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Smoking and HIV

Why Is Smoking More Dangerous for People With HIV? What Are the Risks of Smoking? How Do I Quit Smoking? The Bottom Line For More Information Why Is Smoking More Dangerous for People With HIV? People with HIV disease are more likely to smoke than healthy people. Smoking can interfere with normal lung function in healthy people. In people with HIV, smoking can make it more difficult to fight off serious infections. People with HIV...
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Smoking

My husband been living with hiv for the past 4 years. His health has slowly deteriorated and is wasting. he smokes quite a bit and ocassionally takes alchohol. What are the effects of smoking?? his CD4 count has gone down to 12....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,A CD4 count of 12 is dangerously low and leaves your husband at increased risk for developing an HIV/AIDS-related opportunistic infection or malignancy. Is he being followed by an HIV specialist? New, novel-acting HIV drugs have recently been... Read more »

smoking

i know that you will probably refer me back to achive. that i have done. i am a young poz lady. my problem is that i smoke. how dangerous is it to my health...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
SmokingApr 1, 2008 Could you post or repost the article on smoking ! It was not there... Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, Certainly! Im not sure what happened to the original posting. Perhaps the cyber-postman dropped the attachment along the... Read more »

Smoking

Could you post or repost the article on smoking ! It was not there......
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Certainly! Im not sure what happened to the original posting. Perhaps the cyber-postman dropped the attachment along the way. Ill attach the information below as well as reattach it to the original question.Dr. BobHow to quit (and why you... Read more »

Smoking

Hello,In October, after being diagnosed, I quit smoking by using the nicotine patch. I have been free of the patch since January, but have experienced cravings over the past few weeks.Do you feel that a person can smoke one or two cigarettes a day...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The real question is not whether a person can smoke one or two cigarettes a day and maintain his health, but rather can someone just smoke one or two cigarettes per day! Your current "cravings" should help you answer that question. I... Read more »
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Contracting HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
If a person has AIDS and affected another person, will that other person have AIDS or will he/she be HIV+?

Me and my ex-boyfriend broke up about 2 years ago. I haven't spoken to him since we broke up. 2 weeks ago, he contacts me and we've been... Read more »

Contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Recently my husband found out he is HIV+. At this time I am HIV - but I have only had one test and no viral load test done. We know he was negative in the beginning of last year and now he ha HIV. When I asked him about how he got this he told me... Read more »

Did I contract HIV....Really Worried

Posted by Jase, 2 Replies
Hello everyone, I have an Hiv positive family member of which she is positive and I came across a situation whereby I had to bath her coz she cannot do it because they operated her hands so they still healing, so I washed her face and half body with... Read more »

Chances of contracting

Posted by giambi25, 1 Reply
If you sleep with somebody(unprotected vaginal) who is hiv+ what are the chance of becoming pos? Also what does oral thrush look like?

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