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Bronchitis Could I Have HIV

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The Well Project

AIDS Defining Conditions

...duration) Cytomegalovirus disease (other than liver, spleen, or nodes) Cytomegalovirus retinitis (with loss of vision Encephalopathy, HIV-related Herpes simplex: chronic ulcer(s) (greater than 1 month's duration); or bronchitis, pneumonitis, or esophagitis Histoplasmosis, disseminated or extrapulmonary Isosporiasis, chronic intestinal (greater than 1 month's duration) Kaposi's sarcoma Lymphoma, Burkitt's (or equivalent term) ...
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viral infections

my husband came down with a viral bronchitis.does that mean that his viral load went high ,and his body is not strong enough to fight infections,what can happen as a result of being hiv possitive and having a viral bronchitis.can it become pcp, how...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...count is or whether he is on HIV meds or not. Sometimes the HIV viral load can increase with other ongoing infections. A viral bronchitis is not PCP. People are at risk for PCP if their CD4 count is less than 200. If the CD4 count is 200 than... Read more »

Can I have hiv that hiv test not picking up

It has been 21 months since my encounter I have had 7 hiv test 4 rapid and 3 blood drawn and the last was labcor HIV 1/0/2 all negative I am still having symptoms headaches, growling stomach, pin symptoms, heel pain, dry mouth, ashey skin, anal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...nonspecific symptoms over the internet. What I can do with great certainty is advise what's not causing your problems: It's not HIV!Dr. Bob Read more »

Bronchitis

When does Bronchitis generally occur in the course of HIV infection? 1 year, 2 years, or 5+ years? Thanks.
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Bronchitis is a nonspecific infection that affects millions of people a year that are not HIV infected. Thus, it could occur at any time Read more »

HIV and Hyoggonadism....related??

Dr. Bob,Thanks for hosting such an informative site. A donation is on the way. A few months ago I had an encounter with a person of unknown HIV status. I have also, since then had bronchitis (along with a few other co-workers too though) and just...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...confirmed to be HIV-positive.Hopefully by reading the archives and the information in the other forum, you'll be reassured that "bronchitis and hypogonadism" are not, in and of themselves, indicative of HIV disease. This should significantly... Read more »
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Fatigue

...Other active infections. Other infections can tire you out, even without obvious symptoms. Parasites in your digestive system, bronchitis, other infections or allergies can cause fatigue. If these infections are treated, your energy should... Read more »
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Marijuana

...doses. What Are the Side Effects? Smoking marijuana can cause some of the same health problems as smoking tobacco, including bronchitis. However, it has not been clearly linked to lung cancer. Smoked or eaten marijuana can disrupt balance,... Read more »
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Ziagen

...recommends that people with symptoms of acute respiratory disease consider HSR even if another diagnosis such as pneumonia, bronchitis, or flu is possible. Do not use a skin patch test to confirm HSR. Check with your doctor if you have any side... Read more »
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Bronchitis and Sinuses

Posted by Anonymous
...I have read in several places that Sinus infections and Bronchitis is prevelant in HIV+ people. Does anyone have any idea when this would occur? Read more »

Bronchitis

Posted by sadface, 3 Replies
...Hi to my family of friends... GAWD, I have been down a week with bronchitis..ug! I just started meds for it, ( I was in denial, thought it was "just" a cold) And of course I went back to thinking..do Read more »

Dying of anxiety

Posted by hello1234, 1 Reply
...to clear it up. I've also in the past few days had what felt like a very severe cold...went to the doctor and was told I had acute bronchitis and a sinus infection, and have been on antibiotics for three days so far, which has cleared it up... Read more »

And yet another question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... What are the possibilities of a seemingly healthy 4-year old kid being HIV+? He was at the hospital because of bronchitis, no HIV historial or anything. My question is.. would an HIV+ 4-year old kid live a healthy life without taking meds?? If... Read more »