negative after 97days?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Your HIV test results are conclusive and prove you do not have it. And Klebsiella infection (of the mouth or anywhere else) is not something that points to HIV or immune deficiency. What sort of oral problem do you have? A tooth or gum abscess, perhaps? Such problems also are not generally related to HIV.
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