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Chest Pain And Hiv

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What if you felt Inner Chest/ Lung Pain for HIV?

Dear Dr,Just for enquiry, I have been infected by HIV + for nearly 2 years and recently I felt bit chest pain (Inner) it maybe lung/heart area as it was located at left of the Mid Sternum. What would it possible be? Would it be serious?My last check...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Evaluation of chest pain is extremely difficult over the Internet, as it requires a thorough discussion of symptoms and a physical examination as well as certain diagnostic studies (x-rays, lab tests, etc.). It could be something as simple as... Read more »

HIV & chest pain

i had HIV since 9 month ago i feel my health is ok so far , only i have chest pain inside the bones... Read more »

hiv related chest pain

why do patients with hiv sufer from chest pains... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV-Related Pain

Table of Contents Introduction What Causes Pain? Common Types of Pain Assessing Pain Pain Management What to Do if You Have Pain Introduction Pain is common in people living with HIV (HIV+ people). One study found thatmore than... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lax Drug Care Fortifying HIV, TB?

At the recent annual conference of the American College of Chest Physicians in Salt Lake City, an infectious-disease expert warned that greater global access to HIV and tuberculosis medicines must be accompanied by treatment plans that ensure strict... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

The "S" on My Chest

My life has been centered around beating the odds when it comes to AIDS. I have fought in many ways: by receiving a bachelor's degree from Howard University and a master's from Marygrove College, starting a business, having a child, sitting on... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Special Edition of Medicine Chest: Detection and Treatment of Depression

Depression is not unique to any individual or group. Depression can affect the mind, body, mood and behavior of anyone. As in the general population, some HIV-positive patients are at higher risk for clinical depression. Patients with a previous... Read more »
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chest rash

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
unprotected sex in dec 2003.
been experiencing ongoing chest rashes that come and go for 3 months now. no pain or itching and they only last about half an hour. someone told me that its not HIV because if you get a rash (during ARS ?) it only lasts... Read more »

Chest congestion

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Any specific feedback on chest congestion? I have had a toally rattling sound when I breathe in, and been coughing up a lot of phlem. Just when I think I'm over it, it reoccurs - this has been going on for 10 days now, accompanied with a rash I've... Read more »

William's Chest

Posted by Survivor, 10 Replies
I have been doing quite well up until tonight when I felt a bit panic'y. I wish I had my "Underdog Super Energy Pill" with me, but I dont...

So I callled Will and told him I am scared for us. I am scared about this mass in his chest that so far as... Read more »

chest pain

Posted by poznyc
Has anyone had problems with pain/discomfort in chest and armpit area? My doc thinks it's from acid reflux, which I had last year. At that time, the pain went away after being on Prilosec, but not responding to meds this time. This started a few... Read more »