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Signs Of Pregnancy Sore Throat
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
If sore throat was HIV sign would it ever be by itself or always be accompanied by a fever&rash? Also have slight cough/no thrush/no fever/no rash. ?
HIV: A sore throat by itself is not a a sign of hiv. If you are concerned you were exposed to HIV you should get tested. Testing can be done anonymously at many state health departments so if you are worried better to be tested and find out. The signs of HIV may not always be easy for you to tell without testing for the virus. ...Read more
5min protected sex, pulled out&ejac in condom, oraquick test neg @6wk. Am i likely neg? Slight sore throat &sneeze related? Dont tell me to blood test
Sensi-/specificity: The oral test is approved as a screen for hiv. It detects both hiv1&2. That said, it's not as specific as serum elisa. Most infected will test + by elisa at 4 wks, it is usually recommended to re-test at 6 mos. If risky behavior (sex, especially w/commercial sex worker, Cocaine use, injection drug use, etc) continues, frequent testing should be routine. You might discuss prep w/your doctor. ...Read more
Yes: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptoms of a sore : Throat may vary depending on the cause. Signs and symptoms may include.Pain or a scratchy sensation , pain that worsens with swallowing or talking, dry throat sore, swollen glands in your neck or jaw swollen, red tonsils.White patches or pus on your tonsils.Hoarse .Refusal to eat (infants and toddlers)• fever chill cough runny nose sneezingbody aches headache nausea or vomiting. ...Read more
Why do I have a slight sore-throat most of the days? Specially when i wake up in the mornings, though it goes away after a cup of hot tea.
You noted that you : Have difficulty breathing when you lie down ; unequal air flow through nostrils. If you breath through your mouth when sleeping, throat ; mouth may be dry with thickened mucus. If you have post nasal drip, fluids may accumulate when supine. Allergies could also be an issue. Or you may have congestion which lessens after drinking hot beverage. A medical eval. Would be likely to help differentiate. ...Read more
Maybe: Often a viral infection starts by invading the back of the throat behind your nose (nasopharynx). ...Read more
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