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Can Hiv Cause Short Of Breath

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Alcohol/Shortness of breath?

I am asking this question in either a HIV or non HIV setting as I dont know if this is actually HIV related or not. For a while now I have been getting a sort of shortness of breath, not so bad I cant breath but sort of as my though my neck is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This forum is for persons with HIV (or their docs) to ask specific questions about the side effects of HIV treatment or symptoms related to HIV/AIDS. Your symptoms would unlikely be related to HIV infection per se. You should discuss with your... Read more »

Pneumonia, weight loss, shortness of breathe

My mom is 44 years old and was recently diagnosed with HIV two weeks ago which was January 2011.... Read more »

General Mid-day fatigue & shortness of breath

I am 15 years HIV+, relatively asymptomatic, except for Shingles in 95. Tcell range is 225 - 260,... Read more »
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Shortness of breath

Posted by garret99
Hello everyone. I would like to know if there is anyone out there that is using stochrine,epivir and tenofovir.....my doc removed one of my meds and replaced it with the epivir. After 3 months my cd4 count went from 155 to 260 and my viral load was... Read more »

Shortness of Breath

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've somtimes been getting what I like to think are "panic attacks." I am 17 years old. I can't seem to breathe normal, and I just feel like I am short of breath. It happened to me once right before my drivers license test, but usually I'll get... Read more »

Life is too short for this!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I was thinking about why so many people seem to obsess over hiv. It has to be guilt for the most part. I have not been on this board for at least seven months. Then this morning I decided to check in and wham the fear came back! I was tested at 6... Read more »

short story

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
during nov 2000, i had a one time encounter with a prostitute. 4 weeks later i went down with all sorts of problems.... sore throat, fever, fatigue, diarrhea, night sweats, dry cough etc. that lasted for more than a week. i then bumped into some... Read more »