Affect Of Hiv On Breathing

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Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...fainting Sadness or depression Anemia and HIV Anemia has always been a problem for HIV-positive people. Although the rate of serious anemia has dropped since people started using HIV drug combinations, anemia continues to affect up to 30 percent of HIV-positive people taking HIV drugs. Factors that are linked to a higher rate of anemia in HIV-positive people include: Being a woman Being African American Having lower CD4 cell...
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bad breath

have been takenh Atrpla for abou 6 monts now and was wondering if it was a side affect from the meds ?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Good question. I have had scores of patients on Atripla and don't recall new bad breath as a complaint voiced by any of them. To my knowledge bad breath (halitosis) has not been reported as a problem clearly linked Read more »

putrid body and breath odor and HIV

Why do i have a really putrid body and breath odor? I was diagnosed with HIV+ in October 2008 and have just started meds a week ago
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...New body odor has not been an issue with the vast majority of persons with either HIV infection or on treatment. I thorough history and physical (including oral/nose/sinus exams) focusing particularly on intake Read more »

Scurvy affect test results? PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE

Hi This will seriously be my final question now (really really sorry for bothering you). I read that there are some signs of scurvy which I seem to have i.e. my gums are a little red (but then again I hardly every brush my teeth i.e. once a week to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...And while you are at it, remember to floss as well!As for your question, you do not have scurvy. Even if you did, it wouldn't affect your HIV test results, OK?The address of the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation is:The Robert James Frascino... Read more »

oxygen and HIV

I am from India and want to know whether HIV survives after coming in contact with oxygen. It is in the background that many alternate therapists here are recommending breathing exercise like deep one and by alternate nostrils and also heavy...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...The use of exposure to oxygen (in the form or ozone or other processes) to affect the virus has been evaluated in a number of studies going back to the 1980s. This has never been shown to be effctive on its Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...heart,with a healthy diet, regularexercise, and giving up smoking. Even though the physical changes of lipodystrophy can cause emotional distress, no researcher has suggested that people withlipodystrophy should stop taking their HIV... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...the number one killer of both women and men in the US. Heart disease is a cardiovascular disease (CVD). This means that it affects your heart and blood vessels. There are several types of heart disease. The most common in the US is coronary... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Recreational Drugs and HIV

... How Does Recreational Drug Use AffectHIV? Drugs And Getting Infected With HIV Drug Use And HIV Disease Drug Interactions The Bottom Line For More Information Read more »
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...since pneumonia often occurs as a complication of the flu Tuberculosis (TB) TB often occurs as a lung infection, but can affect virtually any organ of the body. Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterium that causes TB, can spread when a... Read more »
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Older HIV'ers

Posted by aNewBeginning, 1 Reply
...I learned I am HIV positive on 2/03/10. I met with my infectious disease doctor two days. I would like to hear from older guys who are dealing Read more »

what are the chances my test was right?

Posted by torn_apart, 2 Replies
...i was raped twice on september 19th. the guy told me he had full blown aids and now i have hiv... over and over.... but he choked me unconcious and i didn't remember this until like two weeks ago... i got tested 60 days Read more »

tonsillolithiasis............ AM I DOOMED.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I read that tonsillolithiasisis is seen in people affected with Aids. I've posted on here before if you need background info. PLEASE ANSWER..........I'M REALLY FEELING DOOMED Read more »

Ignorance and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...patients are the wicked ones! Since December 1 was World Aids Day, I wish to spread the message of togetherness for all who are affected by the disease and for those who do not understand HIV/AIDS. God loves all of his people and to say Gay is... Read more »
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