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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

Asthma And Hiv

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Best asthma meds to go with HIV meds?

Hello, I am on the medications 300mg Reyataz, 100 mg Norvir, and Truvada. I also have asthma and have had to change my steroid meds due to interactions with my protease inhibitors. Now that my company has changed prescription benefits, I can no...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
The issue is that Norvir shuts down the metabolism of many drugs that pass through the liver, including inhaled steroids. The result is that these drugs can build up in the system, sending a signal to the adrenal gland that there is plenty of... Read more »

asthma inhalers affects hiv test?

Dr. Bobi recently got a negative hiv result from rapid hiv test(serodia hiv1/2). my possible hiv... Read more »

HIV and Asthma

I am a 35 year old male with asthma and recently diagnosed with HIV. I haven't had an asthma attack... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HAART Might Increase Risk of Asthma in Young Children, Study Says

...Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at . The ... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...its early stage, though more discovery releases new information every few months. Below is some recent study information. Asthma Medicine A type of immune chemical, called a leukotriene , causes different types of inflammation. Drugs that... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

...planning a pregnancy during flu season; people with chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, asthma, heart disease and HIV/AIDS; people 50 years and older; people who live, work or volunteer in health care facilities; and people with... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...less than 300 May affect appetite More likely to occur in diabetics and when steroid medications (prednisone or certain asthma inhalants) are being taken Treatment: Local treatment with clotrimazole troches (lozenges) or nystatin liquid ... Read more »
Connect With Others

question for HIV Positives

Posted by solost, 2 Replies
How many of you experienced any initial symptoms the day after your exposure? Read more »

HIV+ and working in academia

Posted by kuanRC, 6 Replies
...I'm looking to connect with anyone who has experience as an HIV+ person working on faculty, as a researcher or graduate student in academia. I'm a PhD student in an extremely competitive program Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...moving a person in that area of San Francisco). I have lower back problems (sciatica), asthma, a bi-polar condition, and HIV/AIDS. I am also fifty-seven and my legs don't work like they use to, hence I am on SSI a very limited income. I would... Read more »

Thanks for the help with the sinusitis

Posted by PozitivelyFit, 2 Replies
...a team of HIV specialists looked into my situation, the culprit of my problem was finally discovered. I have what is called "asthmatic bronchitis" which is brought on my asthma itself. I was surprised because I've never had problems with asthma... Read more »