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A 36-year-old male asked:

Can having oral thrush for the last 2 months be a sign of hiv despite 7 negative hiv tests in 99 days past unprotected vaginal and oral exposure with suspicious female? i had 5 4th gen tests(2of them rapid), 1 rna pcr qualitative and 1 insti?

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 52 years experience
Opportunistic infection such as oral candidiasis can rarely occur in early HIV infection. However, you have not developed the infection verifiable by the tests you have had.
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